News — Dr. James Gifford

Q&A With Dr. Gifford

Posted by Bryan Johnson at

An article, featured this weekend in the Shelbyville Times, is a wonderful Q&A that shows the passion of Dr. Gifford and allows everyone a look rarely seen at the man behind the preservation of one of Kentucky's greatest treasures, the legacy of Jesse Hilton Stuart.   Shelbyville Times Article  

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JSF Leadership Awards

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JSF Leadership Awards The Jesse Stuart Foundation recently announced two Judy B. Thomas Board Member of the Year awards: 2014 – Carl and Buzzy Leming of Union, Kentucky 2015 – Ron Cartee of Ashland, Kentucky This award is named for Judy B. Thomas, retired President of the Ashland Oil Foundation who chaired the Jesse Stuart Foundation’s Board of Directors for seventeen years. Jim Gifford

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Convenient Ebook Listings!

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If you look at the top of the page, you'll see that we've recently added a link that allows you to go directly to the Ebook offerings we currently have on Amazon Kindle and Barnes & Noble NOOK.  These links will save you the hassle of searching for the great ebook you are looking for!

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Dr. Gifford honored at University of the Cumberlands Graduation

Posted by The Jesse Stuart Foundation at

The Jesse Stuart Foundation's Senior Editor and CEO was in attendance at the 56th Honors Day Convocation at the University of the Cumberlands in Williamsburg, Kentucky last Sunday.  At the ceremony, Dr. Gifford received an honorary degree and was recognized as a Doctor of Humane Letters. Dr. Gifford has headed the Jesse Stuart Foundation since 1979, when the organization was established to manage Jesse Stuart's literary estate and promote educational and cultural programs relevant to his life and works.  Dr. Gifford received the B. A. Degree from Maryville College, the M.A. Degree from Middle Tennessee State University, and his Ph....

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