News — Jesse Stuart

A Christmas Message from Dr. James Gifford

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Eddie Rickenbacker’s Deliverance Several readers have commented favorably on this article, so I present it as my 2015 Christmas message.Americans know Ohio native Eddie Rickenbacker as a World War I hero. He was the ace fighter pilot of the Ninety-fourth Aero Pursuit Squadron and personally shot down twenty-six enemy aircraft. He was awarded the Medal of Honor and received many other decorations for bravery and service to his country.Two decades later, Rickenbacker was over fifty years old and the president of Eastern Airlines, but he served his country again. In October 1942, he was inspecting air bases in the Pacific...

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Holiday Specials

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There are several BOGO deals currently available until the end of the Christmas shopping season.  Come to the store and see all of the amazing specials and keep checking back for updates to our everyday bargains and special events like Cyber Monday!

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Black Friday Deals

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For Black Friday this year, the Jesse Stuart Foundation Bookstore and Appalachian Gift Shop will be offering 20% on EVERYTHING in the store! This amazing deal is one day only and is not available online, so come see us and fill all your holiday shopping needs from our great selection of Appalachian books and gifts! Come see us at 4440 13th St, Ashland, KY, 9 am to 5 pm!

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Q&A With Dr. Gifford

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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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