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 June 2003 issue:
BOOKS FOR SALE: High As A Cat's Back, Low As A Snake's Belly, now in its fourth printing, more than 3,000 copies sold. With each edition I have added hundreds more old sayings. Many of my readers send their favorite old sayings to add to my collection of over 2,000 old sayings, short stories, and jokes. Also, Tall Tales and Short Stories From the Shady Side O'Pine Mountain. Seventeen original short stories with illustrations. I created my characters and developed them with personal experiences from having been born and raised and lived here in the mountains for more than 50 years. Take a journey down memory lane and have lots o' laughs with my books of mountain humor. Send only $10 for each book or save postage when you order both for only $18. Books make nice gifts! Send to: Kedrick Sanders, 245 Forest Hill Circle, Jenkins, KY 41537.
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.
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.
FLOYD COUNTY, KENTUCKY, BOOKS FOR SALE: The History of Abbott Creek and the Village of Bonanza, cost $25; The Butcher family of Eastern Kentucky, cost, $15; 1850 Census of Floyd County, cost $15; 1860 Census of Floyd County, costs $15; 1870 Census of Floyd County, costs $15; and 1880 Census of Floyd County, cost $18. Please add $4 shipping and handling for each book ordered. Send check or money order to: Bobby W. Wells, Hager Shoal Publishing Company, P. O. Box 171, Auxier, KY 41602-0171.
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.
EXPERT PHOTO RESTORATION: Don't let time rob you of your memories and treasures. I restore faded, cracked, and damaged photos digitally; all originals handled with TLC. Very reasonable prices. Contact: Jan Francis, 859/431-1113; or
DAVIDSON SECOND EDITION: The Western Virginia/Eastern Kentucky Davidsons, Second Edition is now ready for sale. More families have been added. It has 561 pages, with 116 pages of photos. The price is still $45, postage paid. Contact: Frank Davidson, 10207 Rinda Drive, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670; call: 916/362-6192; or [email protected]
MACHINE QUILTING: Crib to king size. For more information, call: 740/259-4172; or 606/593-7543.
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