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Senator Clinton Takes A Dip

May 17, 2008 by Jenn Ackerman  
Filed under Jenn Ackerman, Second Look, Slideshows

Sen. Hillary Clinton dips a bottle of Maker’s Mark during her tour at the Marker’s Mark Distillery in Loretto, Ky., on Saturday, May 17, 2008. After the tour, Clinton to spoke to a crowd of more than 1,000 at a community picnic at the distillery. Photos by Jenn Ackerman

Norma Mulligan helps decades of J.R. Ewan students

May 17, 2008 by Jenn Ackerman  
Filed under Jenn Ackerman, Videos

When J.R. Ewan Elementary School closes its doors on May 30, 2008, the community will miss the daily smiles and waves from Norma Mulligan. Norma, a crossing guard at the corner of Menifee Dr. and Kingswood Dr., has been helping children safely cross the road in front of the school for more than 40 years. Video by Jenn Ackerman

J.R. Ewan’s Last Performance

May 16, 2008 by Jenn Ackerman  
Filed under Audio Slideshow, Jenn Ackerman

Students from Julia R. Ewan Elementary School in Lexington perform in the school’s last performance ,”99 Years — A Musical Trip through the Decades,” on Thursday, May 15, 2008. The school will be closing on May 30, 2008. Photos and production by Jenn Ackerman.

Welcome to Churchill Downs.

April 29, 2008 by Jenn Ackerman  
Filed under Behind the Photo, Blog, Jenn Ackerman

(From an intern’s perspective)

As a recent transplant to Kentucky, I am experiencing the Kentucky Derby for the first time. Well actually, I am experiencing racing and horses — lots of horses — for the first time. Read more

A Horse Lover’s Wish

Patrick Munro, 9, from Long Island, N.Y., is blind and hearing impaired but that hasn’t hindered his love for horses. Last week, The Make-A-Wish Foundation granted Patrick’s wish to come to Kentucky and experience horses on a grand scale, something he has only dreamed.

Patrick spent April 17, 2008 with John Greely and his mother at Keeneland where he met Garrett Gomez and experienced the biggest race of his life.

Photos and Audio by Jenn Ackerman

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