Great Life. Great Opportunity.

    Great Life. Great Opportunity.

    One of my favorite books is “Oak Hill”, a record of William Draffen’s loving attempt to capture the magic of Calvert City’s history. In this labor of love, Mr. Draffen records a brief conversation between Mr. John Tichenor and Calvert City’s founder, Mr. Potilla...
    Remembering Calvert

    Remembering Calvert

    I believe that there is no human being beyond the reach and power of God’s love, and I believe God has a full arsenal of ways in which He expresses love.  I have witnessed in my life, in Calvert City, God’s love in the lives of people so many times.  There is...
    Cousin Harrell and the Law

    Cousin Harrell and the Law

    Memories from the Mayor Cousin Harrell and the Law Bonnie and Clyde had nothing on us. The whiskey runners of prohibition were not as clever. On this hot summer Sunday afternoon, Mike Harrell and I had to utilize all our cunning ways to avoid a confrontation with...
    A Really Good Edger

    A Really Good Edger

    Memories from the Mayor A Really Good Edger Back in 1980, I called Wayne Littlejohn, owner of Calvert City’s Western Auto, and asked him to order me a “really good” grass edger. Well, in a short time, Mr. Littlejohn called to tell me the edger was at...
    Wayne Littlejohn & The Christmas Shotgun

    Wayne Littlejohn & The Christmas Shotgun

    Memories from the Mayor Wayne Littlejohn & The Christmas Shotgun When I was fourteen, I was in Western Auto to buy something. Most likely a baseball or BB’s, my normal purchases, when I spied a shotgun on the sales rack. I was looking it over pretty close when Wayne...
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