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New Release Bluetick Pig 4/2019

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The JSF has just released Bluetick Pig, the ninth book in Jesse Stuart’s junior book series.  The book is edited by JSF Board member Cathy C. Roberts and features delightful illustrations by Thomas Marsh.  Sarah Powell had worked a day for her neighbor.  For her pay, she was given the choice of a quarter or a little pig who was the runt of the litter.  “Sarah, I think you made a mistake by taking the pig instead of a quarter for your day’s work.  This pig might die,” her mother said.  “Oh, no, Mom,” she sighed.  “Little Bluetick must live. ...

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New Book Release-A View From My Keyboard

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A retired publisher shares the wit, wisdom and real-life observations of his most popular newspaper commentaries in East Kentucky. Book signing coming this Spring! We will post as soon as we know a date.

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Author Wayne Onkst Visits

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Wayne Onkst, Board of Directors Chairman, was here on Wednesday, Jan 9, 2019 signing copies of his new book, Presidential Visits to Kentucky: 1819-2017.    

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Book Signing Dec. 9th 2017 Noon to 3PM

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Greenup county native Lee Pennington and other Kentucky authors will sign their books at the Jesse Stuart Foundation, 4440 13th Street in Ashland, on Saturday, December 9, from 12:00 noon to 3:00 pm.  The event is free and open to the public and a great opportunity to purchase holiday gifts. Pennington, the author of 20 books and the former Poet Laureate of Kentucky, will present two new books of poetry, “Appalachian Newground” and “Daughter of Leda.”  “Appalachian Newground” recognizes and honors his Greenup County homeland.  Bob Thompson, a writer, storyteller and engineer, will sign his new collection of stories, “Hitchhiker: ...

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Jesse Stuart Weekend 2016

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The Jesse Stuart Weekend will be September 23 and September 24th. It will be held at the Jesse Stuart Foundation. Agenda to be announce.

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