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Business news as the town segued into autumn, 1938

2018-09-20 - Columbia - Photo from JIM.
The first week of September 1938 saw the completion of a modestly sized greenhouse, "the first plant of the kind ever built in Adair County," at the Frazier Avenue home of Mrs. Nat (Ella) Walker, well known for her skill as a flower gardener. Mrs. Walker immediately engaged in the floral business, and the News predicted, quite accurately, that her new venture would "prosper and grow."

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Beauty Shop of Kathryn E. Hurt on Greensburg Street

2018-09-20 - Columbia - Photo from JIM.
Kathryn E. Hurt opened a beauty shop on Greensburg Street "in the yard of the old Winfrey residence," with Allyne Shreve Long as her assistant. The article noted the new venture was "up-to-date and complete as to appointments." Toward the end of 1939, Mrs. Hurt sold the establishment to Miss Jerry Moss and Mrs. Elizabeth Judd, who took over management on January 1, 1940, and changed the name to the Adair Beauty Shop. The real estate firm of Phelps & Hawkins handled the transaction.

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Karen Lynn Dial, 71, formerly of Columbia, KY (1947-2018)

2018-09-20 - Photo from the family.

Karen Lynn Dial, 71, formerly of Columbia, KY (1947-2018)

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Happy Hand at Bernheim

2018-09-20 - Clermont, KY - Photo by Tom Waggener.
One of the many unique sculptures at Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest.

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