Auctioneer Jim Riley was the auctioneer at the 11th annual Gingerbread House Contest and Auction in December 1998.
Auctioneer Jim Riley was the auctioneer at the 11th annual Gingerbread House Contest and Auction in December 1998. Charles Bertram Herald-Leader staff file photo
Auctioneer Jim Riley was the auctioneer at the 11th annual Gingerbread House Contest and Auction in December 1998. Charles Bertram Herald-Leader staff file photo

Lexington auctioneer was known for fast-paced, entertaining sales

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