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 11,July 1932:

 Eva was burryed to day  Well Fin rung our hog  this eve.  So guess this is all for this time   I am   porley     ho   ho     


Tuesday 12, July 1932:

 Well I got a letter from my dady this eve,  Fin  and me went down to Clyde Bell's last night and stade about 10 minuets.  I  went over to Uncle Willis Lee's this eve and got my cotton Jin  So guess  this is all

Wednesday 13,July 1932:

Well Gladis was here this morning on her way over to her dads  I taken her as fare as Creston  I went on to to Sam  Fairs got me a set of plates  so guess this will be all   by


Thursday 14, July 1932:

 Well Blue Davie Foster is here  This is his  birthday 60 today  Me and Fin and Blue all went Berry picking over at John  Hayes got 6 gallon of berrys  We had chicken and dumplins for dinner. Now  guess this will be  all          


Friday 15,July 1932:

Fin and Davie fixed a hog lot today   I tied  a broom  so by  


Saturday 16, July 1932:

I went to town this morning took my butter Davie got  sick this eve.  Fin and me have just got back from the foot warshing   so by 


Sunday 17,July 1932:

Well the first thing Fin and I did this morning was to 
take Davie part of the way home  we took him to Atterson.  We went to  Sunday
School in the afternoon at Shady Grove   So  by