April 2014

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in The Kentucky Explorer magazine.

Jim Tackitt, 260 Bella Vista Way, Rio Vista, CA 94571, shares this photo of the Osborne family of Pike County, Kentucky. L-R: Hobson, Julia (Newsome), Crit, Marion, Dewey, and Stephen Osborne. Date of photo not given.

Mike Crain, 3648 Leisure Creek Court, Lexington, KY 40517; 859/368-3853; [email protected], shares this photo taken at the 1953 Alsip family reunion at the home of Clyde and Lizzie Alsip between Williamsburg and Cumberland Falls, Whitley County, Kentucky. L-R: Nannie Adkins Alsip and her daughter, Eula Alsip Derringer, holding Eula's twins, Marilyn and Carolyn; Mike Crain; Lela A. Crain, holding her son, Lynn Crain; and Bob and Lois Alsip, children of Ernest and Pauline Begley Alsip. The little girl at the waterpail is probably the granddaughter of Clyde (didn't give last name), daughter of Lori (no last name).

Bill Stocker, 512 Stoneybrook Drive, Danville, KY 40422, shares this photo and writes: "My great-grandparents, James Monroe Stocker and Nancy McClelland Motley, were married on March 10, 1881, near the tiny community of Baldwin, Madison County, Kentucky. Their children are shown with James and Nancy in this photo taken ca 1902. Front row, William Green Stocker (my grandfather), James Monroe Stocker, and Nancy McClelland Motley Stocker (holding Elias Clayton Stocker). Back row, l-r: Ruby Alice Stocker (who passed away two years after this photo was taken), Genora Stocker, Steva Rollie Stocker, Jefferson James Stocker, John Lewis Stocker, and Josephine Stocker. Another daughter, Ethel Lennis Stocker, was born in 1904."

Zackary Halcomb, age 8, of Milford Ohio, won the Huckleberry Finn contest in 1991 at the Ohio River Sternwheel Festival in 1991 and was presented with a $50 savings bond. He is shown with Miss Sternwheel, Heather French, who was later Miss Louisville 1999, Miss Kentucky 1999, and Miss America 2000. Miss French married Kentucky Lieutenant Governor Steve Henry in October 2000. Zackary is the son of Wayne and Sabrina Halcomb of Milford, Ohio. His grandmother, Georgia M. Brock, 282 Old Oakland Road, Brooksville, KY 41004, shares this photo with our readers.






These men were members of the Breathitt County Emergency Rescue Squad in Jackson, Kentucky, in the 1960s. Front row, l-r: Barlow "Junior" Clemons and Charles Combs. Back row, l-r: William "Bill" Toler, Thomas "Tommy" Howard, Robert "Bob" Miller, and (possibly) "Big" Earl Stevens. Barlow Clemons, 2392 Quicksand Road, Jackson, KY 41339, who dropped by The Kentucky Explorer office to share this photo, says that one of the most memorable occasions of which this team served was when Lady Bird Johnson dedicated the new Breathitt County Coliseum in May 1964. The group worked with the United States Secret Service and served as "honor guard" for the First Lady.

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