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  125 Most recent stories in topic Jim: History
  1. 85 years ago: Grocery stores galore!
    Posted: 2022-06-26, Story ID: 122998

  2. Coffey & Stotts, 1931
    Posted: 2022-06-06, Story ID: 122749

  3. Goff Motel, 1942 - 1953
    Posted: 2022-03-13, Story ID: 121639

  4. Rev. Wyatt G. Montgomery Goes to Egypt, 1922
    Posted: 2022-02-27, Story ID: 121429

  5. Ms. Sara Rey Marcum attends a ball, 1909
    Posted: 2022-01-30, Story ID: 120997

  6. Odd Fauna of Adair County
    Posted: 2022-01-24, Story ID: 120896

  7. Short takes from the Adair Co. News, page 1, mid-January 1922
    Posted: 2022-01-15, Story ID: 120737

  8. Selected Christmas ads, 1956
    Posted: 2021-12-19, Story ID: 120313

  9. Christmas around the Square, 1931
    Posted: 2021-12-09, Story ID: 120150

  10. An Adair Co. Author: Mary Allen Grissom (1883-1963)
    Posted: 2021-10-31, Story ID: 119491

  11. Around The Shire, mid-October 1931
    Posted: 2021-10-17, Story ID: 119261

  12. Memphis to Big Creek, 1936: Mr. W.L. Grady's wild ride home
    Posted: 2021-09-19, Story ID: 118773

  13. Four miles to Columbia: a long ago journey recalled
    Posted: 2021-09-12, Story ID: 118624

  14. August 1961: Sports briefs, and a question of time
    Posted: 2021-08-15, Story ID: 118115

  15. Bits and pieces from across the county, early August 1931
    Posted: 2021-08-08, Story ID: 118006

  16. Late June - early July, 1936: Events around The Shire
    Posted: 2021-06-27, Story ID: 117391

  17. Spicy news bits from June 1931
    Posted: 2021-06-20, Story ID: 117286

  18. 1931: Talkies arrive; and the Royal Columbians Orchestra
    Posted: 2021-06-06, Story ID: 117095

  19. Ads from a bygone era offer insight into turn-of-century lifestyle
    Posted: 2021-05-16, Story ID: 116792

  20. Foree Hood and the brief saga of Sal-Lac
    Posted: 2021-04-18, Story ID: 116335

  21. Sam Judd, Adair Co. folk artist extraordinaire
    Posted: 2021-03-21, Story ID: 115904

  22. Whittlers of by-gone eras, and the museum that wasn't
    Posted: 2021-03-10, Story ID: 115735

  23. Christmas in Adair County, 1930
    Posted: 2020-12-25, Story ID: 114473

  24. Black Cake recipes from the early 1900s
    Posted: 2020-12-01, Story ID: 114057

  25. Changes on the Square: The Hutchison Building, 1931
    Posted: 2020-11-24, Story ID: 113947

  26. The Grocery Store on the Corner, 1914-1942
    Posted: 2020-11-15, Story ID: 113789

  27. Pfc. Harold Leonard Burton: Freedom is Never Free
    Posted: 2020-11-08, Story ID: 113639

  28. Early November 1940: Odds and ends from around Columbia
    Posted: 2020-11-01, Story ID: 113526

  29. Some changes on the Square, 1945
    Posted: 2020-10-16, Story ID: 113262

  30. Early October 1900: Milliners, hotels, a tinner, and...
    Posted: 2020-10-03, Story ID: 113037

  31. Late Sept. 1920: A Detective, Duvetyne, and Sundry Other News
    Posted: 2020-09-27, Story ID: 112927

  32. Miss Winston Arrives on Arbor Vitae
    Posted: 2020-09-25, Story ID: 112914

  33. 100 Years Ago: Lost and found
    Posted: 2020-09-13, Story ID: 112707

  34. Melvin White's sidelong look at the cholera outbreak of 1873
    Posted: 2020-08-21, Story ID: 112338

  35. Jeffries Hardware, c. 1890 - 1920
    Posted: 2020-07-26, Story ID: 111889

  36. JIM: The story behind an old picture
    Posted: 2020-07-11, Story ID: 111641

  37. Letter: Larry Smith Rialto photo
    Posted: 2020-05-22, Story ID: 110806

  38. A trip to Bowling Green, 1930
    Posted: 2020-05-16, Story ID: 110697

  39. April/May 1920: Services & Goods; The great debate; and more
    Posted: 2020-04-19, Story ID: 110223

  40. Mid-April 1945: Of wars, and auctions, and death in far-off lands
    Posted: 2020-04-15, Story ID: 110152

  41. April 12th Easter
    Posted: 2020-04-12, Story ID: 110089

  42. April 1940: Around the county and around the Square
    Posted: 2020-04-08, Story ID: 110020

  43. 90 years ago: Entertainment, education, and the marvelous Maytag
    Posted: 2020-04-05, Story ID: 109958

  44. Mr. White scourges Sir Groundhog
    Posted: 2020-04-01, Story ID: 109886

  45. JIM: What were you doing half a century ago?
    Posted: 2020-03-28, Story ID: 109831

  46. 75 years ago: fallen heroes; local events; and a harp of gold
    Posted: 2020-03-26, Story ID: 109781

  47. Letter: More birth announcements
    Posted: 2020-02-07, Story ID: 108865

  48. Dr. Bolin's unusual record
    Posted: 2020-02-06, Story ID: 108834

  49. Memories of Amos Fox
    Posted: 2020-01-26, Story ID: 108646

  50. More on the Dillon pharmacists
    Posted: 2020-01-02, Story ID: 108229

  51. January 1920: A New Decade Dawns in Adair Co.
    Posted: 2019-12-29, Story ID: 108182

  52. Columbia's construction boom, 1922-1923
    Posted: 2019-12-21, Story ID: 108070

  53. Early occupants of the Fred Hill building, 1922-1926
    Posted: 2019-12-18, Story ID: 108016

  54. Some history of the Hill Building
    Posted: 2019-12-14, Story ID: 107958

  55. Automobile license plates 85 years ago
    Posted: 2019-12-10, Story ID: 107859

  56. Single-year snapshot of Adair County schools, 1944
    Posted: 2019-11-30, Story ID: 107665

  57. Eighty years ago: 2 Thanksgivings, and death of a grandson of The Shire
    Posted: 2019-11-24, Story ID: 107565

  58. History by JIM: about the Town Knocker
    Posted: 2019-11-24, Story ID: 107554

  59. A question for the ages
    Posted: 2019-11-19, Story ID: 107466

  60. November 1934 -- Homecoming, the President's visit, and news from the county
    Posted: 2019-11-17, Story ID: 107429

  61. November 1944: Adair County at War
    Posted: 2019-11-10, Story ID: 107313

  62. Rosenwald then and now - getting things done working together
    Posted: 2019-11-03, Story ID: 107165

  63. Hot properties in Adair County, October 1929
    Posted: 2019-10-13, Story ID: 106744

  64. History: The fight for local option in Adair County, 1934-37
    Posted: 2019-10-08, Story ID: 106639

  65. Big Windy, KY made news in the early 1900s
    Posted: 2019-10-06, Story ID: 106594

  66. Early Sept. 1959: Mr. Hoover crosses a bridge, and other items.
    Posted: 2019-09-08, Story ID: 106049

  67. Eighty Years Ago: around The Shire (and beyond)
    Posted: 2019-08-31, Story ID: 105899

  68. 90 years ago: Roads, Water, the Fair, and a real hotel man
    Posted: 2019-08-04, Story ID: 105439

  69. Meanwhile, back in the Shire: July, 1934
    Posted: 2019-07-21, Story ID: 105218

  70. Last Warning
    Posted: 2019-07-16, Story ID: 105113

  71. Dr. Lafayette Page of Adair County
    Posted: 2019-07-14, Story ID: 105087

  72. Ninety years ago: late June into early July 1929
    Posted: 2019-06-30, Story ID: 104839

  73. Telephone Trivia from 1936
    Posted: 2019-06-30, Story ID: 104831

  74. We've got a job to do: a grandson of The Shire goes to war
    Posted: 2019-05-27, Story ID: 104242

  75. Link: Mark Twain's Mentor
    Posted: 2019-04-10, Story ID: 103358

  76. JIM: Goings on in The Shire, early April 1939
    Posted: 2019-04-02, Story ID: 103206

  77. Adair County's other first radio station
    Posted: 2019-03-23, Story ID: 103036

  78. Early Broadcasting in Adair County, Kentucky
    Posted: 2019-02-17, Story ID: 102394

  79. A few notes about Columbia's old jail building
    Posted: 2019-02-06, Story ID: 102174

  80. A brief history of the Willock Building
    Posted: 2019-01-23, Story ID: 101893

  81. Mid-Jan 1919: Veterans returning home
    Posted: 2019-01-20, Story ID: 101843

  82. January 1943: Victory tax; society news; around the square; a maimed merchant
    Posted: 2019-01-13, Story ID: 101681

  83. Early January 1924: Odds & ends from 95 years ago
    Posted: 2019-01-06, Story ID: 101550

  84. 90 years ago: Christmas trees, clearance sales, and other topics
    Posted: 2018-12-30, Story ID: 101431

  85. 1918: the year Christmas stood still
    Posted: 2018-12-25, Story ID: 101351

  86. Christmas draws near, December 1933
    Posted: 2018-12-16, Story ID: 101212

  87. Reminisces of an October day: a visit out Bottom Road
    Posted: 2018-12-10, Story ID: 101106

  88. The days before the war, when I was a happy child
    Posted: 2018-12-02, Story ID: 100954

  89. 80 years ago: basketball, electricity, water tower, and an amazing contest
    Posted: 2018-11-25, Story ID: 100812

  90. Ninety years ago: a Columbia church building goes up in flames
    Posted: 2018-11-03, Story ID: 100430

  91. Renaissance in Columbia 1898-2011, Part II
    Posted: 2018-10-14, Story ID: 100072

  92. JIM - Renaissance in Columbia 1898-1911
    Posted: 2018-10-11, Story ID: 100038

  93. JIM: Education makes the headlines, early September 1928
    Posted: 2018-09-09, Story ID: 99446

  94. JIM: Sixty-five years ago this day: front page news, 2 Sep 1953
    Posted: 2018-09-02, Story ID: 99305

  95. JIM: J.C. Blair, Adair Countian re-settled in Iowa twice
    Posted: 2018-09-01, Story ID: 99284

  96. 100 years ago today, 21 Aug 1918: The Great War in Adair Co.
    Posted: 2018-08-21, Story ID: 99095

  97. JIM - Around the square threescore and ten years ago
    Posted: 2018-08-12, Story ID: 98944

  98. History Detective JIM: The Royal Cafe, Coffey Building located
    Posted: 2018-08-08, Story ID: 98881

  99. JIM - Goings on Around and Beyond the shire 90 years ago - EARLY AUG 1928
    Posted: 2018-08-05, Story ID: 98804

  100. Jim: The sign in the window
    Posted: 2018-07-29, Story ID: 98682

  101. 95 years ago: Odds & ends from early July 1923
    Posted: 2018-07-08, Story ID: 98308

  102. JIM: 70 years ago - 1st sermon in Russell Heights Baptist Chapel
    Posted: 2018-07-01, Story ID: 98180

  103. JIM: Sixty years ago - Columbia, a happening place
    Posted: 2018-06-24, Story ID: 98057

  104. JIM: One hundred years ago, mid-June, 1918
    Posted: 2018-06-17, Story ID: 97942

  105. JIM sends: A Tribute to Russell Co., KY, Mother, by Lilburn Phelps
    Posted: 2018-05-13, Story ID: 97264

  106. JIM: 80 years ago, May 4, 1938, in Adair & surrounding area
    Posted: 2018-05-04, Story ID: 97115

  107. JIM: The Hoodoo, played to packed house 28 Apr 1933
    Posted: 2018-04-28, Story ID: 96989

  108. JIM: The 1934 abduction of Lewis Coffey (and subsequent events) - II
    Posted: 2018-03-18, Story ID: 96262

  109. JIM, History: More on Columbia's Simon Spring
    Posted: 2018-03-14, Story ID: 96189

  110. The 1934 abduction of Lewis Coffey (and subsequent events)
    Posted: 2018-03-11, Story ID: 96139

  111. JIM: J.C. Draper, at 89, returned from West to visit Coffey Cave
    Posted: 2018-02-23, Story ID: 95832

  112. JIM: Jones Building timeline - Jun 1944-Oct 1945
    Posted: 2018-02-21, Story ID: 95801

  113. JIM: Bits and Pieces about Roley School, 1898-1942
    Posted: 2018-01-25, Story ID: 95309

  114. JIM: 80 years ago in Adair County & beyond
    Posted: 2018-01-04, Story ID: 94833

  115. The Movies: When talkies came to Columbia's Rialto Theater
    Posted: 2017-12-30, Story ID: 94768

  116. JIM's Christmas Wish List - Album 2
    Posted: 2017-12-25, Story ID: 94683

  117. JIM - Christmas Wish List ads from the past - 2017 Album I
    Posted: 2017-12-08, Story ID: 94368

  118. JIM: Columbia Merchants Gear up for Christmas, 1927
    Posted: 2017-12-02, Story ID: 94267

  119. JIM: The history of the White Cash Markets
    Posted: 2017-11-25, Story ID: 94141

  120. JIM: In olden days, in 1937, it had already snown by now
    Posted: 2017-10-27, Story ID: 93605

  121. Jim: While at Lindsey Wilson JC, Gordon Crump wrote for ACN
    Posted: 2017-10-21, Story ID: 93477

  122. Early October 1957: Big Doings in Adair County
    Posted: 2017-10-06, Story ID: 93185

  123. BJF: A question inspired by JIM's Adair Drive-in ad
    Posted: 2017-09-30, Story ID: 93073

  124. JIM: 1952 News ad announced opening of Adair Drive In
    Posted: 2017-09-30, Story ID: 93071

  125. JIM: Jane Lampton Pink Cottage Marker made news 25 Sep 1957
    Posted: 2017-09-24, Story ID: 92960


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