LY Lyon County, Kansas, was established in 1855. Formerly known as Breckenridge County, it was one of Kansas’ original 36 counties. It was named for Nathaniel Lyon, the first Union General to be killed in the Civil War. The county seat of Lyon County is Emporia, Kansas.
DIGHTON - Edward Bradshaw,former principal of the Dighton Schools, was married Monday at 1:30 p.m. to Ethel L. McLeland at the home of the bride’s parents at Chanute. Both Mr. and Mrs. Bradshaw are well and favorable known K.S. N. students. Mr. Bradshaw graduation in...read more
The only place in the State where golf is played is at Emporia. Prof. Ellsworth of the State Normal introduced it there. The Hutchinson Gazette, Hutchinson KS. Thursday, January 31, 1895. Page 3. (c) Transcribed by Darren McMannis for the Kansas Council of...read more
Amos M. Spencer, a relative of Mrs. Judge Ruggles, who lived on her farm, was drowned Sunday while bathing in the Neosho river near his home. It seems that directly below the Ruggles ford there is a deep hole into which the unfortunate man stepped while wading about...read more
A Shooting Scrape At Emporia Last Thursday evening, in John Campbell's billiard hall, Frank Gatewood made a murderous assault upon David Campbell, a young man, brother of the proprietor, which ended in the discharge of a load of shot from a shot gun in the hands of...read more
Hartford is situated on the south side of the Neosho river, and about sixteen miles south-east of Emporia. It is rather a small town, but improving slowly. There is but one mill - a water mill (the steam mill has moved away to Eldorado.) There is one store, owned...read more
EMPORIA. Injuns. We learn that there are now encamped on the Little Arkansas, some seven or eight thousand warriors of the different tribes of Kansas. What their object is cannot be ascertained. Some of them say they are going to have a grand buffalo hunt, while...read more