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Ghost tours start this weekend in historic Perryville
By DAVID BROCK
PERRYVILLE — A town with Perryville’s history is bound to have its share of things that go bump in the night. Starting Friday, people can try to get in touch with the spooky side of the little city on the Chaplin River.
Terry Goode is starting Haunted Perryville, a tour that combines history with ghost stories about a town that has plenty of both.
“I have had this in mind for a great while and have really been thinking hard about it for the last two years,” Goode said. “It didn’t seem possible until I just decided to go ahead and do it. I want to give people a lot of Read more…
Celebrate Ky.’s valuable role in the Civil War
By David Trimble
Published: Thursday, March 18, 2010 6:13 AM EDTI have received the great honor, to me at least, of being appointed, along with Georgetown College professor Dr. James Klotter, as a Commissioner to serve on the Commonwealth of Kentucky Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission. The twenty-four members of the Commission are tasked to Read more…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…