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Fond memories of the old courthouse, whittlers, and folks past

Von Price writes:
What a truly beautiful picture of the "Old Court House." I just hope that it is never torn down. It is such a beautiful landmark for Columbia. I still remember people who used to work at the courthouse when I was a young child: Cotton Durham, Miss Betty, Joe England, just to name a few who have passed on.

And I remember seeing the farmers come into town on Saturday and sitting around the courthouse, whittling, and their shavings piled up, and they would see who could make the smallest curls from a piece of cedar wood. My father was one of those men. My father worked so hard on the farm to provide for our family and would go into town on Saturday to visit with people He knew. Just some fond memories of my childhood. I am proud to say that I grew up in Columbia, Kentucky. - Von Price, Louisville, KY
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