You won’t believe how Christmas shopping in Lexington has changed in 70 years

Lexington’s shopping habits have changed markedly over the years — from where we shop to how we shop. In 1949, when 100,000 people turned out for the downtown Christmas parade and shoppers went to Purcell’s to see the elaborate department displays, no one could have imagined malls, Hamburg Pavilion, The Summit or Amazon.com

Telling about abuse, harassment aids healing

I would like to respond to the column on sexual harassment by Kentucky writer Teri Carter. She states that “Telling is not cathartic or therapeutic. It is not the end, just another horrifying beginning.”

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