Index of 1917 Wise County Texas Newspaper
(The Decatur News 'DN')

Copyright Wise County Historical Society
Indexed by David E. Pitts
Mar 2018

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17,000 men now in Camp Bowie Story Eventually Camp Bowie will have 23,000 men in he 36th Division 1917-09-14-pg04
30,000 men now in Camp Bowie Story Description of Camp Bowie given. 1917-09-21-pg01
687,000 men to be drafted into the Army Story Exemptions expected to be 50%, so twice this number will be drawn. 1917-07-13-pg01
Adair, K. B. Story Will be the superintendent of public schools in Canton, Texas 1917-09-28-pg04
Adams, Eunice Miss/Mr Oscar Johnson Wedding Married Wednesday, Oct. 31, 1917 1917-11-02-pg05
Allen, Miss Story Teacher at Decatur Baptist College started summer school with 50 students 1917-05-04-pg03
Alston, D. P. Mr/Miss Ollie Plaxco Wedding Married Wed. May 30, 1917, Probably in Garland, Texas 1917-05-04-pg02
Amyx, Sam Mr & Mrs Birth Son born Friday, Jan. 26, 1917 1917-01-26-pg02
Army Draft Law now in Effect Story   1917-05-11-pg06
Baits, George Mr & Mrs Death Their 22 month old daughter died from Pneumonia. Buried in City Cem. 1917-11-30-pg01
Banks, Clyde Miss/Mr. E. J. Moore Wedding Married Tuesday, Aug. 7, 1917 1917-08-10-pg05
Basham, Jack Mr/Miss Hortense Walcott Wedding Former residents married Sunday in Electra, Texas 1917-02-09-pg04
Bass, E. W. Mr & Mrs (paper too light) Birth Daughter born on Monday.  (paper too light to read) 1917-12-07-pg01
Bay, Perry Mr (age 45) Death Died suddenly at home S. of Chico, Texas. Leaves wife & 5 children, 1917-09-28-pg04
Beaty, Eliabeth Miss of Alvord Story Teacher at Decatur Baptist College started summer school with 50 students 1917-05-04-pg03
Beaty, Miss Story Teacher at Decatur Baptist College 1917-02-23-pg09
Beboza, Martin/Miss Julia Ramerez Wedding Marriage License Issued 1917-01-12-pg01
Bell, John Dr. Story Physcian who has volunteered to serve in the medical corps. 1917-08-24-pg05
Birchfield, G. A. Mr & Mrs Birth Daughter born Monday in Alvord, Texas 1917-07-20-pg08
Blackburn, A. L./Miss Jewel Clay Wedding Marriage License Issued 1917-01-12-pg01
Blackburn, Leroy Mr/Miss Audrey Shelton Wedding Married at home of the bride on Sunday. 1917-10-12-pg01
Blair, Eva Miss/Mr Roy Lee Wedding Married Sunday, July 1, 1917 1917-07-06-pg08
Blunt, Mr Death Killed himself Wednesday afternoon with a shotgun.  It took 3 shots 1917-11-30-pg01
Bolton, Elie  (James E. Bolton) Death Died at home near Decatur, Texas. Leaves wife (Dovie) & 4 boys. 1917-07-06-pg01
Borum, K. M. Story Celebrated his 71st birthday on Thursday 1917-02-09-pg08
Bourden, John Henry Mr/ Miss Jewell King Wedding Married Aug. 5, 1917 (bride is from the Jonestown community) 1917-08-17-pg04
Boyd, G. F. Rev. Story Celebrated his 65th Birthday at his home Tuesday. 1917-02-16-pg08
Bradley, Rueben Mr (age about 96) Death Obituary, Died at his daughter's Mrs Noell Monday. Buried in Alvord Cem. 1917-11-09-pg01
Bramlitt, Ester Virginia/Mr L. Leslie Nikkel Wedding Married Monday August 6, 1917 1917-08-17-pg05
Brammer, Dollie Miss/Mr Ocie Thorrell Wedding Married Sunday May 27, 1917 (O. Z. Thorrell) 1917-05-04-pg07
Brammer, Walter Mr & Mrs Birth Daughter born Wednesday June 27, 1917 1917-07-06-pg01
Branch, John M. Death Woodsman of the World monument unveiled in Sycamore Cemetery 1917-06-08-pg08
Brazzelton, Dr. Story Physician in Bridgeport, Texas attended the Medical Society meeting 1917-06-08-pg08
Bridges, John Story Soldier in Camp Bowie 1917-09-28-pg05
Brooks, Y. B. Mr & Mrs Death Their twins died last week in Decatur, Texas 1917-09-14-pg05
Browers, Dorothy (age 6) Death Died Sunday at a railroad crossing between Rhome & Fort Worth, Texas 1917-09-28-pg01
Browers, Dorothy (age 6) Death Died Sunday, Buried in Fairview Cemetery 1917-09-28-pg04
Browers, Fred Mrs Death Died Sunday at a railroad crossing between Rhome & Fort Worth, Texas 1917-09-28-pg01
Browers, Fred Mrs Death Died Sunday, Buried in Fairview Cemetery 1917-09-28-pg04
Brown, Alfred Mr/Mrs Gene Greathouse Wedding married Tuesday evening. 1917-10-26-pg05
Brown, Oma Miss/Carl Williamson Wedding Married last week in Wichita Falls.  Miss Oma Brown is well known here. 1917-02-09-pg25
Brown, Tom W. Mr (age 68) Death Obituary, Died in Decatur, Texas Saturday, Oct 6, 1917 1917-10-12-pg01
Brown, W. T. Mr/Miss Geneva Chadwick Wedding Married in Decatur, Texas Nov. 27, 1917 1917-11-30-pg07
Bryan, Melissa A Mrs Death Son Pete Bryan (Bryant?) from Canyon City attended funeral. 1917-01-12-pg03
Bryan, Pete Mr (of Happy, Texas) Death Was here to attend the funeral of his mother. Died last Monday. 1917-01-12-pg03
Bryant, M. A. Sister (nee Coldpelter) Death Obituary,Died in Rhome at Ella VanMeter, her daughters Jan 23, 1917 1917-02-09-pg18
Buckner, Dr. Story Physician in Bridgeport, Texas attended the Medical Society meeting 1917-06-08-pg08
Buckner, Willie F./Miss Lura Holtzclaw Wedding Marriage License Issued 1917-01-12-pg01
Buelteman, Waler Vincent/Miss Amy Clendining Wedding Announced the wedding on Friday Nov. 13, 1917 in Fort Worth, Texas 1917-12-07-pg01
Burchard, Grandma Story Is in Critical conditon. 1917-02-09-pg23
Burnett, Hazel Miss Story Will teach in the Central High School of Mangum, Oklahoma 1917-09-07-pg05
Burrows, Mr Story Teacher in the New Harp School. 1917-01-26-pg02
Burrows, W. H. Story Teacher at New Harp School 1917-02-09-pg22
Burton, Edna Mrs/Ira Maley Wedding Marriage License Issued 1917-01-12-pg01
Caldwell, Dan C. Uncle Death Died Wednesday May 23,1917. Buried in Deep Creek Cemetery 1917-05-04-pg07
Camp Bowie Quarantined Story Due to 8 cases of spinal Meningitis 1917-11-30-pg01
Canada, Lige Mr & Mrs Story Arrived from Echo, Louisiana Thursday morning. 1917-06-01-pg05
Carl, Sam Mr & Mrs Birth Son born at a Fort Worth Sanitarium on March 1, 1917. 1917-02-09-pg27
Carpenter, Jay Lieutenant (paper too light) Story Was here 2 days repairing his plane that was damaged (paper too light) 1917-12-07-pg01
Carpenter, Will Mr & Mrs Birth Daughter born Thursday, Aug 16, 1917 in the Fairview Community. 1917-08-24-pg01
Cate, Jim Mr (James S. Cate d. June 2, 1917) Death Mrs R. J. Lindley went to her Uncle's funeral in Morgan, Bosque Co. Texas 1917-06-08-pg05
Cates, Archie Captain Story Company E. 3rd Texas Infantry underwent Appendicitis surgery 1917-09-28-pg05
Chadwick, Geneva Miss/Mr W. T. Brown Wedding Married in Decatur, Texas Nov. 27, 1917 1917-11-30-pg07
Champion, Arthur L./Miss Averille Sims Wedding Married Sunday 1917-01-12-pg01
Chapman, Marvin Mr/OrreyYoung Wedding Will get married on Nov 14, 1917 in Decatur, Texas 1917-11-09-pg05
Clark, Loy B. Mr/Miss Vera Hill Wedding Married at the Rev. short Parsonage, Wednesday 1917-10-05-pg07
Clark, Professor Story Teaching at St. Jo, Texas School 1917-03-15-pg04
Clay, Jewel Miss/A. L. Blackburn Wedding Marriage License Issued 1917-01-12-pg01
Clendining, Amy Miss/Waler Vincent Buelteman Wedding Announced the wedding on Friday Nov. 13, 1917 in Fort Worth, Texas 1917-12-07-pg01
Collers, C. I. Mr/Miss Jettie Evelyn McDaniel Wedding Married at the home of the bride on Tuesday. 1917-09-07-pg01
Collins, Terrell Mr Death Died in Colorado Springs. Buried here Sunday. 1917-09-07-pg01
Collom, P. P. R. Mrs (Elizabeth J.) Death Obituary, Died at home S. of Decatur Saturday Feb. 17, 1917 1917-02-09-pg18
Collom, Perry Mrs Death Buried at Sand Hill Cemetery. Some attendees listed. 1917-02-23-pg07
Comanche Indians train for duty in Europe Story 1,000 native americas are at Ft. Sill, Oklahoma being trained 1917-07-13-pg03
Company H, 7th Infantry Story Left Thursday morning for Camp Bowie in Fort Worth, Texas 1917-09-07-pg01
Company H, 7th Infantry Officers and privates Story Names given. 1917-07-27-pg01
Company H, 7th Infantry organization Story Details are given about how some Oklahoman joined them in the 7th 1917-10-19-pg01
Crawford Clarence Mrs Death Obituary, Died June 7, 1917 due to Typhoid Fever.  Buried in Oaklawn 1917-07-13-pg01
Crow, Mollie E. Mrs Death Obituary, Died at home in Sand Hill Comm. Sat. Jan. 13, 1917 1917-02-09-pg19
Danish West Indies (U. S. Virgin Islands) Story Purchased from Denmark for $25 million dollars in 1917 1917-02-16-pg10
Davenport, J. R. (Bob) Death Obituary, Died at home S. of Decatur Monday, Aug. 13, 1917 1917-08-17-pg01
Davis, Jessie Mrs/A. G. Swinney Wedding Married in Rhome, Texas Sunday, Oct. 14, 1917 1917-10-19-pg08
Decatur Public Schools open Sept 17, 1917 Story Decatur Baptist College opens Sept 12, 1917 1917-08-31-pg04
Decatur School Honor roll Story 4th through 10th grade students are listed. 1917-10-19-pg01
Dement, Gus Mr/Miss Leona Tugwell Wedding Married Wednesday at the home of Rev. Harlan Matthews 1917-05-04-pg02
Dennis, Mr & Mrs (might be William F. Dennis) Birth Daughter born in the Fairview Community. (no date) 1917-08-24-pg01
Devereux, Charlie Story Is the Engineering Corps in Camp Gaillard, St. Louis, Missouri 1917-07-13-pg01
Devereux, Charlie Soldier Story Letter from somewhere in England 1917-09-07-pg01
Dillehay, Miss eutha Mae/Mr Carl Stevenson Wedding Married in Fort Worth, Texas Thursday, Nov. 2, 1917 1917-12-07-pg01
Dobson, Tom Mr & Mrs Birth Son born in Dan Community last week 1917-06-15-pg08
Donald, Matthew Anderson Mr Death Obituary, Died in Decatur, Texas Monday May 28, 1917 1917-06-01-pg04
Dover, J. W./Miss Lessie F. Gray Wedding Marriage License Issued 1917-02-16-pg07
Dover, J. W./Mrs Lessie Gray Wedding Married Monday, March 5, 1917 1917-03-09-pg07
Draft ages and exemptions are listed Story 9,000,000 men remain subject to the draft 1917-10-26-pg01
Draft board calls 8 more Wise Co. men Story Local board certifies they are not excempted. Names listed. 1917-11-09-pg01
Eagan, J. J. Mr & Mrs (Rhome, Texas) Birth Son born Saturday, Jan 27, 1917 (page is probably not 1917-01-12) 1917-01-12-pg03
Edwards, L. C. Professor of Park Springs Story Teacher at Decatur Baptist College started summer school with 50 students 1917-05-04-pg03
Elliott, Tom Mr & Mrs of the Splawn Community Death Their infant died and was buried Friday in Rush Creek Cemetery 1917-09-14-pg08
Ely, Horace/Miss Maude McMillan Wedding Married at bride's home in Alvord on Sunday afternoon 1917-03-23-pg01
Ely, Ollie Mr/Miss Eunice Wright Wedding Married Wednesday, Jan. 10, 1917. Both are from Slidell, Texas 1917-02-09-pg13
Ensley, John Mr & Mrs Death Their baby died last Wed. night. Buried in the New Harp Cemetery. 1917-01-26-pg01
Epidemic of Measles has hit Fort Worth, Texas Story More than 1,500 cases reported to the city physician. 1917-02-23-pg08
Ewing, J. C. Story Joined the Navy. 1917-08-17-pg08
Ewing, J. C. Sailor Story A letter from the Great Lakes Naval Training Station, Illinois 1917-11-30-pg05
Ezell, Jess H. Mr/Miss Anna Bell Rutherford Wedding Married recently (License issued May 1, 1917) 1917-03-15-pg04
Farrow Miss Story Teacher at Decatur Baptist College 1917-02-23-pg09
Farrow, Nellie Clay Miss/Mr Brandon Trussell Wedding Married Wednesday, May 2, 1917 at the bride's home in Sulphur Springs 1917-03-09-pg05
Finch, Tom Mr Death Killed by W. A. Jobe in Fort Worth, Texas.  Buried there. 1917-11-30-pg01
Finlayson, Ones Tom Mr/Miss Ruth Scott Wedding Marriage will be on Sept 4, 1917 1917-08-31-pg04
finlayson, Ones Tom Mr/Miss Ruth Scott Wedding Married in Decatur, Texas Saturday night 1917-09-07-pg01
First men from Wise County drafted Story Drafted into the Armed Services for WW I. List of names and towns 1917-08-17-pg01
First use of dog tags to identify soldiers Story Small aluminum tag bearing the soldiers name and company 1917-10-05-pg10
Foster, C. J. Mr/Ruby VanCleave Wedding Wedding to take place during the Holidays 1917-12-07-pg05
Freeman, Tom Mr & Mrs Birth Son born Saturday March 3, 1917 1917-03-09-pg04
Fullinghim, Dr. Story Physician in Decatur, Texas attended the Medical Society meeting 1917-06-08-pg08
Fullinghim, Frances Miss Story To teach 7th grade in Decatur, Texas School 1917-03-23-pg01
Funk, Dr. Story Physician in Bridgeport, Texas attended the Medical Society meeting 1917-06-08-pg08
Funk, Reba Miss of Bridgeport, Texas Story Teacher at the Baptist College. 1917-09-28-pg05
Furlow, Etna Miss/J. O. Meador Wedding Married Sunday, will live in Prarie Point.  Bride is from Alvord 1917-01-12-pg01
Furlow, Etna Miss/J. O. Meador Wedding Marriage License Issued 1917-01-12-pg01
Gardner, Shannon/S. A. Lewis Wedding Marriage License Issued 1917-02-16-pg07
Garrett, J. R./Miss Willie Whorton Wedding Marriage License Issued 1917-01-12-pg01
Garrison, H. C. Story New Principal in Decatur, Texas School 1917-03-23-pg01
George, Pearl Miss/Nolan E. Wilson Wedding Married last Thursday, Aug. 16, 1917 in Decatur, Texas 1917-08-31-pg01
Gettys, E. M./Miss Clara St. Clair Wedding Marriage License Issued 1917-01-12-pg01
Gettys, Embry Mr Story Will teach Science at Decatur Baptist College 1917-08-17-pg05
Gettys, Sarah Mrs Death Died in Frederick, Okla. Thursday. Grandmother of Eva Gettys 1917-05-18-pg05
Gettys, Sarah Mrs (Sarah H. Bedford Gettys) Death Died Mar 17, 1917 and is buried in Frederick Cem. Frederick, Oklahoma. 1917-06-08-pg01
Gibbon, Julian Soldier Story Is a photographer in Fort Leavenworth Kansas. 1917-07-13-pg01
Gibbon, Julian Soldier Story Is a photographer in Fort Leavenworth Kansas in the Signal Corps. 1917-08-31-pg05
Gibson, E. P. Mrs (age 38) Death Obituary, Died in Fort Worth, Texas June 20, 1917 in a Sanitarium. 1917-06-22-pg01
Gibson, Jessie Mrs, wife of E. P. Gibson Death Died June 20, 1917.  Declaration of Respect. 1917-07-13-pg05
Gibson, Jessie Mrs, wife of E. P. Gibson Death Resolution of rspect.  3 articles 1917-07-27-pg04
Goodman, Miss Story Teacher at Decatur Baptist College started summer school with 50 students 1917-05-04-pg03
Gose, Harry Story In the aviation corps. He was called Wed. to join his company in Dallas. 1917-08-24-pg05
Gray, Lessie F. Miss/J. W. Dover Wedding Marriage License Issued 1917-02-16-pg07
Gray, Lessie F. Miss/J. W. Dover Wedding Married Monday, March 5, 1917 1917-03-09-pg07
Greathouse, Gene Mrs/Mr Alfred Brown Wedding married Tuesday evening. 1917-10-26-pg05
Green, Fred/Miss Addie Roper Wedding Married at the Methodist parsonage Monday, Sept 24, 1917 1917-09-28-pg01
Greenwall, Phillip W. (age 74) Death Obituary, Died in Fort Worth, Texas. Dark corner obscures some text. 1917-08-31-pg02
Greenwood, B. G./Miss Rhoda O. Skinner Wedding Marriage License Issued 1917-02-16-pg07
Greer, DeAlva Miss Story Will teach in the Olney High School this year. 1917-09-07-pg05
Griffith, W. H. Mr Death Died Tuesday, Nov. 27, 1917 at nephew's home. Buried in the City Cem. 1917-11-30-pg01
Hall, Lena/Claude Powers Wedding Married recently (License issued Apr 29, 1917) 1917-03-15-pg04
Halsell, H. H. Mr & Mrs Story Left for their new home Thursday in Baxter Springs, Kansas 1917-11-09-pg05
Ham, Tom Mr & Mrs Birth Daughter born Jan. 17, 1917. 1917-01-26-pg02
Hamilton, Professor Story Teacher at Decatur Baptist College started summer school with 50 students 1917-05-04-pg03
Hammock, John Mr & Mrs Birth Daughter born June 17, 1917 1917-03-30-pg05
Handly, Clyde Soldier Story Boyd Index reports he joined the medicine Corps and is in New York City. 1917-10-12-pg07
Hanner, Will Mr & Mrs Birth Twins, boy & girl born Saturday, March 10, 1917 in Liberty Point, Texas 1917-03-23-pg08
Harding, Ada Miss Story Will teach Mathematics in the Decatur High School. 1917-08-31-pg05
Helm, Rufus Mr & Mrs Birth Son born in Newcastle, Texas on Jan 4, 1917. 1917-01-12-pg05
Henderson is the superintendent of Story Decatur Baptist College 1917-02-23-pg09
Hill, Harry Mr Death Died at home in Sycamore Community, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 1917 1917-02-09-pg06
Hill, Vera Miss/Mr Loy B. Clark Wedding Married at the Rev. short Parsonage, Wednesday 1917-10-05-pg07
Hobson, Will Mr Death Killed in Baxter, Kansas Monday when hit by a car. Buried Pleasant Grove 1917-10-05-pg07
Holliday, Aubrey Mr & Mrs (nee Mable Melton) Birth Son born Tuesday, Feb. 20, 1917 1917-02-23-pg07
Holmes, John Knight Sergeant Story Twice promoted since joining the Army 1917-11-23-pg05
Holtzclaw, Lura Miss/Willie F. Buckner Wedding Marriage License Issued 1917-01-12-pg01
Howell, Lula Mrs Death Died at the home of her father, Tom Vandiver. Died Jan 4, 1917 1917-02-09-pg08
Huffman, Nannie/D. M. Webb Wedding Marriage License Issued 1917-02-16-pg07
Hughes, W. M. Mr Story Teaches mathematics at Baylor University 1917-06-08-pg05
Hutchins, Hattie Miss Story Teacher at the New Harp School. 1917-02-09-pg22
Ingram, Jewel Miss/Lewis N. Stuckey Wedding Marriage planned for April 4, 1917 1917-02-23-pg03
Jasper, Ray McCormick Mr Death Husband of Katherine (nee Myers) died Sep. 17, 1917 in Plano, Texas 1917-09-21-pg05
Jeffries, Ennis Story Joined the Navy in Fort Worth, Texas 1917-07-13-pg05
Jenkins, Mr of the Fairview Community Death Died at the Aviation Camp at Hicks last week 1917-09-21-pg07
Johnson, Andrew J. Mr Death Died Sunday at a railroad crossing between Rhome & Fort Worth, Texas 1917-09-28-pg01
Johnson, Andrew J. Mr Death Died Sunday, Buried in Fairview Cemetery 1917-09-28-pg04
Johnson, Oscar Mr/Miss Eunice Adams Wedding Married Wednesday, Oct. 31, 1917 1917-11-02-pg05
Johnson, Ruth Miss/Mr Marion Robertson Wedding Married in Bridgeport, Texas on Saturday, April 28, 1917 1917-03-09-pg05
Jones, C. C. Dr. (Calvin C.) Death Died in Hot Springs, Arkansas.  Buried there. Leaves wife & 5 children 1917-07-06-pg01
Jones, John Mr Story Arrested by Sheriff Mann on a charge of theft of an automobile. 1917-05-18-pg05
Jones, Nancy Jane Mrs Death Died early Monday morning June 11, 1917. (age 83). Buried Jonestown Cem. 1917-03-23-pg01
Kaker, Dora Mrs (nee Rankin) wife of John Death Died Wednesday evening.  Visited by Mrs John Caldwell, her daughter. 1917-02-09-pg23
Kaker, F. F. Mr Story Settled the judgement obtained by Miss Lee Parrish for $6,000.00 1917-07-13-pg05
Keeter, Bessie Miss/H. C. Stovall Wedding Marriage License Issued 1917-02-16-pg07
Kierse, Dona Miss/G. A. Miller Wedding Married in the Lake View Community on Sunday 1917-03-23-pg01
King, Jewell Miss/Mr John Henry Bourden Wedding Married Aug. 5, 1917 (bride is from the Jonestown community) 1917-08-17-pg04
Lambert Minerva Miss Death Died in the Sweetwater Community last Sunday Aug 19, 1917 from TB. 1917-08-24-pg01
Lambert, Condie C.    b. Jan 29, 1888 MS Death Died in S. Decatur Wednesday night. Buried in Sand Hill Cemetery. 1917-11-30-pg05
Lambert, W. A. Death Woodsman of the World monument unveiled in Sand Hill Cemetery 1917-06-08-pg08
Large Meteor observed in the Decatur Sky Story The meteorite was discovered near Hillsboro and was the size of a car. 1917-10-05-pg07
Lee, Roy Mr/Miss Eva Blair Wedding Married Sunday, July 1, 1917 1917-07-06-pg08
Lewis, S. A./Shannon Gardner Wedding Marriage License Issued 1917-02-16-pg07
Liberty School House (6 miles S. of town) Story Destroyed by a storm Saturday night. 1917-06-01-pg05
Lillard, J. Warren/Miss Mildred Lynch Wedding Married Feb. 17, 1917. This is the bottom half of the story 1917-01-26-pg03
Lillard, J. Warren/Miss Mildred Lynch Wedding Married Feb. 17, 1917. This is the top half of the story 1917-02-09-pg01
Lillard, Katherine Miss/Mr Martin McCright Wedding Marriage is announced by sending our cards 1917-11-02-pg05
List of men who claimed exemption, but have Story Been denied their exemption from the Draft. 1917-09-07-pg01
Lively, E. O. Mr Death Obituary, Died Wednesday July 4, 1917 at home of son-in-law Thompson 1917-07-06-pg01
Lively, Harve Mr & Mrs Birth Daughter born Feb. 1, 1917 in Whitewright, Texas 1917-02-09-pg03
Long, Bonnie Miss Story Bethel resident is a teacher at Needmore 1917-02-09-pg24
Longmire, Ray E. Soldier Story Enlisted in the medical attachment of the 144th infantry. Going to France 1917-11-30-pg07
Loveless, Carl Mr & Mrs (nee Minnie Williams) Birth Daughter born in Miles, Texas Jan. 15, 1917 1917-02-16-pg07
Lynch, Mildred Miss/J. Warren Lillard Wedding Married Feb. 17, 1917. This is the bottom half of the story 1917-01-26-pg03
Lynch, Mildred Miss/J. Warren Lillard Wedding Married Feb. 17, 1917. This is the top half of the story 1917-02-09-pg01
Lynch, Silas Soldier Story One of the first 10 men drafted has been promoted to Corporal. 1917-10-05-pg07
Lynn, E. K. Mr & Mrs (Miss Maude Gililland) Birth Son born Jan 23, 1917 1917-01-26-pg02
Madden, Arthur Death Woodsman of the World monument unveiled in Oaklawn Cemetery 1917-06-08-pg08
Magness, Jessie Mr of Union Hill Death Died and was buried in the Rush Creek Cemetery Thursday. 1917-09-14-pg08
Magness, Tresse Mr (age 23) Death Accidentally killed himself with a shotgun Wednesday. Buried in Rush Creek 1917-09-07-pg01
Maley, Ira/Mrs Edna Burton Wedding Marriage License Issued 1917-01-12-pg01
Man, J. Ralph Death Woodsman of the World monument unveiled in Oaklawn Cemetery 1917-06-08-pg08
Man, Samuel Anthony Birth Born Sunday, Aug 5, 1917. Parents are Mr & Mrs Howard Man 1917-08-10-pg05
Many case of Mumps are in Anneville, Texas Story Anneville is a community in Wise County, Texas 1917-03-09-pg08
Martin, Rufus Mr & Mrs Birth Son born in Flatwoods Community July 24, 1917 1917-08-17-pg08
McCarter, Erwin Lieutenant Story Will report in San Antonio, Texas on Aug. 29, 1917 1917-08-17-pg01
McCarter, Erwin Lieutenant Story Will leave for Jacksonville, Florida about Nov. 1, then to France. 1917-10-19-pg05
McCright, Martin Mr/Miss Katherine Lillard Wedding Marriage is announced by sending our cards 1917-11-02-pg05
Mccurdy, Cal Mr & Mrs Birth Daughter born Nov. 23, 1917 1917-11-30-pg05
McCurdy, Everitt Mr/Miss Winnie May Morris Wedding Shower given.  Marriage expected Tuesday of this week. 1917-10-12-pg10
McCurdy, Everitt Mr/Miss Winnie May Morris Wedding Married in Fort Worth, Texas Tuesday, Oct. 9, 1917 1917-10-19-pg08
McDaniel, J. H. (Joseph) Death Woodsman of the World monument unveiled in Oaklawn Cemetery 1917-06-08-pg08
McDaniel, Jettie Evelyn Miss/Mr C. I. Collers Wedding Married at the home of the bride on Tuesday. 1917-09-07-pg01
McDaniel, Ova Miss Story Teaches in the Sweetwater Community. 1917-11-09-pg05
McGaughey, T. D. Mr Death Obituary, Died at home in Alvord Saturday, Sept 15, 1917 1917-09-21-pg08
McGlasson, Horace H. Private Story Soldier from Camp Bowie was home for Thanksgiving 1917-12-07-pg05
McLean, Clara Miss/Mr J. E. Vaughn Wedding Married Monday Juy 23, 1917 at the Methodist Parsonage 1917-07-27-pg07
McMillan Maude Miss/Horace Ely Wedding Married at bride's home in Alvord on Sunday afternoon 1917-03-23-pg01
McMillan, Rufus Mr Story Stationed in Fort Riley with field hospital No. 20 1917-08-24-pg05
McMillan, Rufus Mrs Story Joined the hospital Corps at Fort Logan Colorado. He is a driver. 1917-06-15-pg05
Meador, J. O./Miss Etna Furlow Wedding Married Sunday, will live in Prarie Point.  Bride is from Alvord 1917-01-12-pg01
Meador, J. O./Miss Etna Furlow Wedding Marriage License Issued 1917-01-12-pg01
Medley, A. J. Mrs/C. W. Winn Wedding Married Sunday  (possible maiden name of Mrs Medley is Collins) 1917-01-12-pg01
Men discharged from Company H Story Due to Medical disability. List of over 20 men. 1917-09-28-pg01
Miller, G. A./Miss Dona Kierse Wedding Married in the Lake View Community on Sunday 1917-03-23-pg01
Moffett, Jack Lieutenant Story Aviation Corp soldier serving at Camp Taliferro was visiting Miss A. Davis 1917-12-07-pg05
Moore, Clarence Mr & Mrs (nee Flora Helm) Birth Daughter born on Thursday, Oct. 4, 1917 in Fort Worth, Texas 1917-10-12-pg07
Moore, E. J. Mr/Miss Clyde Banks Wedding Married Tuesday, Aug. 7, 1917 1917-08-10-pg05
Morris, Winnie May Miss/Mr Everitt McCurdy Wedding Shower given.  Marriage expected Tuesday of this week. 1917-10-12-pg10
Morris, Winnie May Miss/Mr Everitt McCurdy Wedding Married in Fort Worth, Texas Tuesday, Oct. 9, 1917 1917-10-19-pg08
Murphree, Mr Story Teacher at Decatur Baptist College 1917-02-23-pg09
Murphree, Professor Story Teacher at Decatur Baptist College started summer school with 50 students 1917-05-04-pg03
Nash, Walter Mr (son of Rev & Mrs A. R. Nash) Death Died in Dallas, Texas Monday, July 23, 1917.  Buried in Greenwod Cem. Dallas 1917-07-27-pg07
National Guard of the United States drafted Story Into the Army starting in July, others in August. 1917-07-13-pg01
New,Grady/Miss Lela Fay Steph Wedding Marriage License Issued 1917-01-12-pg01
Nichols, Dena Miss Story Teaches school at the Liberty Point Community. 1917-11-09-pg08
Nikkel, L. Leslie Mr/Ester Virginia Bramlitt Wedding Married Monday August 6, 1917 1917-08-17-pg05
O'Neal Ray Mr & Mrs Birth Twin girls born Thursday, Aug. 9, 1917 1917-08-17-pg05
O'Neal Ray Mr & Mrs Birth Twin girls born Thursday, Aug. 10, 1917 in Corinth Community 1917-08-17-pg08
Parris, Dr. Story Physician in Decatur, Texas attended the Medical Society meeting 1917-06-08-pg08
Patterson, Walker/Miss Ella Pope Wedding Married in Fort Worth, Texas on Friday, June 22, 1917 1917-03-30-pg09
Payne, Paula Mr & Mrs Birth Daughter born Thursday, Oct. 1917 1917-10-19-pg05
Perkins, Harley Mr/Miss Ada Sanders Wedding Married at the Bride's sister, Mrs Lucius Works Thursday, Aug 2, 1917 1917-08-17-pg04
Perkins, Thomas Alexander (age 80) Death Obituary, Died in Jacksboro, Texas, buried in Greenwood Cemetery in Dallas 1917-07-20-pg08
Perkins, William S. (age 76) Death Obituary, Died in Fort Worth. Brother to T. A. Perkins. Buried in Fort Worth 1917-07-20-pg08
Pettus, J. J. Jr Soldier Story Letter from Paris Island South Carolina. He served in the Marines 1917-10-26-pg05
Petty, Dr. Story Physician in Decatur, Texas attended the Medical Society meeting 1917-06-08-pg08
Photo of the Decatur News Linotype Machine Story Photo 1917-07-06-pg05
Pickett, George Mrs (Cordelia Scarborough) Death Obituary, Died Aug. 4, 1917. Buried in the City Cemetery. 1917-08-10-pg01
Pinkerton, Charlie M. Mr Death Died in Elna, Texas Sturday morning Jan. 27, 1917, buried Thurmond 1917-01-12-pg03
Pinkerton, Charlie M. Mr Death Funeral was held at Fairview Sunday Afternoon 1917-01-26-pg02
Pitts, Alfred Mr & Mrs Death Both died in Henderson, Tennessee. Brother to local W. S. Pitts 1917-02-16-pg10
Plaxco, Annie Miss Story To teach 5th grade in Decatur, Texas School 1917-03-23-pg01
Plaxco, Ollie, Miss/Mr D. P. Alston Wedding Married Wed. May 30, 1917, Probably in Garland, Texas 1917-05-04-pg02
Poole, W. W. Mr & Mrs Birth Boy born (no date) (dates on this page are early late Apr., early May) 1917-03-15-pg04
Pope, Ella Miss/Walker Patterson Wedding Married in Fort Worth, Texas on Friday, June 22, 1917 1917-03-30-pg09
Powers, Claude/Miss Lena Hall Wedding Married recently (License issued Apr 29, 1917) 1917-03-15-pg04
Price, Ruth (age 16) (page is Jan 19, 1917) Death Died Monday. Lived on the Crowley Ranch 5 mi. east of Decatur 1917-01-12-pg04
Price, Ruth Miss Death Funeral was held Tuesday at Sand Hill. 1917-01-26-pg02
Proctor, J. S. Mr (age 79) Death Obituary, Died in Boyd, Texas Sept 11, 1917 1917-09-14-pg01
Prunty and Dickson Plantiffs Story Sued J. F. Pickle and won. 1917-02-09-pg19
Public School teachers for next year Story Teacher's names are listed 1917-05-11-pg05
Ramerez, Julia Miss/Martin Beboza Wedding Marriage License Issued 1917-01-12-pg01
Raspberry, John Death Killed himself after being called to report for military service 1917-08-24-pg01
Reed, Sam Mr Death Died Saturday night June 9, 1917.  Brother of Luther Reed. 1917-03-23-pg01
Reed, Sam Mr  Funeral held Saturday. Death Funeral attended by brother-in-law Rev. Bounds of Nocona, Texas 1917-03-23-pg05
Rhea, Fred Mr & Mrs of Amarillo, Texas Death Their 5 year old son was buried here Saturday in the city cemetery. 1917-05-04-pg05
Rhine, Ladd Mr & Mrs Birth Son born on Saturday, Sept. 8, 1917 south of Decatur, Texas 1917-09-14-pg05
Rice, Hiram Mr (of New Harp) Death Died last Tuesday and buried in the New Harp Cemetery on Wed. 1917-02-23-pg09
Rice, Johnnie Mae Miss/Mr Bruce Schulkey Wedding Married Wed. Aug. 15, 1917 at the home of the Bride in Sanger, Texas 1917-08-17-pg01
Roach, J. H. Mr Story Celebrated his 79th birthday Thursday. 1917-03-23-pg07
Roberts, William Dick Mr (Richard) Death Died in El Paso, Texas May 15, 1917, Buried in Oakwood Cem. Fort Worth, Texas 1917-05-18-pg05
Robertson, Marion Mr/Miss Ruth Johnson Wedding Married in Bridgeport, Texas on Saturday, April 28, 1917 1917-03-09-pg05
Robison, Johnnie Mr (age 15) Death Son of J. Z. Robison died Tuesday, Oct 30, 1917. Buried in Flatrock Cemetery 1917-11-02-pg05
Robison, Johnnie Mr (age 15) Death In Memory of Son of J. Z. Robison died Tuesday, Oct 30, 1917. 1917-11-09-pg08
Rogers, T. G. Mr & Mrs (Myrtle Huddleston) Birth Daughter born Wed. Aug. 8 1917 in Lockhart, Texas 1917-08-17-pg05
Roper, Addie Miss/Fred Green Wedding Married at the Methodist parsonage Monday, Sept 24, 1917 1917-09-28-pg01
Rose, Cornelia (age 13) Death Died Jan 13, 1917 from burns in a house fire in Collin Co. Texas 1917-01-12-pg03
Rose, Mr & Mrs Birth Son born Thursday, Aug 23, 1917 in Flat Woods Community 1917-09-07-pg08
Ross, Estes Mr & Mrs Death Infant born and died the same day, June 10 1917, buried Jonestown 1917-03-30-pg05
Rucker, Jim Mrs (Christia A.) Death Critically ill on this date, but died Oct 7, 1917 at daughter's home Mrs Brady 1917-10-05-pg07
Rucker, Jim Mrs (Christia A.) Death Obituary, Died at daughter's on Sunday. Buried in Oaklawn Cemetery 1917-10-12-pg01
Rules of the Draft for WW I are listed Story Five classes into which 9 million men have registered 1917-11-23-pg03
Rush, Conley Soldier Story Departing for Camp Bowie. His sister Mrs Frank Timberlake bid him goodbye 1917-09-07-pg05
Rush, Tip Mr Death Brother of W. L. Rush died in Winters, Texas, buried Friday 1917-01-12-pg01
Russell, Dr. Story Physician in Rhome, Texas attended the Medical Society meeting 1917-06-08-pg08
Rutherford, Anna Bell Miss/Mr Jess H. Ezell Wedding Married recently (License issued May 1, 1917) 1917-03-15-pg04
Sanders, Ada Miss/Mr Harley Perkins Wedding Married at the Bride's sister, Mrs Lucius Works Thursday, Aug 2, 1917 1917-08-17-pg04
Sanford, Sarah Mrs of Hillsboro, Texas Death Died in Hillsboro, Wed. Oct. 24, 1917. Buried in the Decatur City Cemetery 1917-10-26-pg05
Schulkey, Bruce Story Superintendent of Alvord Public School 1917-05-04-pg03
Schulkey, Bruce Mr/Miss Johnnie Mae Rice Wedding Married Wed. Aug. 15, 1917 at the home of the Bride in Sanger, Texas 1917-08-17-pg01
Scott, Roy (age 16) Death Killed by a train 2 miles N. of Caddo Mills, Texas 1917-06-08-pg06
Scott, Ruth Miss/Mr Ones Tom Finlayson Wedding Marriage will be on Sept 4, 1917 1917-08-31-pg04
Scott, Ruth Miss/Mr Ones Tom Finlayson Wedding Married in Decatur, Texas Saturday night 1917-09-07-pg01
Second call of men drafted into the Army Story Names and their towns ar listed. 1917-08-31-pg08
Sellars, M. D. (Marcus DeFayette) Death Woodsman of the World monument unveiled in Oaklawn Cemetery 1917-06-08-pg08
Shanafelt, Sam A./Miss Hazel Watson Wedding Married Saturday Morning, April 29, 1917 In Decatur, Texas 1917-03-15-pg04
Shelton, Audrey Miss/Mr Leroy Blackburn Wedding Married at home of the bride on Sunday. 1917-10-12-pg01
Shepherd, Ruth Miss/Mr Charlie Stepp Wedding Married Saturday night in Liberty Point. Will live in Fort Worth, Texas 1917-01-26-pg01
Short, Jim B./Miss Lottie Taylor Wedding Married Sunday afternoon, June 10, 1917 at the home of the bride 1917-06-01-pg01
Short, Jim B./Miss Lottie Taylor Wedding Married Sunday afternoon, June 10, 1917 at the home of the bride 1917-06-01-pg03
Simmons, Albert A. Mr Death Died Sunday at a railroad crossing between Rhome & Fort Worth, Texas 1917-09-28-pg01
Simmons, Albert A. Mr Death Died Sunday, Buried in Fairview Cemetery 1917-09-28-pg04
Sims, Averille Miss/Arthur L. Champion Wedding Married Sunday 1917-01-12-pg01
Skinner, Rhoda O. Miss/B. G. Greenwood Wedding Marriage License Issued 1917-02-16-pg07
Slimp, Mac Mr Death Son of Mr & Mrs J. L. Slimp of Boyd. Found in a neighbor's field Monday. 1917-10-19-pg04
Soldiers Hat colors indicates branch of service Story This applies to enlisted men and on the chevrons of non-com officers 1917-10-19-pg01
Sparks, Jim Mr & Mrs Birth Daughter born Friday August 3, 1917 in Rhome, Texas 1917-09-07-pg08
Splawn, E. L./Miss Mollie Warren Wedding Married in Rhome, Texas Sunday, Oct. 14, 1917 1917-10-19-pg08
St. Clair, Clara Miss/E. M. Gettys Wedding Marriage License Issued 1917-01-12-pg01
Stanton, Allie Mae Miss/Mr. Worley Wedding Married Sunday. Bride was a former resident 1917-02-09-pg15
Steph, Lela Faye Miss/Grady New Wedding Marriage License Issued 1917-01-12-pg01
Stephens,  J. Piner Mr & Mrs (Ruth Hornback) Birth Daughter born on Feb. 20, 1917 1917-02-09-pg15
Stepp, Charlie Mr/Miss Ruth Shepherd Wedding Married Saturday night in Liberty Point. Will live in Fort Worth, Texas 1917-01-26-pg01
Stepp, Ira Mr & Mrs Birth Daughter born Saturday, June 9, 1917 1917-03-23-pg05
Stevenson, Carl Mr/Miss Eutha Mae Dillehay Wedding Married in Fort Worth, Texas Thursday, Nov. 2, 1917 1917-12-07-pg01
Stewart, Dan Uncle (age 90) Death Died at home near Crafton Monday. Buried in Pleasant Grove Cem. 1917-02-09-pg19
Stine, I. V. Mrs Story Will be the matron of Cumberland College in Leonard, Texas 1917-09-07-pg05
Stine, I. V. Rev. Death Former pastor of Cumberland Presbyterian died in Denton May 9, 1917 1917-05-11-pg05
Stovall, H. C./Miss Bessie Keeter Wedding Marriage License Issued 1917-02-16-pg07
Stuckey, Lewis N./Miss Jewel Ingram Wedding Marriage planned for April 4, 1917 1917-02-23-pg03
Swinney, A. G./Mrs Jessie Davis Wedding Married in Rhome, Texas Sunday, Oct. 14, 1917 1917-10-19-pg08
Tankersley, J. R./Miss Dollie Wilkinson Wedding Marriage License Issued 1917-02-16-pg07
Tankersley, J. R./Miss Dollie Wilkinson Wedding Married Wednesday March 7, 1917 1917-03-09-pg07
Taylor, E. J. Mrs Plantiff Story Sued C. R. & G. Railway and won $1,450.00 1917-02-09-pg19
Taylor, Gibson 2nd Lieutenant Story National Guard Soldier will sail for France after a visit home. 1917-08-24-pg05
Taylor, Lottie Miss/Jim B. Short Wedding Married Sunday afternoon, June 10, 1917 at the home of the bride 1917-06-01-pg01
Taylor, Lottie Miss/Jim B. Short Wedding Married Sunday afternoon, June 10, 1917 at the home of the bride 1917-06-01-pg03
Taylor, Newton of the Midway Community Story Soldier stationed in Mississippi in a training camp visited his family 1917-11-30-pg10
Terrorism in WW I, Engineer & 2 fireman killed Story Frisco Express hit obstructions placed on the tracks near Henrietta, Okla. 1917-11-30-pg02
Texas House passed a bill giving free Story textbooks for children in public schools needing assistance 1917-03-09-pg11
Thedford, Ivy F. Death Obituary, U. S. Marine died at Mare Island, California July 11, 1917 1917-07-20-pg01
Thorrell, Ocie Mr/Miss Dollie Brammer Wedding Married Sunday May 27, 1917 (O. Z. Thorrell) 1917-05-04-pg07
Thurmond, J. P. Mr & Mrs Story Entertain 18 soldier with Thanksgving dinner. Names listed. 1917-12-07-pg07
Tilghman, Robert Mr & Mrs Birth Son born Sunday, Aug. 12, 1917 1917-08-17-pg05
Trussell, Brandon Mr/Miss Nellie Clay Farrow Wedding Married Wednesday, May 2, 1917 at the bride's home in Sulphur Springs 1917-03-09-pg05
Trussell, Brandon Professor & wife Story Superintendent at Decatur Baptist College 1917-05-04-pg03
Tugwell, Leona Miss/Mr Gus Dement Wedding Married Wednesday at the home of Rev. Harlan Matthews 1917-05-04-pg02
Turner, Myrtle Miss Story Teacher in the Rush Creek School. Lives in New Harp. 1917-01-26-pg02
VanCleave, Ruby/Mr C. J. Foster Wedding Wedding to take place during the Holidays 1917-12-07-pg05
VanClee, Ruby Miss of Allison Story Will teach the Smokey Ridge School this winter. 1917-03-30-pg01
VanCleve, Servance Miss of Allison Story Will teach the Giley school this coming winter. 1917-03-30-pg01
VanMeter, Corbin Basil Mr Death Obituary, Died Tuesday, July 10, 1917. Buried in Fairview Cemetery 1917-07-13-pg01
VanMeter, Mary Mrs Death Funeral in Rhome, Texas last week. Attended by daughter Mrs Scott 1917-01-12-pg05
VanMeter, Mary Mrs Death Obituary, Died Wednesday Jan. 10, 1917. Buried in Fairview Cemetery 1917-02-09-pg19
Vastine, Maudie Mrs Story Convicted of trying to kill Mrs Annie Doty last March. Given 2 years. 1917-10-19-pg01
Vaughn, J. E. Mr/Miss Clara McLean Wedding Married Monday Juy 23, 1917 at the Methodist Parsonage 1917-07-27-pg07
Walcot, Hortense Miss/Mr Jack Basham Wedding Former residents married Sunday in Electra, Texas 1917-02-09-pg04
Walker, E. Mr & Mrs Birth Daughter born Monday, May 28 1917 1917-06-01-pg08
Walker, Grandpa (William P. Walker) Death Died at Pleasant Grove while living with son Claude, Texas Funeral Sunday 1917-06-01-pg08
Walker, J. H. Dr. Story Left to enter the Medical Division of the Service at Fort Sam Houston 1917-09-14-pg05
Ward, Ernest Samuel/Miss Lucy S. Whitlow Wedding Married Thursday night last, Jan. 4, 1917 in Dallas 1917-01-12-pg01
Warren, Mollie Miss/E. L. Splawn Wedding Married in Rhome, Texas Sunday, Oct. 14, 1917 1917-10-19-pg08
Watson, Hazel Miss/Sam A. Shanafelt Wedding Married Saturday Morning, April 29, 1917 In Decatur, Texas 1917-03-15-pg04
Watson, Miss Story Teacher at Decatur Baptist College started summer school with 50 students 1917-05-04-pg03
Webb, D. M./Nannie Huffman Wedding Marriage License Issued 1917-02-16-pg07
Whiehead, Joe Story In the U. S. Navy at Portsmouth, New Hampshire with other Chico men 1917-06-22-pg05
Whitlow, Lucy Miss/Ernest Samuel Ward Wedding Married Thursday night last, Jan. 4, 1917 in Dallas 1917-01-12-pg01
Whorton, Willie Miss/J. R. Garrett Wedding Marriage License Issued 1917-01-12-pg01
Wilkinson, Dollie Miss/J. R. Tankersley Wedding Marriage License Issued 1917-02-16-pg07
Wilkinson, Dollie Miss/J. R. Tankersley Wedding Married Wednesday March 7, 1917 1917-03-09-pg07
Williams E. W. Mr (age 39) Death Obituary, Died in Dr. Johnson's sanitarium Sunday. Buried in Decatur Tuesday. 1917-10-26-pg05
Williams, Hetty Mrs (nee Jones) Death Died at home March 3, 1917. Buried in Cottonwood Cemetery 1917-03-09-pg07
Williams, W. W. Mr (age 72) Death Obituary, Died Sunday, July 29, 1917. Buried in the City Cemetery 1917-08-10-pg01
Williamson, Carl/Miss Oma Brown Wedding Married last week in Wichita Falls.  Miss Oma Brown is well known here. 1917-02-09-pg25
Williamson, Claud Mr & Mrs Birth Son born in Spring Mound Community August 15, 1917 1917-08-17-pg01
Wilson, Nolan E./Miss Pearl George Wedding Married last Thursday, Aug. 16, 1917 in Decatur, Texas 1917-08-31-pg01
Winn, C. W./Mrs A. J. Medley Wedding Married Sunday  (possible maiden name of Mrs Medley is Collins) 1917-01-12-pg01
Wise County Draft Exemption Board named Story Names given. 1917-07-06-pg01
Wise County first draft in the army was 209 Story The numbers and names of the men are listed in the 1st draft. 1917-07-27-pg01
Wise County first draft in the army was 209 Story The numbers and names of the men are listed in the 1st draft. 2nd list 1917-07-27-pg10
Wise County has sent 113 men to Camp Travis Story Total of 1,380 men examined, 350 taken a soldiers, but 24 did no report 1917-11-23-pg04
Wise County National Guard Soldiers Story Names and their towns ar listed. 1917-06-29-pg01
Wise County Soldiers write from Camp Bowie Story Thanking Wise County Women for the visits with the good food. 1917-11-02-pg01
Wise County Teachers Exam Story To be given April 6th and 7th. Subjects listed. 1917-02-16-pg11
Wise County Teacher's institute Story To be held in Decatur, Texas Oct. 22-26.  All teachers should attend. 1917-10-19-pg08
Wolf, W. E. Mr Death Obituary, Died at home Wednesday, Sept. 19, 1917. Buried in city cemetery 1917-09-21-pg08
Woods, T. H. (age 45) Death Conductor of freight train crushed when a train hit his caboose. 1917-01-12-pg01
Worley Mr./Miss Allie Mae Stanton Wedding Married Sunday. Bride was a former resident 1917-02-09-pg15
Wright, Eunice Miss/Mr Ollie Ely Wedding Married Wednesday, Jan. 10, 1917. Both are from Slidell, Texas 1917-02-09-pg13
WW I Draft Lottery began July 21, 1917 Story Secretary of War Baker drew the first number.  All numbers are listed. 1917-07-27-pg05
WW I Draft Lottery began July 21, 1917 Story page two of the draft numbers. 1917-07-27-pg06
Young, George Mr & Mrs Birth Daughter born before May 7, 1917 in Oak Grove 1917-05-11-pg04
Young, Orrey/Mr Marvin Chapman Wedding Will get married on Nov 14, 1917 in Decatur, Texas 1917-11-09-pg05