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Fair Filly' repaired, Meridian's Dutchess' temporarily moved

By Staff
HORSE REPAIRED "Fair Filly," part of the Around Town Carousels Abound public art project, is back up in front of Luke &Kaye Architects, 821 22nd Ave. The horse had been temporarily removed to repair damage from vandalism. FILE PHOTO
By Penny Randall / staff writer
Nov. 7, 2002
The horse, owned by Bob and Kathy Luke, has been repaired and has been re-installed at Luke &Kaye Architects at 821 22nd Ave.
Its legs were broken and its stomach was split open when the horse was vandalized. The artist repainted the horse and it and gave it a new clear coat.
Another carousel horse, "Meridian's Dutchess" at Van Zyverden Inc., 8079 Van Zyverden Road, has been temporarily removed.
Thirty-seven carousel horses make up the Around Town Carousels Abound public art project. Proceeds from the sale of the horses benefit Hope Village for Children, a home for abused and neglected children in Meridian.