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Longtime Lovely barber Douglas Moore, 1986

Barber Douglas L. Moore gave a haircut to Bill Maynard of Laura on Oct. 8, 1986, in his one-chair shop in Lovely, on Ky. 292 across the Tug Fork from West Virginia. Moore had been cutting hair in the Martin County town for 64 years, having attended barber college in Cincinnati in 1923. At age 83, Moore was tending to four or five customers a day. Maynard had been coming to Moore for more than 25 years. Photo by Jim Wakeham | Staff

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Watching a swim class at Joyland Pool, 1946

Watching the boys class at the Herald-Leader’s free Learn-to-Swim Course at Joyland pool in June 1946 were, from left, St. Joseph’s Hospital student nurses Bernadean Garrison of Mt. Sterling, and Anne and Louise Alliband, and Lafayette High School students Dorothy (Robbie) Robinson and Theresa Dudley. Herald-Leader Archive Photo

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Ready for the ‘Pushmobile Derby,’ 1957

John Will Brown, general supervisor of the Lexington Recreation Department, tried out one of the “pushmobiles” for the department-sponsored Pushmobile Derby that was to be held July 25, 1957, at the Charles Young Community Center. Participants in the derby included, from left, drivers Danny Locke and William Donigan, and Charles Young recreation supervisor David Johnson.

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Berea Craft Festival, 1985

Carolyn Cates of Lexington studied stained-glass mirrors in a booth at the Berea Craft Festival on July 13, 1985, at Indian Fort Theater. This year’s festival, the 36th annual, runs through Sunday. Photo by David Perry | Staff

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Lexington Junior League, 1946

American Buntee, a three-year-old bay mare, received a rubdown from Harold Herrmann after winning the Rich Stakes for Junior Harness Horses on July 17, 1946, at the Lexington Junior League Horse Show. She was owned by Mrs. David Davies of Columbia, Ohio. This year’s Junior League Charity Horse Show is underway at Red Mile and will continue through Saturday night. Herald-Leader Archive Photo

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Turfland Mall lottery kiosk, 1991

People waited in line on June 29, 1991, at a Kentucky Lottery kiosk in Lexington’s Turfland Mall to buy lottery tickets for what was then a record $10 million jackpot. There were record sales for Lotto Kentucky leading up to the Saturday drawing. The kiosk had a steady stream of customers all day, including 20 people waiting in line before the booth opened. A 73-year-old great-grandmother from Missouri was the lone winner, picking the six numbers at random. She received 20 annual checks for $380,000, after taxes. The lottery started in Kentucky two years earlier, a cornerstone of Gov. Wallace Wilkinson’s tenure. The Kentucky Lottery set a new sales record in fiscal 2017, exceeding $1 billion in a single fiscal year for the first time since it began operating in 1989. Turfland Mall, Lexington’s first enclosed shopping space when it opened in 1967, closed in 2008. Click here to see other images of the shopping destination from our archives. Photo by Janet Worne | Staff

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UK’s Scott Padgett celebrates shot against Duke, 1998

University of Kentucky’s Scott Padgett celebrated a three-pointer late in the NCAA South Regional Finals on March 23, 1998, against No. 1 seed Duke. The junior’s go-ahead shot capped a 17-point comeback in the final 9:30 of the game against the Blue Devils, who were undefeated in their last seven regional finals. The 86-84 win sent coach Tubby Smith and the Wildcats to the Final Four, UK’s 13th, where the Cats won their seventh national title. Padgett signed a five-year contract extension with Samford University on Monday, keeping the Louisville native under contract as the Bulldogs’ head coach through the 2021-2022 season. Photo by Charles Bertram | Staff

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Soggy Fourth of July parade, 1981

Taking shelter under an umbrella, Neil Ezell and Pat Whitworth watched a soggy Fourth of July parade on Main Street in downtown Lexington on July 4, 1981. Click on the image for a larger view. This year’s forecast for the Fourth is calling for a 20 percent chance of rain. Photo by David Perry | Staff

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Patriotic concert, 1984

Amelia Cetacean, with Brownie Troop 80, presented American flags and festival programs to Ruth and Raymond Paul of Lexington on the lawn in front of Old Morrison at Transylvania University on July 3, 1984. The scouts handed out the flags and programs before the Naval Air Training Command’s Pageant of Flags presentation, which was followed by the annual patriotic concert presented by the Air Force Band of Flight. This year’s patriotic concert will be held Monday night at the same location and will feature opera singer Gregory Turay and the 202nd U.S. Army Field Band & Soldiers Chorus, Along with the Alltech Singers and musicians under the direction of Everett McCorvey. Photo by Ron Garrison | Staff

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Lost children rescued, 1953

Larry Pritchett, 4, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Pritchett of 204 Elm Wood Drive, and Cheryl Hudson, 4, of 437 East Seventh Street, had candy and ice cream at police headquarters on June 4, 1953, after Patrolman Prather Walker, right, found them, hand in hand, crying as they ran along the 1100 block of North Limestone. They were brought to the police station until their parents were reached. Turned out young Larry was visiting Cheryl, and they became lost when they tried to follow her older brother to Castlewood pool. Herald-Leader Archive Photo

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