The Lower Towns of the Shawnees stretched along both sides of the Ohio River and was the strangest thing that Mary Ingles had ever seen. The blood-curdling screams of the residents when she arrived with her captors and other prisoners gave her goosebumps and put her in fear for her life and that of her children.
ABOUT FOUR SHILLINGS SHORT
The Celtic/Folk/World music duo Four Shillings Short are coming to town. ”The delightfully surprising collection of songs and sounds this husband/wife act create, while stretching the limits of Celtic and Folk music by stirring in generous amounts of Indian Ragas Continue reading Four Shillings Short in Concert→
WWE’s SmackDown Live is coming to Louisville. The event will be held at the KFC Yum! Center on Tuesday, April 18 and marks the return of live, televised professional wrestling events in the Commonwealth.
SmackDown will be the first major televised combat sporting event in Kentucky since Governor Bevin streamlined the state’s boxing and wrestling regulations last November as part of the Red Tape Reduction Initiative. Prior to these changes, WWE had not Continue reading KENTUCKY TO HOST WWE TELEVISED EVENT→
One of Madison County’s most talented artists, watercolorist Pat Banks, will have an art exhibit at the Richmond Area Arts Center, 399 W. Water Street on display through February 27, 2017 and may be viewed Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Admission is FREE. A reception will be held February 16, 2017 at the Richmond Area Arts Center, 5:00-7:00 p.m.
“A person without art in their life is like a universe without starlight, a carpenter without a tool box, a garden without flowers, a fish without water,” stated Pat. “It gives us skills, balance, beauty, wisdom, critical thinking, problem solving skills, and more. Art makes the world a better place for each of us. We are all born artists and explorers.”
On Saturday, Feb. 11, Joette Dunn, of Falmouth, will demonstrate how she creates her stitched fabric dolls and pillows from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea.
Dunn comes from a four-generation business that started in 1983 with her mother and grandmother selling stitched items to Red Bird Mission Crafts in Beverly, KY. Dunn states, “It was an honor to create the ornaments for the 2016 Christmas Tree at the Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea!”
Berea Chamber of Commerce President Scott Thompson and Mayor Connelly reached an agreement during Tuesday night’s city hall meeting on the bringing back of Berea’s Annual Spoonbread Festival. The Chambers canceled last years festival due to Continue reading Spoonbread Festival to Return→
ABOUT FOUR SHILLINGS SHORT
The Celtic/Folk/World music duo Four Shillings Short are coming to town. ”The delightfully surprising collection of songs and sounds this husband/wife act create, while stretching the limits of Celtic and Folk music by stirring in generous amounts of Indian Ragas Continue reading FOUR SHILLINGS SHORT IN CONCERT→
There will be a meeting held about the possible Return of Spoonbread Festival on February 8th at 8:30 AM. The meeting will take place at the Russel Acton Folk Center on Jefferson Street and is open to the public.
Silent prayers helped the pregnant Mary Ingles overcome the perilous days before she won the respect of the Indian chief after her kidnapping on July 8, 1775. He allowed her to ride a horse rather than walk after she demonstrated her value in the Indian camp. Her four-year old, Thomas, sat closely behind her while her two-year old, George, was in front.