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Various articles from
THE DILLON HERALD
Dillon, South Carolina
updated October 8, 2013

List of Articles not transcribed but available upon request for the cost of copy and a SASE. A donation for the genealogy section of the library is always appreciated. If you would like to obtain a copy of one of the listed articles from the microfilm contact me at hbmoody@bellsouth.net for further instructions.


Sunday Afternoon Tragedy, Cleve Atkinson shot and killed Charlie McLellan - March 23, 1905

Stanley Hamilton shoots Elihu Blackwell to death. - October 28, 1909

The Pages Mill Shooting , Dr. J. G Rogers was shot by Mr. Sparkman – November 2, 1911

Marion Woman A Suicide – death of Mrs.. J. I. Hayes – February 27, 1913

Allen Cook killed by Negro Tenant, John McCoy – August 28, 1913

Mrs. George S. Nance Slain in Hamlet - Killed by her husband - August 21, 1913.  Follow-up article August 28, 1913. Mother declares her son was insane.

Seaman Dan W. Rowell at Home - January 24, 1918

Rev. W. L. Hayes Killed in auto accident in Virginia – June 27, 1918

Capt. W. T. Shaw Killed – August 8, 1918

Willam B. Smith and son Berry drown in Kansas.  William Smith brother of Luther E. Smith who resides in Mallory - June 5, 1919

Girl Found Hanging by Chain in Brownsville, death of Lilly May Jackson – October 3, 1918 and July 10, 1919

A. J. Matheson, prominent Marlboro County Citizen dead - October 3, 1918 

Letters to Mrs. J. H. David on the death of her son, John David killed in Action in WW I - various issues 1918

Dr. C. Mobley, brother of Mrs. A. J. Evans and former resident of Dillon died in Oklahoma – October 31, 1918

Brother Kills Brother, Charley H. Floyd was shot and killed by his brother, A Pitman Floyd in Gallivant’s Ferry – December 26, 1918

Big Percy George - The Country Gentleman Prints Interesting Sketch of Dillon County Farmer - May 1, 1919

Pardon asked for Forney Williams killed in France - June 12, 1919

Torpedo Boast Destroyer is named after Lieut. George Yarboro, Jr., U.S. M. C - June 12, 1919

Gary W. McMillan's Death - June 26, 1919

Furman Horn Kills Vick Harrelson With Pocket Knife - July 2 1931

Miss Sallie Walker Smith and D. V. Hamilton celebrate Golden Wedding – March 22, 1935

Mr. D. V. Hamilton honored on 82nd Birthday -March 7, 1940
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First Lieut. DeWitte N. McIntyre, Jr., of Little Rock Decorated – April 15, 1943

Owen Benfield Awarded Service Flying Cross – April 15, 1943

Ralph Keels Injured near Cape Town, Africa – April 15, 1943 -  Lieut. Ralph Keels Receives Award – August 12, 1943

Capt. D. H. Mcntyre Home from Aleutians – July 15, 1943

Issue of “Preflight Magazine Dedicated to Capt. McMillan Lane – August 12, 1943 - Capt. McMillan Lane becomes Major Lane - August 26, 1943

Exploits of John Huggins Told in Foreign Press Dispatches. – August 26, 1943

Air Medal Presented Posthumously to S/Sgt Eli W. Williamson - November 25, 1943

Dillon Boy, Robert Lane, Helps in Heroic Rescue – January 20, 1944

Letter Received from Lieut. Jim Lanes Squadron Mate – April 27, 1944

First Dillon Boy Returns From Normandy (Vernon Mason) – July 27, 1944

Bravery of Dillon Chaplain of Battleship Texas (Legrande Moody) – August 3, 1944 and September 21, 1944

Cpl. Andrew J. Evans, Receives Legion of Merit – September 21, 1944

Lieut. Phil Brown Has Narrow Escape - July 13, 1944

S.Sgt. Larry C. Russell Awarded Second Oak Leaf Cluster – April 12, 1945

Capt. D. Hamer McIntyre  Home from the Aleutians – July 15, 1943

Trainee Plane from Maxton Air Base Crashes in Dillon County and Kills Two Pilots (William Shuster of Pittsburg and Edward Wyatt of Chicago)  - April 12, 1945

Sgt. Robert E. Hayes of Lake View Awarded Distinjished Flying Cross Medal - April 12, 1945

Dillon Train Wreck, April 21, 1953 - http://www3.gendisasters.com/south-carolina/967/dillon%2C-sc-train-wreck%2C-apr-1953

Lieut. Evans Bethea Bags German Bomber and Crew of Seven – August 26, 1944 obit (March 4, 2004)

Allene Campbell, Veteran - February 20, 1996