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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  • Union College Class of 1926's History of Barbourville: The Unpublished Essays, Our Schools: Barbourville High School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  • Union College Class of 1926's History of Barbourville: The Unpublished Essays, Our Schools: Union College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  • Union College Class of 1926's History of Barbourville: The Unpublished Essays, Our Schools: Barbourville Baptist Institute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  • Union College Class of 1926's History of Barbourville: The Unpublished Essays, Our Schools: Union College Supplement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  • Union College Class of 1926's History of Barbourville: The Unpublished Essays, Our Schools: Legal History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

Vol. 24 No. 4 - Winter 2012

    • The Barbourville Story, Parts 3 & 4 by W.S. Hudson, prepared by Douglas Bargo
    • Thomas Tuggle, 1766-1835, written by Kenneth H.Tuggle
    • A Tribute to William M. Dishman, Jr. 1936-2016, written by Charles Reed Mitchell
    • The Dishman Family, written by William M. Dishman, Jr.
    • Victor A. Bingham and the Last Days of World War I, written by Dora Sue Oxendine Farmer
    • Benjamin Shorter - Local Descendants Honor a Union Civil War Soldier, written by Sharron Oxendine
    • A.H. Harritt - Obituary of Union College's First President
    • Museum Additions from Jakalyn Jackson in memory of the late Sonya Burnette and donations from Sam Davies, Bonnie Carr, Connie Carroll and Susan Liford

Volume 25 - 2013

Vol. 25 No. 1 - Spring 2013

  • A Knox County Rosie the Riveter: June Miler Gatliff, 1924-2016, interviewed by Charles Reed Mitchell and Ina Mitchell Gatliff
  • The Barbourville Story, Parts 5 and 6, written by W.S. Hudson and prepared by Douglas Bargo
  • The Bank of Barbourville, 1818-1820, written by Kenneth H. Tuggle
  • Nasby Mills on Stinking Creek, Knox County, Kentucky, Part 3: Nasby Mills On Left Hand Fork of Stinking Creek, 1823-1833, written by Michael C. Mills
  • The Barbourville Governors: 1939 Kentucky Amateur Baseball Champions, with information for this sketch from Phil Fox and Shirley "Buck" Treadway

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