Township Tuesday: Hookerton (22 Dec 1898)

Kinston Free Press
23 Dec 1898

Hookerton Items

  • Mr. F.A. MOSELEY went to Greenville Sunday.
  • Mrs. D.H. DIXON returned Friday from visiting at Newbern.
  • Mr. D.W. CLARK visited in Kinston last Monday and Tuesday.
  • Mess. T.M. and Will HOOKER, of Greenville, came Sunday and returned Monday.
  • Dr. T.M. JORDAN and Mr. Ike PRIDGEN went to Raleigh Monday and returned Tuesday. 
  • Mrs. J.W. BROWN, of Greenvile, came Sunday to visit friends and relatives for several days.
  • Miss Julia TAYLOR and brother Mr. C.H., went to LaGrange Thursday to visit for a few days.
  • Mr. John D. GRIMSLEY, who lives about six miles from here, lost his gin house and twelve bales of cotton by fire Saturday morning about 4 o’clock.  Origin of the fire unknown. 

Township Tuesday: Louisin Swamp – 25 Nov 1898

Township Tuesday posts will share news specific to a township of local relevance.

Kinston Free Press
25 Nov 1898

Louisin Swamp Items

  • Capt. W.W. CARRAWAY was in Kinston today.
  • Measles recently attacked the school at Airy Grove.
  • Mr. J.W. MOSELEY was in Kinston Wednesday.
  • Mr. and Mrs. Bill DIXON, of Hookerton, were at Mrs. G.B. KILPATRICK‘s last Sunday.
  • For the past month a wild duck has been staying with the tame duckes in Capt. CARRAWAY’s yard.
  • Quite a large crowd was out at Sunday school at Airy Grove last Sunday.  Afterwards Capt. TAYLOR, of Grainger, held prayer meeting.