Sunday, August 1, 2010

News From Sturgis - 1925

It is in the neighborhood news that we find those little gems of information that add flesh to the bone of our ancestors. If someone died or married or visited relatives, it was sure to make the news. The following items on Sturgis, Union County, Kentucky can be found in the 4 October 1925 issue of the Evansville Courier.

Sturgis, Ky., Oct. 3 - The Bay View Reading Club held its first meeting of the season Friday afternoon with Mrs. B.W. Dyer as hostess.

Mrs. H.A. Taylor of Henderson was the guest of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. C.H. Ellis, during the past week.

Ben Landrum and sister, Bess, returned to their home at Calhoun yesterday after a visit here with their sister, Mrs. C.H. Ellis, and family.

Mrs. M.D. Meacham of Hopkinsville is the guest of her son, J.E. Meacham, and family.

I.F. Elliott, who is a chief petty officer in the U.S. Navy, left Tuesday for San Diego, Calif. after an extended visit with Mr. and Mrs. T.F. Stubbs.

Mr. and Mrs. B.H. Omer and little son have returned from a two months' stay in Lansing, Mich.

Mr. and Mrs. Frank Wilson left recently for an extended visit with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. F.M. Meridith, at Sikeston, Mo.

A revival opened in this city today at the First Baptist church. The pastor, Rev. O.W. Taylor, will be assisted by Rev. E.C. Stephens of Louisville and singer, D.P. DeHart of Russellville.

J.B. Slaton of this city is visited his daughter, Mrs. W.M. Hammack, at Madisonville.

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