Sharyn Mitchell, a Berea College archivist and former student at Middletown Consolidated School who organized Saturday's reunion, talks about the school's history and shows a bell that the school's only principal, her great-uncle Robert Henry Clay Mitchell Blythe, used to get students' attention.
Sharyn Mitchell, a Berea College archivist and former student at Middletown Consolidated School who organized Saturday's reunion, talks about the school's history and shows a bell that the school's only principal, her great-uncle Robert Henry Clay Mitchell Blythe, used to get students' attention. Tom Eblen teblen@herald-leader.com
Sharyn Mitchell, a Berea College archivist and former student at Middletown Consolidated School who organized Saturday's reunion, talks about the school's history and shows a bell that the school's only principal, her great-uncle Robert Henry Clay Mitchell Blythe, used to get students' attention. Tom Eblen teblen@herald-leader.com

Alumni recall teachers, community at first reunion of historic black school in Madison County

July 02, 2016 6:32 PM

More Videos

  • Ark park fails to make money for local shops

    A year after the opening of Ark Encounter Noah's ark park, small businesses in Williamstown one mile away have not been seeing enough customers coming from the ark park.

About Tom Eblen

Tom Eblen

@tomeblen

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.