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  1. JD Gee: Almost 100 years ago
    Posted: 2014-10-12, Story ID: 70367

  2. Historical Marker to note Greensburg educator, Lincoln friend
    Posted: 2014-10-09, Story ID: 70301

  3. Mike Watson: Will be Capt. W.W. Bradshaw in Silent City
    Posted: 2014-10-08, Story ID: 70274

  4. The Jamestown High School Class of 1946
    Posted: 2014-10-04, Story ID: 70195

  5. JIM: Odd bits of news; September 1914 draws to a close
    Posted: 2014-09-28, Story ID: 70045

  6. Adair Co. Genealogical Society Open House, 29 Sep 2014
    Posted: 2014-09-23, Story ID: 69927

  7. JIM: 100 years ago, Adair Co. at the autumnal equinox, 1914
    Posted: 2014-09-21, Story ID: 69881

  8. All Around Adair County, mid-September, 1914
    Posted: 2014-09-14, Story ID: 69749

  9. JIM: News from the News, early September, 1904
    Posted: 2014-09-01, Story ID: 69470

  10. ECBWWWB IV: reminds Peggy Fudge of ACN, Donnie's days
    Posted: 2014-08-22, Story ID: 69297

  11. Early Columbia - Back when we were boys - IV - Jamestown ST.
    Posted: 2014-08-21, Story ID: 69262

  12. Auditions at CU's Russ Mobley Theater Aug. 25-26, 2014
    Posted: 2014-08-17, Story ID: 69183

  13. Milltown building: Heard, anecdotally, it was old barbershop
    Posted: 2014-08-13, Story ID: 69113

  14. MIKE WATSON; C/AC not left out of geographic irresponsibility
    Posted: 2014-08-13, Story ID: 69101

  15. Early Columbia - Back when we were boys - III - Burkesville ST
    Posted: 2014-08-10, Story ID: 69022

  16. JIM: Ripped from the headlines, 1944
    Posted: 2014-08-04, Story ID: 68890

  17. Formation & early activities of Columbia Chamber of Commerce
    Posted: 2014-08-03, Story ID: 68872

  18. 3rd Annual Adair Genealogy, History & Book Fair: 11 Oct 2014
    Posted: 2014-08-01, Story ID: 68842

  19. History of forming a Chamber of Commerce in Adair County
    Posted: 2014-07-30, Story ID: 68791

  20. JD GEE: Favors 2/3 of 100 year old traffic law
    Posted: 2014-07-28, Story ID: 68745

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  35. 17th Conover School Reunion May 24, 2014 has 79 in attendance
    Posted: 2014-06-18, Story ID: 67982

  36. 1900 ft. long Spurlington Train Tunnel haunted by ghost?
    Posted: 2014-06-15, Story ID: 67919

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

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

  39. 100 years ago Adair Co. News changed its obituary policy
    Posted: 2014-05-31, Story ID: 67647

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  51. 9-year old used to ride bus alone, Columbia-Louisville and back
    Posted: 2014-03-28, Story ID: 66303

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

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

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

  55. 100 years ago: the wind was high and penetrating
    Posted: 2014-03-20, Story ID: 66125

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  121. 2013 Harmony School Reunion at Chance was a great success
    Posted: 2013-07-31, Story ID: 61011

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  146. 150th Anniversary program at Tebb's Bend, June 8, 2013
    Posted: 2013-05-28, Story ID: 59797

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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