Barfield, Harry, Kentucky Journalism Hall of Fame, Broadcast executive in North Carolina and Kentucky for 50 years; with WLEX-TV, Lexington, since 1954. Started career as a radio announcer and advanced in small to medium markets in programming, sales and management. President, Kentucky Broadcasters Association, 1983; served three terms as director. Received Kentucky Mike Award from KBA in 1973; President, Television Association of the Bluegrass, 1990-1991. Also served as chairman, Shriners Hospital for Crippled Children, Kentucky Division, American Cancer Society. Board member, Lexington Better Business Bureau, Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, Salvation Army. Chairman, president and general manager of WLEX-TV at the time of his death on October 11, 1991. Photograph featured in April 2, 1992 "Communi - K"
- 1992, April 2
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