Augusta is a city in Bracken County, Kentucky, United States, along the Ohio River. As of the 2005 census, the city population was 2,004. When Bracken County was organized in 1796, Augusta was the county seat. In 1839, a new county courthouse was built at a more central location in Brooksville.
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.
The Three Welsh Romances (Y Tair Rhamant in Welsh) are three tales associated with the Mabinogion. They are versions of Arthurian tales that also appear in the work of Chrétien de Troyes. Critics have debated whether the Welsh Romances are based on Chrétien's poems or if they derive from a shared original. Though it seems probable the surviving Romances derive, directly or indirectly, from Chrétien, it is probable he in turn based his tales on older, Celtic sources.
The Military of Chad was dominated by members of Toubou, Zaghawa, Kanembou, Hadjerai, and Massa ethnic groups during the presidency of Hissène Habré. Current Chadian president Idriss Déby, a member of the minority Zaghawa-related Bidyate clan and a top military commander, revolted and fled to the Sudan, taking with him many Zaghawa and Hadjerai soldiers in 1989.