The ancient German city of Aachen has hosted an international horse show since 1924. This made it an obvious choice for the 2006 World Equestrian Games. Aachen's equine successes offer many lessons for Lexington as it looks towards 2010.; Lexington hip hop group CunninLynguists speak to the truth of their music, not bling. Performance at The Dame in Lexington, Ky., on June 22, 2007.; Clay City Police Chief Randy Lacy, who comes from a family of law enforcement officers, was shot to death Wednesday morning while making an arrest. A suspect in the shooting, identified by Lacy's family as James H. Barnett, 37, has been arrested.; Clay City; James Barnett; Randy Lacy; kentucky; shooting; We drive the 16-mile length of Man o' War Blvd. for you and condense it to 75 seconds with the help of time-lapse photography.; Lexington; Man o' War; Time lapse; kentucky; LANCASTER - After more than 60 years in business, the Garrard County Stockyards will close this summer. And with them will go an important part of Lancasters history and character.; Lancaster; cattle; cows; kentucky; stockyard; After 16 years at the school, seven as principal, Jock Gum decided it was time to retire. This video is from the last day of school on May 31, 2007, in Lexington, Ky. By David Stephenson; gum; Lexington; morton; View a video of the 133rd running of the Kentucky Derby. Produced by the Lexington Herald-Leader.; Lexington; horses; Kentucky Derby; racing; thoroughbred; Born two weeks before the Kentucky Derby, this bouncy foal is the full brother to 2006 Kentucky Derby winner Barbaro. By David Stephenson, Lexington Herald-Leader; Kentucky Derby; Lexington; barbaro; foal; horses; racing; thoroughbred; Clemens not only took the mound, he also took time to teach and answer questions for the University of Kentucky baseball team at Cliff Hagan Stadium on Tuesday, May 8, 2007. By David Stephenson, Lexington Herald-Leader; Lexington; uk; baseball; roger clemens; UK and Maker's Mark fans form a 1,000 person-line at Keeneland to have their bottles signed. View the video to see just how long this line really is. By David Stephenson; bourbon; horses; keeneland; Lexington; liquor; maker's mark; racing; Celebrities enter the famous Derby Eve party in Louisville; barnstable brown; celebrities; Kentucky Derby; party; Used for Stephenson's portfolio page on

David is no longer a staff photographer at the Lexingingon Herald-Leader. He is now the Photojouralism adviser at UK's student newspaper, The Kentucky Kernel.

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Other special reports
or presentaions by David:

For Fish on Friday: Diets during Lent are good business at places like Charlie’s.

David's 2006 Year in Review

360-degree panorama from the Music City Bowl.

UK fans enjoy a sunrise trip to Maui's highest point, an ancient volcano.

The Battle of Perryville: More than 3,000 participants will portray Union and Confederate troops in three battles Saturday and Sunday at the Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site about 10 miles west of Danville in Boyle County.

Bugle Boys: Hear elk technician Will Bowling try to coax bull elk into a bugle or two at the Big Elk Mine in Perry County.

A new playground for the primates.

UK Football Fan Day 360-degree panorama.

UK Football 360-degree panorama from the home opener at Commonwealth Stadium.

Art Yard: The first and most unsettling thing you notice about Cecil and Bet Ison’s Rowan County yard is the baby dolls.

Renaissance Flair: Scores of performers and reenactors decended on Eminence for Kentucky's newest Renaissance Festival. It's a place where 16th-century musketeers meet 11th century Vikings.

Finding Alex: A retired Lexington police officer searches for answers about a loved one's death in post-Katrina New Orleans.

Can't Argue with Fate: Lawyer Ron and his connections prepare for the Kentucky Derby.

The Voice of Angels: Listen to the Kentuckians barbershop chorus as they prepare for a district competition.

Actors Guild of Lexington presents Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest

Valentines to Volunteers:
A multimedia show about those who show their love year-round.

Smarty Jones' first foal. View a multimedia presentation of Smarty's first foal born Jan. 10 at Stone Farm.

2005 Year in Review:
A multimedia presentation

Thoroughbreds of the sky:
A multimedia presentation on the Lexington Racing Pigeon Club.

Mark Portwood:
(Part one) A Journey Back
(Part two) A Glimmer of Hope

Wrong Side of the Track




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