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Crystal Dingler, County Coordinator
Paducah Miss Pauline Wallace, 18, of Bandana, Ky., drowned in the Ohio River near Grand Chain, 111,

The Cincinnati Enquirer
(Cincinnati, Ohio)
07 Jul 1936, Tue  KENTUCKY EDITION  Page 12
Mother of Mrs. Speight Dead.  Mrs. A. J. Whipple, mother of Mrs. R. H. Speight, of route 1, died Saturday night, at her home in Bandana, Bandana, Ky., of a complication of diseases. Deceased was 57 years of age, and was born and reared in Obion county, Tenn., and was well known to many of our older readers. She was a good Christian woman, and had been a member of the Presbyterian church many years. The remains were interred Sunday at Mt. Pleasant, near the old Whipple home, Rev. Brassfield conducting the funeral services. Besides her daughter, she is survived by her husband and seven sons. The Courier extends sympathy to the sorrowing relatives and friends.

The Hickman Courier
(Hickman, Kentucky)
10 Dec 1908, Thu  Page 5
NAMED FOR HANDKERCHIEF.  Bandana, Ky., Was Oiiginally Called Jackson Purchase. REPUBLIC SPECIAL Bandana, Ky., April 11, S. T. Payne, Sr., one of the old citizens, who has lived in this vicinity since the town was called Jackson Purchase, tells why the name was changed to Bandana. This place was purchased from the Chickaaw Indians by Alf. Shelby, the first Governor of Kentucky. In 1819, appointed by Congress five years after General Jackson won his great victory over the British at New Orleans, hence the name Jackson Pur chase. The name Bandana, was given shortly after the nomination of Seymour and Blair- Seymour of Ohio and Blair of Missouri. Democratic candidates for President President and Vice President. In 1870 Mr. Seymour Seymour was a highly bred Virginia gentleman, and lawver of great eminence. Bandana handkerchiefs were in common use. both silk and cotton, and were nearly a yard square. Thev were red with small white spots. The silk ones were worth $1.25, cotton ones 23 cents. Mr. Seymour continued the use of his old Virginia  memento as long as he lived, from which the name of the new thriving town of Bandana was taken.

The St Louis Republic
(St. Louis, Missouri)
13 Apr 1902, Sun  Page 5
Mrs. Henry Reed of Bandana;, Ky., left her Infant child sitting in front of a fireplace fireplace while she called on a neighbor. When she returned she found the child's charred remains. Feared the mother will become insane.

The Hamilton County Ledger
(Noblesville, Indiana)
07 Jan 1898, Fri  Page 7
BANDANA DOCTOR DIES. Bandana, Ky, Jan. 11 (AP) Services for Dr. Ezra Titswcrth will be held tomorrow at the Bandana Baptist Church. He died last night at the home of a son in Clinton. Dr. Titsworth had been a general practitioner here since 1910.

The Cincinnati Enquirer
(Cincinnati, Ohio)
12 Jan 1951, Fri  KENTUCKY EDITION  Page 8

A Fire at Bandana Ky Sept 10; Powell Bros grocery and the millinery establishment of Mrs Williams adjoining were destroyed by fire early this morning at a total loss The loss to the grocer was about $14000 with $3800 insurance and the loss to the millinery store over $1000 with Insurance not known. The fire is supposed to have origiated in tho grocery by a charge of lightning through the home telephone line. Flames spread rapidly and carried by the high wind spread to the millinery store. The dry goods store of Horn and Barlow, the grocery of J.H. Hollman and the residence of Houston Wilkins nearby were endangered but the galant work or bucket brigades prevented them from catching on fire. The fire broke out at 12:10 o'clock and gained swift headway burning both buildings to the ground. It was impossible to subdue the flames.

The Paducah Sun-Democrat
(Paducah, Kentucky)
10 Sep 1909, Fri  Page 1
LIVERY STABLE AT BANDANA KY BURNS TO GROUND Bandana Ky Aug 14 Special. Fire of unknown origin destroyed the livery stable of J J Abernathy Sons this morning about 2 o'clock entailing a loss of $5,000. Three buggies and one horse were burned.

The Paducah Sun-Democrat
(Paducah, Kentucky)
14 Aug 1908, Fri  Page 1
At Bandana, Ky., Thursday night, Miss Pattie Powell was shot and fatally fatally wounded by her sister Ida. Both kept a millinery store and while Miss Pattie was hunting for a match in the dark, the sister mistook her for a burglar and opened fire.

The Goldsboro Headlight,  22 Feb 1894, Thu,  Page 1