Pieces of the Past

Pieces of the Past


Jim Reis was an author, historian and well known reporter and columnist for the Kentucky Post. He generously gave us permission to reprint articles from his excellent books, Pieces of the Past- Volumes I, II, III, & IV. We thanked him many times!  Please click on Jim's name below to read more about Jim and to find information about ordering his exceptional volumes.

Author-Jim Reis

Read Jim's current column in The Kentucky Post  (Scroll to bottom of the front page) As of 2016 Jim died and the column is no longer at the newspaper, but can be accessed thru the archives.


Andrew Randall Murder 1856

Holly Hill Children's Home

Indian Chiefs

John Campbell - Namesake of Campbell County

Pearl Bryan Murder

Pioneers Blaze into Kentucky

Dr. Louise Southgate

Soldiers Quell Newport Strike

Steamboat Deaths

1898 War With Spain

World War I Fear of German Heritage


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