Behind Kentucky's bloodiest feuds

Behind Kentucky's bloodiest feuds

There are 5 comments on the State Journal story from Sep 20, 2012, titled Behind Kentucky's bloodiest feuds. In it, State Journal reports that:

A picture of the first Breathitt County man killed in an infamous 42-year period of bloodshed still hangs in the cabin where he was killed, now owned by Jerry Deaton's family.

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bloody mary

Winchester, KY

#1 Sep 22, 2012
i was there
i know

United States

#2 Sep 25, 2012
i was to.

Since: Dec 11

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#3 Sep 25, 2012
I have a book called "Memories" - by Cora M. Noble, a well known citizen of Breathitt. I also, recalled my father and grandfather talking about the feuds that was fought in Breathitt. My grandfather talked the most about them, where he grew up in Breathitt, and traveled around the surrounding counties as a preacher.
Meadiebelle
#4 Sep 29, 2012
My grandfather told me about a woman years ago named meadiebelle ritchie. he said she started a riot in town and four people was killed. He said she also chased her husband up a tree, chopped it down, and stabbed him. He said everyone started calling her meeniebelle. lol Have any of u ever heard of her?
BMiller

AOL

#5 Nov 3, 2012
Charlie Sylvester Hollon wrote:
I have a book called "Memories" - by Cora M. Noble, a well known citizen of Breathitt. I also, recalled my father and grandfather talking about the feuds that was fought in Breathitt. My grandfather talked the most about them, where he grew up in Breathitt, and traveled around the surrounding counties as a preacher.
do you know if that book can be found anywhere id like a copy

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