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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  19. 90 years ago: Roads, Water, the Fair, and a real hotel man
    Posted: 2019-08-04, Story ID: 105439

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  35. 90 years ago: Christmas trees, clearance sales, and other topics
    Posted: 2018-12-30, Story ID: 101431

  36. 1918: the year Christmas stood still
    Posted: 2018-12-25, Story ID: 101351

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

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

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

  40. 80 years ago: basketball, electricity, water tower, and an amazing contest
    Posted: 2018-11-25, Story ID: 100812

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

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

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

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

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

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

  47. 100 years ago today, 21 Aug 1918: The Great War in Adair Co.
    Posted: 2018-08-21, Story ID: 99095

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

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

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

  51. Jim: The sign in the window
    Posted: 2018-07-29, Story ID: 98682

  52. 95 years ago: Odds & ends from early July 1923
    Posted: 2018-07-08, Story ID: 98308

  53. JIM: 70 years ago - 1st sermon in Russell Heights Baptist Chapel
    Posted: 2018-07-01, Story ID: 98180

  54. JIM: Sixty years ago - Columbia, a happening place
    Posted: 2018-06-24, Story ID: 98057

  55. JIM: One hundred years ago, mid-June, 1918
    Posted: 2018-06-17, Story ID: 97942

  56. JIM sends: A Tribute to Russell Co., KY, Mother, by Lilburn Phelps
    Posted: 2018-05-13, Story ID: 97264

  57. JIM: 80 years ago, May 4, 1938, in Adair & surrounding area
    Posted: 2018-05-04, Story ID: 97115

  58. JIM: The Hoodoo, played to packed house 28 Apr 1933
    Posted: 2018-04-28, Story ID: 96989

  59. JIM: The 1934 abduction of Lewis Coffey (and subsequent events) - II
    Posted: 2018-03-18, Story ID: 96262

  60. JIM, History: More on Columbia's Simon Spring
    Posted: 2018-03-14, Story ID: 96189

  61. The 1934 abduction of Lewis Coffey (and subsequent events)
    Posted: 2018-03-11, Story ID: 96139

  62. JIM: J.C. Draper, at 89, returned from West to visit Coffey Cave
    Posted: 2018-02-23, Story ID: 95832

  63. JIM: Jones Building timeline - Jun 1944-Oct 1945
    Posted: 2018-02-21, Story ID: 95801

  64. JIM: Bits and Pieces about Roley School, 1898-1942
    Posted: 2018-01-25, Story ID: 95309

  65. JIM: 80 years ago in Adair County & beyond
    Posted: 2018-01-04, Story ID: 94833

  66. The Movies: When talkies came to Columbia's Rialto Theater
    Posted: 2017-12-30, Story ID: 94768

  67. JIM's Christmas Wish List - Album 2
    Posted: 2017-12-25, Story ID: 94683

  68. JIM - Christmas Wish List ads from the past - 2017 Album I
    Posted: 2017-12-08, Story ID: 94368

  69. JIM: Columbia Merchants Gear up for Christmas, 1927
    Posted: 2017-12-02, Story ID: 94267

  70. JIM: The history of the White Cash Markets
    Posted: 2017-11-25, Story ID: 94141

  71. JIM: In olden days, in 1937, it had already snown by now
    Posted: 2017-10-27, Story ID: 93605

  72. Jim: While at Lindsey Wilson JC, Gordon Crump wrote for ACN
    Posted: 2017-10-21, Story ID: 93477

  73. Early October 1957: Big Doings in Adair County
    Posted: 2017-10-06, Story ID: 93185

  74. BJF: A question inspired by JIM's Adair Drive-in ad
    Posted: 2017-09-30, Story ID: 93073

  75. JIM: Jane Lampton Pink Cottage Marker made news 25 Sep 1957
    Posted: 2017-09-24, Story ID: 92960

  76. Horace T. Walker: a Man of Many Parts
    Posted: 2017-09-20, Story ID: 92884

  77. JIM: Interesting finds from 1964 News
    Posted: 2017-09-18, Story ID: 92833

  78. Will this 72,249th end of the world prediction be true this time?
    Posted: 2017-09-02, Story ID: 92501

  79. JIM: Lindsey enrollment at 150, 25 Aug 1938 ACN reported
    Posted: 2017-08-27, Story ID: 92387

  80. JIM: The last Breeding HS commencement - 20 March 1953
    Posted: 2017-08-21, Story ID: 92273

  81. JIM: Installation of the War Memorial, August 1947
    Posted: 2017-08-04, Story ID: 91981

  82. JIM: Henry Giles first Spout Springs Column - 5 Jun 1957
    Posted: 2017-07-17, Story ID: 91666

  83. JIM: A Brief Glimpse of the 1957 Adair County Fair
    Posted: 2017-07-09, Story ID: 91523

  84. JIM: More history on the Bank of Columbia, early officers
    Posted: 2017-07-06, Story ID: 91475

  85. JIM: Gone Glimmering. For the Adair Co. Fair, history repeats?
    Posted: 2017-06-29, Story ID: 91355

  86. JIM: Heskamp Motor Company was Studebaker dealer, briefly
    Posted: 2017-06-26, Story ID: 91305

  87. JIM: For Your Shopping Convenience : Hot Deals, June 1952 - (Part I)
    Posted: 2017-06-18, Story ID: 91175

  88. JIM: After five days rest - Cpl. Rose goes to war
    Posted: 2017-05-28, Story ID: 90799

  89. JIM: A Hearty Welcome: Dr. Pepper Comes to Town, 1937
    Posted: 2017-05-25, Story ID: 90750

  90. That magnificent voice: Rev. G.W. Perryman, Russell Co. KY - VII
    Posted: 2017-05-06, Story ID: 90407

  91. JIM: Adair County News 92 years ago - Enforce the Law
    Posted: 2017-05-03, Story ID: 90331

  92. That magnificent voice: Rev. G.W. Perryman, Russell Co. KY - VI
    Posted: 2017-04-30, Story ID: 90269

  93. That magnificent voice: Rev. G.W. Perryman, Russell Co. KY - V
    Posted: 2017-04-09, Story ID: 89842

  94. 100 years ago: Adair County goes to war, 1917
    Posted: 2017-04-06, Story ID: 89772

  95. 'That magnificent voice' - G.W. Perryman, Russell Co, KY - IV
    Posted: 2017-04-02, Story ID: 89687

  96. 'That magnificent voice' - G.W. Perryman, Russell Co, KY - III
    Posted: 2017-03-26, Story ID: 89544

  97. JIM: Travel advisory for Faubush area
    Posted: 2017-03-19, Story ID: 89382

  98. 'That magnificent voice' - G.W. Perryman, Russell County, KY - Part II
    Posted: 2017-03-19, Story ID: 89375

  99. JIM: Elder Williams & the aeroplane: 'It sure was a grand sight.'
    Posted: 2017-03-16, Story ID: 89312

  100. On Montpelier: Heaven is a Kentucky of a place
    Posted: 2017-03-14, Story ID: 89279

  101. 'That magnificent voice' - G.W. Perryman, Russell Co., KY
    Posted: 2017-03-12, Story ID: 89227

  102. JIM - Mrs. Berg Visits Columbia: The Rest of the Story
    Posted: 2017-02-26, Story ID: 88937

  103. Jim/Lindsey Wilson History: The Cottage on Arbor Vitae Hill
    Posted: 2017-02-18, Story ID: 88785

  104. JIM resurrects blistery hot editorial from 1904
    Posted: 2017-02-02, Story ID: 88464

  105. JIM: The big snow of January 1917
    Posted: 2017-01-22, Story ID: 88250

  106. Mr. McLean & Rev. Kasey ring in 1907 with sunshine & shadows
    Posted: 2017-01-08, Story ID: 87971

  107. Captain Dan Schroer: a story with a tragic ending
    Posted: 2017-01-04, Story ID: 87886

  108. JIM: 5 Jan 1913. A deluge delays mail to Columbia for five days
    Posted: 2017-01-01, Story ID: 87833

  109. JIM: News, views, reviews, & sage counsel, late December 1916
    Posted: 2016-12-24, Story ID: 87722

  110. JIM: 100 years ago, reported in the AC News 20 Dec 1916
    Posted: 2016-12-15, Story ID: 87541

  111. 100 Years Ago - Judge Baker writes of Col. Daniel Trabue
    Posted: 2016-12-09, Story ID: 87437

  112. 100 years ago - Thanksgiving in and around Columbia
    Posted: 2016-11-24, Story ID: 87158

  113. JIM: To hell and back
    Posted: 2016-11-20, Story ID: 87076

  114. JIM: Culture & a library come to Columbia - 100 years ago
    Posted: 2016-11-20, Story ID: 87066

  115. November 1916: Elections, inducements, and elixirs
    Posted: 2016-11-13, Story ID: 86926

  116. Celebrating Hallowe'en at the Hancock Hotel, 1902
    Posted: 2016-10-30, Story ID: 86599

  117. JIM: Dr. Gaither and the goose question
    Posted: 2016-10-21, Story ID: 86394

  118. Adair County's mysterious death, 1916
    Posted: 2016-09-18, Story ID: 85724

  119. Faded Glory: The Butler residence, Greensburg Street
    Posted: 2016-09-06, Story ID: 85464

  120. JIM: Digest of Adair County News of September 6, 1916
    Posted: 2016-09-05, Story ID: 85449

  121. JIM: History found in old newspaper used to wrap 22 revolver
    Posted: 2016-07-17, Story ID: 84469

  122. JIM: Entertaining tales of Which County?
    Posted: 2016-07-14, Story ID: 84420

  123. JIM:...but it spent the night at a Holiday Inn Express!
    Posted: 2016-07-10, Story ID: 84320

  124. Garnett residence newsworthy 100 years ago
    Posted: 2016-07-07, Story ID: 84263

  125. JIM: 100 years ago this week
    Posted: 2016-07-03, Story ID: 84187

  126. JIM - The 71st wedding anniversary of my parents
    Posted: 2016-06-30, Story ID: 84127

  127. JIM: Buchanan-Lyon comes to Columbia, 1917-1918. Episode II
    Posted: 2016-06-12, Story ID: 83780

  128. JIM: Buchanan-Lyon comes to Columbia, 1917-1918. Episode I
    Posted: 2016-06-12, Story ID: 83773

  129. D-Day plus 72 years: A realization of the tragedies
    Posted: 2016-06-06, Story ID: 83658

  130. JIM - Lindsey Wilson in 1903, one of greatest blessings ever
    Posted: 2016-05-15, Story ID: 83169

  131. JIM: Railroad talks were dragging on 100 years ago in Adair
    Posted: 2016-05-01, Story ID: 82896

  132. 1916: Rev. Grimsley writes of singings, Sunday schools, and buggy-sitters
    Posted: 2016-04-05, Story ID: 82323

  133. JIM: Memories of commutes on the Cumberland Parkway
    Posted: 2016-02-13, Story ID: 81024

  134. JIM: Weather Signs, 100 years ago, Feb 1916
    Posted: 2016-01-31, Story ID: 80644

  135. 100 Years Ago: smallpox, smackdowns, scores, and other news
    Posted: 2016-01-24, Story ID: 80453

  136. Kentucky's Celestial Caller, January 12, 1916
    Posted: 2016-01-17, Story ID: 80200

  137. One hundred years ago: first news of the new year, 1916
    Posted: 2016-01-01, Story ID: 79870

  138. 100 Years Ago: Reminiscing about the 1870's
    Posted: 2015-12-31, Story ID: 79849

  139. JIM: Odd bits of news, December 1905
    Posted: 2015-12-14, Story ID: 79576

  140. 100 years ago: Fairgrounds sold for $2,000
    Posted: 2015-11-01, Story ID: 78637

  141. 100 Years Ago: Adair County is alive . . .
    Posted: 2015-10-11, Story ID: 78207

  142. Columbia: A Happening Place in early September, 1915
    Posted: 2015-09-08, Story ID: 77561

  143. The Eubank-Stewart handmade hatchet: where is it now?
    Posted: 2015-07-13, Story ID: 76405

  144. Melvin White and Rollin Hurt's caving adventure, 1870s, part 2
    Posted: 2015-07-12, Story ID: 76396

  145. Melvin White and Rollin Hurt's caving adventure, 1870s (part 1)
    Posted: 2015-07-05, Story ID: 76250

  146. History: Don't judge a book by its cover
    Posted: 2015-06-28, Story ID: 76121

  147. Brief vignettes of Rev. I.M. (Pilgrim) Grimsley
    Posted: 2015-06-15, Story ID: 75875

  148. Jim: Big doin's in Columbia, mid-May, 1915
    Posted: 2015-05-17, Story ID: 75321

  149. Letter: Historical perspective on quail program
    Posted: 2015-04-16, Story ID: 74602

  150. The Saga of the Plum Point Bridge 1900-1914
    Posted: 2015-02-01, Story ID: 72881

  151. Jim: Roads and weather were in the News 27 Jan 1915
    Posted: 2015-01-25, Story ID: 72730

  152. Historical Word of the Day: Berties
    Posted: 2015-01-18, Story ID: 72577

  153. JIM: Rev. Hadley recollects, 100 years ago, nigh this day of year
    Posted: 2015-01-11, Story ID: 72422

  154. JIM transcribes postcard from Helm Ovalene Humble received
    Posted: 2015-01-08, Story ID: 72364

  155. JIM: The new Green River bridge at Tebbs Bend, 1907
    Posted: 2015-01-04, Story ID: 72266

  156. 100 years ago: a report on Russell Creek Academy, Dec. 1914
    Posted: 2014-12-28, Story ID: 72152

  157. JIM: The massive 1914 CG&HS Gymnasium - we can seat 200
    Posted: 2014-11-30, Story ID: 71565

  158. JIM: Thanksgiving in Adair County, 1914
    Posted: 2014-11-27, Story ID: 71517

  159. JIM: Admonitions & Advices from 110 years ago, Adair Co., KY
    Posted: 2014-11-23, Story ID: 71419

  160. JIM: News from the News, early November, 1914
    Posted: 2014-11-02, Story ID: 70865

  161. Jim: News from the NEWS, 100 Years Ago in October
    Posted: 2014-10-26, Story ID: 70688

  162. JIM: Big news from 1914, the passing of Mr. Simcoe Dockery
    Posted: 2014-10-19, Story ID: 70519

  163. JIM: Odd bits of news; September 1914 draws to a close
    Posted: 2014-09-28, Story ID: 70045

  164. JIM: Claim to be made for cash found in front of Harris law firm?
    Posted: 2014-09-27, Story ID: 70018

  165. JIM: 100 years ago, Adair Co. at the autumnal equinox, 1914
    Posted: 2014-09-21, Story ID: 69881

  166. JIM: Around Adair Co. (and a little beyond): early Sept., 1914
    Posted: 2014-09-09, Story ID: 69628

  167. Jim: News from the News, early September, 1914
    Posted: 2014-09-07, Story ID: 69593

  168. JIM: News from the News, early September, 1904
    Posted: 2014-09-01, Story ID: 69470

  169. JIM: Eyes Fitted While You Wait: 100 yr old news from the ACN
    Posted: 2014-08-24, Story ID: 69327

  170. JIM: Ripped from the headlines, 1944
    Posted: 2014-08-04, Story ID: 68890

  171. JIM: Why's natural gas sales great, gasoline sales Socialism?
    Posted: 2014-08-03, Story ID: 68878

  172. JIM: Marriage, news items, death of Sophia Ellen Simmons
    Posted: 2014-07-13, Story ID: 68496

  173. JIM: Freedom is neither cheap nor free
    Posted: 2014-07-04, Story ID: 68345

  174. JIM: Burkesville Street mystery item an early arc lamp
    Posted: 2014-06-12, Story ID: 67882

  175. JIM: Bedsteads & binder twine: Columbia's Right Angle store
    Posted: 2014-06-08, Story ID: 67787

  176. JIM: Russell County's Forgotten Warriors of World War Two
    Posted: 2014-05-26, Story ID: 67541

  177. JIM: 95 years ago the interesting news was in the tidbits
    Posted: 2014-05-08, Story ID: 67175

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

  179. JIM: Russell Co. History -The Bloodless Battle of Russell Springs
    Posted: 2014-03-29, Story ID: 66333

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

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

  182. JIM: Guess is that Ms. Lunn was Sara Rey (Sallie) Marcum
    Posted: 2014-02-24, Story ID: 65532

  183. JIM: Ms. Lunn critiques the courtroom (and the inhabitants therein), 1906
    Posted: 2014-02-23, Story ID: 65506

  184. JIM: Whittled with his own snickersnee
    Posted: 2014-01-26, Story ID: 64847

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

  186. JIM: Melvin White/The spirit of ministrelsy rises within me
    Posted: 2014-01-12, Story ID: 64563

  187. JIM: Russell County in 1900, as seen in Adair County News
    Posted: 2014-01-06, Story ID: 64411

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

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

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

  191. JIM: Cousin Fred Rainwater would be proud of Vermont tree
    Posted: 2013-11-07, Story ID: 63146

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

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

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

  195. JIM: Will Jones and the alligator, 1911
    Posted: 2013-09-11, Story ID: 61858

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

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

  198. JIM: A perspective on Labor, Labor Day from over 100 years ago
    Posted: 2013-08-27, Story ID: 61554

  199. JIM: School Butter and Bees Around a Hive: The Lindsey Wilson Opens, 1913
    Posted: 2013-08-22, Story ID: 61458

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


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