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 April 2007
BOOK FOR SALE: Bible Riddles In Rhyme. Over 500 Bible riddles in poetic form for teens/adults. 132 pages. Excellent for gifts, prizes, personal study, church events. $6.95 each, plus $3 S/H. Send check or money order to: TTP, 1449 W. HWY 36, Owingsville, KY 40360.
ATTENTION: Announcing the release of Mourning In The Mountains by David Chaltas. This self-help book is devoted to offering a person who has lost a loved one or is going through the transition of death help and hope. Contact: David Chaltas, P. O. Box 41, Jeremiah, KY 41826; or
ATTENTION: Announcing the release of The Legend & Legacy of Lee by David Chaltas. It is an in-depth study of the Christian essence of his character and honoring Lee's 200th birthday. Available online at:
BOOK FOR SALE: Second and final printing. Limited copies available. Mountain Grown is a firsthand experience of growing up in southeastern Kentucky, Knott County, on Flax Patch Creek. The setting is in the 1920s and 1930s, during the Depression years. Informative, humorous, and touching. You might just shed a tear as you read it. Send $10 to: Troy Fields, Jr., 2562 Brooksville German-town Road, Brooksville, KY 41004; 606/735-3316.
SEEDS FOR SALE: All different kinds of bean seeds; greasy and melungeon. Contact: Paul Gibson, 8316 Gibson Road, Wise, VA 24293.
BOOKS FOR SALE: Watts Cooking Volume I, sells for $7; Watts Cooking Volume II, sells for $10. Order them today, plus $3 shipping and handling. Contact: Brenda Turner Watts, 167 Burton Subdivision Road, Nancy, KY 42544; 606/871-9291.
ATTENTION: John Swift's Lost Silver Mine Historic Campground. Located in the middle of the Red River Gorge, five miles west of Gladie Historic Site on Highway 715 at the intersection of Highway 77. Primitive camping. Wooded riverside sites. Canoeing, kayaking, and tubing. Firewood available. Bicycle rentals. Call: 606/663-5258; or
MEMORIES FOR SALE: If you lived in the mountains of Eastern Kentucky during the 1940s and 1950s (or if you wish you had), then you must read David Foster Fraley's book, Sorry You Missed It. The true stories of mountain culture, family loyalty, and community wisdom are filled with humor and poignancy. Refresh your own memories, as you discover those of a man recalling his boyhood in Muddy Branch. You'll laugh, you'll cry, and you'll long to hug your mom and dad. Mail $14 to: David Fraley, 1701 Parview Court, Somerset, KY 42503.
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