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Friends swarm the Lord of the Flies

A look at the ‘Lord of the Flies’ rehearsal and the old friends who have come together to produce it.

Photos by Emily Spence, Audio by Rich Copley

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A Lexington Independence Day

An all-encompassing look at what the 4th of July in Lexington is really like…

Starting at 7:30 a.m. with the Bluegrass 10,000, Independence Day in Lexington was underway. There were winners, losers, and those who just had fun. People milled in the streets afterward, eating, talking, and sometimes even dancing. Floats went by in the afternoon, and spirits were high. The night closed with a concert and a colorful fireworks display. MORE BLUEGRASS 10,000 PHOTOS.

Africa in the Bluegrass

July 3, 2008 by Emily Spence  
Filed under Audio Slideshow, Emily Spence

Jaqoueline Lingoma moved to Lexington six months ago from the Democratic Republic of Congo with her three children. So far, things are going great for her—she is ever-thankful of the Kentucky Refugee Ministry and all who have helped her. Here, she reflects on her past, how the refugees at Henry Clay Apartments have formed their own community, and her optimistic outlook of the future.

Produced by Emily Spence, Photos by Emily Spence, Audio by Jenisha Watts and Emily Spence | Staff

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

Ichthus Festival: Day One, Two & Three

Day Three: Mud Wrestling


In the aftermath of the storm, the Point of Grace Family Christian Center Youth Group of Richmond, Ky., decided to take advantage of their soggy campsite and have a little fun. [[kml_flashembed movie="http://www.heraldleaderphoto.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/2008/06/080615Ichthus/soundslider.swf" height="426" width="590" allowfullscreen="true" /] A perfect muddy Ichthus day! Day Two: The Storm

Ichthus came to a halt Friday afternoon following torrential downpours that forced the cancellation of the evening’s entertainment.

Day One: Battle of the Bands

The Battle of the Bands this year at Ichthus started bright and early at 9:30 a.m. Nine bands competed for a time slot on Saturday and other perks.

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