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  1. Comment on derivation of name of Stanford, KY
    Posted: 2014-10-29, Story ID: 70768

  2. Survivor of 21 Apr 1948 bridge collapse dies in Bowling Green
    Posted: 2014-10-22, Story ID: 70611

  3. Silent City is Mon, 27 Oct 2014 starting at Adair Library
    Posted: 2014-10-21, Story ID: 70592

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  15. 3rd Annual Adair Genealogy, History & Book Fair: 11 Oct 2014
    Posted: 2014-08-01, Story ID: 68842

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  28. 17th Conover School Reunion May 24, 2014 has 79 in attendance
    Posted: 2014-06-18, Story ID: 67982

  29. 1900 ft. long Spurlington Train Tunnel haunted by ghost?
    Posted: 2014-06-15, Story ID: 67919

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

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

  32. 100 years ago Adair Co. News changed its obituary policy
    Posted: 2014-05-31, Story ID: 67647

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  42. 9-year old used to ride bus alone, Columbia-Louisville and back
    Posted: 2014-03-28, Story ID: 66303

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

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

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

  46. 100 years ago: the wind was high and penetrating
    Posted: 2014-03-20, Story ID: 66125

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  92. 2013 Harmony School Reunion at Chance was a great success
    Posted: 2013-07-31, Story ID: 61011

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  110. 150th Anniversary program at Tebb's Bend, June 8, 2013
    Posted: 2013-05-28, Story ID: 59797

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  174. Reliford molasses making brings back memories
    Posted: 2012-10-21, Story ID: 55275

  175. Silent City Cemetery Walking Tour is October 29, 2012
    Posted: 2012-10-17, Story ID: 55188

  176. Rev. Clifford Spurlock family: Life at Brightshade, KY
    Posted: 2012-10-07, Story ID: 54956

  177. History with Mike Watson: The Dug Hill
    Posted: 2012-09-22, Story ID: 54637

  178. A Scene in the Life of Colonel William Casey, Pioneer
    Posted: 2012-09-18, Story ID: 54539

  179. Mark Silas Tackitt: A Royse descendant who's his own grandpa
    Posted: 2012-09-16, Story ID: 54492

  180. More to Col. Casey legacy: Wife Jane deserves remembrance
    Posted: 2012-09-13, Story ID: 54438

  181. Old Coddger sends Google coordinates for Royse Cemetery
    Posted: 2012-09-09, Story ID: 54337

  182. Post office WPA mural was in Columbia, KY - not in Georgia
    Posted: 2012-09-07, Story ID: 54292

  183. Memories: Exploring Dug Hill and climbing it on bicycles
    Posted: 2012-09-01, Story ID: 54173

  184. One Man's Love for His Family and Ancestral Community
    Posted: 2012-08-27, Story ID: 54054

  185. On Boone's Trail: Unveiling of new Daniel Boone statue
    Posted: 2012-08-27, Story ID: 54051

  186. Taylor Co., KY Historical program: Turner family, Breathitt Co.
    Posted: 2012-08-07, Story ID: 53572

  187. More remembrances of Pastor Mitchel Albertson
    Posted: 2012-07-22, Story ID: 53260

  188. Happy original iron trim on old buildings is retained
    Posted: 2012-07-15, Story ID: 53130

  189. JIM/Mike Watson: The DAR Marker mystery solved
    Posted: 2012-07-14, Story ID: 53117

  190. QUERY: Wants more information on Josephine Walker
    Posted: 2012-07-09, Story ID: 53026

  191. Local history: Memories of the Toll Plaza at Edmonton, KY
    Posted: 2012-07-01, Story ID: 52872

  192. More Paul Harvey of Jamestown Hill Gangs United
    Posted: 2012-06-25, Story ID: 52747

  193. There were 2 Jamestown Hill Gangs BDY - Before Darrell Young
    Posted: 2012-06-25, Story ID: 52743

  194. Remembering Cortez Butler: A 1942 Lindsey Wilson love story
    Posted: 2012-06-20, Story ID: 52656

  195. The Hill: (Jamestown Hill) as it was commonly known
    Posted: 2012-06-17, Story ID: 52591

  196. Remembers when the Fortune Street dispensary was a Cab HQ
    Posted: 2012-06-05, Story ID: 52377

  197. Taylor Co. KY Historical Society Annual Meeting, June 19, 2012
    Posted: 2012-06-04, Story ID: 52338

  198. Dave Burton, now Tarheel, descended from Adair's NC People
    Posted: 2012-06-04, Story ID: 52335

  199. H.P. McDonald ironwork album
    Posted: 2012-06-03, Story ID: 52326

  200. Several families in Ashe Co., NC named Greer
    Posted: 2012-06-01, Story ID: 52279


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