The diaries of Artie Lee Foster are being contributed by her niece Debbi Cooper.

In these journal entries you will find deaths, marriages and day to day details of living in Casey County that you may not find anywhere else. The entries date back to 1932. Artie Lee, married Finley Foster of Casey County and died in
1990 at the age of 86....... So take a trip back in time and visit a slower gentler way of life... Enjoy!!

These are tid bits that she had noted on the front and back of her 1932 Diary: 

William L Foster departed this life July 14 1927
Mallie E Foster Departed this life April 23, 1932 

William L. Foster was born May the 20 1843
Mary E Foster was born May 30 1846
Note: Why she has her as Mallie and Mary I do not know..... 

Dale         34  in  June    1932

Monday March 21 1932

Well I taken Bill and Gladys home this morning and  Mrs. Luttrell came home with me. Uncle John Williams is here this evening Well  Its now bed time Mrs. Luttrell Is here to night So guess this will be all.


Tuesday March 22 1932

Well here it is another day past and gone Jim and Bertha was here to night and stade till bedtime Mrs. Luttrell is still with us Uncle Bronlod (?) left this morning for Owen Fosters.  So guess this will  be all.


Wed March 23 1932

Well Fin and me warshed today. Fin is feeling bad to night.  Mrs Luttrell  and me have just got our supper dishes warshed.  So gues this will be all for to night


Thursday March 24 1932

Well this has been a lovely day I taken Mrs Luttrell home and had bad luck up there when I stoped my car the starter locked . Some young gentleman took the starter out and fixed it for me.  We got a  letter from Emma this eve.  So guess this is all  Art. Friday night March 25 1932:Well Berta and me went to Liberty this eve .  Went to see Aron.  Irene and me. So guess this will be all.


Saturday March 26 , 1932

 This sure has been one raney day. Clyde and Bill was over a while this morning and Albert was over a while . Fin and me fixed us a gutter for the house this eve. I porley to night.  So  guess this will be all So by..


Easter Sunday March 27 1932

Well this sure has been a rainey day .  We  had chicken and dumplins for dinner.  Elva Lee eat dinner with us .   Bill Foster and Elva is here this eve.  Well I wrote my Dady a letter today  and also Mrs. Luttrell one .So will ask the Lord to Bless us through the night  and let no hare before us.  The wind is awful high to night.  So guess  this is all....