June 18th, 2007 by The Lexington Herald-Leader

Which brings us back to Billy Johnson. He swears that he and some friends living in Bug used to go down to the country poultry-sale barn and kidnap a few chickens by “throwing them in portable coops.” Then they’d sell the fresh chickens to a grocery man who had set up shop in the old poorhouse and paid 15 cents, even a quarter, per chicken.