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Early Files for the Week of February 8, 2016

Compiled by Patsy Young 126 years ago: 1890 W.S. Mitchell, Mayor of Saratoga and candidate for State Senator two years ago on the Union Labor Ticket,...

Early files for the week of February 1, 2016

126 years ago: 1890 Mr. Jefferson Draper has a letter written to him by a friend at Hamburg, Tenn. Dec.1, 1834, and addressed to him...

Early Files for the week of January 25, 2016

Compiled by Patsy Young 126 years ago: 1890 The trial of Tobe Bissell last week on a charge of murder in the first degree, brought to...

Early files for the week of January 18, 2016

126 years ago: 1890 A wash made of the water in which potatoes have been boiled is a certain means of destroying insects on animals....

Early files for the week of January 11, 2016

Compiled by Patsy Young 126 years ago: 1890 Ye local has been invited to dine with Capt. John H. Bell on the 8th. The Capt. proposes...

Early files for the week of January 4, 2016

Compiled by Patsy Young 126 years ago: 1890 At a social party at the residence of Maj. John P. Dillard near Mineral Springs Christmas night a young man named Robinson came...

Early files for the week of December 21, 2015

Compiled by Patsy Young 118 years ago: 1897 Attorney H.P. Epperson of Muddy Fork was in Nashville yesterday. He is getting up a petition for the pardon of Henry Cook,...

Early Files for the Week of December 14, 2015

Compiled by Patsy Young 118 years ago: 1897 Jeff Willis and Sample Ferguson fell out over a dusky damsel Monday night and had quite a row. Sample says Jeff kicked him...

Early Files for the Week of December 7, 2015

Compiled by Patsy Young 118 years ago: 1897 Mr. Justice Riddick decided the case of Will Notions vs. the State, who was indicted for and convicted of incest. In his...

Early Files for the Week of November 30, 2015

118 years ago: 1897 The cold nights and heavy frosts we have had this week have been very acceptable to the people throughout the South; as greatly reducing and nearly exterminating...