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  1. Mike Watson: Praise for Early Columbia, BWWWB Part I
    Posted: 2014-07-21, Story ID: 68626

  2. Early Columbia Part I comment: Rialto was by Russell & Co
    Posted: 2014-07-20, Story ID: 68617

  3. Early Columbia, back when we were boys. Part I
    Posted: 2014-07-20, Story ID: 68615

  4. Nomd Eplume sends information on Hardin family
    Posted: 2014-07-18, Story ID: 68579

  5. Chris Bennett: on 'The War of Northern Aggression'
    Posted: 2014-07-13, Story ID: 68492

  6. Donita Hortillosa recalls midwife Sophia Ellen Simmons Murphy
    Posted: 2014-07-13, Story ID: 68491

  7. Query: Wants to know about Fairplay, KY area midwife -1930s
    Posted: 2014-07-13, Story ID: 68485

  8. Mike Watson: Early Automobiles in Adair County, Part 3
    Posted: 2014-07-06, Story ID: 68377

  9. Eagles of Old, in the Adair County Area
    Posted: 2014-07-04, Story ID: 68346

  10. JIM: Freedom is neither cheap nor free
    Posted: 2014-07-04, Story ID: 68345

  11. Wants information on
    Posted: 2014-06-27, Story ID: 68207

  12. Sherry Spoon locates the Angel at its exact point in 7-County Area
    Posted: 2014-06-26, Story ID: 68170

  13. When good pets go bad: the sad saga of Mr. Lowe's squirrel
    Posted: 2014-06-22, Story ID: 68053

  14. Mike Watson: Early Automobiles in Adair County, part 1
    Posted: 2014-06-22, Story ID: 68050

  15. 17th Conover School Reunion May 24, 2014 has 79 in attendance
    Posted: 2014-06-18, Story ID: 67982

  16. 1900 ft. long Spurlington Train Tunnel haunted by ghost?
    Posted: 2014-06-15, Story ID: 67919

  17. Interesting items found in old newspaper clippings
    Posted: 2014-06-14, Story ID: 67911

  18. New Historical Marker notes Rural Electrification in SC KY
    Posted: 2014-06-12, Story ID: 67864

  19. 100 years ago Adair Co. News changed its obituary policy
    Posted: 2014-05-31, Story ID: 67647

  20. Slave Burials at Old Lapsley/Snow Farm Russell County
    Posted: 2014-05-20, Story ID: 67421

  21. Rick Graves asks about Theiss Chevrolet, Greensburg, KY
    Posted: 2014-05-12, Story ID: 67264

  22. JIM: 95 years ago the interesting news was in the tidbits
    Posted: 2014-05-08, Story ID: 67175

  23. Vonnie Kolbenschlag: Notes decision to remove Parson House
    Posted: 2014-05-05, Story ID: 67120

  24. Ralph Waggener recalls tale of Uncle Hob, told by Grover Gilpin
    Posted: 2014-04-30, Story ID: 67020

  25. Historic Adair County Courthouse: Now 130 years old
    Posted: 2014-04-24, Story ID: 66899

  26. Russell County, KY, history: the election day murder of Taylor Sullivan, 1909
    Posted: 2014-04-20, Story ID: 66806

  27. JIM: A Disturbance in the Elements
    Posted: 2014-04-11, Story ID: 66591

  28. ACHS Class of 1979 planning 35th Reunion
    Posted: 2014-04-04, Story ID: 66444

  29. Remembering Uncle Willie, the Shoe Cobbler of Russell Springs
    Posted: 2014-03-31, Story ID: 66363

  30. Comment on Monuments to Memories on KY 768
    Posted: 2014-03-31, Story ID: 66362

  31. 9-year old used to ride bus alone, Columbia-Louisville and back
    Posted: 2014-03-28, Story ID: 66303

  32. Her grandfather owned barn where James Gang spent the night
    Posted: 2014-03-27, Story ID: 66289

  33. Photograph of Oil Portrait of a founder of Columbia at ACPL
    Posted: 2014-03-27, Story ID: 66288

  34. Forest Harvey's memory is now, itself, a cherished memory
    Posted: 2014-03-27, Story ID: 66280

  35. 100 years ago: the wind was high and penetrating
    Posted: 2014-03-20, Story ID: 66125

  36. JIM: Sidewalks were responsibility of property owners in 1909
    Posted: 2014-03-18, Story ID: 66079

  37. Query: Wants more information about Winfrey family
    Posted: 2014-03-09, Story ID: 65891

  38. High compliments for Kyle Mann Art
    Posted: 2014-03-04, Story ID: 65764

  39. Dr. Jan-Piet Knijff will present noon organ recital March 11, 2014
    Posted: 2014-03-02, Story ID: 65677

  40. Neatsville: Once bustling town was incorporated for a time
    Posted: 2014-03-02, Story ID: 65666

  41. JIM: A political prognostication, 1916
    Posted: 2014-02-27, Story ID: 65616

  42. The American Bar Association addresses marriage and divorce
    Posted: 2014-02-26, Story ID: 65591

  43. Kentucky Ancestors, genealogy magazine, now online
    Posted: 2014-02-25, Story ID: 65545

  44. Says underpass to KY 80 still in use at time of explosion
    Posted: 2014-02-17, Story ID: 65370

  45. MIKE WATSON: Snow-Go once again...
    Posted: 2014-02-11, Story ID: 65233

  46. Mike Ellis shares fond memories of Pellyton Church
    Posted: 2014-02-11, Story ID: 65227

  47. Barnett's Creek EUB, Pellyton UMC merged ca 1966
    Posted: 2014-02-10, Story ID: 65211

  48. History Tidbit: Jim discovers Wolford Spring for first time
    Posted: 2014-01-30, Story ID: 64950

  49. Mike Watson: Fiddling around
    Posted: 2014-01-23, Story ID: 64769

  50. SC KY Historical & Genealogical Society to meet in Glasgow, KY
    Posted: 2014-01-20, Story ID: 64717

  51. JIM: Columbia's Good Condition, January, 1909
    Posted: 2014-01-16, Story ID: 64633

  52. Query/Local History: Information on Ralph and Cordie Hill
    Posted: 2014-01-15, Story ID: 64610

  53. Mike Watson: Early Roads and Bridges of Adair County, KY
    Posted: 2014-01-14, Story ID: 64595

  54. Where did all the good times go?
    Posted: 2014-01-12, Story ID: 64548

  55. MIKE WATSON: 55 Years ago in Adair County
    Posted: 2014-01-09, Story ID: 64504

  56. B-58 Crash at McKinney: Probable cause, instrument failure
    Posted: 2013-12-29, Story ID: 64228

  57. Why the Name of Square Oak?
    Posted: 2013-12-27, Story ID: 64209

  58. Gov. Hindman and His Hunting Pants
    Posted: 2013-12-16, Story ID: 64010

  59. Information on Union Soldiers Disposition in Columbia KY
    Posted: 2013-12-10, Story ID: 63877

  60. Query: Union Soldiers Disposition in Columbia, KY
    Posted: 2013-12-07, Story ID: 63827

  61. A Handsome Drug Store: the Paull Building, 1911
    Posted: 2013-12-03, Story ID: 63722

  62. JIM/Local History - 105 years ago: a cornucopia of news
    Posted: 2013-11-30, Story ID: 63653

  63. JIM: Report in 1908 of Mr. Sam Lewis and his airship
    Posted: 2013-11-29, Story ID: 63641

  64. JIM: Alvin York - His duty to defend
    Posted: 2013-11-25, Story ID: 63558

  65. MIKE WATSON: Sunday notes from Adair County History
    Posted: 2013-11-17, Story ID: 63356

  66. JIM: A heartrending cautionary tale
    Posted: 2013-11-16, Story ID: 63341

  67. Ben Finn: Adair County roots run deep
    Posted: 2013-11-09, Story ID: 63191

  68. Scenic Marion Co., KY: Swinging Bridge near Casey Co line
    Posted: 2013-11-06, Story ID: 63134

  69. JIM: Word sketches of Hindman homestead near Milltown, Ky.
    Posted: 2013-11-03, Story ID: 63083

  70. Mike Watson: Hollowe'en and how it played out a century ago.
    Posted: 2013-10-31, Story ID: 63004

  71. Dirigo - A Happening Place 100 years ago
    Posted: 2013-10-16, Story ID: 62705

  72. Von Price: Coomers had the best fish sandwiches
    Posted: 2013-10-15, Story ID: 62687

  73. The Last Full Measure of Devotion: Bryan Royse Goes to War
    Posted: 2013-10-10, Story ID: 62581

  74. JIM: Source of great annoyance
    Posted: 2013-10-09, Story ID: 62566

  75. Poetry by V. Kolbenschlag: Dan Trabue, clean shaven man
    Posted: 2013-10-03, Story ID: 62428

  76. Ken Hill: My Roots
    Posted: 2013-09-30, Story ID: 62331

  77. Reflections of Youth: The Neighborhood Bunch
    Posted: 2013-09-29, Story ID: 62310

  78. Big Technology breakthrough in Adair County, 1943 or 44
    Posted: 2013-09-28, Story ID: 62279

  79. Photo album of filming upcoming Silent City video
    Posted: 2013-09-27, Story ID: 62268

  80. Mike Watson: On photographs, history, and the idea of preservation...
    Posted: 2013-09-22, Story ID: 62124

  81. JIM/A reverie: James Garnett reflects on corncob pipes
    Posted: 2013-09-22, Story ID: 62117

  82. Submission for consideration by Mr. Richard Phelps & advisors
    Posted: 2013-09-22, Story ID: 62112

  83. Men of the Columbia Christian Church, ca 1948-1952
    Posted: 2013-09-21, Story ID: 62095

  84. JIM: The little barber shop, the Bank, and the drug store
    Posted: 2013-09-21, Story ID: 62091

  85. Family is not aware of Maupin Barber Shop site ever being alley
    Posted: 2013-09-21, Story ID: 62083

  86. Comments: West Corner of Square picture
    Posted: 2013-09-20, Story ID: 62069

  87. Old School Houses - Yellowhammer School
    Posted: 2013-09-15, Story ID: 61964

  88. Silent City will be Monday, October 28, 2013
    Posted: 2013-09-15, Story ID: 61953

  89. Ghost Tour of Brookside Cemetery Today
    Posted: 2013-09-15, Story ID: 61946

  90. Jane Lampton Chapter DAR promotes Constitution awareness
    Posted: 2013-09-10, Story ID: 61824

  91. Ghost Tour of Brookside Cemetery will be September 15, 2013
    Posted: 2013-09-09, Story ID: 61796

  92. JIM: Sidda, dancing, evokes memories of Ruth Page
    Posted: 2013-09-08, Story ID: 61774

  93. JIM: Melvin White Buys a Fiddle and Shames the Hypocrites
    Posted: 2013-09-04, Story ID: 61708

  94. Do You Remember? In what year did these items make news in Adair County?
    Posted: 2013-08-18, Story ID: 61357

  95. Epicurean Kentuckian/Historian: On Jeff Scott's Apples...and Pie
    Posted: 2013-08-11, Story ID: 61221

  96. JIM: Tidbits from Adair County history, July 13, 1904
    Posted: 2013-08-10, Story ID: 61197

  97. Looking for stories of Chance, Harmony School, and Harvey Ridge
    Posted: 2013-08-09, Story ID: 61183

  98. MIKE WATSON: What a Tree!
    Posted: 2013-08-08, Story ID: 61151

  99. Mike Watson: Motor cycle riding was a big hit for one Adair Countian in 1911 ...
    Posted: 2013-08-04, Story ID: 61090

  100. History: Career Army Man from Adair Co., KY...Henry Moore
    Posted: 2013-08-01, Story ID: 61028

  101. 2013 Harmony School Reunion at Chance was a great success
    Posted: 2013-07-31, Story ID: 61011

  102. Query: Wants information on Patriot John Biggs
    Posted: 2013-07-24, Story ID: 60870

  103. A brief history of the Jeffries Building 1902-1923
    Posted: 2013-07-23, Story ID: 60849

  104. Confirmed. Snake handling has never been a very popular activity in this county.
    Posted: 2013-07-21, Story ID: 60811

  105. Memories of Millerfield Proprietorship, Credit, Sales & Doctoring
    Posted: 2013-07-18, Story ID: 60761

  106. Country Store History: L.R. Chelf Account Book, 1925-1928--
    Posted: 2013-07-18, Story ID: 60750

  107. Mike Watson: Country stores... Part I
    Posted: 2013-07-11, Story ID: 60655

  108. Mike Watson: On KY Confederate Soldier, Thomas Thompson
    Posted: 2013-07-08, Story ID: 60597

  109. Query: re: Confederate Soldier Thomas Patterson-Thompson
    Posted: 2013-07-08, Story ID: 60592

  110. Happenings in the Harrodsfork Community, 90+ Years Ago--
    Posted: 2013-07-07, Story ID: 60577

  111. Lives of Great Adair Countians: WM Hurt, for Independence Day
    Posted: 2013-07-04, Story ID: 60521

  112. JIM: Sam Randall Duvall: a man of words, a man of war
    Posted: 2013-07-02, Story ID: 60475

  113. Adair County Fairs, A Brief History
    Posted: 2013-06-30, Story ID: 60434

  114. Genealogy: A note from Robert Burbridge' great-granddaughter
    Posted: 2013-06-23, Story ID: 60311

  115. On to Creelsboro...(once called Campellsburg)
    Posted: 2013-06-22, Story ID: 60279

  116. TheatreFest! series starts tonight with Perfect Wedding
    Posted: 2013-06-21, Story ID: 60266

  117. Latest Life in the Holler is more than photographs
    Posted: 2013-06-20, Story ID: 60246

  118. Mike Watson: A remarkable Sunday school
    Posted: 2013-06-20, Story ID: 60236

  119. A Year in the Life-Oil Speculation in Adair County, 1904-1905, or Oil Fever...
    Posted: 2013-06-15, Story ID: 60148

  120. A Year in the Life-Oil Speculation in Adair County, 1904-1905, or Oil Fever...
    Posted: 2013-06-13, Story ID: 60119

  121. Mike Watson: Dr. J.T. Jones, visiting, pondering
    Posted: 2013-06-09, Story ID: 60048

  122. Adair County Genealogical Society has new book, new postcards
    Posted: 2013-06-06, Story ID: 60006

  123. Sixty-nine Years Ago Today: D-Day
    Posted: 2013-06-06, Story ID: 60001

  124. JIM: The story of the Tebb's Bend Monument
    Posted: 2013-05-30, Story ID: 59867

  125. Mike Watson: Decoration Day was big event in early 1900s
    Posted: 2013-05-30, Story ID: 59838

  126. 150th Anniversary program at Tebb's Bend, June 8, 2013
    Posted: 2013-05-28, Story ID: 59797

  127. Jim: Commencement in Columbia, 1913 II, Columbia Graded
    Posted: 2013-05-26, Story ID: 59778

  128. History: The Last Great Turkey Drive
    Posted: 2013-05-25, Story ID: 59756

  129. Mike Watson: Tobacco as a cash crop
    Posted: 2013-05-22, Story ID: 59705

  130. Picture of CWC Final Open House jogs memory
    Posted: 2013-05-20, Story ID: 59676

  131. JIM: 100 years ago - Commencement in Columbia, 1913
    Posted: 2013-05-19, Story ID: 59668

  132. Mike Watson: Treasure Trove. A post Civil War story from Marrowbone, KY
    Posted: 2013-05-16, Story ID: 59600

  133. Genealogists invited to Exploring KY Public records event
    Posted: 2013-05-15, Story ID: 59588

  134. Delilah Keltner Coomer: A remarkable Adair Co., KY mother
    Posted: 2013-05-12, Story ID: 59514

  135. Taylor County Civil War Bus Tour is June 29, 2013
    Posted: 2013-05-09, Story ID: 59462

  136. Mike Watson: Remember when John Lair was at High School
    Posted: 2013-05-09, Story ID: 59459

  137. Adair County High School Class of 1963
    Posted: 2013-05-08, Story ID: 59444

  138. Old Metcalfe Jail first opening Sat., May 11, 2013
    Posted: 2013-05-07, Story ID: 59420

  139. History: John D. White and the U.S.congressional race of 1894
    Posted: 2013-05-02, Story ID: 59321

  140. QUERY: Lingan Wilson Selby
    Posted: 2013-05-02, Story ID: 59312

  141. LWC receives 1920s materials from estate of Russell Co. alumnus
    Posted: 2013-04-30, Story ID: 59256

  142. Jackson Brower wishes he'd had Barnetts Creek Style bridge
    Posted: 2013-04-19, Story ID: 59006

  143. Followup: This town never fails to respond
    Posted: 2013-04-16, Story ID: 58943

  144. JIM & MIKE WATSON: Notes on Egypt, Adair County
    Posted: 2013-04-14, Story ID: 58886

  145. Notes from a native Egyptian: On how Egypt, KY got its name
    Posted: 2013-04-14, Story ID: 58884

  146. V.T. Yarberry says Mayor Billy Rice has answers
    Posted: 2013-04-14, Story ID: 58882

  147. Some information on the church of Christ at Egypt
    Posted: 2013-04-13, Story ID: 58867

  148. A history question which has stumped historians
    Posted: 2013-04-13, Story ID: 58866

  149. Taylor Co. Courthouse mural celebrates Union Army moment
    Posted: 2013-04-11, Story ID: 58816

  150. BJF Comment: Big Trees II - The Miller timber sale in 1905
    Posted: 2013-04-04, Story ID: 58655

  151. Big Trees II: The Miller sale in 1905; Adair-Russell Co. KY
    Posted: 2013-03-31, Story ID: 58590

  152. An Adair Countian Spends Easter in Jerusalem, 1900
    Posted: 2013-03-31, Story ID: 58588

  153. The Confession of a long ago misspent Russell County, KY youth
    Posted: 2013-03-10, Story ID: 58128

  154. Al Hardy, to speak at CU Heritage Day March 13
    Posted: 2013-03-05, Story ID: 58037

  155. Tina Reynolds: J.V. (Couver) Lapsley was right to preserve barn
    Posted: 2013-03-05, Story ID: 58033

  156. The pictures were Gaffes, work of clever photographers
    Posted: 2013-03-03, Story ID: 57970

  157. Remembers Georgia Morrison creations at Hannah Fowler House
    Posted: 2013-03-03, Story ID: 57969

  158. JDGEE: The monsterously large paw paw tree of Cane Valley
    Posted: 2013-03-02, Story ID: 57955

  159. Hannah Fowler House opened in 1962
    Posted: 2013-03-02, Story ID: 57949

  160. Hates to see old houses disappearing
    Posted: 2013-03-01, Story ID: 57931

  161. Mike Watson: Do You Remember When...?
    Posted: 2013-02-28, Story ID: 57902

  162. The Mystery Old Picture was of Adair Sales Co., ca 1928
    Posted: 2013-02-28, Story ID: 57901

  163. History: What ever happened to Phelps Acres?
    Posted: 2013-02-26, Story ID: 57853

  164. What ever happened to Phelps Acres?
    Posted: 2013-02-25, Story ID: 57849

  165. Pigtail makes cut to be in Adair County Encyclopedia
    Posted: 2013-02-25, Story ID: 57829

  166. Von Price: Three demerits would have been better
    Posted: 2013-02-24, Story ID: 57822

  167. Pigtail answer comes from Hutchison Community native
    Posted: 2013-02-24, Story ID: 57821

  168. JIM: Appeals to know precisely what occasioned comment
    Posted: 2013-02-22, Story ID: 57778

  169. History: How Esto got its name, from Tine Snow Reynolds
    Posted: 2013-02-22, Story ID: 57774

  170. History: Growing up in the Hutchinson Community Church area
    Posted: 2013-02-17, Story ID: 57679

  171. JIM: Clearifies Jackman lineage; side-notes C.R. Hutchison story
    Posted: 2013-02-17, Story ID: 57678

  172. History: Frontier Justice - How Pelham received its name
    Posted: 2013-02-17, Story ID: 57675

  173. History: The story & Lineage of C.R. Hutchison & Sons
    Posted: 2013-02-16, Story ID: 57658

  174. Great Memories of the City Swimming Pool
    Posted: 2013-02-12, Story ID: 57597

  175. JIM: The lineage of a grocery store (1903-1918)
    Posted: 2013-02-12, Story ID: 57594

  176. The Winfrey House Hotel & an Epidemic, 1873 in Columbia, KY
    Posted: 2013-02-10, Story ID: 57546

  177. Generation Charts requested for Roots N Branches Vol 3
    Posted: 2013-02-05, Story ID: 57440

  178. Deering & Myrtle Fletcher grandson: Stopping at OG's a treat
    Posted: 2013-02-04, Story ID: 57410

  179. Memories of Chance, KY and O.G. Rowe: Mother's teacher
    Posted: 2013-02-03, Story ID: 57387

  180. Memories of O.G. Rowe, his store at Chance, KY
    Posted: 2013-02-02, Story ID: 57367

  181. Perhaps a note can be added for the beloved bell-ringer
    Posted: 2013-01-22, Story ID: 57096

  182. Bell story elicits memory of significant moment in Columbia life
    Posted: 2013-01-21, Story ID: 57064

  183. Remembering Jimmy Combest: From near neighbor
    Posted: 2013-01-18, Story ID: 57025

  184. The Story of John McQueary
    Posted: 2013-01-06, Story ID: 56767

  185. More on Spinning Wheel with initials O E Taylor underneath
    Posted: 2013-01-05, Story ID: 56752

  186. North side of 100 block of E. Main Street completely restored
    Posted: 2013-01-02, Story ID: 56719

  187. Query: Wants more on JIM item Eli Bailey vs. Cy Watkins
    Posted: 2012-12-28, Story ID: 56638

  188. Wants more information on the Reed Street Depot
    Posted: 2012-12-19, Story ID: 56507

  189. Mike Watson: Railroad attempts in Adair County, KY
    Posted: 2012-12-18, Story ID: 56488

  190. Birthing cry for an Adair Railroad just got weaker and weaker
    Posted: 2012-12-18, Story ID: 56485

  191. Bea Beard age-mate another living member, Go Ye
    Posted: 2012-12-07, Story ID: 56278

  192. J.L. Barbee photo was Go Ye Missionary Society
    Posted: 2012-12-06, Story ID: 56263

  193. Antioch Methodist Church Christmas Play: Review
    Posted: 2012-12-02, Story ID: 56186

  194. Sketch of Lampton and Clemens families
    Posted: 2012-12-01, Story ID: 56157

  195. Prof. Reynolds plays Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, Chopin at Slider
    Posted: 2012-11-27, Story ID: 56093

  196. Basketball memories: That talented, athletic Burkesville team
    Posted: 2012-11-25, Story ID: 56044

  197. The Silent City 2012 production was splendid success
    Posted: 2012-10-30, Story ID: 55499

  198. Mike Watson: Halloween a century ago
    Posted: 2012-10-28, Story ID: 55442

  199. The Story of Our Place Thrift Shop - Greensburg, KY
    Posted: 2012-10-23, Story ID: 55335

  200. Remembering Emma Lloyd: Historian has great memories of her
    Posted: 2012-10-21, Story ID: 55278


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