Hundreds of birds die in western Ky.

Hundreds of birds die in western Ky.

There are 81692 comments on the The Cincinnati Enquirer story from Jan 5, 2011, titled Hundreds of birds die in western Ky.. In it, The Cincinnati Enquirer reports that:

MURRAY, Ky. - State wildlife officials say "several hundred" dead birds were found near the Murray State University campus last week.

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Ancient Wolf

Lexington, KY

#92260 Sep 1, 2013
Imposter wrote:
<quoted text>LOL He bluffed those Union Hoosiers out of their wepons, didn't he wolf?
I found the following on an Indiana Government History site.
On July 18, 1862, a brash young Kentuckian with aspirations to military advancement, Adam R.“Stovepipe” Johnson, used a rowboat and a small flatboat ferry to lead a group of approximately thirty men across the Ohio River from Kentucky to Newburgh, Indiana. Landing on the waterfront, unoccupied at lunch time, Johnson and his men seized a small store of weapons from a riverside warehouse and bluffed a group of some eighty Union soldiers convalescing in a nearby hotel into surrendering their unloaded muskets. Johnson’s men then looted a few homes and stores, paroled their prisoners, and returned safely across the river with their booty. The entire action lasted only a few hours.
-The article went on to recount how Union Captain Bethell, recovered a portion of the stolen arms—as well as his local reputation—at a farm in Henerson Kentucky some time later..
Just as one would expect from an Indiana source. LOL
So they got some of the muskets back, big deal. That still doesn't change the fact that "Stovepipe" bluffed them out.
Thank you wolf. That was a worthwhile read.
And I bet that site did not tell you that when the Yankees occupied Stovepipe's hometown of Henderson, that he and and 2 other guys snuck in around dark and fired on their headquarters running around the brick house where they were located and were firing shotguns at will thus the "Battle of Henderson". The Union soliers scattered back into the house firing blinding out of the upper windows and proceeded to kill a hog and it tracked around the house obviously "bleeding like a stuck hog" and these fine marksmen claimed they had killed or wounded 'a many a rebel" while StovePipe and is two associates went off into a nearby field and slept soundly for the rest of the night. LOL The Evansville Journal grabbed the headlines : "BLOODY WAR ON THE BORDER, Provost Guard attacked by 300 guerillas. After a deperate resistance of over 9 hours, THEY SUCCEED IN DRIVING OFF THE ENEMY WITH HEAVY LOSS", Just too too funny.
Ancient Wolf

Lexington, KY

#92261 Sep 1, 2013
Miss E Font wrote:
<quoted text>
My favorite was the television evangelist that needed plastic surgery because he said laying his head on the prayer request of his followers had caused the ink from the letters to seep into his skin and caused wrinkles.
Really?
I actually went to the Heritage USA / PTL theme park when it was open. It was interesting. I wonder what ever happened to that place, it was massive!
I almost puked when I turned on that one show while channel surfing and seen those people trying to con desperate folks by trying to sell them "Miracle Spring Water".. yeah, right. I bet there is a special place in H E Double toothpicks reserved just for them.
Ancient Wolf

Lexington, KY

#92262 Sep 1, 2013
I think Una's biggest disdain was Jimmy Sawaggart and that is where he came up with the "Save the Ho" routine. LOL
Ancient Wolf

Lexington, KY

#92263 Sep 1, 2013
The Birds get even this evening. AlFred Hitchcock's "The Birds" is on Turner Classics at 5:45 pm EST.

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#92264 Sep 1, 2013
Ancient Wolf wrote:
<quoted text>I almost puked when I turned on that one show while channel surfing and seen those people trying to con desperate folks by trying to sell them "Miracle Spring Water".. yeah, right. I bet there is a special place in H E Double toothpicks reserved just for them.
I agree--- what always bothers me is the people that send in money are often the ones least able to do so. It plays on the elderly, mentally ill and people with limited resources. The prosperity gospel of the 90's where they said send $100 and God will bless you with $1000. People go without food, medicine and gas so they can send to these jerks --- oh you got me up on my soap box showing that red headed temper now!
Ancient Wolf

Lexington, KY

#92265 Sep 1, 2013
@Imposter and Miss E.. some of my Civil War stories are available in paperback at most book stores called "Hidden History of KENTUCKy in the Civil War" by Berry Craig.

But my favorite and most researched is a hardback "Great Battles and Leading Figures of the CIVIL WAR".

In that book and I have also found on the internet, a picture of William Tecumseh Sherman and to me, he resembles Clint Eastwood about the time he was appearing in all those spaghetti westerns.

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#92266 Sep 1, 2013
Ancient Wolf wrote:
The Birds get even this evening. AlFred Hitchcock's "The Birds" is on Turner Classics at 5:45 pm EST.
That show use to trip me out! I would get scared when I saw a large flock of anything---
whitehair

Fort Thomas, KY

#92267 Sep 1, 2013
Thanks for answering . Think we will go for the ornamental Pear tree.
joanna

Chesterfield, MO

#92268 Sep 1, 2013
wow!!!!!
Imposter

London, KY

#92269 Sep 1, 2013
Ancient Wolf wrote:
<quoted text>
And I bet that site did not tell you that when the Yankees occupied Stovepipe's hometown of Henderson, that he and and 2 other guys snuck in around dark and fired on their headquarters running around the brick house where they were located and were firing shotguns at will thus the "Battle of Henderson". The Union soliers scattered back into the house firing blinding out of the upper windows and proceeded to kill a hog and it tracked around the house obviously "bleeding like a stuck hog" and these fine marksmen claimed they had killed or wounded 'a many a rebel" while StovePipe and is two associates went off into a nearby field and slept soundly for the rest of the night. LOL The Evansville Journal grabbed the headlines : "BLOODY WAR ON THE BORDER, Provost Guard attacked by 300 guerillas. After a deperate resistance of over 9 hours, THEY SUCCEED IN DRIVING OFF THE ENEMY WITH HEAVY LOSS", Just too too funny.
LOL and LOL again! that was too much! Over three hundred rebels to choose from (so they said) and the only casualty was that poor old spooked hog!

I have never been a racist but I have always been a rebel. A black employee once asked me why I kept a little rebel flag sticker on the back window of my work truck and then turned around and hired so many men of color. I told him he needed to review American civil war history and then he would see just how little slavery had to do with the civil war. I know it had its part, but it was a small part.
I also informed him that I hired men based on experience and/or ability, and kept them based on their work, dependability, honesty and integrity and willingness to learn.
I have always thought that a persons true colors on the inside had little to do with the color of their skin on the outside.
I later partnered up with a black MAN and we made a small construction business into a pretty good sized company.
I would trust him with my life to this day. He was one of the hardest working family men I ever had the pleasure to work with.
Many people just dont understand that being a rebel doesn't mean a man is a racist.

Man that civil war history is some interesting stuff Wolf. I cant get enough of it.
Imposter

London, KY

#92270 Sep 1, 2013
whitehair wrote:
Thanks for answering . Think we will go for the ornamental Pear tree.
I hope it grows like a weed whitehair.
Imposter

London, KY

#92271 Sep 1, 2013
Ancient Wolf wrote:
I think Una's biggest disdain was Jimmy Sawaggart and that is where he came up with the "Save the Ho" routine. LOL
I had to spit my grape-juice in the floor on that one right there. At least I avoided the screen this time.

Back then I spit pop all over the screen laughing when he first posted that. Save the ho foundation...LMAO! Ahhh man.
Imposter

London, KY

#92272 Sep 1, 2013
Now I gotta go find the mop.
Good evening MissE and Wolf, good evening to the rest of you also.
I haven't laughed that hard in a while.

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#92273 Sep 1, 2013
Imposter wrote:
<quoted text>I had to spit my grape-juice in the floor on that one right there. At least I avoided the screen this time.

Back then I spit pop all over the screen laughing when he first posted that. Save the ho foundation...LMAO! Ahhh man.
When I was about 16 I was in a girls private school and every Sunday we attended church services with the people that lived in a nearby town. One Sunday my best friend was acting the fool during communion and I got tickled and spewed my grape juice all over the older lady and her beehive hairdo.
I got kicked out of church for two weeks. Didn't seem like much of a punishment because it meant I got to sleep in for the next two Sundays.
Ancient Wolf

Lexington, KY

#92274 Sep 1, 2013
@Imposter.. I agree that rebels are not necessarily racists, just strongly independent like ourselves. Some of my best employees and friends have been men and women of many races and cultures and I detest bigotry and racism.

In the StovePipe Johnson attack on Henderson, there were only 3 guerillas with shotguns but the Yankees drove them off after 9 hours of fierce battle with the hog. LOL but the Indiana newpaper reported it as 300.
Ancient Wolf

Lexington, KY

#92275 Sep 1, 2013
and from the other side.. Union sergeant Robert Pierce (a Kentuckian) escaped his Confederate captors by floating naked draped over a fence railing pretending that he could not swim without the fence and needed a bath just like the other rebels that were frolicking in the river. His logic was that they could not tell much difference between a naked Yankee and a naked Rebel. It worked. LOL

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#92277 Sep 1, 2013
It's like the great Pig War--- it's hard to believe a war started over the shooting of a pig
But it did
Ancient Wolf

Lexington, KY

#92278 Sep 1, 2013
I watched Hitchcocks "The Birds" then went and closed up the peaceful chickens for the night. When he was asked how he got the birds to perform so well, his reply was that he paid them well. LOL

His "Psycho" come on in a few minutes, but watching the inside of my eyelids seems like a better choice. Good Night to all.
MMMMMMMMAGIC

Salyersville, KY

#92279 Sep 1, 2013

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#92280 Sep 1, 2013
Ancient Wolf wrote:
I watched Hitchcocks "The Birds" then went and closed up the peaceful chickens for the night. When he was asked how he got the birds to perform so well, his reply was that he paid them well. LOL

His "Psycho" come on in a few minutes, but watching the inside of my eyelids seems like a better choice. Good Night to all.
Night wolf. Have good sleep and dreams

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