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Audio slideshow: Curtain call at the Dame

Fans gather for the final night at the Dame music club on Main street.

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Caring About The Kentucky River

June 21, 2008 by Emily Spence  
Filed under Audio Slideshow, Emily Spence, Second Look

Lanny Evans and Merrill Combs care about the river. So this year for the 17th Annual Kentucky River Clean Up, they rounded up crews from the Kentucky Department of Highways to help them remove large items from the riverbanks in Boonesborough State Park like boats, washing machines and toilets that people had dumped there years ago. Evans said planning the project took about two years of convincing others it need to be done, so she was in high spirits on Saturday morning. by Emily Spence | Staff

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June 15 – 21, 2008 Week in Pictures

June 21, 2008 by Helena Hau  
Filed under Slideshows, Week in Pictures


This Week in Pictures features the closing of The Dame downtown; the invasion of the cicadas; a new Chick-fil-A; Kentucky wildlife, pets and future food; a police motorcycle training course and a couple of winning teams.

Also, check out our weekly multimedia slide shows:

Caring about the Kentucky River

Taking Stocks

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Taking stock

The Garrard County Stockyards have been closed for almost a year now. The building has been demolished and all that remains is rubble and a single remnant of an era gone forever. The audio behind these photos was taken from the original video produced in the last weeks of the stockyard’s life. Click the “more” link below to read Greg Kocher’s story about the significance of the stockyards’ closing. Read more

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Cicadas

June 18, 2008 by Pablo Alcala  
Filed under Multimedia, Pablo Alcalá, Videos

Seventeen-year cicadas get loud around Veteran’s Park and Julie Smoak describes her tactics for surviving a swarm.

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