Battle of Richmond 8-28-10

The Battle of Richmond was fought in three phases Aug. 29-30, 1862. Those phases were at Kingston, Duncannon Lane and in the Richmond Cemetery. Much of the Kingston phase and some of the Duncannon Lane phase retain battlefield integrity and are most worthy of preservation. The battle was the second largest Civil War battle in Kentucky and the most overwhelming Confederate victory of the entire Civil War.

TechTalk Episode 205 – CRASH!!!!

Yes, it can happen to anyone.  My notebook crashed hard and I lost everything that was not backed up which amounted to about two days work.

Here is the Audio I saved from the tiny WebCam mic running in the background when we recorded Episode 205.  It”s a good show presented as is and unedited.

Thanks for listening,


Listen to Episode 205

2011 Madison County Ag Expo a Huge Success

Ag Expo

The 2011 Madison County Ag Expo was a huge success this year with over 500 people in attendance enjoying free food, soil testing, educational displays, door prizes and demonstrations. Madison County Kentucky Farm Bureau was on hand demonstrating their In-Line Hay Wrapper which has many benefits for hay storage including virtually no wasted feed and hay will maintain full feed value for up to eighteen months. Also, the wrapped hay is an alternative to barn storage for reduced weathering loss. Brandon Sears of the Madison County Extension Office explained the process and the affordability of a farmer renting the hay wrapper versus purchasing one. You may call the Madison County Extension Office for complete details and Continue reading 2011 Madison County Ag Expo a Huge Success


Richmond, Ky. —  The Madison County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) received the announcement on Thursday from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) that Madison County has been added to the disaster declaration for July’s severe storms, flooding and mudslides.  Madison County is now eligible for both Individual Assistance and Public Assistance. Continue reading MADISON COUNTY ADDED TO KENTUCKY DISASTER DECLARATION