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 2007
NOW RECRUITING CIVIL WAR REENACTORS: 5th KY Vol. Infantry Regiment Cos D, E, and F, CSA. Kentucky's biggest reenacting Civil War unit. Family oriented, christian atmosphere. Contact: Ray Adkins, 606/546-2616; or
ATTENTION: Lost Cause magazine is Kentucky Confederate history, past and present. Subscription rate only $10. Contact: Les Williamson, P. O. Box 40, Annville, KY 40402;
BOOK FOR SALE: Mountains, Moonshine, & Memories, is 383 pages with hundreds of pictures and stories depicting life as it was lived in the hills of Eastern Kentucky. Stories include "The Peg-Legged Mule From Hell-fer-Certain," "The Legendary Ghost On Bailey Branch," 1931 Deadly Shootout on Wooton's Creek," "The Preacher and The Witch," "Mother Makes Moonshine," "A Visit From The Grave," "From Hazard To The Grand Canyon," and "Beautiful Rebecca Lewis (which tells of the death of his girlfriend while he was away in the CCCs)." Reason Joseph and Joshua Caudill genealogy include hundreds of pictures. $21.95 per book, plus $3 S/H. Contact: Josephine Caudill Fields, 1317 Baker Road, Bremen, KY 42325.
ATTENTION: Free Confederate genealogy search. Contact: Les Williamson, Adj. Cumber-land Brigade Son of Confederate Veterans, P. O. Box 40, Annville, KY 40402; 606/528-5242;
NEAR MISSES: Growing Up In Bowling Green With World War 2, Fledgling Femme Fatales and Fallible Football Fortunes is my new book describing the pains and pleasures of growing up in south central Kentucky during the WWII era, 1938-1950. Hardcover, 529 pages, lots of photos. Price: $29.95, plus $4 postage and insurance. Contact: Robert Dickey, 1114 Park Street, Bowling Green, KY 42101; 270/843-8358; or
BOOKS FOR SALE: Folk Medicine In The Kentucky Hills, is a 16-page book, which is interesting, informative, and has unusual remedies once commonly used, $2; and The Kentucky I've Known, Recipes, Early Schools, Observations, and More, $2. Get both for $3. Order from: Verne, 201 Orchard Drive, #A11, Nicholasville, KY 40356.
WANTED: Buying vintage Louisville Slugger baseball items. Full-size and mini baseball bats, bat banks, ads, old bat racks, and other Hillerich and Bradsby items. Send item list and details to: Jeff Ashley, 4221 Woodmont Park Lane, Louisville, KY 40245; or [email protected]
17 SACRED SONGS OF LONG AGO: Sung with guitar, mandolin, and harmonica: The Great Judgement Morning; Take Up Thy Cross And Follow Me; Come And Dine; O, Come Angel Band; On A Hill Lone And Gray; Mother's Prayers Have Followed Me; Precious Lord, Take My Hand; Dying From Home And Lost; Gathering Buds; Hold Fast To The Right; He'll Understand And Say Well Done; The Last Mile Of The Way; This World Is Not My Home; Were You There When They Crucified My Lord?; Will There Be Any Stars In My Crown?; Life's Railway To Heaven; and more. One-hour cassette and songbook only $15.94. Mail your check or money order to: Brett Young, P. O. Box KSA-3491, Knoxville, TN 37927-3491.
19 OLD-TIME SONGS: Sung with electric mandolin, harmonica, and guitar: Put My Little Shoes Away; Little Rosewood Casket; Letter Edged In Black; Sweet Allalee; A Faded Coat Of Blue; My Sweet Kitty Wells; Just Tell Them That You Saw Me; Two Little Children; The Butcher's Boy; I'll Be All Smiles Tonight; Little Bessie; Let Us Be Lovers Again; In The Mining Town; The Little Old Log Cabin In The Lane; The Orphan Girl; We Parted By The Riverside; The Blind Child; A Hero's Death; and May I Sleep In Your Barn Tonight, Mister? You get a one-hour cassette and songbook containing the complete words to the songs for only $15.98. Mail your check or money order to: Brett Young, P. O. Box KK-3491, Knoxville, TN 37927-3491.
ANTIQUE MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS REPAIR AND REBUILDING: Pump organs, melodeons, and tabletop crank organs. Call: 859/885-4918.
CIVIL WAR BOOK FOR SALE: Of Savage Fury The Battle Of Richmond, Kentucky, by Anthony Hawkins. Available in softback for $30, postpaid; or hardback for $40, postpaid. Kentucky residents please add 6% state sales tax. Order from: Hawkins Historical Publications, P. O. Box 63, Ashcamp, KY 41512; or online at:
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.
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