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Taking the Wheel to the Sky

June 30, 2008 by Brad Luttrell  
Filed under Brad Luttrell, Videos

This flight did not serve beverages or offer a lavatory. Two aviation campers take to the sky with pilot Jeremy Growdon after training on flight simulators and learning the basics of aviation. April Cook, 15, said this would be her eighth time flying, and she was only excited and not nervous at all. Nicole Jordan, 16, was piloting for her second time and was a little worried with the weather. Video by Brad Luttrell | Staff

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The best beer in town

June 30, 2008 by Brad Luttrell  
Filed under Brad Luttrell, Second Look, Videos

Beer has about 2,000 flavor compounds and can possess tastes and aromas that run the gamut from green apple to skunk. Seven judges gathered at Kentucky Ale to decide on the home brewer’s who combined just the right combination of the tasty flavors, not so many of the skunk-like ones and a dominant appearance as well. Video by Brad Luttrell | Staff

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Audio Slideshow: Clinically impressive

Free medical service visits Pike County

[please note: slideshow contains graphic images]

The first carload of patients for the Remote Area Medical clinic arrived Friday evening. By 4:30 a.m. Saturday morning, 136 people were waiting on a field above Pike County Central High School where local officials had set up a parking area. Read more

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June 22 – 28, 2008 Week in Pictures

June 28, 2008 by Helena Hau  
Filed under Slideshows, Week in Pictures


In This Week in Pictures, there were festivals downtown, a free medical service came to Pikeville, a Guard unit returned home, pre-schoolers graduated, the Dame closed for good, and some people got in a little fishing.

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Shakespeare at Equus Run – “The Merry Wives of Windsor”

Curtain call at the Dame

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Shakespeare at Equus Run – “The Merry Wives of Windsor”

For the second straight year, Actors Guild of Lexington is presenting Shakespeare at Equus Run Vineyards, advancing the idea that Shakespeare and wine are two great things that go great together. This year, patrons have been taking in Anthony R. Haigh’s production of “The Merry Wives of Windsor.” We visited on June 21, the first night of summer, to take in the play and the atmosphere at the Midway vineyard. Photos, audio and productions by Rich Copley | culture writer

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