Keg County Poker Run, Hickman County, Tennessee Sheriff Frank Atkinson with a seized still.

Hickman County Sheriff Frank Atkinson is posing with a seized moonshine still on the jail lawn in Centerville, TN. This picture was taken May, 1967. The owner of the still is unknown.

Keg County Poker Run, Hickman County, Tennessee Sheriff C.D. Spence (far left) at a seized moonshine still.

"They have killed me!" were the last words spoken by Clarence Spence. He was killed in 1927 in the line of duty while raiding a moonshine still. Spence was a Hickman County Sheriff and Constable.

Keg County Poker Run, Hickman County, Tennessee Sheriff Wilson (far right) at a moonshine still.

Here is a picture of a Moonshine still raided by Sheriff Albert Wilson on Hickman Springs Road.  "Lots of stills were found, but few arrests were made. People had to make a living."

Hickman County is known for more than country music. Some folks refer to it as "Keg County" on account of our moonshine history.   Come ride The Keg County Poker Run on Saturday, May 7, 2016!

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