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    Martha Speaks

    Kim Mattingly Martha is a very special dog.  After eating some vegetable soup that went to her brain rather than her stomach, Martha the dog can now speak!  Susan Meddaugh wrote the first Martha book Martha Speaks in 1992.  Between 1992 and 2004, five additional Martha books were published.  In 2008, the television show Martha Speaks debuted  on PBS Kids. Beginning September 3, 2014 and continuing at 10:00 a.m. every Wednesday in September, the Daviess County Public…

    The Derringer: Salem Holland Ford–A Profile

    by Leslie McCarty Salem Holland Ford was born on September 24, 1835 in Shelby County, KY. He was the son of John Ford and Sarah Berry Ford. Salem Ford was mustered into service with Missouri state troops in May 1861, serving in the infantry at the Battle of Wilson’s Creek, May 1861, and at the Battle of Pea Ridge (Elk Horn), March 1862, two of over 100 battles in which he participated. In 1862 he…

    Staff Selfies: Jarrod McCarty and Shannon Sandefur

      Hello, my name is Jarrod McCarty and I’m a Library Associate Specialist at the Daviess County Public Library. You’ll see me sometimes coming and going from the library as I deliver books for our homebound service throughout the community. Some of the staff considers me the “music guy”. If you have any questions about our music collection or Freegal music, please let me know. I’m married (my wife Leslie works in the Kentucky Room)…

     
     
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