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Stephen Loveall and John Denton – Revisiting Murder at Glasgow Junction

The following article is from THE ADAIR COUNTY NEWS, Wednesday 17 Apr 1901 “Killing of John DENTON— Occurred at Glasgow Junction Barren County, Twenty Years Ago—. “Some time ago, we published an account of the suicide in this city (Bowling … 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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All Hallows Eve – 31 October 1927 – Nichols’ Family Tragedy

From the Glasgow Times, November 1927 edition: “Four buried in the same grave Wednesday morning. The entire city and surrounding country was shocked, almost beyond speech, Monday afternoon when the report that Earl Nichols, his wife and two small children … Continue reading

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Little Girl Lost

The following is an obituary taken from the Glasgow Times, dated Thursday 2 February 1928. Lera was my mother’s aunt, and the sadness of this story remains with the family today. Back in the late 1980s, I visited the Morton-Pritchard … Continue reading

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The Tale of Two Naughty Ladies

I am about to embark on a series of short tales, mainly obituary type articles that ran in the newspaper at the time of the occurrence, and I will try to add dates as I am able. The series will … Continue reading

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Murder Mansion – The Kilgore Saga – 30 June 1948

I have been told for many years that the house where the Glasgow Municipal Cemetery Office is located is supposedly haunted. Being next to a cemetery, it’s a given someone is going to think so… So I’ve never bothered to … Continue reading

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Matthews Family Tragedy at Oleoak

The small community of Oleoak has had its share of tragedies, and the neighborhood is imbued with a haunted feeling that is pervasive in its melancholy essence. Home to several family burial grounds, you can also add many untold tragedies … Continue reading

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