Casey  County News


The following newsletters from Dunnville, Casey County, were transcribed from the Adair County News.

March 20, 1918 edition:

Mr. Herschel Ford who has been suffering from a severe cut is recovering rapidly.

Miss Sallie Bett Pelley left for Rockford, Iowa, Monday where she will engage in teaching.

Mrs. Walter Cackrum visited her sister, Mrs. R.P. Williams last week.

Mr. James Shepherd, from Camp Shelby, Miss., passed thru here last Tuesday en route to visit his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Willis Shepherd, of Tarter, Ky. James is a gallant young soldier.

Miss Linnie Dickerson visited Miss Stella Shepherd of Tarter, last week.

Mr. Joe Vaughn had a nice young horse to get crippled last week.

Mr. Henry Harmon and niece, Miss Carrie Pierce, visited to former's daughter, Mrs. John Combest, of Russell Springs, last Saturday and Sunday.

Mr. Clandie Dickerson who has been in Cincinnati, for several months has returned home.

April 3, 1918 edition:

Clint Propes, who has been in Camp Taylor since October, has been honorably discharged and returned home one day last week.

Miss Florence Rubarts was visiting at the home of Mrs. Mag Rubarts last week.

Mr. Than Taylor and Miss Mary Pelley, daughter of Mr. Sam Pelley, drove to Liberty, Thursday, and were happily married. They left Tuesday for Virginia where they will make their future home.

Mr. Ed Cundiff has moved to the property of James Dickerson.

Ed Rice and family visited at the home of Jerry Cravens, Monday.

Earl Davenport has purchased a new buggy.

Mr. Price, the poultryman of this place, is doing a hustling business.

Dr. Combest and family, of Russell Springs, visited at Henry Harmon's Sunday.

John Roberts and sister, Miss Virgie, left for Iowa, where they will spend the summer with their sister, Mrs. Forest Morton.

April 24, 1918 edition:

The social at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Price, Monday evening, given in honor of some of their Liberty friends, was largely attended, and all the young folks reported a nice time.

Cleo Pelley and Joseph Jones, two splendid young men of this town, volunteered and left for Camp Taylor to help the cause of Democracy.

Mr. and Mrs. Owen Coffey entered school at Bowling Green last week. They intend to prepare themselves for a government position.

Claud Cabbell left for Illinois last Monday.

Miss Mabel Combest has returned home from school.

Brother Young and wife were shopping n Phil Monday.

Eld. Cundiff and family visited relatives at Neatsburg Saturday and Sunday.

June 19, 1918 edition:

The farmers of this community are rushed with their crops. They have finished setting tobacco.

The wheat crops are about ready to harvest and there will be a great yield.

Mr. and Mrs. John T. White and little son visited his parents at Tarter, Saturday night and Sunday.

Miss Carrie Pierce was the guest of Miss Ada Workman Saturday night.

Mrs. Ollie Mosier, of some point in Pennsylvania, is visiting her mother and relatives of this place.

Misses Bess and Fannie Cabbell entertained a number of their Saturday evening. Some fine music was rendered and all reported a nice time.

Mr. Joe Campbell has moved down on Main Street, to the Price property.

Mr. Shelby Williams and a Miss Wethington, from Casey Creek, were visiting Misses Minnie and Shirley Williams Saturday and Sunday.

Mr. John Pelley, who has been confined to his room for some time, is able to be out again.

Atterson Hammond, who had one of his legs amputated recently, is getting along fine.

The people of this little town are very much interested in the Red Cross, and are doing a great work.