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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

Preacher Wins a Gunfight

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William Henry Bohannon was, I think the first preacher in that new church ( Methodist ) building ( referring to McLean County Pictorial History ).  An interesting story about him: His brother (Abraham Bohannon) was the local saloon owner.  One night WH the preacher got into a gunfight in the saloon and killed a man… Continue reading