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/>

Eighteen Citizens of McLean County Arrested (1911)

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Calhoun, Ky., May 14 – Indictments were returned here yesterday against eighteen well known citizens of McLean county growing out of the lynching of the negro, William POTTER, at Livermore, about three weeks ago.  Three of the indictments charge murder. The mob’s victim was accused of having shot and wounded a white man, William MITCHELL,… Continue reading Eighteen Citizens of McLean County Arrested (1911)

McLean County Courthouse Burns (1908)

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The McLean County Courthouse at Calhoun, Ky., was burned last Wednesday night. The fire started after a night session of Court.  The loss is $40,000.  Nearly all the records were destroyed. Daily public ledger. (Maysville, Ky.), 20 Jan. 1908. Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers. Lib. of Congress. <http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn86069117/1908-01-20/ed-1/seq-1/>

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

MITCHELL, Granderson Edgar (b. 1870)

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Granderson Edgar Mitchell, M.D.  After graduating from medical college Doctor Mitchell located at Reed in Henderson County, and he regards it as his good fortune that he chose at the beginning a location that has become increasingly congenial to him, and it has also been the good fortune of the community to enjoy for a… Continue reading MITCHELL, Granderson Edgar (b. 1870)

GALLOWAY, Pete (d. 1923)

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Farmer Brooding Over Death of Only Son, Takes Life on Christmas Day Calhoun, Ky., Dec. 25 – Pete GALLOWAY, 62, prominent McLean county farmer, ended his life with a shot gun early this morning at his house, four miles from Rumsey. Mr. GALLOWAY and his wife were at the breakfast table.  Ten days ago, his… Continue reading GALLOWAY, Pete (d. 1923)

PEARCE, Gabriel S. (d. 1921)

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Veteran Dies in Fall Owensboro, Ky., June 22 – Gabriel S. PEARCE, 79 years old, fell from a load of hay at his home in McLean county today and struck on his head, breaking his neck.  He died instantly.  When the horses hitched to the wagon suddenly started Mr. PEARCE, who was standing on the… Continue reading PEARCE, Gabriel S. (d. 1921)

HICKMAN, George W. (d. 1906)

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Death Ends Career of Senator Hickman – Complication of Diseases Fatal to Prominent Member of Assembly Owensboro, Ky., Sept. 18 – Senator George W. HICKMAN, of McLean county, died at his home in Calhoun of a complication of diseases.  For the last few weeks his condition has been critical and his relatives were at his… Continue reading HICKMAN, George W. (d. 1906)

TAYLOR, William Arnold (b. 1853)

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William Arnold Taylor, the present master commissioner of the McLean Circuit Court, has practiced law at Calhoun thirty-five years and has some of the unusual accomplishments and scholarship long associated with the best representatives of the legal profession.  His education was largely a matter of self achievement, and he has explored a number of diverse… Continue reading TAYLOR, William Arnold (b. 1853)