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January 2, 2010

FLOYD COUNTY HOME: From watermelon farmhouse to modern abode

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Locals may not have been able to rent power tools 100 years ago, but one can’t help but think the industrious farmers who dug out the basement by hand (hauling dirt away by the horse-cart load, according to an elderly neighbor), would be pleased with Robles stewardship of the farmhouse.

Whether replacing the ceiling beams, the subfloors or the windows in the house, Robles is blooming where she’s planted in her New Albany home.







Photos by JEROD CLAPP

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