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1devilish wrote: I remember when the former Sheriff, Oakey Montgomery would raid some of the moonshiners that were more or less legends in Garrard County, a moonshine still was in the Sheriffs office on display for years, don't know where it is now.These chartacters were in an out of prison seemingly each year, and were guest of the taxpayers thru the winter months, but every spring, back at their skills.I won't mention their names, but they were well know in both Garrard and Lincoln County.My cousin that died due to the gunpowder explosion made several arrests and confiscations of the same moonshiners , seems like yearly.Cartersville, Buckeye, and Paintlick were popular places for them, and Crab Orchard in Lincoln County. I had a cousin that was the wife of the Crab Orchard "Cheif", back in the 60s, that raided and kept the spoils.
The Gump Own wrote: You remember all about moonshining at the age of 5. Give me a brake ( AS IN STOP TELLING BULL SHI?) DEV. YOU'RE LOSSING IT MORE EVERY DAY DEV.
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