Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives http://wkms.org en Calloway County Clerk Given Grant to Preserve Government Records http://wkms.org/post/calloway-county-clerk-given-grant-preserve-government-records <p>Calloway County Clerk Antonia Faulkner has received a more than $34000 government grant to preserve local government records.</p><p> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 20:45:32 +0000 Parker Franklin 39677 at http://wkms.org Calloway County Clerk Given Grant to Preserve Government Records Trigg County Archive Grant http://wkms.org/post/trigg-county-archive-grant <p></p><div class="im" style="color: rgb(80, 0, 80); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;"><p>The Trigg County Clerk’s office is using a newly acquired grant to digitize and backup records.</p> Wed, 03 Apr 2013 17:29:36 +0000 Drew Adams 30101 at http://wkms.org Trigg County Archive Grant Kentucky Confederate Records are Digitized http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-confederate-records-are-digitized <p>&nbsp;</p><p>Historians and genealogists now have digitized Confederate Army Pension Applications to comb through to aid their research. The Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives have them all available online. . State archivist Barbara Teague says the pension program was open to indigent veterans and their widows.</p><p>&ldquo;They had to prove that they had less than $300 income per year and own less than $2,500 worth of property. So you had to prove that you really didn&rsquo;t have any money and you needed this pension, which may have been $15 to $25 a month.&rdquo;</p> Wed, 29 Feb 2012 21:47:21 +0000 Brenna Angel (KPR) 17092 at http://wkms.org Kentucky Confederate Records are Digitized