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An Old Time Journal

The following is an excerpted article, originally written by Samuel Tolle, Editor of Semi-Weekly News, Owensboro, KY. The article was dated 24 March 1898. “On the 13th day of last August, I left my home in Owensboro, KY, in company … Continue reading

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Wanderings – and Wonderings

In case you were wondering, I have decided to go over places I wandered about as a youngster, many years ago now. Some of the places and things I remember are only in my memories now, but oh, those were … Continue reading

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The Real Johnny B Goode

There’s always a “famous” person up the family tree. A few years ago, while I was working on my Goode ancestry (one of my paternal gr-grandmothers was born a Goode), I was given a copy of the following letter, which … Continue reading

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The Practice House

Lynwood Montell has produced several books about local urban legends and ghost stories over the years, but it’s a sad fact that he did untold hours of research and interviews on his subjects, and then produced books with very little … Continue reading

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Cause of Death of 4 is a Mystery – Nichols Tragedy Part 2

Glasgow Times Thursday November 3 1927 “The bodies of four persons, all members of one family, were found in the debris of their fireswept home 4 miles from here at 2:30 Monday afternoon. The dead are Earl Nichols, 37, Mrs.Polly … Continue reading

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Old Home on Brown Street Moans

Disclaimer: This is an article that was featured in the Glasgow Daily Times, in the last ten years, written by Cassandra Groce. I did not have any hand in its production, I have only posted it for entertainment and research … Continue reading

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Where Backyards Meet

I have accumulated entirely too much research over the years that serves no purpose but to clutter space. Some of it still produces brick walls and dead ends over and over. But then I discover delicious tidbits of our far … Continue reading

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