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  1. JIM: A Disturbance in the Elements
    Posted: 2014-04-11, Story ID: 66591

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

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

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

  5. 9-year old used to ride bus alone, Columbia-Louisville and back
    Posted: 2014-03-28, Story ID: 66303

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

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

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

  9. 100 years ago: the wind was high and penetrating
    Posted: 2014-03-20, Story ID: 66125

  10. JIM: Sidewalks were responsibility of property owners in 1909
    Posted: 2014-03-18, Story ID: 66079

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

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

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

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

  15. JIM: A political prognostication, 1916
    Posted: 2014-02-27, Story ID: 65616

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  23. Mike Watson: Fiddling around
    Posted: 2014-01-23, Story ID: 64769

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

  25. JIM: Columbia's Good Condition, January, 1909
    Posted: 2014-01-16, Story ID: 64633

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

  27. Mike Watson: Early Roads and Bridges of Adair County, KY
    Posted: 2014-01-14, Story ID: 64595

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

  29. MIKE WATSON: 55 Years ago in Adair County
    Posted: 2014-01-09, Story ID: 64504

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  37. JIM: Report in 1908 of Mr. Sam Lewis and his airship
    Posted: 2013-11-29, Story ID: 63641

  38. JIM: Alvin York - His duty to defend
    Posted: 2013-11-25, Story ID: 63558

  39. MIKE WATSON: Sunday notes from Adair County History
    Posted: 2013-11-17, Story ID: 63356

  40. JIM: A heartrending cautionary tale
    Posted: 2013-11-16, Story ID: 63341

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

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

  43. JIM: Word sketches of Hindman homestead near Milltown, Ky.
    Posted: 2013-11-03, Story ID: 63083

  44. Mike Watson: Hollowe'en and how it played out a century ago.
    Posted: 2013-10-31, Story ID: 63004

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

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

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

  48. JIM: Source of great annoyance
    Posted: 2013-10-09, Story ID: 62566

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

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

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

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

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

  54. Mike Watson: On photographs, history, and the idea of preservation...
    Posted: 2013-09-22, Story ID: 62124

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

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

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

  58. JIM: The little barber shop, the Bank, and the drug store
    Posted: 2013-09-21, Story ID: 62091

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  66. JIM: Sidda, dancing, evokes memories of Ruth Page
    Posted: 2013-09-08, Story ID: 61774

  67. JIM: Melvin White Buys a Fiddle and Shames the Hypocrites
    Posted: 2013-09-04, Story ID: 61708

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

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

  70. JIM: Tidbits from Adair County history, July 13, 1904
    Posted: 2013-08-10, Story ID: 61197

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

  72. MIKE WATSON: What a Tree!
    Posted: 2013-08-08, Story ID: 61151

  73. Mike Watson: Motor cycle riding was a big hit for one Adair Countian in 1911 ...
    Posted: 2013-08-04, Story ID: 61090

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

  75. 2013 Harmony School Reunion at Chance was a great success
    Posted: 2013-07-31, Story ID: 61011

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

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

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

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

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

  81. Mike Watson: Country stores... Part I
    Posted: 2013-07-11, Story ID: 60655

  82. Mike Watson: On KY Confederate Soldier, Thomas Thompson
    Posted: 2013-07-08, Story ID: 60597

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

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

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

  86. JIM: Sam Randall Duvall: a man of words, a man of war
    Posted: 2013-07-02, Story ID: 60475

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

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

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

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

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

  92. Mike Watson: A remarkable Sunday school
    Posted: 2013-06-20, Story ID: 60236

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

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

  95. Mike Watson: Dr. J.T. Jones, visiting, pondering
    Posted: 2013-06-09, Story ID: 60048

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

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

  98. JIM: The story of the Tebb's Bend Monument
    Posted: 2013-05-30, Story ID: 59867

  99. Mike Watson: Decoration Day was big event in early 1900s
    Posted: 2013-05-30, Story ID: 59838

  100. 150th Anniversary program at Tebb's Bend, June 8, 2013
    Posted: 2013-05-28, Story ID: 59797

  101. Jim: Commencement in Columbia, 1913 II, Columbia Graded
    Posted: 2013-05-26, Story ID: 59778

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

  103. Mike Watson: Tobacco as a cash crop
    Posted: 2013-05-22, Story ID: 59705

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

  105. JIM: 100 years ago - Commencement in Columbia, 1913
    Posted: 2013-05-19, Story ID: 59668

  106. Mike Watson: Treasure Trove. A post Civil War story from Marrowbone, KY
    Posted: 2013-05-16, Story ID: 59600

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

  108. Delilah Keltner Coomer: A remarkable Adair Co., KY mother
    Posted: 2013-05-12, Story ID: 59514

  109. Taylor County Civil War Bus Tour is June 29, 2013
    Posted: 2013-05-09, Story ID: 59462

  110. Mike Watson: Remember when John Lair was at High School
    Posted: 2013-05-09, Story ID: 59459

  111. Adair County High School Class of 1963
    Posted: 2013-05-08, Story ID: 59444

  112. Old Metcalfe Jail first opening Sat., May 11, 2013
    Posted: 2013-05-07, Story ID: 59420

  113. History: John D. White and the U.S.congressional race of 1894
    Posted: 2013-05-02, Story ID: 59321

  114. QUERY: Lingan Wilson Selby
    Posted: 2013-05-02, Story ID: 59312

  115. LWC receives 1920s materials from estate of Russell Co. alumnus
    Posted: 2013-04-30, Story ID: 59256

  116. Jackson Brower wishes he'd had Barnetts Creek Style bridge
    Posted: 2013-04-19, Story ID: 59006

  117. Followup: This town never fails to respond
    Posted: 2013-04-16, Story ID: 58943

  118. JIM & MIKE WATSON: Notes on Egypt, Adair County
    Posted: 2013-04-14, Story ID: 58886

  119. Notes from a native Egyptian: On how Egypt, KY got its name
    Posted: 2013-04-14, Story ID: 58884

  120. V.T. Yarberry says Mayor Billy Rice has answers
    Posted: 2013-04-14, Story ID: 58882

  121. Some information on the church of Christ at Egypt
    Posted: 2013-04-13, Story ID: 58867

  122. A history question which has stumped historians
    Posted: 2013-04-13, Story ID: 58866

  123. Taylor Co. Courthouse mural celebrates Union Army moment
    Posted: 2013-04-11, Story ID: 58816

  124. BJF Comment: Big Trees II - The Miller timber sale in 1905
    Posted: 2013-04-04, Story ID: 58655

  125. Big Trees II: The Miller sale in 1905; Adair-Russell Co. KY
    Posted: 2013-03-31, Story ID: 58590

  126. An Adair Countian Spends Easter in Jerusalem, 1900
    Posted: 2013-03-31, Story ID: 58588

  127. The Confession of a long ago misspent Russell County, KY youth
    Posted: 2013-03-10, Story ID: 58128

  128. Al Hardy, to speak at CU Heritage Day March 13
    Posted: 2013-03-05, Story ID: 58037

  129. Tina Reynolds: J.V. (Couver) Lapsley was right to preserve barn
    Posted: 2013-03-05, Story ID: 58033

  130. The pictures were Gaffes, work of clever photographers
    Posted: 2013-03-03, Story ID: 57970

  131. Remembers Georgia Morrison creations at Hannah Fowler House
    Posted: 2013-03-03, Story ID: 57969

  132. JDGEE: The monsterously large paw paw tree of Cane Valley
    Posted: 2013-03-02, Story ID: 57955

  133. Hannah Fowler House opened in 1962
    Posted: 2013-03-02, Story ID: 57949

  134. Hates to see old houses disappearing
    Posted: 2013-03-01, Story ID: 57931

  135. Mike Watson: Do You Remember When...?
    Posted: 2013-02-28, Story ID: 57902

  136. The Mystery Old Picture was of Adair Sales Co., ca 1928
    Posted: 2013-02-28, Story ID: 57901

  137. History: What ever happened to Phelps Acres?
    Posted: 2013-02-26, Story ID: 57853

  138. What ever happened to Phelps Acres?
    Posted: 2013-02-25, Story ID: 57849

  139. Pigtail makes cut to be in Adair County Encyclopedia
    Posted: 2013-02-25, Story ID: 57829

  140. Von Price: Three demerits would have been better
    Posted: 2013-02-24, Story ID: 57822

  141. Pigtail answer comes from Hutchison Community native
    Posted: 2013-02-24, Story ID: 57821

  142. JIM: Appeals to know precisely what occasioned comment
    Posted: 2013-02-22, Story ID: 57778

  143. History: How Esto got its name, from Tine Snow Reynolds
    Posted: 2013-02-22, Story ID: 57774

  144. History: Growing up in the Hutchinson Community Church area
    Posted: 2013-02-17, Story ID: 57679

  145. JIM: Clearifies Jackman lineage; side-notes C.R. Hutchison story
    Posted: 2013-02-17, Story ID: 57678

  146. History: Frontier Justice - How Pelham received its name
    Posted: 2013-02-17, Story ID: 57675

  147. History: The story & Lineage of C.R. Hutchison & Sons
    Posted: 2013-02-16, Story ID: 57658

  148. Great Memories of the City Swimming Pool
    Posted: 2013-02-12, Story ID: 57597

  149. JIM: The lineage of a grocery store (1903-1918)
    Posted: 2013-02-12, Story ID: 57594

  150. The Winfrey House Hotel & an Epidemic, 1873 in Columbia, KY
    Posted: 2013-02-10, Story ID: 57546

  151. Generation Charts requested for Roots N Branches Vol 3
    Posted: 2013-02-05, Story ID: 57440

  152. Deering & Myrtle Fletcher grandson: Stopping at OG's a treat
    Posted: 2013-02-04, Story ID: 57410

  153. Memories of Chance, KY and O.G. Rowe: Mother's teacher
    Posted: 2013-02-03, Story ID: 57387

  154. Memories of O.G. Rowe, his store at Chance, KY
    Posted: 2013-02-02, Story ID: 57367

  155. Perhaps a note can be added for the beloved bell-ringer
    Posted: 2013-01-22, Story ID: 57096

  156. Bell story elicits memory of significant moment in Columbia life
    Posted: 2013-01-21, Story ID: 57064

  157. Remembering Jimmy Combest: From near neighbor
    Posted: 2013-01-18, Story ID: 57025

  158. The Story of John McQueary
    Posted: 2013-01-06, Story ID: 56767

  159. More on Spinning Wheel with initials O E Taylor underneath
    Posted: 2013-01-05, Story ID: 56752

  160. North side of 100 block of E. Main Street completely restored
    Posted: 2013-01-02, Story ID: 56719

  161. Query: Wants more on JIM item Eli Bailey vs. Cy Watkins
    Posted: 2012-12-28, Story ID: 56638

  162. Wants more information on the Reed Street Depot
    Posted: 2012-12-19, Story ID: 56507

  163. Mike Watson: Railroad attempts in Adair County, KY
    Posted: 2012-12-18, Story ID: 56488

  164. Birthing cry for an Adair Railroad just got weaker and weaker
    Posted: 2012-12-18, Story ID: 56485

  165. Bea Beard age-mate another living member, Go Ye
    Posted: 2012-12-07, Story ID: 56278

  166. J.L. Barbee photo was Go Ye Missionary Society
    Posted: 2012-12-06, Story ID: 56263

  167. Antioch Methodist Church Christmas Play: Review
    Posted: 2012-12-02, Story ID: 56186

  168. Sketch of Lampton and Clemens families
    Posted: 2012-12-01, Story ID: 56157

  169. Prof. Reynolds plays Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, Chopin at Slider
    Posted: 2012-11-27, Story ID: 56093

  170. Basketball memories: That talented, athletic Burkesville team
    Posted: 2012-11-25, Story ID: 56044

  171. The Silent City 2012 production was splendid success
    Posted: 2012-10-30, Story ID: 55499

  172. Mike Watson: Halloween a century ago
    Posted: 2012-10-28, Story ID: 55442

  173. The Story of Our Place Thrift Shop - Greensburg, KY
    Posted: 2012-10-23, Story ID: 55335

  174. Remembering Emma Lloyd: Historian has great memories of her
    Posted: 2012-10-21, Story ID: 55278

  175. Reliford molasses making brings back memories
    Posted: 2012-10-21, Story ID: 55275

  176. Silent City Cemetery Walking Tour is October 29, 2012
    Posted: 2012-10-17, Story ID: 55188

  177. Rev. Clifford Spurlock family: Life at Brightshade, KY
    Posted: 2012-10-07, Story ID: 54956

  178. History with Mike Watson: The Dug Hill
    Posted: 2012-09-22, Story ID: 54637

  179. A Scene in the Life of Colonel William Casey, Pioneer
    Posted: 2012-09-18, Story ID: 54539

  180. Mark Silas Tackitt: A Royse descendant who's his own grandpa
    Posted: 2012-09-16, Story ID: 54492

  181. More to Col. Casey legacy: Wife Jane deserves remembrance
    Posted: 2012-09-13, Story ID: 54438

  182. Mike Watson: Royse Cemetery is a beautiful one
    Posted: 2012-09-10, Story ID: 54349

  183. Old Coddger sends Google coordinates for Royse Cemetery
    Posted: 2012-09-09, Story ID: 54337

  184. Post office WPA mural was in Columbia, KY - not in Georgia
    Posted: 2012-09-07, Story ID: 54292

  185. Memories: Exploring Dug Hill and climbing it on bicycles
    Posted: 2012-09-01, Story ID: 54173

  186. One Man's Love for His Family and Ancestral Community
    Posted: 2012-08-27, Story ID: 54054

  187. On Boone's Trail: Unveiling of new Daniel Boone statue
    Posted: 2012-08-27, Story ID: 54051

  188. Jim: David Akeman - Stringbean - a Bar X Boy 1939
    Posted: 2012-08-19, Story ID: 53864

  189. Taylor Co., KY Historical program: Turner family, Breathitt Co.
    Posted: 2012-08-07, Story ID: 53572

  190. More remembrances of Pastor Mitchel Albertson
    Posted: 2012-07-22, Story ID: 53260

  191. Happy original iron trim on old buildings is retained
    Posted: 2012-07-15, Story ID: 53130

  192. JIM/Mike Watson: The DAR Marker mystery solved
    Posted: 2012-07-14, Story ID: 53117

  193. QUERY: Wants more information on Josephine Walker
    Posted: 2012-07-09, Story ID: 53026

  194. Mike Watson: Independence Day
    Posted: 2012-07-04, Story ID: 52925

  195. Local history: Memories of the Toll Plaza at Edmonton, KY
    Posted: 2012-07-01, Story ID: 52872

  196. More Paul Harvey of Jamestown Hill Gangs United
    Posted: 2012-06-25, Story ID: 52747

  197. There were 2 Jamestown Hill Gangs BDY - Before Darrell Young
    Posted: 2012-06-25, Story ID: 52743

  198. Remembering Cortez Butler: A 1942 Lindsey Wilson love story
    Posted: 2012-06-20, Story ID: 52656

  199. The Hill: (Jamestown Hill) as it was commonly known
    Posted: 2012-06-17, Story ID: 52591

  200. JIM: While flames raged: Great livery stable fire, June 8, 1912
    Posted: 2012-06-09, Story ID: 52448


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