The History of the Meade County Jail

The History of the Meade County Jail By Gerald W. Fischer      Before Meade County was founded it was formerly part of Hardin and Breckenridge, Counties, and prior to that time the closest seat of … [Read more...]

The Mystery Men of the Cox Tobacco Barn

The Mystery Men of the Cox Tobacco Barn Three men were captured on March 12th, 1865 in the Meade County, Kentucky tobacco barn of John and Elizabeth Cox.  One of the men was badly wounded, … [Read more...]

Meade County Colony in California Part II The Devil in the Garden of Eden

 Part II The Devil in the Garden of Eden      The men and women who moved from Meade County to Chula Vista and other areas of California were farm workers with limited prospects in Kentucky.  … [Read more...]

Meade County Colony in California

Meade County Colony in California Part I Reasons for the Migration Some years ago I wrote a story with Peggy Greenwell about a Meade County migration to places in California. Interestingly … [Read more...]

Civil War Reenactment July 11,12,13

Starting on Friday July 11 Camp will be set and the Meade County Civil War Heritage Association will present a Reenactment of General John Hunt Morgan's Crossing into Indiana in 1863. See below for … [Read more...]

Threshing Days July 4,5,6

22nd Farm Machinery Show 22nd ANNUAL ANTIQUE MACHINERY SHOW & THRESHING DAYS SPONSORED BY LINCOLN TRAIL ANTIQUE POWER OF THE PAST, INC. A NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION JULY 4th, 5th, & … [Read more...]

Threshing Days Set for July

22nd Farm Machinery Show 22nd ANNUAL ANTIQUE MACHINERY SHOW & THRESHING DAYS SPONSORED BY   LINCOLN TRAIL ANTIQUE POWER OF THE PAST, INC.    JULY 4th, 5th, & 6th 2014   Located at the … [Read more...]

“The Raid on Captains Shacklett and Gorsuch at the Sheep Shed” Parts 3&4

“The Raid on Captains Shacklett and Gorsuch at the Sheep Shed”  Part 3 Billy Trains his men            Billy Shacklett trained his men.  It is not recorded just how many men he had in his company, … [Read more...]

Hwy 60 Yard Sale

2013 Hwy 60 Yard sale One of Kentucky’s most unusual events comes to Meade County each year when the annual Highway 60 Yard Sale opens for business.  Early each Fall, the eight counties along the … [Read more...]

Meade County Fair

  Join us for the Meade County Fair in Brandenburg July 20-27 at the Meade County Fair Grounds located at 878 Hillcrest Drive, Brandenburg Kentucky 40108 Please visit the Meade County Fair web … [Read more...]