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Some of the Good Ones Are Gone

I remember how, when I was a teenager, I always thought this was a sleepy little town, typical of the South. On a Sunday morning the whole town was closed, at least until after noon, in respect for the churchgoers. … Continue reading

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A Boy and His Dog – The Bobby Coomer Story – June 1954

This is taken from an article that aired in the Glasgow Times, date Thursday 17 June 1954. Keep in mind that the street addresses are not for the East Washington Street right off the Public Square. Until the 911 system … Continue reading

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A Lonely Grave

This article is taken in its entirety from The Daily News, the first daily paper at Glasgow, KY, and the article is dated Friday, December 24, 1886. “Out on the hill near Captain Carr’s is a lonely grave, which deserves better … Continue reading

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Occupation of Glasgow During the Civil War

As with the Cholera epidemic, when I set out on this journey, I had no intention of covering the Civil War in Barren County, except for a few odds and ends. Then someone suggested I write of Fort Williams, which sits on the … Continue reading

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