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 May 2004 issue:
650 OLD 78 RPM RECORDS: I will sell one or all. All consists of a three-speed record player (33 1/3, 45, and 78). It holds eight records.Also, a four-drawer wooden file cabinet that they are stored in. Send $5 for a catalog of these records. You can deduct your $5 from your first $20 purchase. Contact: Earl L. Miller, 257 Annis Court, Chillicothe, OH 45601.
WANTED: Wanted to buy Kentucky license plates, 1960 and older.
Contact: Ray Mauer, 3193 High Ridge Drive, Taylor Mill, KY 41015;
THE MEMORY CREATORS: Let us transfer your slides, photographs, or 8mm movie reels to videotape. Price includes a $15.95 set-up fee (effective 11/1/03) and includes a high-quality videotape. Slides: 80¢, 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.
ATTENTION: Shelby A. Williams, specializing
in genealogical and historical research in Kentucky. Contact
Shelby at: 966 Frankfort, Road, Lawrenceburg, KY 40342; 502/839-0748;
MACHINE QUILTING: Baby to king size. Call: Laverna Napier, 513/422-2725.
BOOK FOR SALE: Excerpts From The Check Board is 148 pages of pictures and information about the Jenkins, Kentucky, area, from 1945 to 1952. It was taken from Consolidation Coal Company's magazine printed during that era. Heavy, glossy paper. Price: $18. Proceeds will go toward renovation of the C. V. Snapp Memorial Auditorium. Order from: Old Jenkins School Renovation Committee, P. O. Box 870, Jenkins, KY 41537; or contact: Betty Hunsaker, 606/832-4400.
CAUDILL BOOK FOR SALE: The Caudills: An Etymological and
Ethnological Study by Lochlainn Seabrook (a Kentucky Caudill
descendant). In-depth exploration of the origins and meaning
of the surname and original nationality of the Kentucky and Virginia
Caudills. Includes a 89-page Caudill family tree; Caudill researchers
list; family crest and motto; maps to Cawdor Castle, Scotland;
extensive footnotes; complete bibliography; and exhaustive index.
Self-published, 157 pages, softcover, and spiral bound. Cost:
$39.95, within US; $49.95 outside US. Many copies sold worldwide.
Makes a great gift! For more information, or to order (send check,
money order, or credit card information), contact: Lochlainn
Seabrook, 100 Powder Mill Road, #120, Acton, MA 01720-5932; or
TREASURE RESEARCH AND RECOVERY: Need help locating buried treasure? We work on share basis. Must be reasonably sure object exists. Contact: Glenn Bishop, 1612 Powell Street, Henderson, KY 42420, email@example.com; or Robert T. Burden, P. O. Box 49, Mount Olivet, KY 41064, firstname.lastname@example.org
WANTED: Old fishing tackle. I collect old reels: Meek, Milam,
Snyder, Fullilove, Gayle, etc. Also, lures, tackle boxes, and
rods. Anything for fly fishing and bass fishing. Contact: Tyler
The Explorer contains pages of classifeds each month.