- Kentucky folksinger, dulcimer player Jean Ritchie dies at 92 Updated: Jun-02-15 4:35 pm
NEW YORK - Jean Ritchie, the Kentucky-born folksinger who brought the centuries-old ballads she grew up with to a wide audience from the 1950s onward, died Monday evening. She was 92. Ritchie died in her home in Berea, Kentucky, with family around her, her niece Judy Hudson said.
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- Era ends in Charleston as mayor opens his last Spoleto Updated: May-22-15 2:59 pm
CHARLESTON, South Carolina - Charleston Mayor Joseph P. Riley Jr., who helped establish the internationally known Spoleto Festival USA in South Carolina nearly four decades ago, took a final bow Friday as he opened his last festival.