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Oren Groce (25 August 1925- 30 September 1940)

From a 1940 Glasgow Times newspaper: “The tragic death of Oren Groce, 16 year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Willie Ray Groce, of rural Glasgow, came as a shock to the many friends of the Groce family in Barren … Continue reading

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Uncle Georgie – 12 March 1896

From the Glasgow Times 18 March 1896: “An accident which cost young George Dugard his life occurred on his father’s farm in the vicinity of Bailey’s store at about 9 o’clock last Thursday morning. Young Dugard was assisting his father … Continue reading

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The Tale of Two Naughty Ladies

I am about to embark on a series of short tales, mainly obituary type articles that ran in the newspaper at the time of the occurrence, and I will try to add dates as I am able. The series will … Continue reading

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Matthews Family Tragedy at Oleoak

The small community of Oleoak has had its share of tragedies, and the neighborhood is imbued with a haunted feeling that is pervasive in its melancholy essence. Home to several family burial grounds, you can also add many untold tragedies … Continue reading

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The Brothers Adwell and the Bailey Murder – 17 November 1855

About 5 miles southeast of Glasgow, in a section of the county known as Mount Vernon country, about one mile north of Elbow Springs was once the home of “Pappy” Hall, an old shoe cobbler mentioned by Franklin Gorin in … Continue reading

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