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Two-ring wedding band recovery for Dianna in Lexington

Dianna emailed me about having her rings missing in the back yard – but that her 3-year-old had told her pretty much where they were lost.  “Behind the tree” she said.  So that’s where I started looking.  Running with my ring program on the Minelab

Col. Edward Yellman’s Dog Tags Returned To Him

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.

Locating a Loaded Gun

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

Jack Jouett Distillery Project

Last week I started on a brand new detecting/archaeology volunteering/partnership working with my friend, the “Bourbon Archaeologist” Nick Laracuente. Our new project is surveying and excavation of the Jack Jouett distillery in Kentucky.  (You can get involved in this project by visiting this page.) For the