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15Mar

The tea-he’s More men are savouring brew by the cup  March 15, 2010

LINI S. KADABA – THE HAMILTON SPECTATOR, PHILADELPHIA

The 10 men bantered about their wives’ cooking, boxing greats and suits that fit too snugly.

This, however, was no sports bar meet-up or barbershop chat. Two hours earlier, Howard James, a co-proprietor of Tea Country in Philadelphia, had called the group to order by taking requests for a beverage steeped in centuries of Read more…


10Mar

PERRYVILLE, Ky., via BARDSTOWN, Oct. 10, 1862. To Maj-Gen. Hallack, General-in-Chief:

I have already advised you of the movements of the army under my command from Louisville. More or less skirmishing has occurred daily with the enemy’s cavalry. Since then it was supposed the enemy would give battle at Bardstown. My troops reached that point on the 4th inst., driving out the enemy’s rear guard of cavalry and artillery. The main body retired toward Springfield, whither the pursuit was continued.

The centre corps, under Gen. GILBERT, moved on the direct road from Springfield to Perryville, and arrived on the 7th instant within two miles of the town, where the enemy was found to be Read more…


26Feb

PERRYVILLE — Leaders in Perryville hope to revitalize the city’s downtown area with a historically respectful makeover, and they’re getting a bunch of help from a few University of Kentucky students with volunteer spirits.

The new downtown Perryville, as imagined by the four UK students, features a boardwalk with a cafe, a dock for fishing behind city hall, a pedestrian walkway over the river, a new farmers market building, a visitors center and a Read more…


25Jan

Monday, 25 January 2010
by Heidi Kyser

Following four years of research and preparation, husband and wife Danielle and Miller Montague opened MonTea in Lexington, Ky., Nov. 16, 2009. The shop’s tagline is, “Featuring Elmwood Inn Fine Teas,” and it reflects a unique partnership between a retailer and wholesaler.

Both Danielle Montague and Bruce Richardson, owner of Elmwood Inn in nearby Perryville, Ky., described their partnership as a loose one, based on Read more…


25Jan

By HERB BROCK

Boyle County has more than its share of food marts and convenience stores. Like churches, it seems there is one on every corner. And just about all welcome a variety of customers, from locals to travelers.

But every one of these little stores is unique, and Mr. Miser is Perryville certainly fits that description.

There aren’t many of these marts who can say their Read more…



13Jan

The long awaited Historic Perryville decals are in and one of our County’s finest, Jody Lassiter wanted the first set sold.

Show your Spirit, Pride and Support  http://www.HistoricPerryville.com this site is new, popular and growing.  We will be adding sponsored links on here for local businesses – call me or email and we will get your business on there.

This is not a “for profit” site per se, this is a site to Read more…


13Jan

You’ve passed by them, often times without thinking – the historical markers that stand by the roads and highways around the US

(and other countries). These document are history with some perspectives that books often fail to provide. To me, a marker helps place the facts within the geographic setting that is often poorly understood within the simple black and white texts in the books. Click Here For Kentucky’s Historic Markers


31Dec

Songwriter Kendall Hayes was born in Perryville, KY on October 6, 1935.  His most notable song was “Walk On By” that LeRoy Van Dyke made popular, then it was recorded by more than 150 artists – memorable to most by Dionne Warwick.  read more on that here

here is his obituary that ran in the New York Times:

Kendall L. Hayes; Songwriter, 59

Published: February 15, 1995

DANVILLE, Ky., Feb. 14— Kendall L. Hayes, a country-music songwriter whose song “Walk On By” was recorded by 150 artists, died on Friday at his home here in Danville, Kentucky. He was 59.

The cause was liver cancer, his family said.

Mr. Hayes, whose other big hit was “Don’t Give Up the Ship,” recorded by Johnny Wright, also performed in Grand Ole Opry roadshows in the 1960’s.

In 1961, Leroy Van Dyke’s version of “Walk On By” was No. 1 on Billboard magazine’s country singles chart for 19 weeks, and reached No. 5 on the pop chart.

Billboard named the Van Dyke recording the top-charting country record of all time in its 100th-anniversary edition, published in November. “Walk On By” was also recorded by Asleep at the Wheel, Donna Fargo and the rockabilly artist Robert Gordon.

He is survived by his wife, Doris, of Danville; two sons, James, of Lexington, Ky., and Michael, of Fort Worth, and a brother, Harman, of St. Louis.


31Dec

The latitude of Perryville is 37.650N. The longitude is -84.951W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 840 feet.

Now you know!   :-)

Also, a good place to find us is in the center of the state, about 8 miles west of Danville, Kentucky and 35 miles south of Lexington, KY – one of Kentucky’s favorite cities.