Things For Sale

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 October 2006 issue:

ATTENTION: Free Confederate ancestry search. Contact: Les Williamson, Adjutant Eastern Kentucky Brigade, Sons of Confederate Veterans, 606/528-5242;
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WANTED: Licence plates from the following states (year and condition unimportant): Virginia, North Carolina, Arkansas, Maryland, and Louisiana. Contact: Clark Tolliver, 1318 E. San Rafael Street, Colorado Springs, CO 80909; or 719/471-1576.
BOOK FOR SALE: The Benham Edge written by Curtis Foutch. This book has a positive approach for growing up in the coal mining town of Benham, Harlan County, Kentucky. Send name, address, and $12 (check or money order) to: Lois Foutch, 18 Rainbow Lane, Alexandria, KY 41001.

BOOK FOR SALE: Momma Always Said, "Pay Yourself First." Learn the art of saving. The perfect gift for birthdays, graduations, weddings, and those who want to learn how to save and create wealth. 168 pages of saving strategies written in homespun tales easy to read and understand. $15 each, includes S/H. Send check or money order to: Herb Phillips, 5400 Hickory Hill Road, Louisville, KY 40214; or go to:

MUST HAVE NEW BOOK: Appalachian Daughter - The Exodus Of The Mountaineers From Eastern Kentucky, Money orders only. $17 for two-week delivery. Contact: Helen Ayers, 7256 Keith Donaldson Road, Freetown, IN 47235.

FOR SALE: Books on descendants of Hall, Martin, Waddle, Caudill, Tackett, Hagins, Isaacs, Johnson, Mullins, and Thorns-berry/Thornsbury families of Eastern Kentucky. These books are part of a Tapestry Collection consisting of 18 books. Also books on individuals tracing lineage back several generations. Make excellent gifts. Perfect or comb-binding. Call or write: Alice Waddles, Tapestry Publishing Company (dba Beaver Gift Shop), P. O. Box 225, Topmost, KY 41862; 606/447-2475.

KENTUCKY COUNTY LINE MAGNETS: All 120 counties available. Each magnet measures 2.5" X 4" and features a photo of a county line sign. Three versions: "Proud to be from (your county) Kentucky," "Someone misses you in (your county) Kentucky," and "Wish I was back home in (your county) Kentucky." $4 each. Send order to: Wild Walks Photography, 2953 Bullittsburg Church Road, Petersburg, KY 41080. Indicate county or counties desired. Great gift for Kentuckians everywhere.

The Explorer contains pages of classifieds each month.