TABLE OF CONTENTS

APRIL 1998

ISSUE 120, VOLUME 12, NUMBER 10
112 PAGES


Kentucky's Permanent State Houses.... Page 2

Letters To The Kentucky Explorer... 4

The Beech Fork River Covered Bridge... 8

Old Mercer Co. House Believed Haunted... 11

A Trip To The Feud Lands In 1901 ...13

Honor Among Kentucky's Shantyboaters ....19

Life And Death In Laurel County ...20

Midwifing During A Deadly Flood ...22

1887 Fire At State Penitentiary ...24

Drennon Springs, The Place To Be In 1846 ...26

First Civil War Soldier Killed In Kentucky ...27

Paint Lick Residents Wanted A New County ...29

A Visit To Paris In 1893 ...30

Early History Of Smiths Grove ...34

1903 Visit To Trappist Monks At Gethsemani ...35

Prayer Meetings And Sparking In 1935 ...38

The Ride They'll Never Forget On The L.&N. ...41

Historical Sketches Of Kentucky ...44

James Lane Allen, One Hundred Years Ago ...46

Wise & Otherwise ...48

Indians Plagued Kentucky During 1780s ...49

Things My Grandfather Told Me 5...0

Kentucky's 1879 State Gazetteer ...53

Views Of Marion, Kentucky ...56

1850s Life In A Little Kentucky Village ...58

Orphan Brigade Being Honored ...60

Recalling Old Mike Shuck ...62

He Came Without Shoes ...63

Down With The "Titanic" ...64

Carry Nation Smashed Saloons ...66

Family Reunions ...68

Dinner On The Ground ...70

The Belle Of Blaine ...71

April - Often A Cruel Month ...73

A Word Puzzle... 74

Old-Time Recipes ...75

Genealogy From The Long Ago ...76

Kentucky Genealogy Help Line ...78

Kentucky Kinfolks ...84

Genealogy From Dr. Dickey's Diary ...86

I Remember - By Our Readers...89

April Events To Enjoy In Kentucky ...105

Kentucky Explorer Book Page ...107

Where In Kentucky? A Location Map ...111