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2/15/1990: The cat in the pillowslip

by Virginia Jewell (Fourth in a Series) (Appeared in The Hickman County Gazette, Clinton (Hickman County, Ky.) on Feb. 15, 1990) When the Columbus levee began to cave in during the flood of 1927, Raymond Simpson rushed home to tell … Continue reading

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2/8/1990: The day the levee broke

by Virginia Jewell (Third in a Series) (Appeared in The Hickman County Gazette, Clinton (Hickman County, Ky.) on Feb. 8, 1990) While the Union Army was in command of Columbus during the Civil War, the people of the community were … Continue reading

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2/1/1990: What was “old” Columbus like?

by Virginia Jewell (Second in a series on the changing face of Columbus) (Appeared in The Hickman County Gazette, Clinton (Hickman County, Ky.) on Feb. 1, 1990) What was old Columbus like? Where was the race track with it trotting … Continue reading

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