Glasgow Daily Times, Glasgow, KY

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April 1, 2013

Some real harmony is heard in Frankfort

FRANKFORT —

Frankfort is known more for gridlock than harmony, but on the final nights of the 2013 General Assembly there it was: a soft, siren voice singing “Keep On The Sunny Side of Life.”

Just inside a tiny office just off the Senate floor, Bethany Fugal, 15, of Lawrenceburg, sat in her blue Constitutional Page’s Blazer, khaki skirt, a guitar across her crossed legs. On the couch opposite Bethany, her mother, Annette Fugal, strummed a mandolin while Roger Bondurant – a cameraman for Kentucky Education Television and well-known Lexington musician – played guitar.

Incongruent as the scene may have looked to someone watching the tense negotiations of legislators, it’s sort of a tradition. Former state Sen. and Republican Floor Leader Dan Kelly routinely retreated to his office to play “good old-timey music” during recesses and delays in legislative matters. Often accompanying him were Bondurant and Annette Fugal and one or more of her children.

Read more of this story in the print or e-Edition of Monday's Glasgow Daily Times.

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