Sunday, August 10, 2008

Kentucky News 1920

From the Evansville, Indiana Courier of 2, 3 and 6 August 1920.

News From Across the River

The fall term at Wilson's school house in Hopkins County will begin today. There are 6 or 7 country schools in Hopkins County that have no teachers.

The city streets at Madisonville are being repaired.

John T. Hosman, a well known resident of the Waverly neighborhood, is dead.

After 33 years of continuous service in the U.S. army, Col. Hansford Lee Threlkeld has resigned his commission and will live in Morganfield.

Sigler Brothers have sold the Morganfield Roller flour mills at Morganfield to R.M. Culver.

News of Clay

Clay, Ky., Aug 2 - Dr. B.W. Frees and wife of Ft. Smith, Ark., who have been visiting A.S. Darroh of this place returned home Sunday.

Judge Clem Nunn of Marion was the guest of H.J. Clark Sunday.

W.J. Moore, who has been attending the state college at Lexington, returned home Saturday.

Abe Wicks and wife, who have been in Tulsa, Okla. for the last five months, have returned home.

W.P. Gordon, his wife and son, left Monday for Texas where they will spend several weeks.

Marion Newcomb purchased the home of Dr. A.O. Lynch on Main street and will move in next week.

News of Marion

Marion, Ky., Aug 5 - Mrs. Bebe Boswell is visiting her mother in Martin, Tenn.

Mrs. Carl Ferguson of Nashville, Tenn. is visiting her sister, Mrs. Sam Gugenheim.

Mrs. Ed Cook of Ford's Ferry passed through Marion Tuesday en route to Paducah to see her son, Lacey Cook, who is seriously ill.

Miss Mildred Summerville returned from Lexington this week, having taken a summer course in State College.

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