Brooksville is a city in Bracken County, Kentucky, in the United States. As of the 2000 census, the city's population was 589. It is the county seat of Bracken County. The area was settled before 1800 by William and Joel Woodward, and known early on as Woodward's Crossroads, as it was located at the crossing of several local roads.
Germantown is a city in Bracken and Mason Counties in the U.S. state of Kentucky. The population was 190 at the 2000 census. The Bracken County portion of Germantown is part of the Cincinnati–Middletown, OH-KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area, while the Mason County portion is part of the Maysville, KY Micropolitan Statistical Area.
Nicholas Clooney (born January 13, 1934) is an American journalist, anchorman and game show host, as well as a politician from the state of Kentucky. He is the brother of singer Rosemary Clooney, and the father of actor and film director George Clooney.
John Gregg Fee (b. 9 September 1816 - d.11 Jan 1901) was an abolitionist, minister and educator, the founder of the town of Berea, Kentucky, and Berea College (1855), the first in the state with interracial and coeducational admissions. During the American Civil War, Fee worked at Camp Nelson to have facilities constructed to support freedmen and their families, and to provide them with education and preaching while the men were being taught to be soldiers.
Captain Abner Howell (August 15, 1744 – 1797) served as a Captain in the Third Company Third Battalion, Washington County, Pennsylvania, Militia during the American Revolutionary War. He was born in Hunterdon County, New Jersey, the son of Hugh and Margaret Howell. Abner married Mary Gregg, daughter of a Quaker family from Kennett, Chester County, Pennsylvania. On December 25, 1769, Mary was "disowned" by her Quaker meeting for marrying Abner Howell.
Bracken County High School is part of the Bracken County school district located in Bracken County, Kentucky. Bracken County competes in district 39, region 10 in the KHSAA. The Limestone Academic League and Kentucky Association of Academic Competition Governors Cup levels.
The Rosemary Clooney Museum is located in a historic 1835 house, located on Riverside Drive, in Augusta, Kentucky. This is the house the late Rosemary Clooney called home for more than 20 years. More than 700 pieces of clothing worn by Clooney, Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, Barbara Stanwyck, Jack Benny, Vivien Leigh, Cary Grant, Jerry Lewis and others were rescued after the Clooney search began.
USS Lyman County (LST-903) was an LST-542-class tank landing ship built for the United States Navy during World War II. Named after Lyman County, South Dakota, she was the only U.S. Naval vessel to bear the name. Originally laid down as USS LST-903 by the Dravo Corporation of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on 15 October 1944; the ship was launched on 23 December 1944, sponsored by Mrs. E. W. Wilson; and commissioned at New Orleans, Louisiana on 20 January 1945 with Lieutenant John B.