Come and see the sites of the legendary Hatfield-McCoy Feud, located in beautiful Pike County, Kentucky. Each site features a marker telling tragic stories from the feud, serving as a reminder of past mistakes and the price of a grudge. When it comes to fun, recreation and scenic locales, Pike County rivals the finest vacation destinations anywhere. The landscape is surrounded by towering mountains with lush foliage and vegetation that provide spectacular views throughout the year. Enjoy a day out on the water, or an evening at the Artists Collaborative Theatre. Plan your Pike County getaway today, “Where Beauty Abides & Hospitality Flows!”
Over the past decade, the historic Pike County Courthouse has been developed into one of Kentucky’s most interesting places to visit. It was in the Pike County Courthouse that famous feudists from the Hatfield McCoy Feud were put on trial, namely Ellison “Cottontop” Mounts. The courtroom where Cottontop was convicted is available for the public to tour. The courthouse also features two award-winning exhibit halls, “The Veterans Hall of Honor”, a somber memorial celebrating the men and women who served our country in the military, and “Heritage Hall”, featuring artifacts and photos from Pike County’s intriguing history. A memorial for fallen police officers was also recently added, including another famous character from feud history, “Bad” Frank Philips. Continue reading
Artists Collaborative Theatre has really outdone itself this time, with one of the best renditions of “A Christmas Carol” we’ve ever seen. Photographer Larry Epling captures some of the production’s most memorable moments, and was nice enough to allow us to share them with you.
“A Christmas Carol” will be showing November 29 through December 22, 2013. Shows are scheduled for Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday at 3:00 p.m. Tickets are available at the door, by calling (606) 754-4228, or online at www.act4.org. Be sure to catch this wonderful show before the holiday season is over! Continue reading