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The Knox Countian - Article Titles from Volumes 1 - 10

Note: Most articles without author attribution are by the editor or compilations from older texts

Volume 1 - 1988

Vol. 1 No. 1 - Winter 1988

  • Appalachian Writer James Still to be Museum's Speaker
  • Famous Knox Countians: Samuel Miller, by Lois Renfro Morris
  • Our Mountain Ancestry, by William Sherman Oxendine
  • Knox County Courthouses, 1802-1989, by Jakalyn Jackson
  • Oral History Workshop set

Volume 1 - 1989

Vol. 1 No. 2 - Spring 1989

  • Famous Knox Countians: Flem D. Sampson, by William Sherman Oxendine
  • The Civil War in Knox County, KY, by David Helton
  • A White Man's Journey Over the Warrior's Path and Through Knox County in 1674 [on Gabriel Arthur], by K.S. Sol Warren
  • Madstones, Sheep Dip Tea and Other Cures, by Carlos and Lois Renfro Morris
  • Knox Countians at War Exhibit, by Susan Arthur
  • Teachers Workshop: Women in Eastern Kentucky
  • Map: The Warrior's Path, by W.E. Meyers

Vol. 1 No. 3 - Fall 1989

  • A History of Railroads and Coal in the Artemus-Warren, Kentucky Area, by Philipp Fox
  • Museum to Host Regional Workshop
  • The Daniel Boone Trail, by K.S. Sol Warren
  • A Scary Night in Barbourville [on the Martha Broughton murder], by William Sherman Oxendine
  • Chamber of Commerce Honors Museum
  • Local Oral History Project Approved, by Charles Reed Mitchell
  • Research in the Cemeteries, by Jakalyn Jackson
  • Museum to Help Compile Knox History Books for Kids, by Jakalyn Jackson
  • Map: Trails and Roads of Early Knox County, by K.S. and Dwight Warren

Vol. 1 No. 4 - Winter 1989

  • First Newspaper in Southeastern Kentucky Established in 1873 in Barbourville, by W.S. Hudson
  • The Day the Union Lost on Brush Creek [on the Harry Sims killing], by Philipp Fox
  • The Wilderness Road: Gateway to the West, by K.S. Sol Warren
  • Museum Wins Major History Awards, by David Cole
  • Emanuel Named for Early Settler, by Jakalyn Jackson
  • Map: The Wilderness Road, 1775-1795, by Robert Kinkade

Volume 2 - 1990

Vol. 2 No. 1 - Spring 1990

  • Old Barbourville Mitchell Newsreels to be Shown, by Charles Reed Mitchell
  • The Mitchell Newsreels: A Personal View, by Charles Reed Mitchell
  • Dr. Thomas Walker: Kentucky's First Authentic Explorer, by K.S. Sol Warren
  • Burnfin Gives Life in Civil War, by Jakalyn Jackson
  • A History of Flat Lick, by Susan Arthur
  • More Mountain Cure Explored, by Carlos Morris
  • How Trace Branch Methodist Church Got Its Start, by Mark Jones
  • Map: Dr. Thomas Walker's Expedition, 1750, by F. Marion Rust

Vol. 2 No. 2 - Summer 1990

  • Museum Publishes Historical Coloring Book, by David Cole]
  • Building of the Mitchell Theatre: "Color and Novelty in Light and Form to Make a Small Town Showplace;" "The Mitchells and Their Town," Motion Picture Herald, 1938
  • Dr. Thomas Walker State Park: An Historical Landmark, by K.S. Sol Warren
  • Museum Collects Audio and Video Cassettes, by Charles Reed Mitchell
  • Quilting: An Art and a Craft, by Syd Robbins
  • The Concord Baptist Church, The Early Years, by Susan Arthur

Vol. 2 No. 3 - Fall 1990

  • Barbourville City School Celebrates Centennial, by Penny Rhinehart
  • The History and Philosophy of the Cherokee Fullbloods, Part 1, by Frank Scheide
  • Poplar Grove Baptist Church: A History, by Dr. Clifford R. Morris
  • Museum to Sponsor Events during Festival, by Carlos R. Morris
  • Cherokee Indian Documentary Movies to be Shown, by Charles Reed Mitchelll
  • Third Annual Mitchell Local Newsreel Show Planned, by Charles Reed Mitchell
  • Map: Cherokee Territories, by Jan Browning

Vol. 2 No. 4 - Winter 1990

  • The Speed Legacy to Union College, by Milton H. Townsend
  • The History and Philosophy of the Cherokee Fullbloods, Part 2, by Frank Scheide
  • A Barbourville Soldier's Funeral in 1946 [William E. "Frosty" Hammons], by David Cole
  • Museum Wins Three Awards, by David Cole
  • Coal Miners, Teachers and Railroad Men: Recent Audiovisual Acquisitions, by Charles Reed Mitchell
  • Map: Cherokee Trail of Tears

Volume 3 - 1991

Vol. 3 No. 1 - Spring 1991

  • The Knox County Flat-Earth Debate of 1881 [on William E. Barton], by Charles Reed Mitchell
  • Last Slave Sale in Knox County, by F.M. Rees
  • Gen. Zollicoffer's Troops Attacked Barboursville on Sept. 19, 1861, by David Cole
  • Philipp Fox to Speak on Artemus, [by David Cole]
  • Sherman Oxendine Gives Major Tape Collection to Museum [Listing], by Charles Reed Mitchell

Vol. 3 No. 2 - Summer 1991

  • Death by Hanging in Knox County, KY, 1805-1907, Part 1, by Michael C. Mills
  • Joseph Payne and Descendants, by Susan Arthur
  • My Dad and the Tales He Told Me [on Jacob Oxendine], by William Sherman Oxendine
  • Barbourville Businesses, 1865-1866

Vol. 3 No. 3 - Fall 1991

  • Death by Hanging in Knox County, KY, 1805-1907, Part 2, by Michael C. Mills
  • The Civil War Memoirs of Martha Costellow, ed. Charles Reed Mitchell
  • Alexander Stewart Family, by Susan Arthur
  • A History of the Isaac Jones Family Slaves, by Jakalyn Jackson
  • The Trial of Jesse Fitzgerald, by Lois S. Buis
  • Knox Central: Regional Champs at Two Years of Age, by William Sherman Oxendine

Vol. 3 No. 4 - Winter 1991

  • The Collected Papers of Martha Costellow, ed. Charles Reed Mitchell
  • The Sons of the American Legion Band, 1934-41
  • History of the Walker Family, by Carrie J. Hurst
  • Barbourville Ladies to Make Bicentennial Quilt, by Syd Robbins
  • Museum Repeats as Award Winner, by Lois Renfro Morris
  • New Knox County Archaeology Society to Hold First Meeting, by Ron Rosenstiel

Volume 4 - 1992

Vol. 4 No. 1 - Spring 1992

  • Caleb Powers, Part 1: The Early Years, by William Sherman Oxendine
  • A History of the First Baptist Church, Corner of Third and Church Streets, by Carrie J. Hurst
  • Early Motion Pictures of Knox County: The Charles S. Owens Collection, by Charles Reed Mitchell
  • Charles S. Owens to Show Early Movies Shot in Knox County, by Charles Reed Mitchell
  • The Admiral of Swan Lake [on George M. Owens], by Charles S. Owens & Charles Reed Mitchell
  • Archaeological Club, by Ron Rosenstiel

Vol. 4 No. 2 - Summer 1992

  • Caleb Powers, Part 2: The Goebel Assassination, by William Sherman Oxendine
  • Creation of the Bicentennial Quilt, by Paula M. Zipp
  • Knox County Bicentennial Quilt is Unveiled Easter Sunday
  • Old Flat Lick Baptist Church, by John R. Valentine
  • New Coal Mining Display Opens, by Philipp Fox
  • New Knox Co. History Book for Children Published Soon

Vol. 4 No. 3 - Fall 1992

  • Caleb Powers, Part 3: The Later Years, by William Sherman Oxendine
  • A Description of Barbourville in the 1920s, by Clinton Congleton
  • 12,000 Years of Human Occupation in Knox County, by Ron Rosenstiel
  • 10,000 Years of Plant Use in the Cumberland Plateau: The Oaks, by Ron Rosenstiel
  • Knox County in The Kentucky Encyclopedia, by Charles Reed Mitchell
  • Josh Faulkner's Civil War Adventure
  • Map: Historic Map of Barbourville in the 1920s, by Clinton Congleton

Vol. 4 No. 4 - Winter 1992

  • The Barbourville Streetcar Company, by William Sherman Oxendine
  • Community Names, ed. Jakalyn Jackson
  • First Impressions of Knox County, Kentucky: A History Book for Children
  • Tye's Ferry, by David Cole
  • Knox Museum Member Heads Tennessee Museum [Doris Woods Owens]
  • Pine Mountain Grotto, by Andy Messer
  • Museum Receives Awards at Annual Meeting
  • Readers Urged to Submit Family Histories for Knox County Reference Book
  • Map: Knox County Community Names, by Tim Branum

Volume 5 - 1993

Vol. 5 No. 1 - Spring 1993

  • The Goelman Family, by Morris Z. Effron
  • Gardening Signs and Other Superstitions, by Susan Arthur
  • The Lighter Side of Genealogy, by Charles S. Owens
  • My Dream Come True [Indian Springs at Heidrick], by Jakalyn Jackson
  • City of Barbourville Town Records, 1875-1890, Part 1, ed. David Cole and Susan Arthur

Vol. 5 No. 2 - Summer 1993

  • Minton Hickory Horse Farm Exhibit at Kentucky Horse Park
  • Music from a Knox County Valley: The Phipps Family Singers, by A.L. Phipps and C.R. Mitchell
  • Recordings of the Phipps Family Singers
  • Daniel Sibert, Early Settler, by Evelyn I. Lovell
  • William Anderson "Captain Billy" Dozier, Civil War Officer, by Charles S. Owens
  • Knox Historical Museum Orientation Video Highlights Major Exhibits, by Charles Reed Mitchell
  • Early Businesses in Barbourville, by Jakalyn Jackson
  • City of Barbourville Town Records, 1875-1890, Part 2, ed. David Cole and Susan Arthur

Vol. 5 No. 3 - Fall 1993

  • James D. Black, Governor of Kentucky, by William Sherman Oxendine
  • Caleb Powers' Prison Song, by Charles Reed Mitchell
  • "Caleb Powers' Song—In Prison Walls," [Complete Sheet Music], by Nancy Rose Crume
  • The Quapaw Indian Worldview: A Talk With Ardina Revard Moore, by Charles Reed Mitchell
  • The Noah Garland Family, by Eulene Gaarland,
  • Memories of Knox County: The Grist Mill, by Jay E. Leger
  • Recess Games at BHS in the 1920s, by Claude W. Faulkner
  • Daniel Boone Outwits His Indian Captors
  • Carlos Morris, 1858-1993

Vol. 5 No. 4 - Winter 1993

  • Native American Presence and Past, by Ron Rosenstiel
  • The First United Methodist Church and the Methodist Episcopal Church South of Barbourville, KY, by Margaret M. Riley and C.R. Mitchell
  • When Jacksons Fought in the Civil War, by Jakalyn Jackson
  • Museum Wins State Education and Publication Awards
  • Book Committee Now Assembling Histories for Knox Family History Book

Volume 6 - 1994

Vol. 6 No. 1 - Spring 1994

  • Silas Woodson, Governor of Missouri, by Charles Reed Mitchell
  • Governor Woodson on Knox County
  • The Zollicoffer Raids of 1861, by Curtis R. Allen
  • Union and Confederate Accounts of the Barbourville Skirmish
  • Mrs. Rosa Crume and "Caleb Powers' Song," by C.R. Mitchell
  • The Dishman Springs-Woodbine Road, by W.S. Hudson

Vol. 6 No. 2 - Summer 1994

  • Knox Historian Sherman Oxendine Dies, by David Cole
  • An Interview with William Sherman Oxendine, by Charles Reed Mitchell
  • Barbourville's Taverns and Hotels, by William Sherman Oxendine and C.R. Mitchell
  • Golde's Department Store, by Morris Z. Effron
  • Whitley County History Book Published
  • Woodson Cemetery, Flat Lick, KY, by Michael C. Mills

Vol. 6 No. 3 - Fall 1994

    Family History Book Finished, by Charles Reed Mitchell
  • The Barbourville First Christian Church, by Phillip E. Connley and Connie Danner
  • The Woodson-Miller Law Office Building, by C.R. Mitchell
  • Map: Historical Sites of Knox County, Kentucky, published by K.S. Stearley, Union National Bank

Vol. 6 No. 4 - Winter 1994

  • Barbourville's Struggle Against Flooding and the Building of the Barbourville Floodwall, by Charles Reed Mitchell
  • The 1946 Flood
  • Knox County, Kentucky: History and Families Table of Contents
  • Archaeological Society Wins Award, by Ron Rosenstiel

Volume 7 - 1995

Vol. 7 No. 1 - Spring 1995

  • Rosenwald School: A Few Memories, by Albert L. Gregory
  • Martha Costellow's "Remembrances" Columns, ed. by C.R. Mitchell
  • The Civil War in Flat Lick, KY, by Ronan Kyle Peterson
  • Biographical Supplement to Knox County, KY: History and Families, No. 1: James M. Arthur, Martha Wilson Costellow, Albert L. Gregory, William G. Martin, John Allen Owens.
  • Museum Publishes History Book
  • Review of History Book, by Charles S. Owens

Vol. 7 No. 2 - Summer 1995

  • Wade N. Woodson's Revolutionary War Pension, transcribed by Maxine H. Jones
  • Charlie Main's River Stories, by David Cole
  • General George W. Morgan at Cumberland Gap, June-Sept. 1962, by Charles Edward Owens III
  • Biographical Supplement to Knox County, KY: History and Families, No. 2: Mary M. and Alexander D. Calder, Elizabeth Calder Dozier, Blaggrove Hopper, Zadock Marint, Eliza H. McKeehan, Margaret Jean Owens, Milton H. and Elizabeth M. Townsend
  • Funeral of Thomas B. Dizney

Vol. 7 No. 3 - Fall 1995

  • The William P. Kennedy Memoirs, An Introduction, by Charles Reed Mitchell
  • A Tour of a Three Mule Town, Part 1, by William P. Kennedy
  • Biographical Supplement to Knox County, KY: History and Families, No. 3: Wolford and Nancy W. Bingham, William M. Cain, Josiah and Sarah Eve Dozier, Reason P. and Eliza McKay Dozier, James and Sarah Dozier McClellan, George Allan Owens

Vol. 7 No. 4 - Winter 1995

  • The Lonely Grave of Mary Thatcher: A Knox County Forty-niner, ed. C.R. Mitchell
  • A Tour of a Three Mule Town, Part 2, by William P. Kennedy
  • Biographical Supplement to Knox County, KY: History and Families, No. 4: Eliza Calder, Phillip E. Connley, Mary Payne Dozier, Richard A. and Sarah McClellan Dozier, Dr. William O. and Mary Calder Dozier, Rev. Daniel Stevenson, Sarah Corwine Stevenson, Logan family corrections

Volume 8 - 1996

Vol. 8 No. 1 - Spring 1996

  • The Martha Costellow Family Bible, ed. C.R. Mitchell
  • A Tour of a Three Mule Town, Part 3, by William P. Kennedy
  • Flem D. Sampson and "The Bootleger," A Poem
  • New Native American Documentary

Vol. 8 No. 2 - Summer 1996

  • The Owens House on Knox Street, A Description, by Margaret Jean Owens, Charles Sterling Owens and Shirley Medcalf Gelsinger, ed. C.R. Mitchell
  • Return to the Owens House: Memories of the Owens Grandchildren, by by Margaret Jean Owens, Charles Sterling Owens and Shirley Metcalf Gelsinger, ed. C.R. Mitchell
  • Floor plans of the John Allen Owens House, by Ann Sanders and Charles S. Owens
  • A Tour of a Three Mule Town, Part 4, by William P. Kennedy
  • The Ollie Cole Jones Doll Collection, by Syd Robbins and Margaret Jean Owens

Vol. 8 No. 3 - Fall 1996

  • Encounters With the Supernatural: The Owens House Ghostlore, by Margaret Jean Owens and C.R. Mitchell
  • A Tour of a Three Mule Town, Part 5, by William P. Kennedy
  • Traditional Mountain Crafts, by Syd Robbins

Vol. 8 No. 4 - Winter 1996

  • Cumberland Gap Tunnel Opening Recalls the History of a Nation, by C.R. Mitchell
  • A Tour of a Three Mule Town, Part 6, by William P. Kennedy
  • Biographical Supplement to Knox County, KY: History and Families, No. 5: Clarence Ossie Burch, George Burghart, Shirley Medcalf Gelsinger, John Allen and Myra Onkst Owens, Armstead Parrott, Sue Wolfe Scalf
  • Spotlight Showcase Exhibit [column begins], by Syd Robbins
  • New Map of Barbourville Published

Volume 9 - 1997

Vol. 9 No. 1 - Spring 1997

  • Andrew Hamilton Clark and the Civil War in Kentucky, Part 1, by James L. Clark
  • A Tour of a Three Mule Town, Part 7, by William P. Kennedy
  • Index to Biographical Supplement to Knox County, KY: History and Families
  • Victorian Household Hints, by Margaret Jean Owens

Vol. 9 No. 2 - Summer 1997

  • A Machine for Living: The Lustron Houses of Knox and Bell Counties, by Charles Reed Mitchell
  • The Blair Lustron House: An Interview with Douglas and Jane Blair, by C.R. Mitchell
  • Andrew Hamilton Clark and the Civil War in Kentucky, Part 2, by James L. Clark
  • A Tour of a Three Mule Town, Part 8, by William P. Kennedy
  • The Scalfs of Scalf's Indian River Tonic
  • James Barbour, by Sonya Burnette

Vol. 9 No. 3 - Fall 1997

  • Dr. Karl Bleyl and the First Daniel Boone Festival, by Charles Reed Mitchell
  • A Tour of a Three Mule Town, Part 9, by William P. Kennedy
  • Oxendine Memorial Library to be Dedicated Oct. 18, 1997
  • Museum Bookshelf, John Ed Pearce's Days of Darkness: The Feuds of Eastern Kentucky, reviewed by Margaret Jean Owens

Vol. 9 No. 4 - Winter 1997

  • A Visit to the Clay County Genealogical and Historical Society, by Lucien G. Holmes
  • A Tour of a Three Mule Town, Part 10 (Conclusion), by William P. Kennedy
  • Index to "A Tour of a Three Mule Town"
  • Museum Bookshelf: Nothing So Strange, The Autobiography of Arthur Ford, reviewed by Margaret Jean Owens
  • The Mysterious Varmint of Ely Hollow, by C.R. Mitchell
  • Good Crowd Attends Dedication of Oxendine Memorial Library
  • Museum Announces Quilting Project, by Syd Robbins

Volume 10 - 1998

Vol. 10 No. 1 - Spring 1998

  • The Louisville and Nashville Railroad in Knox County and Southeastern Kentucky, by Lucien Holmes
  • The Ely House: First Brick House in Knox County, by W.S. Hudson
  • Museum Bookshelf: Arvil Jones' Up Unto the Hills, reviewed by C.R. Mitchell; May Southworth's The Motorist's Luncheon Book, reviewed by M.J. Owens
  • First Museum Quilting Bee Project Finished, by Syd Robbins

Vol. 10 No. 2 - Summer 1998

  • Golden Memories: The Sawyers-Decker House, Part 1, by Richard Davis Golden
  • Italianate Style: The Sawyers-Decker House, by Charles Reed Mitchell
  • In Service to Union College: The Sawyers-Deckers Families, by Dorothy Elam Oxendine
  • Dinner at Daddy Deck's, by James S. Golden, Jr.
  • The Soldiers' and Sailors' Memorial Gymnasium and Other Early Union College Basketball Gymnasiums, by W.S. Hudson and C.R. Mitchell

Vol. 10 No. 3 - Fall 1998

  • October 9, 1988: Grand Opening and Dedication of the Knox Historical Museum, transcription of the speeches, by C.R. Mitchell
  • Golden Memories: The Sawyers-Decker House, Part 2, by Richard Davis Golden
  • Daddy Deck's Father, by James S. Golden, Jr.
  • Museum Bookshelf: Jess Carr's Intruder in the Wind, reviewed by C.R. Mitchell
  • More Owens House Ghost Stories, by Margaret Jean Owens
  • The First Impeached President: Barbourville Connections [Andrew Johnson], by C.R. Mitchell

Vol. 10 No. 4 - Winter 1998

  • Bell County Historical Society Museum, by Jerry Browning and C.R. Mitchell
  • The Narrows and Cumberland Ford, by Jerry Browning and C.R. Mitchell
  • General Index to The Knox Countian, Volumes 1 - 10
  • Silas Woodson, a portrait
  • Hiram Gray: Knox County Beekeeper, by Syd Robbins

The Knox Countian - Article Titles from Volumes 11 - 20

Note: Most articles without author attribution are by the editor or compilations from older texts

Volume 11 - 1999

Vol. 11 No. 1 - Spring 1999

  • In the Midst of the Storm: The Goldens of Knox and Bell Counties, Part 1, by Richard Davis Golden
  • Terror at the Knox County School Fair: The Killing of Levi Lee, by Charles Reed Mitchell
  • Decker Manuscript on the Internet, by Charles Reed Mitchell
  • The Kentucky History Center, An Overwhelming Experience

Vol. 11 No. 2 - Summer 1999

  • United States Congressmen from Knox County, Kentucky, by Michael C. Mills
  • In the Midst of the Storm: The Goldens of Knox and Bell Counties, Part 2, by Richard Davis Golden
  • Civil War Roundtable: Union College Institute Focuses on "The War in the Mountains," by Charles Reed Mitchell
  • Museum Bookshelf: Food for Thought, reviewed by Margaret Jean Owens

Vol. 11 No. 3 - Fall 1999

  • A History of the Corbin Presbyterian Church, by R. Springer Hoskins
  • The Barbourville Presbyterian Church, 1888-1938, by Charles Reed Mitchell
  • The Corbin Genealogical Society, by Connie Danner
  • Governor Patton Honors Dr. Thomas Walker's 1750 Expedition, by Charles Reed Mitchell
  • Museum Bookshelf: Ghosts in the Hills, by Sean Jump; reviewed by Margaret Jean Owens

Vol. 11 No. 4 - Winter 1999

  • Barnstorming the Hills in 1920: The Jellico, Pineville and Barbourville Aero Clubs, by Charles Reed Mitchell
  • Ben Golden at the Colson-Scott Gunfight: Another View, by L.F. Johnson
  • Museum Bookshelf: Gateway: Dr. Thomas Walker and the Opening of Kentucky, by David M. Burns; reviewed by Margaret Jean Owens

Volume 12 - 2000

Vol. 12 No. 1 - Spring 2000

  • Knox County, Mother of Mountain Counties, A 1926 History of Knox County, Kentucky, by Kenneth H. Tuggle
  • The Fate of Levi Lee's Killer, by Charles Reed Mitchell
  • Civil War Roundtable 2000, by Charles Reed Mitchell

Vol. 12 No. 2 - Summer 2000

  • Michael C. Mills Talks About Historical Photographs, Interviewed by Charles Reed Mitchell
  • An 1833 Wilderness Road Theatrical Tour, by Sol Smith
  • Blunder or Justice? Knox Countians Protest the Indian Treaty that Destroyed a Community
  • Walker 250th Anniversary Celebration, by Charles Reed Mitchell
  • Museum Bookshelf: Barbourville and Knox County, by Michael C. Mills; reviewed by Margaret Jean Owens

Vol. 12 No. 3 - Fall 2000

  • Shots Were Only a Small Detail of a Public Health Nurse's Job, by Mary Browning
  • The Best Books on Knox County, by Michael C. Mills
  • Union College Historical Marker Unveiled
  • I Remember Aunt Mary (Mary Browning), by Susan Congleton Slusher

Vol. 12 No. 4 - Winter 2000

  • The Woodson Family House, An Historic Home, by Charles Reed Mitchell
  • Museum Bookshelf: Creeker: A Woman's Journey, by Linda Scott DeRosier; reviewed by Charles Reed Mitchell
  • George Owens and the Owens House Museum
  • "Beautiful Barbourville" — A Bouquet from the 1890s

Volume 13 - 2001

Vol. 13 No. 1 - Spring 2001

  • Clarence Ossie Burch: On the Burma Road with Merrill's Marauders, A Summary Essay of a William Sherman Oxendine Interview, by Charles Reed Mitchell
  • Clarence Ossie Burch: Athlete and Soldier, by Charles Reed Mitchell
  • Museum Bookshelf: My Sister Marilyn, A Memoir of Marilyn Monroe, by Berniece Baker Miracle and Mona Rae Miracle; reviewed by Margaret Jean Owens

Vol. 13 No. 2 - Summer 2001

  • Some Didn't Come Back: Sergeant Jackie J. Mullins, Jr., by Charles Reed Mitchell
  • Trosper School, by Beverly P. Miracle
  • Play Review: Last Train to Nibroc, by Arlene Hutton; reviewed by Margaret Jean Owens
  • The Art of Story, Union College Institutes 2001, by Charles Reed Mitchell
  • The Battle of Dreux, France, by Sam Isaacs
  • Lt. Sam Isaacs, by Paul F. Isaacs
  • The Real Daniel Boone, by Charles Thompson

Vol. 13 No. 3 - Fall 2001

  • Biographies of the Doctors of Knox County, Kentucky, 1800 – 1940, Part 1, by Dr. Leslie Logan
  • The Barbourville Croquet Club, An Interview with Keith Wilson
  • On September 11th the Importance of History "Went Up in Importance a Great Number of Notches," by Scott New
  • Museum Bookshelf: Haunted Houses and Family Ghosts of Kentucky, by William Lynwood Montell; reviewed by Margaret Jean Owens
  • The Dr. Thomas Walker Cabin and Other Owens Family Paintings, by Margaret Jean Owens

Vol. 13 No. 4 - Winter 2001

  • Dr. William Burnside, by Cecil Byrley
  • Biographies of the Doctors of Knox County, Kentucky, 1800 – 1940, Part 2, by Dr. Leslie Logan
  • A Few Reflections on Dr. Logan's "Doctors of Knox County, Kentucky," by Charles Reed Mitchell
  • Lincoln Memorial University Medical College
  • Museum Bookshelf: I Am With You Always: Experiences of a Nurse-Midwife in Appalachia, by Peggy Kemner; reviewed by Connie Danner
  • Garfield Gilliam's Tourist Courts

Volume 14 - 2002

Vol. 14 No. 1 - Spring 2002

  • Randall "Scotty" Hudson and the Blue Rays Orchestra: A Big Band Sound in a Small Community, by Charles Reed Mitchell
  • The Perils of City Government: Thomas Jefferson Pitzer, by Charles Reed Mitchell
  • Ernest Grisham and the Union College Band, by Charles Reed Mitchell

Vol. 14 No. 2 - Summer 2002

  • Stars Over the Mountains, Corbin Actors and Other Regional Television, Radio and Movie Celebrities, by Margaret Jean Owens and Charles Reed Mitchell
  • Dr. Archibald Leger and the Shootout at Poplar Creek, by Pauline Leger Alford and Charles Reed Mitchell
  • Visiting Knox County in the 1880s, by Mildred Cass Beason
  • The Adonijah Fox Homestead and Cemetery
  • Up the Creek with Dr. Arch Leger, A Story of a Storyteller's Obsession, by Charles Reed Mitchell
  • Museum Bookshelf: The Mouse Hunter: A West Virginia Memoir, by Gaynelle Straight Malesky with Lann A. Malasky; reviewed by Randy Bacon

Vol. 14 No. 3 - Fall 2002

  • Restored Wilderness Road Opens at Cumberland Gap, by Charles Reed Mitchell
  • Knox Countians at War, World War II: Clinton Mills, by Michael C. Mills and Charles Reed Mitchell
  • Museum Bookshelf: Dark and Bloody Ground, by Mary Bolte; reviewed by Margaret Jean Owens;
  • Kentucky's Civil War, 1860-1865, Vol. 1, reviewed by Charles Reed Mitchell
  • Scott New on History and the American Character Kudzu, by Charles Reed Mitchell

Vol. 14 No. 4 - Winter 2002

  • The Barbourville Volunteer Fire Department, Part 1: Early Fire Fighting and the Origin of the Company, by Charles Reed Mitchell
  • Mr. Fire Department: Bert Churchill, by Freida Churchill LeRoy, Richard Churchill LeRoy, Marjorie Churchill Kirk, and Charles Reed Mitchell
  • Where We Lived, Growing Up in the Churchill Household, by Marjorie Stuart Churchill Kirk
  • A Brief History of Meadow Creek Community (1933), by C.A. Johnson

Volume 15 - 2003

Vol. 15 No. 1 - Spring 2003

  • The Great Louisville Flood of 1937, by Bert Churchill
  • Knox County and the Great Flood of 1937, by Charles Reed Mitchell
  • The Barbourville Volunteer Fire Department, Part 2: The Great Depression, The Early Years, by Charles Reed Mitchell
  • Museum Bookshelf: What the Moon Knows, Poems, by Sue Scalf; reviewed by Connie Danner
  • The Hermina Brinkmeier Collection, by Maxine H. Jones

Vol. 15 No. 2 - Summer 2003

  • "The Young Republicans Club," A Photographic Oxymoron, by Charles Reed Mitchell
  • The Barbourville Volunteer Fire Department, Part 3: Surviving the Great Depression, by Charles Reed Mitchell
  • Tepper Brothers Store: History of a Business Location, by Charles Reed Mitchell
  • Hensley Settlement, by Connie Danner

Vol. 15 No. 3 - Fall 2003

  • C.A. West and the Turbulent Twenties at the Knox County Jail, by Archie B. West
  • Knox County Women in Public Office from 1920 to the Present, by Charles Reed Mitchell
  • Play review: The Court-Martial of Daniel Boone, by Scott New; reviewed by Hugo A. Freud
  • The Battle of Barbourville, Reenactment Photos

Vol. 15 No. 4 - Winter 2003

  • The Mountain Woman: Silent Movie Filmed on the Cumberland River, by Charles Reed Mitchell
  • Escape from the Serials: Pearl White's Fox Feature Films, by Charles Reed Mitchell
  • The Pearl White Company, Filmmakers on the Cumberland River, by Charles Reed Mitchell
  • C.A. West's Family Photographs, by Archie B. West
  • Remembering Ron Rosenstiel, by Charles Reed Mitchell

Volume 16 - 2004

Vol. 16 No. 1 - Spring 2004

  • Carl J. Helton, A Military Life: An Interview by Clarence Ossie Burch, transcribed by Charles Reed Mitchell
  • The Reception of The Mountain Woman in Southeastern Kentucky, by Charles Reed Mitchell

Vol. 16 No. 2 - Summer 2004

  • Barbourville Post Office Bicentennial, Part 1, by Charles Reed Mitchell
  • My Early Years, 1921-1939, by Carl J. Helton
  • A Cartoon as History: 1912 Political Caricature, by Charles Reed Mitchell
  • Barbourville Postmasters from 1804 to the Present

Vol. 16 No. 3 - Fall 2004

  • Dr. Thomas D. Clark, 1903-2005, by Barbara Evans Melton
  • Barbourville Post Office Bicentennial, Part 2, by Charles Reed Mitchell
  • Introduction to Military Service, by Carl J. Helton
  • Dr. Thomas Walkers Comes Back to Knox County

Vol. 16 No. 4 - Winter 2004

  • The Storied Life of Edward Fletcher Arthur, by Connie Danner
  • Captain Carl J. Helton, Company A, 17th Armored Infantry Battalion, Part 1, by Carl J. Helton
  • Museum Bookshelf. Panther Rock, by Aril Bond Burr, reviewed by Connie Danner
  • The Berlin Wall, by Carl J. Helton

Volume 17 - 2005

Vol. 17 No. 1 - Spring 2005

  • Susan Arthur, 1914 – 2005
  • Captain Carl J. Helton, Company A, 17th Armored Infantry Battalion, Part 2, by Carl J. Helton
  • Museum Bookshelf. Ghost Riders, by Sharyn McCrumb, reviewed by Margaret Jean Owens
  • Museum to Form Knox County Genealogy Division; Knox County Genealogical Society Closes
  • Haze Mills, the Picture Man
  • Winter Fun on Ball Hill, by Susan Congleton Slusher

Vol. 17 No. 2 - Summer 2005

  • A Knox Countian at MacArthur's Side in the Philippines: Paul Williams and the Williams Family Servicemen in World War II, by Archie West and Elizabeth Johnson Conrad
  • Jackie Jordan, Model and Hollywood Actress, by Jo DeLozier with Charles Reed Mitchell
  • Collins' 1847 Description of Knox County, Kentucky, by Lewis Collins
  • Biographical Supplement No. 6 to Knox County, Kentucky: History and Families. Includes Edward H. Black, George Fleming and Sarah Holland Dozier, George Washington Hutton, May Koontz, Martin, Paul S. "Pete" and Margaret Dale Moore, George W. Newman, Oscar R. Parsons and William Franklin Wilson
  • Who Was William Faulkner Rushton of the Union College Rushton Award? by Charles Reed Mitchell

Vol. 17 No. 3 - Fall 2005

  • Rural Knox County, Kentucky Post Offices, by Charles Reed Mitchell
  • Knox County, Kentucky Postmasters, Part 1, by Charles Reed Mitchell
  • Knox County, Kentucky Post Offices: An Official U.S. Postal Service List
  • Mary Browning, Portraits of a Public Health Nurse
  • Bim and Bull, the Yoke of Oxen that Gave Us the Name "Bimble"

Vol. 17 No. 4 - Winter 2005

  • More Rural Knox County, Kentucky Post Offices, by Charles Reed Mitchell
  • Knox County, Kentucky Postmasters, Part 2, by Charles Reed Mitchell and Michael C. Mills
  • Cannon Post Office, by Jakalyn Jackson
  • Portraits of Ruth Sanders, by Anna Lois Sanders and Margaret Jean Owens
  • Boss Hog at the Gatliff Farm

Volume 18 - 2006

Vol. 18 No. 1 - Spring 2006

  • Girlhood Memories of Barbourville in the 1920s and 1930s, by Catherine Faulkner Singer
  • Catherine Singer's Barbourville, map by Charles Reed Mitchell
  • Randall "Scotty" Hudson's Barbourville Map (1934)
  • Gator Country, by Charles Reed Mitchell
  • Museum Opens New Genealogy Division
  • Homeward Passage: 2006 Daniel Boone Festival Theme (Lewis and Clark Expedition)
  • Demolition of the Old Barbourville Cumberland River Bridge, 1968, by Clinton Congleton
  • Indictments for Treason During the Civil War at Barbourville, KY, by Clinton Congleton

Vol. 18 No. 2 - Summer 2006

  • Union College Class of 1926's History of Barbourville, Essays 1 – 5, ed. C.R. Mitchell
  • Contents: UC Class of 1926's History of Barbourville, 30 essays
  • Abigail E. Weeks, "Originator of a Host of Good Things," by Charles Reed Mitchell
  • The Creation of the Susan Arthur Historical Preservation Award, by Connie Danner
  • Living With Santa, by Susan Congleton Slusher
  • Museum Bookshelf: Kentucky Explorer on Indian Attack on John Tye Party, by C.R. Mitchell

Vol. 18 No. 3 - Fall 2006

  • An Evening With Silas House, Part 1, "The Road to Becoming a Writer," by Silas House
  • Museum Bookshelf: Clay's Quilt, by Silas House, reviewed by Ina Mitchell Gatliff
  • Union College Class of 1926's History of Barbourville, Essays 6 – 10
  • Abigail E. Weeks and the Student Historians, Part 1, by Charles Reed Mitchell

Vol. 18 No. 4 - Winter 2006

  • Freedom Baptist Church at Caney Fork of Straight Creek Church Records, 1845 – 1895, by Margaret Jean Owens
  • Union College Class of 1926's History of Barbourville, Essays 11 – 15
  • Abigail E. Weeks and the Student Historians, Part 2, by Charles Reed Mitchell
  • An Evening With Silas House, Part 2, "A Kernel of Truth Loaded With Fiction," by Silas House
  • Museum Bookshelf: A Parchment of Leaves, by Silas House, reviewed by Connie Danner

Volume 19 - 2007

Vol. 19 No. 1 - Spring 2007

  • Finding Barbourville's Civil War Bridge As Researched from Knox County Land Records, by Michael C. Mills and Charles Reed Mitchell
  • Eyewitness Accounts of the Battle of Barbourville, First Civil War Conflict in the State of Kentucky
  • 1890 Map: Barbourville Bridge and Streetcar Route
  • Creation of Broadway as Part of the Barbourville Streetway Line, by Mills and Mitchell
  • Union College Class of 1926's History of Barbourville, Essays 16 – 20
  • Dishman Flats, by Michael C. Mills and Charles Reed Mitchell

Vol. 19 No. 2 - Summer 2007

  • Thomas D. Clark at the Daniel Boone Festival, by Charles Reed Mitchell
  • Margaret Jean Owens Dies, by Charles Reed Mitchell
  • Union College Class of 1926's History of Barbourville, Essays 21 – 25
  • Genealogy Division adds Email
  • Museum Bookshelf: The Coal Tattoo, by Silas House, reviewed by Dr. Hugo Freund

Vol. 19 No. 3 - Fall 2007

  • Barbourville Civil War Interpretative Park: The Battle as Described in the History Panels, by Joseph E. Brent
  • Barbourville Civil War Interpretative Park Opens, a Brief History of a Park, by Charles Reed Mitchell
  • Union College Class of 1926's History of Barbourville, Essays 26 – 30 (End of Series)
  • How an Englishman Became a Member of the Knox Historical Museum, by David Crute
  • Sol Warren Wins Susan Arthur Award
  • Museum Bookshelf: My Century in History: Memoirs, by Thomas D. Clark, reviewed by Charles Reed Mitchell

Vol. 19 No. 4 - Winter 2007

  • A Personal Account of the Normandy Invasion, by Lt. General Elvy B. Roberts
  • Growing Up on Knox Street in the '40s, by Sue Scalf
  • Museum Bookshelf: Poems of Sue Scalf, Ceremony of Names, South by Candlelight, Bearing the Print, reviewed by Connie Danner
  • The Packhorse Library in Knox County, by Jakalyn Jackson
  • Michael C. Mills Wins Susan Arthur Award

Volume 20 - 2008

Vol. 20 No. 1 - Spring 2008

  • The Bailey-White Feud, Episode 1 (Letcher and Perry White), by Dr. James Bailey
  • The Baileys of Knox County, by Dr. James Bailey
  • The Legend of Crews' Gold, by David W. Owens
  • Kentucky Authors Read from their Books at the 5th Annual Redbud Festival

Vol. 20 No. 2 - Summer 2008

  • Riding the Barbourville Streetcar With Mike Mills, by Michael C. Mills
  • The Bailey-White Feud, Episode 2 (The Murder of Levi Lee), by Dr. James Bailey
  • Founding Fathers of Knox County, Kentucky: The Ballingers, by Michael C. Mills
  • Touring Old Barbourville by Streetcar, by Michael C. Mills and Charles Reed Mitchell

Vol. 20 No. 3 - Fall 2008

  • James Barbour: What We Knox About the Founder of Barbourville, by Michael C. Mills
  • The Bailey-White Feud, Episode 3 (The Murder of Beverly P. White), by Dr. James Bailey
  • Barbourville and Knox County Visitor Center Opens, by David Cole
  • Present at the Inception of the Daniel Boone Festival, by Lorene Perkins
  • David and Betty Cole Win Susan Arthur Award, by Charles Reed Mitchell
  • Lend-a-Hand Students Visit the Museum, by Connie Danner
  • Museum Scavenger Hunt, by Laura Hahnfeld

Vol. 20 No. 4 - Winter 2008

  • Forgotten Masterpiece: Stark Love, Part 1, by John White
  • Knox County Men Star in Hollywood Movie, Stark Love, by Charles Reed Mitchell
  • The Bailey-White Feud, Episode 4 (The Murder Trial of John Bailey), by Dr. James Bailey
  • The Calvin Miracle Murders, by John White

The Knox Countian - Article Titles from Volumes 21 - 30

Note: Most articles without author attribution are by the editor or compilations from older texts

Volume 21 - 2009

Vol. 21 No. 1 - Spring 2009

  • Union College Class of 1926's History of Barbourville: The Unpublished Essays, Our Schools: Barbourville High School
  • Forgotten Masterpiece: Stark Love, Part 2, by John White
  • The Bailey-White Feud, Episode 5 (The Shooting of Jack Gilbert), by Dr. James Bailey
  • Museum Acquires Civil War Era Firearm, by David Cole

Vol. 21 No. 2 - Summer 2009

  • Union College Class of 1926's History of Barbourville: The Unpublished Essays, Our Schools: Union College
  • The Blackstone Hotel Lot Part 1: The 19th Century, by Michael C. Mills and Charles Reed Mitchell
  • The Bailey-White Feud, Episode 6 (The Shooting of Beverly Bailey), by Dr. James Bailey (End of Series)
  • Nancy Hampton Wins Susan Arthur Award

Vol. 21 No. 3 - Fall 2009

  • K.S. Sol Warren, 1916 - 2012
  • Union College Class of 1926's History of Barbourville: The Unpublished Essays, Our Schools: Barbourville Baptist Institute
  • The Blackstone Hotel Lot Part 2: The 20th Century: The Hotel Jones, by Michael C. Mills and Charles Reed Mitchell
  • Daniel Boone Statue to be Unveiled August 24, 2012, by Charles Reed Mitchell

Vol. 21 No. 4 - Winter 2009

  • Daniel Boone Statue Unveiled, by Charles Reed Mitchell
  • The Blackstone Hotel Lot Part 3: The Blackstone Hotel, by Michael C. Mills and Charles Reed Mitchell
  • A Teenager Living at the Blackstone Hotel, by Sue Scalf
  • Generations: The Mealers
  • Ray Adkins, 1954-2012, An Appreciation, by Charles Reed Mitchell
  • Museum Bookshelf, Tales from Kentucky One-Room School Teachers, by William Lynwood Montell; reviewed by Conner Danner

Volume 22 - 2010

Vol. 22 No. 1 - Spring 2010

  • Raylan: Stakeout on Stinking Creek (Elmore Leonard and Justified), by Charles Reed Mitchell
  • Union College Class of 1926's History of Barbourville: The Unpublished Essays, Our Schools: Union College Supplement
  • From the Boone Trace to the Dixie Highway, by Douglas Bargo
  • William Sherman Oxendine Wins 2011 Susan Arthur Award Posthumously

Vol. 22 No. 2 - Summer 2010

  • American Fidelity Bank: The History of a Bank from its Formation to Discontinuation, by Douglas Bargo
  • Union College Class of 1926's History of Barbourville: The Unpublished Essays, Our Schools: Legal History
  • The Floodwall General (Bill Nau), by Sam Davies
  • Inauguration Address, Marcia Hawkins, 19th President of Union College

Vol. 22 No. 3 - Fall 2010

  • Duane Murner as Caleb Powers in Who Shot Governor Goebel, by Charles Reed Mitchell and Duane Murner
  • The Owens-Langford Feud, by Charles Sterling Owens
  • Ghosts on Knox Street, by Sue Scalf
  • Museum Bookshelf: The Welsh harp, by Merrill J. Davies, reviewed by Connie Danner
  • Steve Valentine wins 2012 Susan Arthur Preservation Award
  • The War of 1812 Bicentennial doesn't end until January 2015, by Charles Reed Mitchell
  • 2013: Bicentennial of the Battle of the Thames, by Dr. Jack J. Early
  • Isaac Jones Tombstone

Vol. 22 No. 4 - Winter 2010

  • General Tye King: Soldier and Educator, Part I: With the Ambulance Battalion in World War II, interview by William Sherman Oxendine, edited by Charles Reed Mitchell
  • History of Barbourville, The Unpublished Essays: Fragments, by the Union College Class of 1926, edited by Charles Reed Mitchell
  • Going to the Knox Drive-In and the Mitchell Theatre, by Dora Sue Oxendine Farmer
  • Museum Bookshelf: The Devil Amongst the Lawyers and The Ballad of Tom Dooley, by Sharyn McCrumb, reviewed by Charles Reed Mitchell
  • General Tye King and Lois Gatliff: Genealogy

Volume 23 - 2011

Vol. 23 No. 1 - Spring 2011

  • The Boone Trace in Knox County, by Michael C. Mills, with David Cole, C.R. Mitchell and Steve Valentine
  • Genealogy: Brown Cemetery, Additional Information, by Laura C. Jackson
  • General Tye King: Soldier and Educator, Part 2: School Days, Athletics and Teaching, interview by William Sherman Oxendine, edited by Charles Reed Mitchell
  • The Importance of the Boone Trace, by Randell Jones
  • Remembering Syd Robbins (1924-2014), by Charles Reed Mitchell
  • Museum's new website continues to expand, by David Cole
  • Index to Volume 22 (2010)

Vol. 23 No. 2 - Summer 2011

  • Four Spunky Barbourville Ladies Go To The Mardi Gras, by May Koontz Martin, Transcribed by Virginia Martin Lawrence, Edited by Charles Reed Mitchell
  • A Corbin Soldier
  • Museum Additions: General Tye King Papers,
  • A Corbin Soldier in the Spanish American War, by Mark D. Mynatt
  • Farewell to General Tye King, Soldier and Teacher, by Ina M. Gatliff
  • The Museum Bookshelf: Denver Sams' The End of the Road at Bimble, Kentucky: A Memoir, article by Douglas Bargo
  • David Cornett Wins 2013 Susan Arthur Historical Preservation Award
  • Knox Central High School Class of 1937 Photograph

Vol. 23 No. 3 - Fall 2011 and Vol. 23 No. 4  - Winter 2011 (Double Issue)

  • 50th Reunion of Co. C, 149th Inf.: The Interviews
  • Knox Co. WW2 casualties
  • Brush Creek Honor Roll of Veterans
  • Roster of Co. C, 149th Infantry
  • Boone Trace Update
  • Heidrick's Ersel Martin the Pacific
  • A Soldier's Funeral
  • Photos of First Baptist Church service personnel

Volume 24 - 2012

Vol. 24 No. 1 - Spring 2012

  • A.W. Hopper: Grocer, Hardware Salesman and Undertaker by Charles Reed Mitchell
  • Museum Staff Activities by Charles Reed Mitchell
  • Genealogy article on Frederick Family History in Southeastern Kentucky by James Leslie Clark
  • Article on play about Daniel's daughter, Jemima Boone, held during 68th Daniel Boone Festival
  • Photo of Barbourville Civic League taken in early 20th century with identifications by Mrs. Hiram H. Owens
  • Peggy Kemner and Irma Gall win 2014 Susan Arthur Historical Preservation Award compiled by Rita Wood
  • Ketchen Elementary School Teachers

Vol. 24 No. 2 - Summer 2012

  • Archie West A Magician at Heart by Archie B. West
  • Genealogy: Early Rules for Immigration to America by Wayne Adams
  • Myrtle Crook,Life on an Oregon Sheep Ranch by Jimmy Siler
  • Abner Wells Hopper, A Few More Tales Collected by Charles Reed Mitchell
  • Waiting at the Barbourville Depot to Work in Florida, ca. 1915-16 by Jennings Roberts
  • Dora Sue Oxendine Farmer Wins 2015 Susan Arthur Historical Preservation Award
  • Archie West's Standard Oil Stations by Archie B. West
  • Archie West's Pranks by Archie B. West
  • Recent Additions to the Museum's Website by David H. Cole

Vol. 24 No. 3 - Fall 2012

  • The Barbourville Story by W.S. Hudson, prepared by Douglas Bargo
  • Walter Scott "Scotty" Hudson (1884-1962), A Tribute from Ollie Cole Jones by Marie Croley
  • Boone's Trace in Laurel County, Kentucky by Jennings Bryan Krahenbuhl
  • 1955: Labor Violence in Knox County: One and a Half Million Dollar Train Wreck at Artemus by Charles Reed Mitchell with additional research by John Blackburn
  • In 1930, she came here by covered wagon: Long Branch's Charity Overbay tells her story, by David Cole with preface by Douglas Bargo
  • Museum Additions: Donations from Billy B. Cain, Archie B. West, and Jayne Poynter

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