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100 Years Ago

Thursday, September 12, 1918 KILLED IN ACTION Lt. J. W. Blankenship, of Thornwood, Private Guy Stuart, of Seebert, and Private Rube Jackson, of Seebert. Word was received on Sunday that these soldiers had been killed in battle...

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, December 16, 1915 This was my prayer: a piece of ground not over large; with a garden, and near to the house a stream of constant water; and besides these some little quantity of...

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, April 23, 1915 The forest fires were late in starting this year but they came in limited quantities. The top of Elk mountain looked like pictures of Vesuvius in eruption last Monday. BIRTHS Born to Mr....

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, March 5, 1914 THOMAS CREEK We are having nice weather after the recent cold spell. Harry Hevener was in this part buying fur. Lots of sickness in this neighborhood; Lawrence McLaughlin has been very ill. Also Mrs. Russell...

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Thursday, August 8, 1918 BEARS KILLED Loman Bennett, the modern nimrod of Laurel Creek, has killed two of the largest bears that ever roamed those woods. One caught last week weighed over 400 pounds and was...

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, January 14, 1914 DANCING The wisdom of the protestant churches in discouraging their members from dances seems to have been fully proved. As long as we can remember, the Methodist faith and the Presbyterian foot...

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, September 16, 1915 The first vehicle to cross the new bridge was Dr. N. R. Price’s automobile. Hevener Dilley is building a new house on the site of the old house erected about a hundred...

100 Years Ago

Thursday, December 6, 1917 Sol Workman, of Beard, reports the killing of a fine deer near his home, during the recent hunting season. - - - Col. J. Gano Johnson of Mt. Sterling, Ky., noted horse fancier...