Tag Archives: Allen Co KY

Battle Front Messages – Bowling Green KY’s Mordecai Ham

Recently, during Sunday service, our pastor stated that it was doubtful anyone knows the name of Billy Graham’s Sunday school teacher. Well, now, that’s probably true…. Billy Graham has stated in his memoirs that he was raised in the Associate … Continue reading

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From “Barren River Lake”

The following is excerpted from an article from a series that ran in the 1939 (Bowling Green) Daily News: “Port Oliver Salt Works – Trading Post in the Wilderness” by Wordney White “Of all the trails leading through Kentucky, there … Continue reading

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Martha Divine Hole

I have been putting off writing this in hopes of finding out more about the historical aspect of this legend, but it seems that any family records or other has been lost to time. Thus, I have gotten my own … Continue reading

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“Aunt Nan” Bishop and Agnes Wiltshire

In the olden days were many roads and byways, either fallen by the wayside, or were numbered into State Highways, and their original names have been forgotten. Only a few miles of road, off the beaten path, remains so named … Continue reading

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One time it did not pay to be Shy – 2 May 1870

The Commonwealth of KY, Barren Circuit Court, Greeting. Whereas information was this day given by RA Turner on oath that John Shy was guilty of Felony on the 24th Inst. in Barren Co, KY, stabbing the said RA Turner with … Continue reading

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