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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  44. 9-year old used to ride bus alone, Columbia-Louisville and back
    Posted: 2014-03-28, Story ID: 66303

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

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

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

  48. 100 years ago: the wind was high and penetrating
    Posted: 2014-03-20, Story ID: 66125

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  114. 2013 Harmony School Reunion at Chance was a great success
    Posted: 2013-07-31, Story ID: 61011

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  139. 150th Anniversary program at Tebb's Bend, June 8, 2013
    Posted: 2013-05-28, Story ID: 59797

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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