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 September 2003 issue:
JOHN JAY DICKEY DIARY TRANSCRIPTION: Two volumes not available. Transcriptions of both Reel #3 and Reel #4 available in book form. Both volumes heavily indexed with all names. Reel #3 (290 pages) contains 963 diary pages, dates 12/21/1895 to 7/29/1898 w/ annotations. Reel #4 (274 pages) contains 969 diary pages, dates 8/6/1898 to 7/5/1904. Cost: Reel #3 is $50. Reel #4 is $40 or order both for $80 (prices includes shipping to US address Pennsylvania residents add 6% sales tax. Contact: Janette Dees Burke, 2421 Giant Oaks Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15241. Visit:
THE MEMORY CREATORS: Let us transfer your slides, photographs, or 8mm movie reels to videotape. Price includes a $10.95 set-up fee and includes a high-quality videotape. Slides: 70¢, photographs: 80¢; movies: $5 per 50-foot reel. Contact: Bill or Mary Turner, 111 Hiawatha Trail #2, Georgetown, KY 40324; or call: 502/570-9799.
WE'LL VIDEOTAPE WEDDINGS, REUNIONS, EVENTS: Bill and Mary Turner, Turner Video, Georgetown, Kentucky, videotape weddings, reunions, birthdays, and many other events. We're willing to travel and offer quality services. Contact: 502/570-9799; or Turner Video, 111 Hiawatha Trail #2, Georgetown, KY 40324. Rates and prices depend on the event and mileage.
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
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.
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