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Run over by coal train: Fate of a farm hand at Eddyville on the narrow gauge

Originally published in the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, September 26, 1893

Thomas Griffiths, a Welshman, who has been working for Thomas Price on a ranch on the Cedar River, was cut in two by a coal train near Eddyville station on the Columbia & Puget Sound Railroad, between 12 and 1 o’clock yesterday morning. 222 more words


Tennessee prisoner charged in Kentucky woman’s murder

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A man currently incarcerated in Cookeville, Tennessee, has been charged in the murder of a Kentucky woman.

Arthur Long, from Chicago, was indicted by a Lyon County grand jury on Monday on charges of murder and auto theft. 66 more words


Some Thoughts on 2016, a Christmas in Prison in 1977, and My Best Wishes for You for 2017

The Kentucky State Penitentiary at Eddyville held the first open house for family and friends of inmates on Christmas Eve, 1977. The warden, Donald Bordenkircher and staff worked with the inmates to improve morale and make repairs to the facility.
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A Shawnee Black Friday 2016

It has been a long standing tradition for a Black Friday Mountain Bike Ride to be held every year for at least ten years if not longer.   337 more words

Matt Gholson