The John Hunt Morgan statue is protected from possible construction damage during renovation of the nearby former Fayette County Courthouse in downtown Lexington.
The John Hunt Morgan statue is protected from possible construction damage during renovation of the nearby former Fayette County Courthouse in downtown Lexington. Charles Bertram cbertram@herald-leader.com
The John Hunt Morgan statue is protected from possible construction damage during renovation of the nearby former Fayette County Courthouse in downtown Lexington. Charles Bertram cbertram@herald-leader.com

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    Family members of 33-year-old Krystina Gilbert dug the remainder of an unfinished grave Thursday at Athens Boones Creek Cemetery because it was only 3-feet deep when they arrived at 1 p.m. for the 2 p.m. service, Roger Gilbert, Krystina’s husband, said. The cemetery caretaker now disputes the family's version of events.