Our friend, Owensboro's Aaron Kizer, always has his finger on the pulse, like when he painted that amazing portrait of Kobe Bryant after the NBA legend's death in January.

Well, it should come as no surprise that the latest subject finding his way onto Aaron's canvas is Kentucky governor Andy Beshear, whose daily addresses have become appointment viewing for Kentuckians AND for folks who DON'T reside in the Commonwealth.

Extraordinary. But who's surprised?