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L E X I NG TO N Forestry center repairs, replants Freshman delivers for Cats in clutch UK WOMEN, C1: Thompson’s big shots key comeback over Cards DECEMBER 3, 2012 THE WEEK AHEAD December | MONDAY | BUSINESS MONDAY, B1: State nursery ravaged by tornado EQUINE ACADEMY, B1: LexCath offering equine career training METRO FINAL EDITION $1.00 1 KENTUCKY FOOTBALL A NEW BEGINNING UK WELCOMES HEAD COACH MARK STOOPS TO LEXINGTON WITH A FLOURISH 3-9 THURSDAY Light up your night at the Christmas parade The annual Lexington Christmas parade will start at 7:30 p.m. at Main Street and Midland Avenue and travel down Main to Mill Street. Food and drink vendors will be at Cheapside Park, Robert F. Stephens Courthouse Plaza and Phoenix Park. TGIFRIDAY Who’s ready to swing to some holiday music? The Brian Setzer Orchestra, famous for their 1990s swing and jump blues music (remember Jump Jive an’ Wail?), will add some energy to holiday tunes in their Christmas Rocks! Extravaganza. 7:30 p.m. University of Kentucky Singletary Center for the Arts, 405 Rose St. $45-$65. (859) 257-4929. Singletarycenter.com. As Kentucky’s band played On, On U of K, Mark Stoops got a hero’s welcome at Nutter Fieldhouse Sunday as he arrived for his first news conference as head football coach. ADMINISTRATORS RENEW COMMITMENT TO FOOTBALL SATURDAY JOHN CLAY Shaker Village brightens the evenings HERALDLEADER SPORTS COLUMNIST Saturdays in December are Illuminated Evenings at Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill, 3501 Lexington Road, near Harrodsburg. From 4 to 8:30 p.m., visitors can enjoy live music, guided tours of the Centre Family Dwelling, the lighting of the tree, storytelling with Mrs. Claus and more. Admission for ages 13 and older is $5 with the donation of a canned good, free for ages 12 and younger. (Shakervillageky.org) Looking for something to do?: Visit LexGo.com for more events. There was a band playing On, On, U of K. There were seats and food and special guests and blasting music and video monitors and dignitaries, all at the Nutter Field House to celebrate the arrival of the new football coach. That’s right, the football coach. “This just blows me away,” said Freddie Maggard, the former Kentucky quarterback, his eyes wide marveling at the crowd of what turned out be somewhere in excess of 700. “I’m amazed.” And when 45-year-old Mark Stoops walked into the indoor facility, there were cheers. When he said, “I MORE COVERAGE Talk of championships: Mark Stoops doesn’t shy from lofty expectations. Page C1 Tim Couch: Former All-America QB for Cats talks about his role in the hire. Page A2 KENTUCKY.COM Photo galleries, videos: See more images from Sunday’s event and video interviews. Read the contract: See the complete Mark Stoops UK contract online. cannot tell you how excited I am to be your football coach,” there were cheers. When he said, “I’m not really interested in what happened here before,” there were cheers. It wasn’t just Kentucky’s new footSee CLAY, A2 Contract for five years, $11 million in base salary By Bill Estep bestep@herald-leader.com The University of Kentucky’s new head football coach, Mark Stoops, will receive a base salary of $11 million over the five years of his contract, UK announced Sunday. The contract also includes incentive bonuses that would push Stoops’ pay higher for success in the Southeastern Conference and bowl games. For instance, after Stoops wins one SEC game, he will get a $100,000 bonus for each subsequent SEC win a season, the contract says. The contract also includes bonuses for winning five or more SEC regular-season games; for winning the SEC Eastern Division and league championships; and for playing in the Bowl ChampionSee CONTRACT, A2 It’s not a party without his tea College football’s best player strikes a pose Can Texas A&M freshman quarterback phenom Johnny “ Johnny Football” Manziel add a Heisman Trophy to his cool nickname and growing legend? (8 p.m., ESPN) MARK CORNELISON | mcornelison@herald-leader.com Buy photo reprints at Kentucky.com PERRYVILLE MAN LENDS AUTHENTICITY TO BOSTON EVENT By Greg Kocher gkocher1@herald-leader.com DANVILLE — When the Boston Tea Party is re-enacted later this month, the tea pitched from ships into the harbor will be supplied by Bruce Richardson, an expert on anything involving the brewed drink. Richardson, 59, of Perryville is also “tea master” for the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum, a once-closed tourist attraction that reopened in June to accurately portray the Dec. 16, 1773 event that was a catalyst for the American Revolution. “We have shipped them 80 pounds of tea, which is not near the amount that was thrown overboard, which was 340 chests at maybe 60 to 70 pounds each,” Richardson said. He and his wife, Shelley, and son, Ben, operate a retail store See TEA, A6 Bruce Richardson, of Elmwood Inn Fine Teas, prepared a pitcher to serve at his Danville store. Richardson has written many books on the drink. GREG KOCHER gkocher1@ herald-leader.com Delivery: 1-800-999-8881 Classified: 1-800-933-7355 News: (859) 231-3200 so here’s the deal.. Mi’irie Mon Caribbean Restaurant $10 for $20 dealsaver.com/lexington Weather, Page C8: A few showers early as temperatures climb. High 70, Low 52 ’Tis The Season WALK-IN FLU CLINIC NOV. 28–DEC. 1 and DEC. 5–8 1250 Keene Road Nicholasville – Across from Lowe’s 859.887.4100 SaintJosephJessamine.org Wednesdays through Fridays, 4 to 7 p.m. Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Cost: $15 — ADULTS ONLY Most Insurances Accepted Vol. 30 No. 336 © 2012

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