Whitesburg KY

The Way We Were

Clips from available Mountain Eagle pages since 1907.

THURSDAY APRIL 6, 1911 Otto Hartt was shot early Saturday morning by his 15-year-old stepson at the Hartt home on Rockhouse, at the mouth of Garner Branch. Details about a motive for the shooting remain conflicted, but police arrested Hartt’s wife, Polly, along with boy, who is her son. Doctors Fitzpatrick and Venters were able to perform lifesaving surgery on […]

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