Just when you thought you couldn’t digest any more turkey after Thanksgiving dinner yesterday, we’re serving up another generous plateful of funny turkey with all the trimmings for dessert. All courtesy of those whacky kooks – excuse me – cooks, Ron Pastore, Ralph Ganis, et al, from the the hell’s kitchen for history, formerly known as The History Channel. Just make sure you save room for three more big, goofy helpings.
After 10 years, our webpage for the Flat Lick Baptist Church & its founder John M. James has been updated. New additions include a video about the rebel preachers and their Traveling Church, the "talented, but erratic" pastor Joe Martin James, photos of the 100th & 200th anniversaries, slaves in the congregation, collapsing stone walls, Flat Lick on YouTube today – all waiting for a new pastor to take the reins in the 21st century. ericjames.org/wordpress/2011/05/13/flat-lick-baptist-church/… See MoreSee Less
Our good friend & author William "Bill" Penn in Midway, Ky. has been looking at 14 boxes of historical documents, related to Henry Lewis Martin Sr. 1848-1938. Martin is a 2nd cousin of Frank & Jesse James and certainly was personally known by the boy’s Cole family relatives in Midway and Woodford County, Ky. Martin also fought under John Hunt Morgan. … See MoreSee Less