Bert Combs

COMMENTARY

Julian Carroll’s life traced decades of Kentucky politics

BY: - December 15, 2023

Every life has lessons. The life of former Gov. Julian Carroll, which ended Dec. 10, had plenty of lessons in its 92 years, including an instructive narrative in Kentucky political history. Born in the depths of the Depression, when his big family in McCracken County sometimes didn’t know where its next meal was coming from, […]

Unafraid of death, former Kentucky Gov. Julian Carroll reflects on his long political life

BY: - November 23, 2023

FRANKFORT — At age 92, former Kentucky Gov. Julian Carroll sits in a recliner at his Franklin County home, talking about his glory years in politics and the six-page program-in-progress on a nearby stand. The program is entitled “Julian Morton Carroll: A Lifetime of Public Service.” It contains a portrait of him, his bio and […]