|From The Calhoun Chronicle|
June 3, 1902
Quite a lot of damage done by the recent rise.
There was a great deal of timber gotten out on the recent rise. Some of the boys came back rather boozy.
C.N. Nicholson said he wished the water had of taken his house into the Ohio river. Bub was in a bad humor just then.
Little Addie Norman has been suffering very much with a toothache.
A. Gunn and wife attended the show at Spencer last week.
Mrs. Unice Leach, who has been sick for some time, is still very low.
Jake Harden, of Rowels run, was buying calves at this place Monday.
Mr. E.B. Starker is visiting home folks.
D.H. Nester and sons are getting in a nice lot of corn.
Miss Dora Wright, who is at Richwood, is very sick.
From the Grantsville News
June 13, 1902
Miss Minnie Morgan is very poorly at this writing. Her Many friends have small hopes for her recovery.
The death angel visited our vicinity and took one more sufferer away, in the person of Mrs. Eunice Leach who died June 4th and was buried at Mount Zion the 5th. We extend heartfelt sympathy, to her bereaved friends.
The weather is fine, and the farmers are taking advantage of it by improving the fleeting moments.
Col T.T. Hodges, of Mt. Zion, was in our midst this week leasing land for oil. He says he is the only company in the world. "Uncle Tom" has been the means of scattering lots of money in our neighborhood. Come on "Uncle," we know you are from Missouri.