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HAYDEN, Arthur – (d. 1916)

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A Happy House Party the Scene of Killing:  Mans Gibson Cuts Arthur Hayden’s Throat – the Slayer Claims Self-Defense Calhoun, Ky., Oct. 8 –  A house party attended by 100 of McLean county’s leading citizens ended abruptly last night when two of the guests, Mans GIBSON and Arthur HAYDEN, became involved in a fight, which… Continue reading

WALLER, Wm. H. (Mr. & Mrs. ) – Visit Hopkinsville (1914)

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Mr. and Mrs. Wm. H. WALLER, of Calhoun, Ky., who spent the holidays with Mr. WALLER’s mother, Mrs. Kate D. WALLER, returned home today. Hopkinsville Kentuckian. (Hopkinsville, Ky.), 01 Jan. 1914. Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers. Lib. of Congress. <http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn86069395/1914-01-01/ed-1/seq-5/>

SMITHSON, John O. (Rev.) – Attends Family Reunion (1908)

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Title:  8 Children Present – First Meeting of the Family Since About Thirty Years A reunion of the SMITHSON family was held at the home of W.E. ADCOCK, south of the city, Wednesday, where Mrs. J.C. SMITHSON lives.  All of her children were present, the first time in 35 years, that the entire family has… Continue reading

ROBINSON, S.B. – Speaks at Farmer’s Institute (1909)

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Title: Will Furnish Two Speakers for State Institute Two Hopkinsville men will be on the program at the Farmers Institute at Elizabethtown, Feb. 24., J.B. WALKER will discuss “Alfalfa and How to Grow It,” in a speech limited to 25 minutes. Chas. E. BARKER will lead the discussion on “Wheat and Oats,” in a ten… Continue reading

SHACKLEFORD,W.A. – Former Sheriff Heavily Fined (1918)

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Title: Heavy Fine and Sentence Imposed on Former Sheriff Calhoun, Ky., March — W.A. SHACKELFORD, formerly sheriff of McLean county, and J.E. COWGILL, a prominent citizen, were today convicted before the jury and Judge SLACK in circuit court of interfering with the carrying out of justice.  SHACKLEFORD was fined $429 and costs and sentenced to… Continue reading

SALMON, Sam (Mrs.) – Returns from Visit (1911)

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Mrs. Sam SALMON and little daughter, Claudie C., have returned from a visit to her parents at Calhoun, Ky. The Hickman courier. (Hickman, Ky.), 05 Oct. 1911. Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers. Lib. of Congress. <http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn85052141/1911-10-05/ed-1/seq-11/>

MURRELL, M.M. (Rev.) and Wife Visit Columbia (1920)

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Rev. M.M. MURRELL, wife, and little daughter, of Calhoun, Ky., arrived on a visit last Thursday.  Sunday night Rev. MURRELL preached at the Methodist church to a large audience.  He is a speaker of force and his discourse abounded in interest.  He uses the purest English which makes his speaking all the more entertaining.  The… Continue reading