ColumbiaMagazine.com
Printed from:

Welcome to Columbia Magazine
 
























  200 Most recent stories in topic Local History
  1. Ben Finn: Billy Joe Fudge story reminds of visits to Dr. Howard
    Posted: 2015-01-30, Story ID: 72835

  2. Mike Watson: Early history, Cane Valley, KY
    Posted: 2015-01-27, Story ID: 72781

  3. Tommy Melson: rubberrized roofing a Johns Manville product
    Posted: 2015-01-26, Story ID: 72762

  4. JIM: School attendance was at 56.4% in 1910
    Posted: 2015-01-20, Story ID: 72615

  5. Reade Heskamp: Memories of the Coburg Store
    Posted: 2015-01-17, Story ID: 72559

  6. JIM: A note from a transcriber of ancient penmanship
    Posted: 2015-01-10, Story ID: 72403

  7. JIM: The anguish of the Corps displacement 60 years later
    Posted: 2015-01-09, Story ID: 72386

  8. Sharon Harris: Turtleman has Helm, Russell Co., KY forebears
    Posted: 2015-01-09, Story ID: 72385

  9. Betty Jane Gorin: History of Green River Ford and Bridges
    Posted: 2015-01-04, Story ID: 72262

  10. Mike Watson: Mike Stephens will be the 25th County Judge
    Posted: 2015-01-04, Story ID: 72261

  11. Vonnie Kolbenschlag: Bridge history is in Betty J. Gorin book
    Posted: 2015-01-03, Story ID: 72252

  12. Wonders when the Tebbs Bend Bridge was built? Contractor?
    Posted: 2015-01-03, Story ID: 72247

  13. Mike Watson: Columbia High School graduates 1913
    Posted: 2015-01-01, Story ID: 72216

  14. JIM: Poplar boards and chicken coops: What a truck load!
    Posted: 2014-12-30, Story ID: 72183

  15. Query: Information sought on Skaggs family of Longhunters
    Posted: 2014-12-30, Story ID: 72178

  16. Tine Reynolds wants more information about Cyrus Wheat house
    Posted: 2014-12-28, Story ID: 72145

  17. Steve Weston: How Montpellier/Montpelier got its name
    Posted: 2014-12-27, Story ID: 72133

  18. Animal Odd Couple: The 1977 Turkey & Rooster
    Posted: 2014-12-26, Story ID: 72123

  19. JIM: Research origin of Bomar Heights, then College Hill
    Posted: 2014-12-23, Story ID: 72059

  20. A bit of Columbia, KY History: First house on Glen Mary Street?
    Posted: 2014-12-23, Story ID: 72050

  21. Mystery History: The Pepto-Bismol Pink Nash Rambler caper
    Posted: 2014-12-20, Story ID: 71998

  22. David Hill sends new information of Strand, Talt's barber shop
    Posted: 2014-12-14, Story ID: 71870

  23. JIM: Remembering Pearl Harbor, one year later, in Columbia, KY
    Posted: 2014-12-07, Story ID: 71735

  24. Mike Watson writes history on CIC 2014
    Posted: 2014-12-07, Story ID: 71733

  25. Anon: Mystery vet likely Lindel rather than Findel Coomer
    Posted: 2014-12-04, Story ID: 71656

  26. Christmas Trees of Conviction will aid Historic Jail Restoration
    Posted: 2014-12-04, Story ID: 71655

  27. JIM: Professor Huffaker on the importance of education
    Posted: 2014-12-01, Story ID: 71575

  28. JIM: Emphasis on Shopping Locally stressed in 1904
    Posted: 2014-11-22, Story ID: 71402

  29. History: Columbia on 20 Nov 2014 in 1861
    Posted: 2014-11-21, Story ID: 71370

  30. Window Restoration Boot Camp this week at Jacob Rosenwald
    Posted: 2014-11-20, Story ID: 71344

  31. Ken Page received early education at Earl's Ridge Store
    Posted: 2014-11-19, Story ID: 71314

  32. Remembering a famous Adair Countian: Hudson Willis
    Posted: 2014-11-19, Story ID: 71302

  33. Camp Boyle was on Campbellsville Road at the Barbee place
    Posted: 2014-11-18, Story ID: 71278

  34. Wants to know location of Camp Boyle/Camp Gilbert
    Posted: 2014-11-17, Story ID: 71264

  35. Metcalfe County High Class of 1966, Edmonton, KY
    Posted: 2014-11-15, Story ID: 71203

  36. Russell Countian, Kenneth Bernard, at Battle of Breakneck Ridge
    Posted: 2014-11-15, Story ID: 71201

  37. Adair County High School Class of 1965 - Graduates
    Posted: 2014-11-13, Story ID: 71142

  38. Jon Halsey: Had hoped for a Black Gnat address
    Posted: 2014-11-08, Story ID: 71030

  39. The name Bear Wallow attributed to two sources
    Posted: 2014-11-07, Story ID: 71016

  40. Reader asks how Bear Wallow got its name
    Posted: 2014-11-07, Story ID: 71001

  41. JIM/History: If at first you don't succeed . . .
    Posted: 2014-11-05, Story ID: 70966

  42. Morrison log home (1815) is much more than a cabin
    Posted: 2014-11-04, Story ID: 70912

  43. Jim: A curious bit of Adair County history - 3 Nov 1920
    Posted: 2014-11-03, Story ID: 70880

  44. Oregon reader learns more about family in JIM Neatsville story
    Posted: 2014-11-02, Story ID: 70872

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  59. 3rd Annual Adair Genealogy, History & Book Fair: 11 Oct 2014
    Posted: 2014-08-01, Story ID: 68842

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  72. 17th Conover School Reunion May 24, 2014 has 79 in attendance
    Posted: 2014-06-18, Story ID: 67982

  73. 1900 ft. long Spurlington Train Tunnel haunted by ghost?
    Posted: 2014-06-15, Story ID: 67919

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

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

  76. 100 years ago Adair Co. News changed its obituary policy
    Posted: 2014-05-31, Story ID: 67647

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  86. 9-year old used to ride bus alone, Columbia-Louisville and back
    Posted: 2014-03-28, Story ID: 66303

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

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

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

  90. 100 years ago: the wind was high and penetrating
    Posted: 2014-03-20, Story ID: 66125

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  136. 2013 Harmony School Reunion at Chance was a great success
    Posted: 2013-07-31, Story ID: 61011

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  154. 150th Anniversary program at Tebb's Bend, June 8, 2013
    Posted: 2013-05-28, Story ID: 59797

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


The last 200 articles are shown. For older articles, search the Stories Archive instead.
You can also view a list of All Topics.
 





















 
 
Quick Links to Popular Features


 

ColumbiaMagazine.com content is available as an RSS/XML feed for your RSS reader or other news aggregator.
Use the following link: http://www.columbiamagazine.com/columbiamagazinerss.php.

Contact us: Columbia Magazine and columbiamagazine.com are published by D'Zine, Ltd., PO Box 906, Columbia, KY 42728.
Phone: 270-250-2730 Fax: 270-751-0401


Please use our contact page, or send questions about technical issues with this site to webmaster@columbiamagazine.com. All logos and trademarks used on this site are property of their respective owners. All comments remain the property and responsibility of their posters, all articles and photos remain the property of their creators, and all the rest is copyright 1995-Present by Columbia! Magazine and D'Zine, Ltd. Privacy policy: use of this site requires no sharing of information. Voluntarily shared information may be published and made available to the public on this site and/or stored electronically. Anonymous submissions will be subject to additional verification. Cookies are not required to use our site. However, if you have cookies enabled in your web browser, some of our advertisers may use cookies for interest-based advertising across multiple domains. For more information about third-party advertising, visit the NAI web privacy site.