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1927 Parke County Indiana Newspaper Items

These extracted items from various newspapers from Parke and surrounding counties.  Most of these have been contributed by volunteers.  If you have access to an old newspaper and would like to share something, please contact James D. VanDerMark

Rockville Republican, July 21, 1927


  •             “Miss May Jarvis of Indianapolis came Saturday and spent the week end with home folks, returning on the evening bus. 

  •             Carl Porter was a business visitor at Rockville, Saturday. 

  •             Mr. and Mrs. Fred Jarvis of Marshall spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Scott Jarvis. 

  •             Mrs. Tom Sutton died Monday morning at 5:15. She had a stroke some three or four weeks ago and last week had another and never regained consciousness. 

  •             Will Clark and family of Clinton, Jessie Smith of Portland Mills and Mr. and Mrs. Ewing Hazlett and little daughter spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Horace Hazlett.”

Rockville Tribune October of 1927 


  • “Wallace PENCE was a Rockville visitor Sunday.
  • Mr. and Mrs. Curtis COKER of South Bend, spent  the week-end with their parents here.
  • Several Pythian Sisters attended the county convention at Montezuma last Thursday.
  • Mrs. America YOWELL was a dinner guest of Mr. and Mrs. James HANNER and family, Sunday.
  • Mrs. Tom YOWELL entertained the Mothers’ club at her home last Thursday afternoon.
  • Mrs. Herman HUXFORD was hostess for the Shakespeare club at her home west of here last Thursday afternoon.
  • Mrs. Minnie STONE spent the week-end with her sister, Mrs. Joey HAWKINS, at Bridgeton.”