This Just Happened, a weekly Roundup (Father's Day edition)

My Dad on his 60th Birthday (2001)
To my Dad, my late grandfathers, my father-in-law and all the fathers in Kentucky: Happy Father's Day! Fatherhood: it's the greatest job their is

Yesterday, the first segment of the Dawkins Line rail-to-trail opened between Royalton and Hagerhill (Magoffin and Johnson counties, respectively). This segment contains 24 trestles and a 662-foot tunnel. Breathitt County will be added to the mix once the full 36-mile trail is completed. [Governor's PR]

It won't last, but we'll mention it now because it is so frickin' awesome: Kentucky football has the #2 recruiting class in the nation for 2014! [Courier Journal]

Earlier in the week, Tom Eblen had a great column on John Bradford (first publisher of the Kentucky Gazette) - there's an exhibit at the Cardome Center in Georgetown. [Tom Eblen | Herald-Leader]

In times of austerity, Bardstown considers cuts to historic review process and personnel. [Nelson County Gazette]