Bettye Lee Mastin in her 1795 Lexington home in January 2001, shortly after she retired after more than 50 years as the Herald-Leader’s home writer.
Bettye Lee Mastin in her 1795 Lexington home in January 2001, shortly after she retired after more than 50 years as the Herald-Leader’s home writer. David Stephenson Herald-Leader File Photo
Bettye Lee Mastin in her 1795 Lexington home in January 2001, shortly after she retired after more than 50 years as the Herald-Leader’s home writer. David Stephenson Herald-Leader File Photo

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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.