Tag Archives: Railton KY

Tragedy at the Sawmill – 30 September 1902

The following is a newspaper article in its entirety. You are hereby forewarned that this is a graphic account of a saw mill explosion and the aftermath. Glasgow Weekly Times 3 October 1902 Five killed in boiler explosion. The boiler … Continue reading

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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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The Murder of Sam Weaver

When you get into researching urban legends, you get a mix of truth and fiction, every time. The more aggressive parts of a legend are the oral accounts, especially when they are accounts told by a supposed eye-witness to one … Continue reading

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The Mayfields and the Winlocks

There is a house on Old Bowling Green Road, or Hwy 1297, 4 miles southwest  of Glasgow, that is known to the citizens of Barren county by many different names. Today, most of us youngsters know it as the Dick Steffey … Continue reading

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