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Contributing WriterEditor’s note: Ruth Ann Fogle is an evangelist, author and dramatist. She is currently working on a documentary of her home town titled “Last Stop - Riley Station.” Marion County native Ruth Ann Fogle says stories told by her relatives...
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Contributing WriterThere is an interesting story in the Old Testament that involves a lender and a borrower. An audit was made, and the books didn’t balance. The borrower was called to account, and he pleaded poverty. The lender, not satisfied, held a legal...
firstname.lastname@example.orgThe worst part about being a slave wasn’t the beatings or the being forced to work for free, said Michael Crutcher, acting as Frederick Douglas. No, the worst part was never getting to see his mother’s face in the light of day. “...
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McDowell House Museum officially has opened a new room on its tour during African American History Month to honor the enslaved African-Americans that lived at the house in the early 1800s. McDowell House recently has made several conscious changes to...
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email@example.comIn honor of Black History Month, Boyle Landmark Trust hosted a two-day celebration of Boyle County African-American history. Thursday and today from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Boyle Landmark Trust Chairwoman Barbara Hulette and other members gathered at...
firstname.lastname@example.orgDozens of people including local dignitaries celebrated the dedication of a historical marker Monday in Danville. State Rep. Mike Harmon, Boyle County Judge-Executive Harold McKinney and Danville Mayor Bernie Hunstad were among those who honored the...
The Kentucky Historical Society will dedicate a historical marker to the first U.S. Colored Troops at Camp Nelson at noon Monday at Constitution Square. In May 1864, nearly 250 black men, most of them slaves, marched from Boyle County to Camp Nelson in...
One of the many tragedies of the Civil War was the divided loyalties that led to Kentuckians fighting on opposite sides. Being a border state, Kentucky saw many instances of “brother against brother” during the war. A number of well known...
Contributing WriterPatience isn’t only a virtue. It’s also a necessary weapon in successfully opposing policies resurrected from history’s ash heap to threaten our economic and social freedom. However, patience gets harder to maintain – by the...
Contributing WriterA new roadside historical marker will be unveiled and dedicated at 4:30 p.m. Nov. 19 near the Willis Russell House, on West Martin Luther King Boulevard. D. Laurence Rogers of Bay City, Mich., author of a new book about the James Birney family, will be...
email@example.comDozens of local residents, out-of-town visitors and dignitaries gathered Monday to celebrate the dedication of a new historic marker at the Willis Russell House on Walnut Street. Willis Russell, a well-educated and emancipated slave of Revolutionary War...
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Contributing WriterPresident Abraham Lincoln apparently thought it was time for the Union Army to take control after watching the Confederates smash Union troops in battles and before the Southerners took over the Union-controlled border state of Kentucky in 1862....
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