Kevin Tipton, owner of Tipton Electric, opened up the crawl space where a coper theft took place at The Legacy Home Ministry, 938 Delaware Ave in Lexington, Ky.,Wednesday, September 28, 2011. The Legacy Home Ministry, a renovated house that will become a home for five elderly women, was a victim of copper thieves on Sept. 11. The home is the vision of the Rev. Esther Hurlburt and should open to occupants this winter. Repairs are being made, but donations are needed because insurance covered nothing. Debra Hensley has agreed to give matching funds for donations made. Tipton has donated part of his labor fee to make the repairs. Charles Bertram | Staff
Kevin Tipton, owner of Tipton Electric, opened up the crawl space where a coper theft took place at The Legacy Home Ministry, 938 Delaware Ave in Lexington, Ky.,Wednesday, September 28, 2011. The Legacy Home Ministry, a renovated house that will become a home for five elderly women, was a victim of copper thieves on Sept. 11. The home is the vision of the Rev. Esther Hurlburt and should open to occupants this winter. Repairs are being made, but donations are needed because insurance covered nothing. Debra Hensley has agreed to give matching funds for donations made. Tipton has donated part of his labor fee to make the repairs. Charles Bertram | Staff
Kevin Tipton, owner of Tipton Electric, opened up the crawl space where a coper theft took place at The Legacy Home Ministry, 938 Delaware Ave in Lexington, Ky.,Wednesday, September 28, 2011. The Legacy Home Ministry, a renovated house that will become a home for five elderly women, was a victim of copper thieves on Sept. 11. The home is the vision of the Rev. Esther Hurlburt and should open to occupants this winter. Repairs are being made, but donations are needed because insurance covered nothing. Debra Hensley has agreed to give matching funds for donations made. Tipton has donated part of his labor fee to make the repairs. Charles Bertram | Staff

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