Misc. News from the Past

Panola, Woodford County, Illinois Genealogy Trails

Minonk News Dispatch, February 1, 1917
Theodore Stimpert, Benson's charming vocalist, visited the Stimpert family this week.
The Parent's club met at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Hauck, Tues. evening.
Mr. Meils, the Standard oil man of Minonk, met with our road commissioners Sat.
Joe Haase, Jr., is feeding a car of Angus steers, also a car of hogs.

The Weekly Pantagraph (Bloomington, Illinois) Aug 15, 1913
Henry McKeehans entertained on Sun. his brother Ancil, of Panola; his uncle, T. J. Hart, and family, of Panola, and his cousin, Evan McKeehan, of Bainbridge, Ind., and Miss Mary Backer, of Panola. They made the trip by auto from Panola.

The Weekly Pantagraph (Bloomington, Illinois) Feb 21, 1913
The women of Panola have inaugurated a movement which will probably result in the building of a union church.

The Weekly Pantagraph (Bloomington, Illinois) Feb 21, 1913
Willie Gazel has pneumonia.
Panola will have a new school house this year.
J. W. Jones loaded his household goods for Pontiac Thurs.
Mrs. O. E. Briscoe visited her parents in Holder Wed. and Thurs.
The Y.W.C.A. will meet with Miss Mary Childers next Wed. afternoon.
Imogene Strickland won the gold medal at the contest given by Panola school Tues. night.
Mr. and Mrs. Bert Sharpe entertained the latter's sisters, Stella and Ella, of Peoria, Wed.

The Weekly Pantagraph (Bloomington, Illinois) Jan 3, 1913
Stimpert-Longman
Minonk, Dec 31-At St. Paul's parsonage at noon today Rev. Theodore Kettlehut united in marriage Miss Dorothea C. Stimpert and Edward Longman, both well-know young people of Panola township. They were attended by Henry Stimpert, brother of the bride, and Miss Nellie Krug. After a short visit at Rochelle, Mr. and Mrs. Longman will reside on a far in Panola township.

Minonk News Dispatch, February 1, 1917
Theodore Stimpert, Benson's charming vocalist, visited the Stimpert family this week.
The Parent's club met at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Hauck, Tues. evening.
Mr. Meils, the Standard oil man of Minonk, met with our road commissioners Sat.
Joe Haase, Jr., is feeding a car of Angus steers, also a car of hogs.

The El Paso Journal, Jan 4, 1940, pg 6
Panola

Mrs. Irene Breach is on the sick list this week.
Earl Longman was a guest in the Charles Bonar home last Thursday.
Jacob Bodner recently moved into the section house with Irvin Nodine.
Miss Rosa Stimpert left for her home in Milwaukee, Wis.; Sunday night.
Mr. and Mrs. Lester Moore of Clinton visited in the Moore home on Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Haggard of Peoria visited in the Haggard home Monday.
Mr. and. Mrs. Chat Major and daughter Ethel left for California Friday evening.
Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Livingston of Peoria visited in the Jacob Haggard home Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Goff of Minonk were visitors in the Summers home Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Neaville spent Sunday in the home of her father, Henry Rankin, in Benson.
Dickie, Donald and Marilyn George of El Paso spent Sat. night with Mr. and Mrs. Louis F. Meyer.
Mr. and Mrs. James Manion and Mrs. Winifred Phelon of Benson were visitors in the Raymond home Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. Roy Potts and Mr. and Mrs. Frank Probasco of Eureka were callers in the Sands home Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. Leon Yambert and Tinker and Helen Jo O'Connor of El Paso visited in the Johnson home Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Arnold O'Hare of Onarga spent the weekend with her sister, Mrs. Louis F. Meyer, and husband.
Mrs. Dora Longman, son Earl and Henry Stimpert and daughter Paulina were guests in the Frank Stimpert home Sunday in El Paso.
Henry Stimpert and daughter Paulina, Mrs. Dora Longman and son Earl and Mr. and Mrs. Mack Sands and daughter Lorraine visited in Benson Sunday evening.
Emmet Gray and family of Tonica, Ralph Baughman and family, Flanagan, Mr. and Mrs. Peter Timmerman of Minonk and Mr. and Mrs. John Uphoff and Eldon Koopman visited In the W R. Uphoff home last week.

 

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