Chief of Staff http://wkms.org en Beshear Will Name New Chief of Staff Soon http://wkms.org/post/beshear-will-name-new-chief-staff-soon <p>Governor Steve Beshear says he will appoint a new chief of staff soon, despite still being saddened by the sudden loss of his former chief of staff, Mike Haydon. Thu, 23 Aug 2012 16:39:40 +0000 Kenny Colston (KPR) 21195 at http://wkms.org Beshear Will Name New Chief of Staff Soon Kentucky Chief of Staff Memorial Planned http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-chief-staff-memorial-planned <p></p><p>A memorial service for Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear&rsquo;s chief of staff Mike Haydon will be held tomorrow afternoon in the state Capitol Rotunda.&nbsp; Haydon died Sunday at his Springfield home. The governor says it&rsquo;s appropriate to hold the service in the rotunda. The governor calls the Capitol Haydon&rsquo;s home away from home. Haydon&rsquo;s funeral will be Friday morning at St. Dominic Church in Springfield.</p> Tue, 14 Aug 2012 14:12:28 +0000 Dave Shinall 20734 at http://wkms.org Kentucky Chief of Staff Memorial Planned Governor's Chief of Staff Dies http://wkms.org/post/governors-chief-staff-dies <p></p><p>Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear&rsquo;s chief of staff has died.&nbsp; Spokeswoman Kerri Richardson says Mike Haydon passed away Sunday. The cause of death was uncertain.&nbsp; Haydon became Beshear&#39;s chief of staff in 2010 after Adam Edelen resigned from the position. Before that, Haydon, who was also once the mayor of Springfield, served as Beshear&#39;s legislative director.&nbsp; House Minority Floor Leader Jeff Hoover tells the Lexington Herald-Leader Haydon was a &quot;very good friend&quot; and says he will be missed.</p><p></p> Mon, 13 Aug 2012 13:53:13 +0000 Todd Hatton & The Associated Press 20662 at http://wkms.org Governor's Chief of Staff Dies