Owner Burgess Carey rides one of the ziplines at Boone Creek Outdoors, which whisks people high above the gorge along Boone Creek before it empties into the Kentucky River. The facility was shut down in 2013 because Carey's facility exceeded the scope of his conditional use permit for a private fishing club.
Owner Burgess Carey rides one of the ziplines at Boone Creek Outdoors, which whisks people high above the gorge along Boone Creek before it empties into the Kentucky River. The facility was shut down in 2013 because Carey's facility exceeded the scope of his conditional use permit for a private fishing club. Tom Eblen teblen@herald-leader.com
Owner Burgess Carey rides one of the ziplines at Boone Creek Outdoors, which whisks people high above the gorge along Boone Creek before it empties into the Kentucky River. The facility was shut down in 2013 because Carey's facility exceeded the scope of his conditional use permit for a private fishing club. Tom Eblen teblen@herald-leader.com

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Tom Eblen

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Tom Eblen is a columnist for the Lexington Herald-Leader who writes about life, people and issues in Lexington and Kentucky. A Lexington native, Eblen was the Herald-Leader's managing editor from 1998 to 2008.