Saturday, June 1, 2013

Uniontown News - 1912

Even when there are no extant local newspapers, often news can be found in a nearby county or state. The following Uniontown, Kentucky news items appear in the Evansville Courier (Indiana) Monday, 16 September 1912 and Thursday, 19 September 1912.

Mr. William Cissell, who was prostrated by the heat, is now on the road to recovery.

There is an epidemic of sore eyes among the school children - from 10 to 12 from each grade being out of school for this reason.

Robert Hancock, who has been the popular clerk for a number of years in the drug stores here, has gone to Evansville, where he has accepted a position in Lee Orme's drug store.

Mrs. M.E. Barnes will leave this week for Gulfport, Miss. to attend the wedding of her son, Fred Barnes, in that city. Fred is well known here, having lived here until a few years ago.

Mrs. R.S. Brandon and child of Cleveland, Okla., who have been guests of Mr. and Mrs. J.W. Furnish, returned to their home.

Henry Lathan, the small child of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Lathan, died of pneumonia. He had been ill for several days. The interment took place in the Catholic cemetery Monday.

Virge Alvey and children Pauline and Cecelia spent Sunday in Morganfield with relatives.

Mrs. Peter Alvey of Pikes Peak spent Saturday night and Sunday with Mrs. Joseph Newton here.

Prof. C.W. Cox preached at the Christian church in Morganfield Sunday.

Miss Lillian Elder has gone to Birmingham, Ala., where she will attend a convent.

Published 1 June 2013, Western Kentucky Genealogy Blog,

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