Robert Shaffer, left, of New Jersey chose a post in Eastern Kentucky over one in Washington. Hollis West came to Knox County in 1965 with a reputation for toughness.
Robert Shaffer, left, of New Jersey chose a post in Eastern Kentucky over one in Washington. Hollis West came to Knox County in 1965 with a reputation for toughness.
Robert Shaffer, left, of New Jersey chose a post in Eastern Kentucky over one in Washington. Hollis West came to Knox County in 1965 with a reputation for toughness.

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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.

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