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Ponderosa Speedway in Junction City will close its 2011 schedule with two nights of racing Friday and Saturday with a combined payout of more than $30,000. Both programs will feature United Super Dirt Car Series late-model races. The Friday Night Rumble...
Tags: Transportation, Travel
Contributing WriterWhen one travels east along Ky. 78 — the historic Cumberland Trace — from Hustonville towards Stanford, the road passes by the Turnersville Baptist Church in the black community that is generally known as Chicken Bristle. This settlement began...
firstname.lastname@example.orgCorman elected to KSA board Jessamine County Sheriff Kevin Corman was elected to the 2012 Kentucky Sheriff’s Association (KSA) Board of Directors during that organization’s annual conference in Louisville Sept. 19-23. “Sheriff Corman is...
With three different rail lines coming through the city, turn-of-the-century Winchester was something of a boomtown. Business opportunities at the close of the 1900s brought a number of visionary men to Clark County seeking to make their fortunes. One...
Clean up along the Norfolk-Southern tracks in McKinney is moving along quickly with parallel efforts being made to clear both hazardous and non-hazardous material from the site and abate the spill of hazardous materials into the creek that adjoins the...
While clean-up along the railroad tracks in McKinney is proceeding steadily after last week’s derailment, there is no answer yet as to what happened to cause the derailment and federal authorities have said that the only explanation will come from...
Someone once said that the mind is quicker than the eye. That’s true! One day recently, I was driving north on Main Street and saw a man wearing bib overalls that reminded me of someone I had known when I was a child. I didn’t really know him,...
Tags: Kentucky, Human Interest, Transportation, Travel
The Winchester SunWyandotte Station Farm Pay Lake and Recreation Center sits just off Clintonville Road on a tree-lined corner alongside the R.J. Corman Railroad tracks, formerly the CSX railroad line. Visitors this spring will find two unique additions to the landscape...
A railroad, not the Hatfield-McCoy feud, will be the topic of the Bluegrass Heritage Museum’s monthly Second Thursday program at 6:30 p.m. Thursday. Everett Johnson, curator of the Big Sandy Heritage Center, Pikeville, had been scheduled to...
Special to The Kentucky AdvocateHe was 6 feet tall, weighed about 200 pounds, and thought a 20-pound hammer was light. As the story goes, John Henry, an American folk hero, raced against a steam-powered hammer and won, only to die in victory with his hammer in his hand. He has been...
Tags: Illinois, Casey Jones, Transportation, Arts and Culture, History
Special to The Kentucky Advocate“When no employment is available, make your own work by using your added talents at crafts,” says Hobo Ethical Code No. 5. Although the word “hobo” typically assumes a derogatory connotation or stereotype, the lifestyle and...
Special to The Advocate-MessengerTwo men, one born in 1914 in Brooklyn, N.Y., and the other born in 1956 in Los Angeles, share the same unmatched passion for photography, specifically for America, transportation and trains. This can be seen as part of the “All Aboard” exhibit...
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