Adair County News

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The Adair County News
Adair County N
The December 14, 1910 front page of
The Adair County News
Type Weekly newspaper
Format Broadsheet
Publisher Adair County News Company
Founded 1887
Language English
Ceased publication 1987
Headquarters Columbia, KY

The Adair County News was a weekly newspaper published on Wednesdays,[1] in Columbia, Adair County, Kentucky[1] The Adair County News was first published in 1887, and was last published in 1987.

History[edit]

Beginning[edit]

The Adair County News was founded by Charles S. Harris in 1887 as a Democratic alternative to Alvin A. Strange's Republican Columbia Spectator, in its first issue it was stated that the purpose of the News was that it was to serve as "a true Democratic paper, come to advocate honest convictions and defend noble principles."[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c The Adair County News, Columbia, KY: Adair County News Company, January 5, 1909, p. 4.