Other popular features found in our magazine each month pertain to items that our readers have for sale. These generally appear in our Kentucky Explorer Classified Ads and Kentucky Explorer Book Page, but occasionally are found in Letters To The Editor or other pages, too.
Here are a few things for sale by readers from our March 2003 issue:
ATTENTION: The Floyd County Historical and Genealogical Society has a number of Our Family Heritage, The Descendants of Caleb and Margaretta Patrick May, 1781-1985 by Bruce David May and Nadine Carol Preece May. Price is $25, plus $3 shipping and handling. Send check or money order to: P. O. Box 982, Prestonsburg, KY 41653.
FISHING TACKLE WANTED: Want to buy old fishing lures and other fishing tackle. Particularly interested in items made in Kentucky. Contact: Doug Carpenter, 1894 Parkers Mill Road, Lexington, KY 40504; 859/276-3707; or
FOR SALE: Seven different cassette tapes, 82 all new Gospel songs recorded with Bluegrass-type music and a book with all the words and some pictures. $40, postage appreciated, but not necessary. Contact: Cager McQueen, P. O. Box 201, Tyner, KY 40486.
FORESTRY: Tudor Forestry Consulting, located in Mount Sterling, Kentucky, provides the following forestry services to Kentucky landowners: Timber Management, Timber Sales and Marketing, Timber Cruising and Appraisals, Timber Trespass, and Boundary Line Maintenance. For more information, contact: Kevin Tudor, 859/585-9690, daytime; or 859/498-4180, night.
BOOK FOR SALE: Factual Folklore contains several short stories about life on Laurel Lake and Muddy Gut Creek in Laurel County. Contains early 20th century tales and some genealogical information. Families mentioned include Williams, Rogers, Douglas, Martin, and Jones. A photo of the Even Jones log cabin (ca. 1857) is featured on the cover and in the book. Send $20 to: Bev Chandler, 91 Lakeside Drive, Carthage, TN 37030; or visit:
BOOK FOR SALE: The Blue Diamond Story. This is a historical perspective of the Leatherwood coal mining camp, owned and operated by the Blue Diamond Coal Company. It has 296 pages; over 200 photos; and features 38 families, including the author, who recall their memories of living and working in the coal camp. Price of the book is $25, plus $4 S/H. Contact: Jimmy L. Couch, 9902 Fairmount Road, Louisville, KY 40291; 502/231-0552;
LYNCH'S CORNER SERIES: Enjoy short stories with an historical Kentucky background. Purchase the Lynch's Corner Series from XLibris (888/795-4274) or your local bookstore: The Return to Deborah's Castle: Stories About Lynch's Corner (073885655X), Lynch's Corner: Short Stories (1401015719), and Elf Night: A Christmas Collection (1401026486). The author, Charles D. Summers, is a retired teacher.
FOR SALE: Rag rugs and other handwoven items. Also, a variety of homemade lye soaps. For prices and other information, contact: Harelooms, P. O. Box 87, Oakland, KY 42159; 270/563-9965; or
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