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  1. Would like names of teachers at Egypt, other old schools
    Posted: 2015-05-21, Story ID: 75378

  2. Mike Watson: Significant reason for site of Jane Lampton marker
    Posted: 2015-05-18, Story ID: 75343

  3. Doug Beard: Jane Lampton marker more prominently displayed
    Posted: 2015-05-18, Story ID: 75341

  4. George Rice remembers Jericho 'University'
    Posted: 2015-05-16, Story ID: 75292

  5. Mike Watson History: Col. William Owens (1773-1847)
    Posted: 2015-05-11, Story ID: 75170

  6. Memories of Coburg & Heskamp family
    Posted: 2015-05-03, Story ID: 75005

  7. Perpetually perplexed offers hypothesis on photo anachronism
    Posted: 2015-05-02, Story ID: 74985

  8. Joe Hare: Heskamps of Coburg are well remembered
    Posted: 2015-05-01, Story ID: 74974

  9. Estella Carolyn Davis Bennett remembers Heskamps of Coburg
    Posted: 2015-05-01, Story ID: 74971

  10. Combest family reunion is Sun 7 Jun 2015, in Russell Springs, KY
    Posted: 2015-05-01, Story ID: 74964

  11. John Campbell: A brief history of Rudy's Lad & Dad
    Posted: 2015-04-30, Story ID: 74917

  12. Mike Watson: Adair Countian lost life as result of Sultana explosion
    Posted: 2015-04-28, Story ID: 74856

  13. Adair Co. Families: Jason Harmon story a reminder of ancestry
    Posted: 2015-04-26, Story ID: 74821

  14. Jim narrows date of map to between 1819 and 1826
    Posted: 2015-04-21, Story ID: 74718

  15. MIKE WATSON: Flooding unforgiving threat
    Posted: 2015-04-15, Story ID: 74572

  16. Forest F. Harvey: Remember when clothing was patched?
    Posted: 2015-04-11, Story ID: 74504

  17. Nicole Legg: Creelsboro memories her grandfather told her
    Posted: 2015-04-11, Story ID: 74498

  18. Mike Watson: Added short chapter on building in Old Creelsboro
    Posted: 2015-04-10, Story ID: 74476

  19. Creelsboro store building pictured now owned by Gary Lawless
    Posted: 2015-04-09, Story ID: 74464

  20. 150th anniversary: Confederate surrender at Appomattox
    Posted: 2015-04-09, Story ID: 74459

  21. Ralph Waggener: Just trying to stir up trouble
    Posted: 2015-04-09, Story ID: 74451

  22. Mike Watson: Suggests Chistmasy Courthouse dates
    Posted: 2015-04-05, Story ID: 74376

  23. How the I-Beams were put in House of Billiards
    Posted: 2015-04-04, Story ID: 74361

  24. Dave Rosenbaum: Memories of Durham Grocery Co.
    Posted: 2015-04-01, Story ID: 74283

  25. Wonderful memories of Ruel & Runa Wooten
    Posted: 2015-04-01, Story ID: 74273

  26. History: Anyone remember Mr. Ruel Wooten's sign?
    Posted: 2015-03-31, Story ID: 74232

  27. Query: Who is man on the Greensburg, Green River Bridge?
    Posted: 2015-03-17, Story ID: 73961

  28. In the News exactly fivescore years ago today, March 3rd, 1915
    Posted: 2015-03-03, Story ID: 73638

  29. Mike Watson: Family Artifacts of Old Adair County...
    Posted: 2015-03-01, Story ID: 73611

  30. Savoyard's description of Col. Frank Lane Wolford
    Posted: 2015-02-26, Story ID: 73535

  31. Black History program at Eunice Church of God: 15 Mar2015
    Posted: 2015-02-26, Story ID: 73530

  32. Tine Lapsley: Settler's kinship - Old Liberty, Russell Co., KY
    Posted: 2015-02-26, Story ID: 73526

  33. Mike Watson finds Mt. Tussell Road may be named for school
    Posted: 2015-02-23, Story ID: 73441

  34. Robert Koch: Wants information on Dr. Gabbert Home at Roley
    Posted: 2015-02-22, Story ID: 73428

  35. Robert Koch: Wants location of old Mont Murrell farm, Bliss, KY
    Posted: 2015-02-22, Story ID: 73408

  36. Letter: Jim's article brings memories, stories
    Posted: 2015-02-19, Story ID: 73325

  37. The Road Situation in Adair County, 1912-1913, and the First County Road
    Posted: 2015-02-19, Story ID: 73311

  38. BJF: Remembers grandmother tell about 1917-18 winter
    Posted: 2015-02-19, Story ID: 73309

  39. JIM: Winter of 1917-18 was a real ripsnorter
    Posted: 2015-02-19, Story ID: 73307

  40. Steve Dowell: Looking for photos of Dode Dowell
    Posted: 2015-02-15, Story ID: 73156

  41. QUERY: Information about W.C. Barrett's name
    Posted: 2015-02-10, Story ID: 73048

  42. JIM: Dr. J.C. Gose, beloved Adair Co. citizen, died Feb. 4, 1945
    Posted: 2015-02-04, Story ID: 72955

  43. Freshet at Plum Point was portent of Great Flood of 1913
    Posted: 2015-02-01, Story ID: 72893

  44. Ben Finn: Billy Joe Fudge story reminds of visits to Dr. Howard
    Posted: 2015-01-30, Story ID: 72835

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  102. 3rd Annual Adair Genealogy, History & Book Fair: 11 Oct 2014
    Posted: 2014-08-01, Story ID: 68842

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  115. 17th Conover School Reunion May 24, 2014 has 79 in attendance
    Posted: 2014-06-18, Story ID: 67982

  116. 1900 ft. long Spurlington Train Tunnel haunted by ghost?
    Posted: 2014-06-15, Story ID: 67919

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

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

  119. 100 years ago Adair Co. News changed its obituary policy
    Posted: 2014-05-31, Story ID: 67647

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  129. 9-year old used to ride bus alone, Columbia-Louisville and back
    Posted: 2014-03-28, Story ID: 66303

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

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

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

  133. 100 years ago: the wind was high and penetrating
    Posted: 2014-03-20, Story ID: 66125

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  179. 2013 Harmony School Reunion at Chance was a great success
    Posted: 2013-07-31, Story ID: 61011

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  197. 150th Anniversary program at Tebb's Bend, June 8, 2013
    Posted: 2013-05-28, Story ID: 59797

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

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

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


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