Leet News 11.30.1923

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A correspondent named “Baby Doll” from Leet on Big Ugly Creek in Lincoln County, West Virginia, offered the following news, which the Logan Banner printed on November 30, 1923:

Miss Thelma Huffman, her chum, __ ___ Brumfield, have __________.

_________ visiting friends and relatives in Huntington.

Miss Wealtha Lambert gave a party Tuesday night. A nice time was reported.

Mr. Willie Payne left this afternoon for Morrisville, W.Va.

Mr. Lonnie and Leona Lambert will spend Thanksgiving in Hunitngton.

Miss Edna M. Brumfield stayed home all day Sunday. Wonder where her sweetie was?

Edith and Ethel Frye are going to school these days.

School is proceeding nicely on Lore Fork.

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Horn Skeens a 11 pound baby girl, Buleauh Ellen.

Mr. and Mrs. H.M. Gill made a flying trip to Hamlin attending to personal affairs.

Miss Lillie Lucas has a case of chickenpox and is very ill.

Mr. Wayne C. Brumfield will visit home folks Saturday evening.

Ernest and Irwin Lucas attended church at Rector Sunday.

Miss Anna Fry seems to be quite ill now. Hope she will soon recover.

Miss Linnie Brumfield had lots of company Sunday afternoon.

Mr. and Mrs. Guy are planning to go to Huntington this week.

Mrs. Lizzie Frye entertained company Sunday evening.

Harts News 04.03.1925

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An unnamed correspondent from Harts in Lincoln County, West Virginia, offered the following news, which the Logan Banner printed on April 3, 1925:

Charles Brumfield of Harts has been transacting business in Ironton, Ohio, the past week.

Mrs. Toney Johnson, of Ashland, Ky., has been visiting her mother, Mrs. Chas. Brumfield Harts.

Herbert Adkins of Harts is prospecting business in Huntington.

Miss Jessie Brumfield is teaching a successful school at Rector. She spent the week end with homefolks at Harts and was accompanied by Miss Cora Adkins and Mrs. Herbert Adkins and Mrs. Robert Brumfield of Harts.

Mrs. Robert Brumfield of Harts was shopping in Logan Saturday.

Edward Brumfield of this place is preparing to attend school at Hamlin.

Charles Brumfield is building a fine residence costing about seven thousand dollars at Harts.

Mrs. Robert Dingess of Queen’s Ridge returned to her home after a short visit with her mother, Mrs. Charles Brumfield, of Harts.

Miss Lizzie Nelson of Harts is attending high school at Chapmanville.

R.M. Sevine, C&O brakeman of Huntington was calling on Miss Jessie Brumfield of Harts.

Enos Dials and Edward Brumfield and Miss Jessie Brumfield were seen out walking Sunday evening at Harts.

William G. “Big Creek Bill” Lucas Estate (1930)

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Big Creek, Logan County, WV. “Big Creek Bill” was a Confederate veteran.

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Big Creek, Logan County, WV.

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Big Creek, Logan County, WV.

Queens Ridge News 12.07.1923

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A correspondent named “Sweet Sixteen” from Queens Ridge in Wayne County, West Virginia, offered the following news, which the Logan Banner printed on December 7, 1923:

Here we come with the Queen’s Ridge news.

This is pretty weather at this writing.

Mr. and Mrs. Bisha Tomblin have a fine baby girl and her name is Dorothy Janis.

Mr. and Mrs. Dave Vance are visiting their daughter this week.

Preston Vernatter and stepson were out horseback riding this afternoon.

Combinations: Anna and her glasses; Hazel and her new coat; Ruby and her wrist watch; Dorothy and her new dress; Ethel and her dancing; Ann and her scissors.

NOTE: Queens Ridge is located in Wayne County but the post office during this time served part of Lincoln and Logan counties.

Harts News 12.07.1923

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A correspondent named “Harts Hiccobughs” from Harts Creek in Lincoln County, West Virginia, offered the following news, which the Logan Banner printed on December 7, 1923:

___ ks and light brown curls, __amonds, teeth like pearls.

___ Dingess was calling on Miss ______ Brumfield Sunday afternoon.

__on Adkins and Miss Cora __ were shopping in Logan Saturday.

___ of Logan was the guest ___ Jessie Brumfield Sunday.

__ why all the boys have forgotten ___ Curry Branch.

Susan Virginia McEldowney __ has been visiting her grandmother, Mrs. Hollene Ferguson, __.

__ Brumfield has returned __ a visit with relatives in __.

Jessie and Anna Brumfield __ Adkins were seen out horse back riding Friday.

Fisher B. Adkins has been __ for the last two weeks.

__ and Mrs. Herbert Adkins is busy preparing for the Christmas holidays.

The school at Harts is progressing nicely with J. Johnson teacher.

Enos Dials seems to be very __ old coals have been kindled on __ Creek.

__ Rotie Farley and Carmus Adkins of Mud Fork have been visiting here recently.

Combinations: Inez going to the ___; Anna and Robert out walking; __ and her powder puff; Bessie and her bobbed hair; Cora and her curls; Herb and his bath robe; Watson and his pipe; Fred and his coal bucket; Billy and his horse; Johnny and his frock tail coat; Pearl writing letters; Tom going down the road.

NOTE: Part of this page of the newspaper is torn and some words are missing.

Harts Creek News 11.30.1923

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A correspondent named “Forget Me Not” from Harts Creek in Lincoln County, West Virginia, offered the following news, which the Logan Banner printed on November 30, 1923:

Mr. George H. Adkins is still driving Charley Curry’s mules for him.

Miss Nervie Tomblin and Bill Thompson were guests of Charles Curry’s Sunday.

Wonder why Mr. Ira Tomblin is visiting the home of Mr. Curry’s so much.

Mattie Carter and Garnet Brumfield were out looking for their boys Sunday.

Mr. Tom Brumfield and Ed Brumfield are giving out Preacher Curry’s appointment for him.

Chapman Adkins is clerking in Robert Robinson’s store.

Robert Dingess was calling on Josephine Robinson Sunday.