Step One: Buy the Land

Written by Eunice Ray

January 21, 2021

As Colonel was in his last days I was able to tell him that I was going to build a library in his honor. I like to think that he heard and understood me and was able to make his way to heaven knowing that his legacy would live on, and he would be “a voice to and for a generation,” as he always strived to be.

A week after his passing, Becky Oldham had found and bought at auction the perfect place to build the library: a vacant lot behind the Oldham County Clerk’s Office.

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