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Fulton and Hickman County officials meet with Gov
Port of Hickman is suffering from low water levels and unfinished dredging.
Fulton and Hickman County officials meet with Gov
(Clinton, KY July 25, 2012) – Local officials met yesterday with Governor Beshear to discuss economic development efforts in the wake of 200 more factory jobs being lost in the area. County Judge David Gallagher of Fulton County and Hickman County Judge Greg Pruitt traveled to Frankfort with area economic development officials to discuss dim job prospects for the two most western counties in the Commonwealth.
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Berry Craig's History Bits

Rebel Preachers Jailed - July 27, 1862
Rev. Robert J. Breckinridge, ardent Unionist and one of the first KY Republicans.
Rebel Preachers Jailed - July 27, 1862
...Kentucky didn’t secede, but it was a slave state. Hence, almost all Kentucky churches affiliated with the Southern denominations.

Like their counterparts in Confederate states, a number of Kentucky pastors were outspokenly pro-slavery and pro-secession. Union civilian and military officers considered them traitors. (In the Confederacy, pro-Union and anti-slavery pastors were also deemed disloyal and punished with arrest or exile.)...

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