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  125 Most recent stories in topic Jim: History
  1. Around The Shire, mid-October 1931
    Posted: 2021-10-17, Story ID: 119261

  2. Memphis to Big Creek, 1936: Mr. W.L. Grady's wild ride home
    Posted: 2021-09-19, Story ID: 118773

  3. Four miles to Columbia: a long ago journey recalled
    Posted: 2021-09-12, Story ID: 118624

  4. August 1961: Sports briefs, and a question of time
    Posted: 2021-08-15, Story ID: 118115

  5. Bits and pieces from across the county, early August 1931
    Posted: 2021-08-08, Story ID: 118006

  6. Late June - early July, 1936: Events around The Shire
    Posted: 2021-06-27, Story ID: 117391

  7. Spicy news bits from June 1931
    Posted: 2021-06-20, Story ID: 117286

  8. 1931: Talkies arrive; and the Royal Columbians Orchestra
    Posted: 2021-06-06, Story ID: 117095

  9. Ads from a bygone era offer insight into turn-of-century lifestyle
    Posted: 2021-05-16, Story ID: 116792

  10. Foree Hood and the brief saga of Sal-Lac
    Posted: 2021-04-18, Story ID: 116335

  11. Sam Judd, Adair Co. folk artist extraordinaire
    Posted: 2021-03-21, Story ID: 115904

  12. Whittlers of by-gone eras, and the museum that wasn't
    Posted: 2021-03-10, Story ID: 115735

  13. Christmas in Adair County, 1930
    Posted: 2020-12-25, Story ID: 114473

  14. Black Cake recipes from the early 1900s
    Posted: 2020-12-01, Story ID: 114057

  15. Changes on the Square: The Hutchison Building, 1931
    Posted: 2020-11-24, Story ID: 113947

  16. The Grocery Store on the Corner, 1914-1942
    Posted: 2020-11-15, Story ID: 113789

  17. Pfc. Harold Leonard Burton: Freedom is Never Free
    Posted: 2020-11-08, Story ID: 113639

  18. Early November 1940: Odds and ends from around Columbia
    Posted: 2020-11-01, Story ID: 113526

  19. Some changes on the Square, 1945
    Posted: 2020-10-16, Story ID: 113262

  20. Early October 1900: Milliners, hotels, a tinner, and...
    Posted: 2020-10-03, Story ID: 113037

  21. Late Sept. 1920: A Detective, Duvetyne, and Sundry Other News
    Posted: 2020-09-27, Story ID: 112927

  22. Miss Winston Arrives on Arbor Vitae
    Posted: 2020-09-25, Story ID: 112914

  23. 100 Years Ago: Lost and found
    Posted: 2020-09-13, Story ID: 112707

  24. Melvin White's sidelong look at the cholera outbreak of 1873
    Posted: 2020-08-21, Story ID: 112338

  25. Jeffries Hardware, c. 1890 - 1920
    Posted: 2020-07-26, Story ID: 111889

  26. JIM: The story behind an old picture
    Posted: 2020-07-11, Story ID: 111641

  27. Letter: Larry Smith Rialto photo
    Posted: 2020-05-22, Story ID: 110806

  28. A trip to Bowling Green, 1930
    Posted: 2020-05-16, Story ID: 110697

  29. April/May 1920: Services & Goods; The great debate; and more
    Posted: 2020-04-19, Story ID: 110223

  30. Mid-April 1945: Of wars, and auctions, and death in far-off lands
    Posted: 2020-04-15, Story ID: 110152

  31. April 12th Easter
    Posted: 2020-04-12, Story ID: 110089

  32. April 1940: Around the county and around the Square
    Posted: 2020-04-08, Story ID: 110020

  33. 90 years ago: Entertainment, education, and the marvelous Maytag
    Posted: 2020-04-05, Story ID: 109958

  34. Mr. White scourges Sir Groundhog
    Posted: 2020-04-01, Story ID: 109886

  35. JIM: What were you doing half a century ago?
    Posted: 2020-03-28, Story ID: 109831

  36. 75 years ago: fallen heroes; local events; and a harp of gold
    Posted: 2020-03-26, Story ID: 109781

  37. Letter: More birth announcements
    Posted: 2020-02-07, Story ID: 108865

  38. Dr. Bolin's unusual record
    Posted: 2020-02-06, Story ID: 108834

  39. Memories of Amos Fox
    Posted: 2020-01-26, Story ID: 108646

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  58. 90 years ago: Roads, Water, the Fair, and a real hotel man
    Posted: 2019-08-04, Story ID: 105439

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  74. 90 years ago: Christmas trees, clearance sales, and other topics
    Posted: 2018-12-30, Story ID: 101431

  75. 1918: the year Christmas stood still
    Posted: 2018-12-25, Story ID: 101351

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

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

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

  79. 80 years ago: basketball, electricity, water tower, and an amazing contest
    Posted: 2018-11-25, Story ID: 100812

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

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

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

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

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

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

  86. 100 years ago today, 21 Aug 1918: The Great War in Adair Co.
    Posted: 2018-08-21, Story ID: 99095

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

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

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

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

  91. 95 years ago: Odds & ends from early July 1923
    Posted: 2018-07-08, Story ID: 98308

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  114. JIM: 1952 News ad announced opening of Adair Drive In
    Posted: 2017-09-30, Story ID: 93071

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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