Karen Payne started Cowgirl Attic, an architectural salvage business, in 1991. The business is now for sale, because Payne wants to retire.
Karen Payne started Cowgirl Attic, an architectural salvage business, in 1991. The business is now for sale, because Payne wants to retire. Tom Eblen teblen@herald-leader.com
Karen Payne started Cowgirl Attic, an architectural salvage business, in 1991. The business is now for sale, because Payne wants to retire. Tom Eblen teblen@herald-leader.com

Tom Eblen, the Lexington Herald-Leader’s metro/state columnist since 2008, writes opinion and feature columns. A seventh-generation Kentuckian, he was the Herald-Leader’s managing editor from 1998-2008. Eblen previously worked for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution and The Associated Press. He is a member of the Kentucky Journalism Hall of Fame.

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