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Klotter wins 2007 Governor’s Award

The 2007 Governor’s Award winner is James C. Klotter for his book, Kentucky Justice, Southern Hono , and American Manhood: Understanding the Life and Death of Richard Reid (2003).

Established in 1979, the Governor’s Award is given every four years in the last year of a governor’s term to the author of the book whose contribution to Kentucky history has been judged to have been the most signif- icant during that period. It is presented jointly by the Office of the Governor and the Kentucky Historical Society and is adjudicated by a panel of scholars.

Governor’s Award Winners

1979—Mary K. Bonsteel Tachau, ederal Courts in the Early Republic, Kentucky 1789-1816 (1978) 1983—John Gaventa, Power and Powerlessness: Quiescence and Rebellion in an Appalachian alley (1980) 1987—James A. Ramage, Rebel Raider: The Life of ohn Hunt Morgan (1986) and George C. Wright, Life Behind the eil: Blacks in Louisville, Kentuck , 1865-1930 (1985) Shared Award 1991—George C. Wright—Racial Violence in Ken- tuck , 1865-1940: Lynchings, Mob Rule, and “Legal Lynchings” (1990) 1995—John Mack Faragher, Daniel Boone: The Life and Legend of an American Pioneer (1992) 1999—William E. Ellis, Robert orth Bingham and the Southern Mystique (1997) 2003—Kenneth H. Noe, Perryville: This Grand Havoc of Battle (2001) 2007—James C. Klotter, Kentucky Justice, Southern Hono , and American Manhood: Understanding the Life and Death of Richard Reid (2003)

Obituary of 103-year-old Dora Pousardien

She has given so freely of pictures of the Fey School and other family and local pictures for publi- cations.

Dora Florence Wurster Pousardien, 103, died Sep- tember 5, 2007 at her home near Palmyra, Indiana.

She was born August 29, 1904, in Louisville, Ken- tucky, to the late John Frederick and Carolina Louisa (Hartz) Wurster. She was the widow of Felix Joseph Pousardien, Sr. Mrs. Pousardien was retired from the Baldwin Piano Company and had also worked for the Louisville & Nashville Railroad. She was a mem-

ber of the Palmyra United Methodist Church.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Doro- thy Pousardien. Those who survive her are two sons, Felex Pousardien Jr. and Stephen Pousardien Sr., six grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. She also leaves two sisters, Nanette Wiser and Louise Franke. Funeral was from the Love Funeral Home in Palmyra.

Taken from The Louisville Courier- ournal, Friday, September 7, 2007.


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