Community Service Archive
While my initial interest was on the cooperation element of metal detecting and archaeology professionals, there was more to it for me. I come from a coal mining family, and witnessed family members involvement in often violent labor struggles and prolonged, financially difficult labor strikes, so I was even more drawn into this story.
I was flattered today to find this story about me helping people find lost rings. The Herald Leader is Lexington’s largest newspaper. More information about finding lost items can be found here.
In 2012, I located Mr. Edward Yellman’s dog tags laying side by side while metal detecting. I looked him up in an online database and then did some sleuthing through real estate transactions, obituaries and so forth to locate him, including a mailing address. I wrote a short note and included his tags – I
A farm manager contacted me regarding the loss of his pocket pistol while he was mowing at his farm. Of course, their primary concern was the safety of any kids who might find the gun – it was small and could be mistaken for a toy. Recent rains would likely render the shells useless, but
Thanks to my high rank in Google for “metal detector rental in KY“, I got a call from a farm owner saying that Miguel, a new farm hand on his second day of work, had been throwing hay to horses with his new gold band on his finger. As he tossed the hay, the ring came
I did a ring recovery tonight near a hotel in Lexington for Chris and Erin, who called me after searching for “metal detector rental” in Lexington (a search I deliberately intercept.) The white gold ring with diamonds was tricky to find due to the trash in the area and very noisy traffic, but a bit