Dr. Ron Hatcher and his wife, Elsie discuss their long history with Rocky Mountain horses. Originally residents of Clay County, the Hatchers relocated to the Bowling Green area when Dr. Hatcher began practicing medicine. In their interview, the Hatchers discuss their introduction to the Rocky Mountain Horse breed and the subsequent breeding program…
J.W. "Spider" Thurman was born in 1917 in Rhea County, Tennessee. He moved to Benham, a coal mining camp in Harlan County, Kentucky. In this interview, he recalls his military experiences and his duties as a physical education officer in the Air Force and US Army. He also reflects on his years spent in athletics in Kentucky and his job at EKU. He…
In this Interview, Charles House, editor of the Manchester Herald, places great emphasis on the coal industry's impact on Clay County's economy. He also discusses his background and publishing routine.
Augustus Howard is a direct descendant of those involved in the Baker-Howard feud in Clay County, KY. In this interview, Howard, discusses his education, occupations, and his family life. He also describes events that occurred during the Howard-Baker feud.
Arnold Cornett is a Letcher County, KY native, he is a retired structural steel worker who now resides in Laurel County, KY. In this interview, Cornett, discusses his education, occupations, and his military service in World War I. He describes the incidents he knew of concerning the Baker-Howard feud.
Lawrence Cornett is a Kentucky native, former school teacher and a retired real estate agent. In this interview, Cornett, discusses his education, occupations, and his children. He describes incidents he knew of concerning the Baker-Howard feud.
Kelly Morgan is a native of Manchester, KY, a retired school teacher and author. In this interview, Morgan, discusses his education, his first job teaching, and church. He describes the history of the area and the Baker-Howard feud.
Ralph Lee is a native of Manchester, KY, a retired farmer and pipeline construction worker. In this interview, he discusses his education, hobbies and his occupations. He also recounts the incidents he knew of concerning the Baker-Howard feud.