A crowd lined East Main Street in Lexington to watch the Fourth of July parade on Saturday.
A crowd lined East Main Street in Lexington to watch the Fourth of July parade on Saturday. File Lexington Herald-Leader
A crowd lined East Main Street in Lexington to watch the Fourth of July parade on Saturday. File Lexington Herald-Leader

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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.