Crofton Connection

A Backward Glance

by Stacy R. Webb, MEHRA Publishing

backward glance

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The Issues VOL 1 2013 of The Crofton Connection are listed below in free online format, with each months description.  The Crofton Connection is a Monthly Newsletter which is available at participating Crofton Businesses, and are free. We also have a Face Book Like Page Community and share articles and historical accounting in the every day lives of the founding and pioneer families of Crofton and North Christian Co., Kentucky which are not included in the printed version.  Ongoing articles of historical interest include transcriptions of the Burkholder Bros Books 1906-1911, The History of Crofton, Our Beginnings, Historical Photo’s, local professions, census schedules, church and school records,  “The Crofton Column” 1893-1940 and City Announcements, Crofton Gordon Park, Area Church Announcements, Obits, prayer requests, charitable group announcements…and much, much more are located in the printed edition only. We don’t want you to miss a thing! So, we hope you will join us at the online Face Book Community Like page and look for the printed version in Crofton each month!

The monthly printed issues can always be found at Crofton City Hall & Crofton Diner!

Monthly mailed subscriptions are 5.00 and 5.00 a month for back issues. Postage included.

Monthly business service ads are available and charitable announcements are free. There is also the online community where you may post your business or service ads. If you are just looking to get noticed or you have a service in the area, we will be happy to work with you and your business. For promotional ads, announcement & campaigns, please email us from the form below! Are you an artisan offering a service or presenting your artwork, home business or crafts for sale? Join the Artisan Community at MEHRA Publishing Family where we support your efforts through promotions, social media & webdesign, consulting and education.

If you are interested in a monthly subscription to the Crofton Connection or wish to order back issues, you may contact us below.

Our year in review. It has been an exciting and productive 8 printing months. The website and other developing artisan communities are well on their way and doing exceptionally well. We are happy to bring to the North Christian county area, a new look into the pioneering days, of our fore parents, relatives and kin.  It was a great era of exploration and migration. We hope you enjoyed VOL 1 series 2013 and that you will look for our publishing around the Crofton area. Thank you for all your support, for a wonderful and successful beginnings.

 

VOL 1 Issue 1 May 2013: Articles; The History of Crofton, Our Beginnings, Genealogy & Biography Jame E Croft Founding Father, Easy Crafts, Social Letters, Area Churches, Condolences, Birth Announcements, A Mother’s Day Riddle “who Am I”, Honor of Mother’s Day “Pioneering Mother’s of Kentucky”, Prayer Requests , Note From The Editor, Earliest Professions, 1880 Schedule of professionals & Businesses, Community Bible Verses-Love, Burkholder Bros. Ledger 1901. City Hall & Council; Business Info, Meeting Schedule, Ten Commandments Project,  Advertisements;  JNABB Rocks, Parrott Farms Farm Fresh Eggs, Swanky Shanks , Eden’s Creations  Crofton Diner, The Joy Store, MEHRA Publishing, Teresa’s Beauty, Florist & Gift Shop, Crofton Gordon Park; Venue descriptions, prices, hours & contact info,  Support our Crofton Gordon Park, Derby Day,  Historical Pictures; Burkholder Bros 50# Trade Token 1914, Historical Plat Map  Local Charities: Branch Out Reach; 2nd Annual 5k run/walk, Community Committee; announcement Chili Cook Off.

VOL1 Issue 2  June 2013: Articles; The History of Crofton, Our Beginnings part 2; Brief History of The Crofton Post Office with listing of Postmaster’s 1871-1974, Genealogy & Family History of the Burkholder Bros.,  Community Activities, Common Cents, Social Letters, Area Churches, Birth Announcements, Local Services, In Honor of Father’s Day, Fathers of Kentucky “Explorers, Pioneers & Frontiersmen”, City & Community Activities; City Hall Business, Crofton Gordon Park; Venue descriptions, prices, hours & contact info, Support our Crofton Gordon Park, Benefit Coed Softball, Advertisements; Crofton Diner, The Joy Store, Mehra Publishing, Cuzzin’s Pest & Termite Control, Teresa’s Beauty, Florist & Gift Shop, Eden’s Creations, JNABB Rocks,, Parrott Farms

Vol 1 Issue 3  July 2013: The History of Crofton, Our Beginnings part 3, In Honor of Independence Day: Revolutionary War Soldiers buried in Crofton; Johnathan C. Clark, George Barnes, Absalom Nixon, genealogy & pension affidavits, Community Activities, Area Churches, Yearly Death Notices, Local Services, Social Letters, Community Bible Verse-Faith & Community, Burkholder Bros. Ledger 1911,  City & Community Activities; City Hall Business, Crofton Gordon Park Venue descriptions, prices, hours & contact info, Support our Crofton Gordon Park, Benefit Coed Softball, Crofton Unity Project, Ten Commandments Monument, Prayer Request, Note from editor, Community Bible Verses-Faith & Community, Burkholder Bros. 1911, Monthly Historical Pictures; Crofton Depot,  Advertisements; Crofton Diner, The Joy Store, Mehra Publishing, Teresa’s Beauty, Florist & Gift Shop, Eden’s Creations, JNABB Rocks,, Parrott Farms.

VOL 1 Issue 4  August 2013: The History of Crofton,  Our Beginnings Part 4; A Fiddlers Farewell, The Legend of The Hanged Fiddler, Kentuckian Newspaper December 1897, Crofton Column, Obituaries, Kelly’s Garden, Mayor Announces Grants, Note from The Editor, For Sale/Wanted, Social Letters, Advertisements; Parrott Farms, Crofton Diner, FaceBook Page Crofton Connection, KY, Burkholders Bros Ledger 1911 Cont. JNABB Rocks, City & Community Activities; City Hall Business, Crofton Gordon Park Venue descriptions, prices, hours & contact info,  Crofton Gordon Park; Support our Crofton Gordon Park, Benefit Coed Softball.

Crofton Connection 2013 In Review

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Contemptible Methods

Crofton Exchange    First Ever Crofton Phone Book?

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VOL 1 Issue 5 September Articles; The History of Crofton, Our Beginnings, Part 5, Part 2 of A Fiddlers Farewell, The Legend of the hanged Fiddler, Kentuckian Newspaper Crofton Column 1879, history and transcript, Full List of Christian County Automobile Owners 1912 with make, Benefits of organic eggs vs. Commercially Processed Eggs, Ten Commandments announcement, prayer request, obituary, Experiencing Grace with Pastor Kris Page, Burkholder Bros., Ledger’s 1911 cont., Historical Photos; Crofton Mills Souv1ner pamphlet Kentuckian Newspaper 903, Levi Burkholder, Albert Burkholder, Advertisements; MEHRA Publishing, Parrott Farms, JNABB Rocks, Crofton Diner, Free Ads; For Sale/Wanted/Service Ads, Community Activities; SeptemberFest Announcement, City Business; Crofton City Hall venue information, city council meeting & Crofton Gordon Park Board; venue info, Softball Benefit Softball Charity; Branch Out Reach Mo. announcement.

VOL 1 Issue 6 October Articles; The History of Crofton, Our Beginings, Part 6, Part 3 of A Fiddlers Farewell, The Legend of the hanged Fiddler, Kentuckian Newspaper transcription Christian County Educators names & district,  history and transcript, Kentucky Historical Timeline 1600-1700, Pioneering Days, Transcriptions of South Kentuckian Newspaper Crofton Column, prayer request, obituary, Love Connection with Pastor Kris Page, Burkholder Bros., Ledger’s 1911 cont., Pastor Appreciation Month, list of Pastors & Churches, Historical Photos; Gravestones of Lonz Pennington & His wife at Penningtons Farm late 1800’s Advertisements; MEHRA Publishing, Parrott Farms, JNABB Rocks,, Crofton Diner, Jonell Hudson  City Business; Crofton City Hall venue information, city council meeting & Crofton Gordon Park Board; venue info, Softball Benefit Softball, Wanda Croft Christmas Lights, Charity; Branch Out Reach Mo. announcement, Announcement; Branch Out Reach Health & Wellness (November).

VOL 1 Issue 7 November;Articles; The History of Crofton, Our Beginnings, Part 7, Part 4 of A Fiddlers Farewell, The Legend of the hanged Fiddler; The Regulators, Enter The Bourland Bros, Kentuckian Newspaper Crofton Column 1879, history and transcript, Full List of Christian County Automobile Owners 1912 with make, prayer request, obituary, Prayer Chains with Pastor Kris Page, Burkholder Bros., Ledger’s 1911 cont., Historical Photos; Crofton Mills  1893, Advertisements; Parrott Farms, JNABB Rocks,, Crofton Diner, Free Ads; For Sale/Wanted/Service Ads, Community Activities; Kelly Green Green Men announce New Community Sign, Women on the edge annual trail ride with Hawg Heaven, Penchem’s tack, City Business; Crofton City Hall venue information, city council meeting, Crofton City Trash Garbage, Crofton Gordon Park Board; venue info, Softball Benefit Softball Charity; Branch Out Reach Mo. announcement, Branch Out Reach Health & Wellness, Eastern KY Missions, Crofton Baptist Church, Ten Commandments Ground Braking. Memorials, Jeremy Ross Cook, My Buddy.

VOL 1 Issue 8 December  Articles; The History of Crofton, Our Beginings, Part 8, Part 5 of A Fiddlers Farewell, The Legend of the hanged Fiddler; Back To Kentucky, On The Side of Mercy, Crofton Federal School census 1893 Transcription includes Parent/Guardian & Students, history and transcript, Here’s an Idea, The Smallest Snowflake,  obituary, Our Substitute with Pastor Kris Page, Burkholder Bros., Ledger’s 1911 cont., Historical Photos; Crofton School Cooking Class, Crofton School Teachers, Advertisements; Parrott Farms, JNABB Rocks,, Crofton Diner, Jonell Hudson, Larry’s Corner Store Historical Crofton Scenes  Free Ads; For Sale/Wanted/Service Ads, Community Activities; Christmas Parade City Business; Crofton City Hall venue information, city council meeting, Train Complaints, Crofton  Crofton City/Trash Garbage Pickup, Crofton Gordon Park; Christmas Lights Display Wanda Croft,  Charity; Branch Out Reach monthly announcement, Branch Out Reach Toy & Food Drive, Holiday Mail For Heroes, Human Rights Awareness Month.

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