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  1. Tommy Melson: rubberrized roofing a Johns Manville product
    Posted: 2015-01-26, Story ID: 72762

  2. JIM: School attendance was at 56.4% in 1910
    Posted: 2015-01-20, Story ID: 72615

  3. Reade Heskamp: Memories of the Coburg Store
    Posted: 2015-01-17, Story ID: 72559

  4. JIM: A note from a transcriber of ancient penmanship
    Posted: 2015-01-10, Story ID: 72403

  5. JIM: The anguish of the Corps displacement 60 years later
    Posted: 2015-01-09, Story ID: 72386

  6. Sharon Harris: Turtleman has Helm, Russell Co., KY forebears
    Posted: 2015-01-09, Story ID: 72385

  7. Betty Jane Gorin: History of Green River Ford and Bridges
    Posted: 2015-01-04, Story ID: 72262

  8. Mike Watson: Mike Stephens will be the 25th County Judge
    Posted: 2015-01-04, Story ID: 72261

  9. Vonnie Kolbenschlag: Bridge history is in Betty J. Gorin book
    Posted: 2015-01-03, Story ID: 72252

  10. Wonders when the Tebbs Bend Bridge was built? Contractor?
    Posted: 2015-01-03, Story ID: 72247

  11. Mike Watson: Columbia High School graduates 1913
    Posted: 2015-01-01, Story ID: 72216

  12. JIM: Poplar boards and chicken coops: What a truck load!
    Posted: 2014-12-30, Story ID: 72183

  13. Query: Information sought on Skaggs family of Longhunters
    Posted: 2014-12-30, Story ID: 72178

  14. Tine Reynolds wants more information about Cyrus Wheat house
    Posted: 2014-12-28, Story ID: 72145

  15. Steve Weston: How Montpellier/Montpelier got its name
    Posted: 2014-12-27, Story ID: 72133

  16. Animal Odd Couple: The 1977 Turkey & Rooster
    Posted: 2014-12-26, Story ID: 72123

  17. JIM: Research origin of Bomar Heights, then College Hill
    Posted: 2014-12-23, Story ID: 72059

  18. A bit of Columbia, KY History: First house on Glen Mary Street?
    Posted: 2014-12-23, Story ID: 72050

  19. Mystery History: The Pepto-Bismol Pink Nash Rambler caper
    Posted: 2014-12-20, Story ID: 71998

  20. David Hill sends new information of Strand, Talt's barber shop
    Posted: 2014-12-14, Story ID: 71870

  21. JIM: Remembering Pearl Harbor, one year later, in Columbia, KY
    Posted: 2014-12-07, Story ID: 71735

  22. Mike Watson writes history on CIC 2014
    Posted: 2014-12-07, Story ID: 71733

  23. Anon: Mystery vet likely Lindel rather than Findel Coomer
    Posted: 2014-12-04, Story ID: 71656

  24. Christmas Trees of Conviction will aid Historic Jail Restoration
    Posted: 2014-12-04, Story ID: 71655

  25. JIM: Professor Huffaker on the importance of education
    Posted: 2014-12-01, Story ID: 71575

  26. JIM: Emphasis on Shopping Locally stressed in 1904
    Posted: 2014-11-22, Story ID: 71402

  27. History: Columbia on 20 Nov 2014 in 1861
    Posted: 2014-11-21, Story ID: 71370

  28. Window Restoration Boot Camp this week at Jacob Rosenwald
    Posted: 2014-11-20, Story ID: 71344

  29. Ken Page received early education at Earl's Ridge Store
    Posted: 2014-11-19, Story ID: 71314

  30. Remembering a famous Adair Countian: Hudson Willis
    Posted: 2014-11-19, Story ID: 71302

  31. Camp Boyle was on Campbellsville Road at the Barbee place
    Posted: 2014-11-18, Story ID: 71278

  32. Wants to know location of Camp Boyle/Camp Gilbert
    Posted: 2014-11-17, Story ID: 71264

  33. Metcalfe County High Class of 1966, Edmonton, KY
    Posted: 2014-11-15, Story ID: 71203

  34. Russell Countian, Kenneth Bernard, at Battle of Breakneck Ridge
    Posted: 2014-11-15, Story ID: 71201

  35. Adair County High School Class of 1965 - Graduates
    Posted: 2014-11-13, Story ID: 71142

  36. Jon Halsey: Had hoped for a Black Gnat address
    Posted: 2014-11-08, Story ID: 71030

  37. The name Bear Wallow attributed to two sources
    Posted: 2014-11-07, Story ID: 71016

  38. Reader asks how Bear Wallow got its name
    Posted: 2014-11-07, Story ID: 71001

  39. JIM/History: If at first you don't succeed . . .
    Posted: 2014-11-05, Story ID: 70966

  40. Morrison log home (1815) is much more than a cabin
    Posted: 2014-11-04, Story ID: 70912

  41. Jim: A curious bit of Adair County history - 3 Nov 1920
    Posted: 2014-11-03, Story ID: 70880

  42. Oregon reader learns more about family in JIM Neatsville story
    Posted: 2014-11-02, Story ID: 70872

  43. Comment on derivation of name of Stanford, KY
    Posted: 2014-10-29, Story ID: 70768

  44. Survivor of 21 Apr 1948 bridge collapse dies in Bowling Green
    Posted: 2014-10-22, Story ID: 70611

  45. Silent City is Mon, 27 Oct 2014 starting at Adair Library
    Posted: 2014-10-21, Story ID: 70592

  46. JD Gee: Almost 100 years ago
    Posted: 2014-10-12, Story ID: 70367

  47. Historical Marker to note Greensburg educator, Lincoln friend
    Posted: 2014-10-09, Story ID: 70301

  48. The Jamestown High School Class of 1946
    Posted: 2014-10-04, Story ID: 70195

  49. Adair Co. Genealogical Society Open House, 29 Sep 2014
    Posted: 2014-09-23, Story ID: 69927

  50. All Around Adair County, mid-September, 1914
    Posted: 2014-09-14, Story ID: 69749

  51. ECBWWWB IV: reminds Peggy Fudge of ACN, Donnie's days
    Posted: 2014-08-22, Story ID: 69297

  52. Early Columbia - Back when we were boys - IV - Jamestown ST.
    Posted: 2014-08-21, Story ID: 69262

  53. Auditions at CU's Russ Mobley Theater Aug. 25-26, 2014
    Posted: 2014-08-17, Story ID: 69183

  54. Milltown building: Heard, anecdotally, it was old barbershop
    Posted: 2014-08-13, Story ID: 69113

  55. Early Columbia - Back when we were boys - III - Burkesville ST
    Posted: 2014-08-10, Story ID: 69022

  56. Formation & early activities of Columbia Chamber of Commerce
    Posted: 2014-08-03, Story ID: 68872

  57. 3rd Annual Adair Genealogy, History & Book Fair: 11 Oct 2014
    Posted: 2014-08-01, Story ID: 68842

  58. History of forming a Chamber of Commerce in Adair County
    Posted: 2014-07-30, Story ID: 68791

  59. JD GEE: Favors 2/3 of 100 year old traffic law
    Posted: 2014-07-28, Story ID: 68745

  60. Early Columbia Part I comment: Rialto was by Russell & Co
    Posted: 2014-07-20, Story ID: 68617

  61. Early Columbia, back when we were boys. Part I
    Posted: 2014-07-20, Story ID: 68615

  62. Nomd Eplume sends information on Hardin family
    Posted: 2014-07-18, Story ID: 68579

  63. Chris Bennett: on 'The War of Northern Aggression'
    Posted: 2014-07-13, Story ID: 68492

  64. Donita Hortillosa recalls midwife Sophia Ellen Simmons Murphy
    Posted: 2014-07-13, Story ID: 68491

  65. Query: Wants to know about Fairplay, KY area midwife -1930s
    Posted: 2014-07-13, Story ID: 68485

  66. Eagles of Old, in the Adair County Area
    Posted: 2014-07-04, Story ID: 68346

  67. Wants information on
    Posted: 2014-06-27, Story ID: 68207

  68. Sherry Spoon locates the Angel at its exact point in 7-County Area
    Posted: 2014-06-26, Story ID: 68170

  69. When good pets go bad: the sad saga of Mr. Lowe's squirrel
    Posted: 2014-06-22, Story ID: 68053

  70. 17th Conover School Reunion May 24, 2014 has 79 in attendance
    Posted: 2014-06-18, Story ID: 67982

  71. 1900 ft. long Spurlington Train Tunnel haunted by ghost?
    Posted: 2014-06-15, Story ID: 67919

  72. Interesting items found in old newspaper clippings
    Posted: 2014-06-14, Story ID: 67911

  73. New Historical Marker notes Rural Electrification in SC KY
    Posted: 2014-06-12, Story ID: 67864

  74. 100 years ago Adair Co. News changed its obituary policy
    Posted: 2014-05-31, Story ID: 67647

  75. Slave Burials at Old Lapsley/Snow Farm Russell County
    Posted: 2014-05-20, Story ID: 67421

  76. Rick Graves asks about Theiss Chevrolet, Greensburg, KY
    Posted: 2014-05-12, Story ID: 67264

  77. Vonnie Kolbenschlag: Notes decision to remove Parson House
    Posted: 2014-05-05, Story ID: 67120

  78. Ralph Waggener recalls tale of Uncle Hob, told by Grover Gilpin
    Posted: 2014-04-30, Story ID: 67020

  79. Historic Adair County Courthouse: Now 130 years old
    Posted: 2014-04-24, Story ID: 66899

  80. Russell County, KY, history: the election day murder of Taylor Sullivan, 1909
    Posted: 2014-04-20, Story ID: 66806

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

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

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

  84. 9-year old used to ride bus alone, Columbia-Louisville and back
    Posted: 2014-03-28, Story ID: 66303

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

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

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

  88. 100 years ago: the wind was high and penetrating
    Posted: 2014-03-20, Story ID: 66125

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  134. 2013 Harmony School Reunion at Chance was a great success
    Posted: 2013-07-31, Story ID: 61011

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  152. 150th Anniversary program at Tebb's Bend, June 8, 2013
    Posted: 2013-05-28, Story ID: 59797

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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