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  125 Most recent stories in topic Jim: History
  1. Thanksgiving activities 1938
    Posted: 2023-11-22, Story ID: 129632

  2. Haulin' the mail (1858 style)
    Posted: 2023-10-29, Story ID: 129337

  3. Some (mostly) front page advertising, mid-October, 1928
    Posted: 2023-10-15, Story ID: 129151

  4. Massie and Montgomery sign $10 bill in local collection
    Posted: 2023-09-27, Story ID: 128932

  5. Columbia and Adair Co.: buzzing and booming, September 1902
    Posted: 2023-09-23, Story ID: 128880

  6. Rays of sunshine in the shadows of the Great Depression
    Posted: 2023-09-16, Story ID: 128797

  7. 100 Years Ago: Goings-on in early September 1923
    Posted: 2023-09-10, Story ID: 128712

  8. News, deals, and help wanted, mid-August 1973
    Posted: 2023-08-20, Story ID: 128481

  9. Nu-Art Studio, August 1943
    Posted: 2023-08-12, Story ID: 128407

  10. A History of Mr. F.H. Durham and the Durham Grocery Co.
    Posted: 2023-07-23, Story ID: 128173

  11. An Addendum: Typhoid fever, 1931-1932
    Posted: 2023-07-13, Story ID: 128065

  12. Columbia and the long road to water works, 1929 - 1933
    Posted: 2023-07-13, Story ID: 128064

  13. Progress in Columbia, June 1933: Water Works, New Adair Hotel
    Posted: 2023-06-18, Story ID: 127761

  14. Short takes from the Adair County News, June 12, 1923
    Posted: 2023-06-11, Story ID: 127681

  15. Lest we forget
    Posted: 2023-02-20, Story ID: 126196

  16. A record worthy of remembrance
    Posted: 2023-01-16, Story ID: 125698

  17. Columbia's Building Boom, 1903
    Posted: 2022-12-31, Story ID: 125485

  18. The Columbia Kroger Store, 1936 - 1959
    Posted: 2022-12-16, Story ID: 125308

  19. IGA Super Market on the Columbia Square
    Posted: 2022-12-11, Story ID: 125204

  20. Early December 1942
    Posted: 2022-12-07, Story ID: 125153

  21. Letter: A few notes on Willis Furniture
    Posted: 2022-12-01, Story ID: 125062

  22. The Mary Jane Blakeman lot (Patteson Building)
    Posted: 2022-11-26, Story ID: 124991

  23. New of Columbia from late November, 1932
    Posted: 2022-11-24, Story ID: 124980

  24. Adair County odds and ends, mid-October, 1932
    Posted: 2022-10-12, Story ID: 124370

  25. Some more information about The Columbia Bakery
    Posted: 2022-09-14, Story ID: 123961

  26. September 2 is the birthday of Adair Co. Hero Col. Frank Wolford
    Posted: 2022-09-02, Story ID: 123831

  27. 85 years ago: Grocery stores galore!
    Posted: 2022-06-26, Story ID: 122998

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  44. 1931: Talkies arrive; and the Royal Columbians Orchestra
    Posted: 2021-06-06, Story ID: 117095

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  59. 100 Years Ago: Lost and found
    Posted: 2020-09-13, Story ID: 112707

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  69. 90 years ago: Entertainment, education, and the marvelous Maytag
    Posted: 2020-04-05, Story ID: 109958

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

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

  72. 75 years ago: fallen heroes; local events; and a harp of gold
    Posted: 2020-03-26, Story ID: 109781

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  94. 90 years ago: Roads, Water, the Fair, and a real hotel man
    Posted: 2019-08-04, Story ID: 105439

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  110. 90 years ago: Christmas trees, clearance sales, and other topics
    Posted: 2018-12-30, Story ID: 101431

  111. 1918: the year Christmas stood still
    Posted: 2018-12-25, Story ID: 101351

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

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

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

  115. 80 years ago: basketball, electricity, water tower, and an amazing contest
    Posted: 2018-11-25, Story ID: 100812

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

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

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

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

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

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

  122. 100 years ago today, 21 Aug 1918: The Great War in Adair Co.
    Posted: 2018-08-21, Story ID: 99095

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

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

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


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