The diaries of Artie Lee Foster are being contributed by her niece Debbi Cooper.

In these journal entries you will find deaths, marriages and day to day details of living in Casey County that you may not find anywhere else. The entries date back to 1932. Artie Lee, married Finley Foster of Casey County and died in
1990 at the age of 86....... So take a trip back in time and visit a slower gentler way of life... Enjoy!!

Monday 13, June 1932:

Well Fin and Allen worked in the garden today.   I haven't done anything much  have been sick today  so guess this  is  all         

Tuesday 14, 1932:

Well I got a letter from Emma today Velvica (?) and  Odella have gone to church.  It rained a good chaire this eve  so  by  

 Art   (Alice Foster Ran's (?)  baby died  today)

Wednesday 15, June 1932:

Well this has been an awful long lonesome  day  Allen left went down on the river  Odella and Nudy went to John  Hayes  so guess this is all


Thursday 16, June 1932: 

Well me and  Odella and Nudy   warshed to day  they have gone over to Logs to night to go to church.   so guess this is all   


Friday 17, June 1932:

Well me Fin and Bill all went down Johnie Martin  he came out & suvade off the rest of our woods  So guess this is  all 


Saturday 18, June 1932:

We went to town made the leep (?) got our money  1.00 and 23 dollars  guess this is all


Sunday 19, June 1932:

Well Fin and me went to the baptizing on Cooknee  Creek there were 31 baptised . Ballard and Agness came home with us and stade  all night. So guess this will be all