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Comair Flight 5191 crash memorial, 2006

Members of Delta's Care Team stopped by a memorial for Comair Flight 5191 crash victims on their way to catch an early morning flight at Blue Grass Airport in Lexington on Sunday, Sept. 3, 2006, exactly one week after the accident. Saturday, August 27, 2016 marks the 10 year anniversary of the crash that killed 49 of the 50 people on board. Matthew Snoddy’s father, Tim, was a passenger on the flight. He shares his family’s story from that terrible day. Photo by David Stephenson | Staff

Members of Delta’s Care Team stopped by a memorial for Comair Flight 5191 crash victims  on their way to catch an early-morning flight at Blue Grass Airport in Lexington on Sept. 3, 2006, exactly one week after the accident. This Saturday marks the 10th anniversary of the crash that killed 49 of the 50 people on board. Matthew Snoddy’s father, Tim, was a passenger on the flight. Click here to read his family’s story from that terrible day. Photo by David Stephenson | Staff

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Henry Clay defeats Tates Creek, 1993

Henry Clay's Shawn Redmond (22) picked up 44 yards in the second quarter as Tates Creek's Kevin Jackson gave chase as the two city schools met on October 15, 1993 at Henry Clay High School. Henry Clay came out on top 14-7, thanks to a stingy defense. The Blue Devils take on Ryle High School in the Bluegrass Bowl tonight at Lexington Catholic. Photo by Janet Worne

Henry Clay’s Shawn Redmond picked up 44 yards in the second quarter, pursued by Tates Creek’s Kevin Jackson, as the two city schools met on Oct. 15, 1993, at Henry Clay High School. Henry Clay came out on top, 14-7, thanks to a stingy defense. The Blue Devils take on Ryle High School on Friday in the Bluegrass Bowl at Lexington Catholic. Photo by Janet Worne | Staff

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Kentucky State Fair mule contest, 1985

L.C. Tabor of Allen County tried to get his mules' attention as he waited for the judge in the Mule Showing contest at the Kentucky State Fair in Louisville August 22, 1985. This year's fair continues through this Sunday. Tabor raised and sold show mules. Photo by Frank Anderson | Staff

L.C. Tabor of Allen County tried to get his mules’ attention as he waited for the judge in the mule-showing contest at the Kentucky State Fair on Aug. 22, 1985, in Louisville. Tabor, who raised and sold show mules, died in February 2015. He didn’t miss a state fair in 56 years, according to his obituary. This year’s fair continues through Sunday. Photo by Frank Anderson | Staff

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EKU’s Greg Couch, 1996

Eastern Kentucky quarterback Greg Couch during the school's 1996 football media day in Richmond. That season, as a senior starting quarterback, he set what was then the school's single-season passing record with 1,824 yards. Greg is the older brother of Tim, the former University of Kentucky star and overall No. 1 NFL draft pick. Greg's son, also named Greg, is expected to be Henry Clay's starting quarterback when the Blue Devils start their high school season on Aug. 26. Photo by Mark Cornelison | Staff

Eastern Kentucky quarterback Greg Couch during the school’s 1996 football media day in Richmond. That season, as a senior starting quarterback, he set what was then the school’s single-season passing record with 1,824 yards. Greg is the older brother of Tim, the former University of Kentucky star and a overall No. 1 NFL draft pick. Greg’s son, also named Greg, is expected to be Henry Clay’s starting quarterback when the Blue Devils start their high school season on Aug. 26. Photo by Mark Cornelison | Staff

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Applebee’s original Richmond Road restaurant, 1988

Applebee's restaurant, the the first business to open at French Quarter Square on Richmond Road, Aug. 8, 1988. This location, operated by Lexington restaurant management company Thomas and King Inc., was the nation's leading Applebee's restaurant for many years, Adam Edelen, a spokesman for Thomas & King said in 2007. A shortage of parking and the landlocked location prohibited growth after a certain point so it later moved down Richmond Road on the on the vacant Lexington Mall property, opeing a new flagship location Sept. 2007. On Aug. 15, 2016, RMH Franchising, which in 2013 bought more than 80 Applebee’s Grill and Bar franchises from Thomas & King, announced the location on the former Lexington Mall property, now Southland Christian Church, will close. Photo by Charles Bertram | staff

Applebee’s restaurant, the the first business to open at French Quarter Square on Richmond Road, on Aug. 8, 1988. This restaurant, operated by Lexington company Thomas and King Inc., was the nation’s leading Applebee’s restaurant for many years, Adam Edelen, a spokesman for Thomas & King, said in 2007. A shortage of parking and the landlocked location prohibited growth after a certain point, so it later moved down Richmond Road on the on the vacant Lexington Mall property, opening a new flagship restaurant on Sept. 2007. Last week, RMH Franchising, which in 2013 bought more than 80 Applebee’s Grill and Bar franchises from Thomas & King, announced that the restaurant on the former Lexington Mall property, now Southland Christian Church, will close. Photo by Charles Bertram | Staff

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Man o’ War, I-75 interchange construction, 1988

Construction of the Man o' War Boulevard interchange with Interstate 75, June 17, 1988. I-75 runs towards the top right of the picture while what would be come Man o' War Boulevard comes into the frame from the upper left corner. Man o' War replaced Bryant Road, which shown here going over the interstate, was torn down in October 1988. Today a portion of Bryant Road exist to the west of I-75. Six months later, this last part of the Man o' War project was completed with little fanfare. Man o' War had been listed on city plans since the 1930s, but for many years, it was to be called Tiverton Way. The Urban County Council decided in 1974 that it would be named Man o' War Boulevard, after the famous race horse who never raced in Kentucky but retired to stud here. The road was completed and widened in segments over the years. The first section of road -- between Richmond Road and Palumbo Drive -- was opened in 1975. A second section opened four years later, a third four years after that. Man o' War was built by the state. It was planned, designed and will be maintained by Lexington. The state paid $37.6 million of the cost. The city paid $11 million. Along with the new I-75 interchange was a new sign on the interstate that said "Man o' War," but the sign didn't indicate that the road went to Lexington. Man o' War as since been been further extended to the east, ending at Winchester Road.  Photo by Charles Bertram | staff

Construction of the Man o’ War Boulevard interchange at Interstate 75 on June 17, 1988. What would be come Man o’ War Boulevard comes into the frame from upper left. Man o’ War replaced Bryant Road, which, shown here going over the interstate, was torn down in October 1988. Today a portion of Bryant Road exists west of I-75. Six months later, the last section of the Man o’ War project was completed with little fanfare. Man o’ War had been listed on city plans since the 1930s, but for many years, it was to be called Tiverton Way. The Urban County Council decided in 1974 that it would be named Man o’ War Boulevard, after the famous race horse who never raced in Kentucky but retired to stud here. The road was completed and widened in segments over the years. The first section of road — between Richmond Road and Palumbo Drive — was opened in 1975. A second section opened four years later, and a third opened four years after that. Man o’ War was built by the state. It was planned, designed and will be maintained by Lexington. The state paid $37.6 million of the cost. The city paid $11 million. Along with the new I-75 interchange was a new sign on the interstate that said “Man o’ War,” but the sign didn’t indicate that the road went to Lexington. Man o’ War as since been been further extended to the east, ending at Winchester Road. Click here to see the same area, a year and a half before this picture. And click here to see another photo of Man o’ War construction, this time along Harrodsburg Road. Photo by Charles Bertram | Staff

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Morehead craft shop, 1985

Adrian Swain tied a hand carved wooden goat to a no parking sign in front of his crafts shop in Morehead May 9, 1985. The goat, carved by Tom Sternal of Morehead, stood outside the shop to attract attention. Swain tied it up to discourage people from taking it. Photo by Ron Garrison | Staff

Adrian Swain tied a hand-carved wooden goat to a no parking sign in front of his crafts shop in Morehead on May 9, 1985. The goat, carved by Tom Sternal of Morehead, stood outside the shop to attract attention. Swain tied it to the signpost to discourage people from taking it. Photo by Ron Garrison | Staff

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168th anniversary of founding of Fort Harrod, 1942

Local children portrayed a scene in a pioneer log school during a celebration of the 168th anniversary of the founding of Fort Harrod on June 16, 1942, the first Anglo-Saxon settlement west of the Alleghenies. This weekend the Pioneer Days Festival is being held at the Old Fort Harrod State Park in Harrodsburg. Photo by J.W. Spencer | Staff

Local children portrayed a scene in a pioneer log school during a celebration of the 168th anniversary of the founding of Fort Harrod on June 16, 1942. Fort Harrod was the first Anglo-Saxon settlement west of the Alleghenies. This weekend, the Pioneer Days Festival is being held at the Old Fort Harrod State Park in Harrodsburg. Photo by J.W. Spencer | Staff

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Lafayette over Boone County, 1985

Lafayette High School quarterback Matthew Gay (7) fought off the grasp of a Boone County tackler on November 15, 1985. Lafayette downed the Rebels 34-7. The Generals kick off their season tonight, meeting Paul Laurence Dunbar in a neutral site at Scott County. Photo by David Perry | Staff

Lafayette High School quarterback Matthew Gay fought out of the grasp of a Boone County tackler on Nov. 15, 1985. Lafayette downed the Rebels, 34-7. The Generals kick off their season Friday night, meeting Paul Laurence Dunbar at Scott County, a neutral site. Photo by David Perry | Staff

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Pig races at the Kentucky State Fair, 1992

Asian pot bellied pigs race during opening day of the Kentucky State Fair, Aug. 20, 1992 in Louisville. Fans were assigned a pig and if their pig won, they were awarded prizes. The races were sponsored by the Kentucky Pork Producers Association. Photo by David Perry | staff

Asian pot-bellied pigs raced during the opening day of the Kentucky State Fair on Aug. 20, 1992, in Louisville. Fans were assigned a pig, and if their pig won, they were awarded prizes. The races were sponsored by the Kentucky Pork Producers Association. The 2016 Kentucky State Fair opens Aug. 18. Photo by David Perry | Staff

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