In this 2012 file photo,  retiring Sen. Vernie McGaha, R-Russell Springs, right, spoke with then Kentucky Senate President David Williams during the last day of the 2012 General Assembly.
In this 2012 file photo, retiring Sen. Vernie McGaha, R-Russell Springs, right, spoke with then Kentucky Senate President David Williams during the last day of the 2012 General Assembly. ASSOCIATED PRESS
In this 2012 file photo, retiring Sen. Vernie McGaha, R-Russell Springs, right, spoke with then Kentucky Senate President David Williams during the last day of the 2012 General Assembly. ASSOCIATED PRESS