Hyde County Newspaper Items


1885 Hyde County Newspapers published

(from "Dakota", compiled by O. H. Holt, 1885.)

Vox Populi, Rep..............Highmore







Aberdeen Weekly News, Aberdeen, South Dakota
Friday, April 15, 1887, p. 1

Highmore, April 14 -- Jas. Barbour was taken to Ree Heights yesterday, but failed to identify his assailants of some days since. Some of the citizens recognized by his meager description two soiled doves and their keeper who left suddenly about a week ago for Chicago. Barbour is the man who was recently drugged and robbed in the town of Ree Heights.

Aberdeen (SD) Weekly News, Thursday, April 27, 1916

A "community hall" eighteen miles out in the country is the plan of Dr. Reed of Hyde county. The hall has been constructed, and a motion picture machine purchased. The Reed family furnish an orchestra, and a lunch counter attachment is a part of the scheme. The plan is to give lectures, picture shows and dances, and other social meetings, making this a general gathering place for the amusement and instruction of the people of that farming community.

14 Apr 1915

Aberdeen (SD) American

Highmore News

Mrs. Carl Christenson, formerly Miss Arabia Fay Marford, died on Friday night, April 9.  She was married on May 12, 1914, and leaves an infant a few days old.  The funeral was held on Sunday at the home north of town, with a large attendance, and interment made in Highmore cemetery.

Miss Gertrude Mesick is reported ill with pneumonia at her home, south of town.

Mrs. McVey has closed her term of school near Vayland and returned to her home in Highmore.

Harry King surprised his friends by being married in Pierre recently to a young lady of that city.

12 Sep 1911

Aberdeen (SD) Daily News


Mrs. Christina Morris, who died recently at Highmore, aged 99 years, had been married four times, the last two times when she was 83 and 87 years old respectively.  She survived all her husbands.

The Evening Huronite, Huron, South Dakota
Saturday, October 18, 1930

Highmore News
A Gurney gas station was opened in Highmore Saturday. Ed Bottcher is in charge of the station, located in the building just south of the Farmers Union Station.



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