Community Comments, Pilgrim, Kentucky, by Ovie Moore
Community Comments, Pilgrim, Kentucky, by Ovie Moore

"Community Comments, Pilgrim," 29 January 1971, The Martin Mercury, (1971: Inez, Kentucky) digitized for Pamela Moore by University of Kentucky library holdings on microfilm, M.I. King Library, shared on Mountain Soul Searching website with written permission of copyright owner, Mr. John Kirk, 2017.  

Billy Gene Moore (1934-1992) completes GED
Billy Gene Moore (1934-1992) completes GED

Billy Gene Moore (Henry Albert & Myrtle Mae (Smith) Moore-3, Samuel & Mary (Maynard) Moore-2, Sampson & Jane (Porter) Moore-1). Billy (1934-1992) isn’t sure if he finished the 8th grade and went back to school to finish his GED when his daughter, Pamela, was in high school. This clipping is from the local paper in Adair County, Kentucky—thought to be the Adair County News Statesman between 1987 and 1989.

Hobart Moore (1900-1973)
Hobart Moore (1900-1973)

Hobart Moore (Samuel & Elizabeth “Lizzie” (Maynard) Moore-3, Samuel & Thursa (Hardin) Moore-2, Sampson & Jane (Porter) Moore-1) on the changes brought about by the railroad that was put in that now runs past through the grounds of his grandfather, Samuel Moore and by the homes of the descendants and extended Moore family on Wolf Creek, Meat House and beyond. He also commented on the paving of the road up Wolf Creek that had been gravel until then. (Martin Mercury, 29 January 1971, p. 18, shared with written permission of copyright owner, John Kirk.)

Community Comments, Pilgrim, Kentucky, by Ovie Moore
Community Comments, Pilgrim, Kentucky, by Ovie Moore

“Community Comments, Pilgrim, Kentucky, by Ovie (Muncy) Moore, The Martin Mercury, 26 February 1971, p. 15, digitized for Pamela Moore by University of Kentucky library holdings on microfilm, M.I. King Library, shared on Mountain Soul Searching website with written permission of copyright owner, Mr. John Kirk, 2017.

Community Comments, Pilgrim, Kentucky, by Ovie Muncy Moore
Community Comments, Pilgrim, Kentucky, by Ovie Muncy Moore

“Community Comments,” 23 April 1971, The Martin Mercury, (1971: Inez, Kentucky) digitized for Pamela Moore by University of Kentucky library holdings on microfilm, M.I. King Library, shared on Mountain Soul Searching website with written permission of copyright owner, Mr. John Kirk, 2017.

Community Comments, Pilgrim, Kentucky, by Ovie Muncy Moore
Community Comments, Pilgrim, Kentucky, by Ovie Muncy Moore

“Community Comments,” 21 May 1971, The Martin Mercury, (1971: Inez, Kentucky) digitized for Pamela Moore by University of Kentucky library holdings on microfilm, M.I. King Library, shared on Mountain Soul Searching website with written permission of copyright owner, Mr. John Kirk, 2017.

Viola Runyon Harless Witnesses Murder as Child
Viola Runyon Harless Witnesses Murder as Child

Viola (Runyon) Harless (1904-1982) was the daughter of Mary “Polly” Runyon (Nancy Jane Moore & Alfred Runyon-2, Samuel Moore & Thursa Hardin-1) and an unknown father. The accused, Harvey Hardin, was Viola’s second cousin, once removed. Harvey was Thursa Hardin’s, Viola’s maternal grandmother, nephew (more explicitly, Harvey was John Hardin’s, Thursa’s brother, son). “Polly” had four known children: Viola (with an unknown father), Athaleene & Lucille (unknown father), McDonald, Florence & Louvina (with Harvey Hardin) and John Carl Suranofsky (1921-1946) (with John “Jack” Suranofsky (1875-1948)). This is the first of four articles which made the press around the country—including the Chicago Tribune. Note: In this article, the incorrectly print the surname “Suranofsky” as “Kaknosky.” It is corrected to Shuranofsky in future stories, but was Suranofsky in official records.

 Viola (Runyon) Harless (1904-1982) was the daughter of Mary “Polly” Runyon (Nancy Jane Moore & Alfred Runyon-2, Samuel Moore & Thursa Hardin-1) and an unknown father. “Polly” had four known children: Viola (with an unknown father), Athaleene & Lucille (unknown father), McDonald, Florence & Louvina (with Harvey Hardin) and John Carl Suraofsky (1921-1946) (with John “Jack” Suranofsky (1875-1948)). This is the second of four articles which made the press around the country. “Woman Swears She Saw Killing As Girl Of 9 Yrs.,”  Chicago Tribune , 21 August 1937, p. 7; digital image, Newspapers (http://newspapers.com : accessed 7 September 2018).

Viola (Runyon) Harless (1904-1982) was the daughter of Mary “Polly” Runyon (Nancy Jane Moore & Alfred Runyon-2, Samuel Moore & Thursa Hardin-1) and an unknown father. “Polly” had four known children: Viola (with an unknown father), Athaleene & Lucille (unknown father), McDonald, Florence & Louvina (with Harvey Hardin) and John Carl Suraofsky (1921-1946) (with John “Jack” Suranofsky (1875-1948)). This is the second of four articles which made the press around the country. “Woman Swears She Saw Killing As Girl Of 9 Yrs.,” Chicago Tribune, 21 August 1937, p. 7; digital image, Newspapers (http://newspapers.com : accessed 7 September 2018).

Harvey Hardin Acquitted of Murder witnessed by Viola (Runyon) Harless
Harvey Hardin Acquitted of Murder witnessed by Viola (Runyon) Harless

Viola (Runyon) Harless (1904-1982) was the daughter of Mary “Polly” Runyon (Nancy Jane Moore & Alfred Runyon-2, Samuel Moore & Thursa Hardin-1) and an unknown father. “Polly” had four known children: Viola (with an unknown father), Athaleene & Lucille (unknown father), McDonald, Florence & Louvina (with Harvey Hardin) and John Carl Suraofsky (1921-1946) (with John “Jack” Suranofsky (1875-1948)). This is the third of four articles which made the press around the country—including the Chicago Tribune.

Jury Sought to Try Woman in 1913 Death that Viola Runyon witnessed
Jury Sought to Try Woman in 1913 Death that Viola Runyon witnessed

Viola (Runyon) Harless (1904-1982) was the daughter of Mary “Polly” Runyon (Nancy Jane Moore & Alfred Runyon-2, Samuel Moore & Thursa Hardin-1) and an unknown father. “Polly” had four known children: Viola (with an unknown father), Athaleene & Lucille (unknown father), McDonald, Florence & Louvina (with Harvey Hardin) and John Carl Suraofsky (1921-1946) (with John “Jack” Suranofsky (1875-1948)). This is the fourth of four articles which made the press around the country—including the Chicago Tribune.

Community Comments, Pilgrim, Kentucky, by Ovie Moore
Billy Gene Moore (1934-1992) completes GED
Hobart Moore (1900-1973)
Community Comments, Pilgrim, Kentucky, by Ovie Moore
Community Comments, Pilgrim, Kentucky, by Ovie Muncy Moore
Community Comments, Pilgrim, Kentucky, by Ovie Muncy Moore
Viola Runyon Harless Witnesses Murder as Child
 Viola (Runyon) Harless (1904-1982) was the daughter of Mary “Polly” Runyon (Nancy Jane Moore & Alfred Runyon-2, Samuel Moore & Thursa Hardin-1) and an unknown father. “Polly” had four known children: Viola (with an unknown father), Athaleene & Lucille (unknown father), McDonald, Florence & Louvina (with Harvey Hardin) and John Carl Suraofsky (1921-1946) (with John “Jack” Suranofsky (1875-1948)). This is the second of four articles which made the press around the country. “Woman Swears She Saw Killing As Girl Of 9 Yrs.,”  Chicago Tribune , 21 August 1937, p. 7; digital image, Newspapers (http://newspapers.com : accessed 7 September 2018).
Harvey Hardin Acquitted of Murder witnessed by Viola (Runyon) Harless
Jury Sought to Try Woman in 1913 Death that Viola Runyon witnessed
Community Comments, Pilgrim, Kentucky, by Ovie Moore

"Community Comments, Pilgrim," 29 January 1971, The Martin Mercury, (1971: Inez, Kentucky) digitized for Pamela Moore by University of Kentucky library holdings on microfilm, M.I. King Library, shared on Mountain Soul Searching website with written permission of copyright owner, Mr. John Kirk, 2017.  

Billy Gene Moore (1934-1992) completes GED

Billy Gene Moore (Henry Albert & Myrtle Mae (Smith) Moore-3, Samuel & Mary (Maynard) Moore-2, Sampson & Jane (Porter) Moore-1). Billy (1934-1992) isn’t sure if he finished the 8th grade and went back to school to finish his GED when his daughter, Pamela, was in high school. This clipping is from the local paper in Adair County, Kentucky—thought to be the Adair County News Statesman between 1987 and 1989.

Hobart Moore (1900-1973)

Hobart Moore (Samuel & Elizabeth “Lizzie” (Maynard) Moore-3, Samuel & Thursa (Hardin) Moore-2, Sampson & Jane (Porter) Moore-1) on the changes brought about by the railroad that was put in that now runs past through the grounds of his grandfather, Samuel Moore and by the homes of the descendants and extended Moore family on Wolf Creek, Meat House and beyond. He also commented on the paving of the road up Wolf Creek that had been gravel until then. (Martin Mercury, 29 January 1971, p. 18, shared with written permission of copyright owner, John Kirk.)

Community Comments, Pilgrim, Kentucky, by Ovie Moore

“Community Comments, Pilgrim, Kentucky, by Ovie (Muncy) Moore, The Martin Mercury, 26 February 1971, p. 15, digitized for Pamela Moore by University of Kentucky library holdings on microfilm, M.I. King Library, shared on Mountain Soul Searching website with written permission of copyright owner, Mr. John Kirk, 2017.

Community Comments, Pilgrim, Kentucky, by Ovie Muncy Moore

“Community Comments,” 23 April 1971, The Martin Mercury, (1971: Inez, Kentucky) digitized for Pamela Moore by University of Kentucky library holdings on microfilm, M.I. King Library, shared on Mountain Soul Searching website with written permission of copyright owner, Mr. John Kirk, 2017.

Community Comments, Pilgrim, Kentucky, by Ovie Muncy Moore

“Community Comments,” 21 May 1971, The Martin Mercury, (1971: Inez, Kentucky) digitized for Pamela Moore by University of Kentucky library holdings on microfilm, M.I. King Library, shared on Mountain Soul Searching website with written permission of copyright owner, Mr. John Kirk, 2017.

Viola Runyon Harless Witnesses Murder as Child

Viola (Runyon) Harless (1904-1982) was the daughter of Mary “Polly” Runyon (Nancy Jane Moore & Alfred Runyon-2, Samuel Moore & Thursa Hardin-1) and an unknown father. The accused, Harvey Hardin, was Viola’s second cousin, once removed. Harvey was Thursa Hardin’s, Viola’s maternal grandmother, nephew (more explicitly, Harvey was John Hardin’s, Thursa’s brother, son). “Polly” had four known children: Viola (with an unknown father), Athaleene & Lucille (unknown father), McDonald, Florence & Louvina (with Harvey Hardin) and John Carl Suranofsky (1921-1946) (with John “Jack” Suranofsky (1875-1948)). This is the first of four articles which made the press around the country—including the Chicago Tribune. Note: In this article, the incorrectly print the surname “Suranofsky” as “Kaknosky.” It is corrected to Shuranofsky in future stories, but was Suranofsky in official records.

Viola (Runyon) Harless (1904-1982) was the daughter of Mary “Polly” Runyon (Nancy Jane Moore & Alfred Runyon-2, Samuel Moore & Thursa Hardin-1) and an unknown father. “Polly” had four known children: Viola (with an unknown father), Athaleene & Lucille (unknown father), McDonald, Florence & Louvina (with Harvey Hardin) and John Carl Suraofsky (1921-1946) (with John “Jack” Suranofsky (1875-1948)). This is the second of four articles which made the press around the country. “Woman Swears She Saw Killing As Girl Of 9 Yrs.,” Chicago Tribune, 21 August 1937, p. 7; digital image, Newspapers (http://newspapers.com : accessed 7 September 2018).

Harvey Hardin Acquitted of Murder witnessed by Viola (Runyon) Harless

Viola (Runyon) Harless (1904-1982) was the daughter of Mary “Polly” Runyon (Nancy Jane Moore & Alfred Runyon-2, Samuel Moore & Thursa Hardin-1) and an unknown father. “Polly” had four known children: Viola (with an unknown father), Athaleene & Lucille (unknown father), McDonald, Florence & Louvina (with Harvey Hardin) and John Carl Suraofsky (1921-1946) (with John “Jack” Suranofsky (1875-1948)). This is the third of four articles which made the press around the country—including the Chicago Tribune.

Jury Sought to Try Woman in 1913 Death that Viola Runyon witnessed

Viola (Runyon) Harless (1904-1982) was the daughter of Mary “Polly” Runyon (Nancy Jane Moore & Alfred Runyon-2, Samuel Moore & Thursa Hardin-1) and an unknown father. “Polly” had four known children: Viola (with an unknown father), Athaleene & Lucille (unknown father), McDonald, Florence & Louvina (with Harvey Hardin) and John Carl Suraofsky (1921-1946) (with John “Jack” Suranofsky (1875-1948)). This is the fourth of four articles which made the press around the country—including the Chicago Tribune.

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