Clark County

Death of Loy Earl Young – Clark County Clipper

Clark County Clipper, March 7, 1929 BABY MEETS TRAGIC DEATH(Loy Earl Young)  A tragedy that has cast a shadow of sorrow over the community occurred this morning when little Loy Earl Young, four year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Young, came to his death through an accident ay their home southwest of Ashland. While playing about the farm yard this morning a heavy iron stock gate fell on the little fellow and broke his neck, evidently causing instant death.  Just a few minutes before the accident his mother had gone to the door to see about him and …

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Big Basin Kansas Historical Marker

Big Basin, Clark County, Kansas Historical Marker

Kansas Historical Marker Big Basin This marker stands within a geological feature known as the Big Basin, which is a sinkhole or “sink” about a mile in diameter and more than a hundred feet deep.  Although it has the appearance of a valley, it is entirely surrounded by higher ground.  Like several other smaller sinks in this section of Kansas, Big Basin was formed thousands of years ago by the dissolving and collapse of massive gypsum and salt formations lying several hundred feet below the surface. Just beyond the cast rim of Big Basin is a smaller sink known as …

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Obituary of Martin Leclede Wright, 22 June 1972

The Leader Tribune Volume 61m Number 5 Buffalo, Oklahoma Thursday, June 22, 1972 Martin Leclede (Buck) Wright September 10, 1913 – June 17, 1972 Funeral services for Martin L. Wright, well known farmer and rancher in the Englewood, Kansas community, were held in the Englewood High School, Wednesday afternoon. Mr. Wright, 58, was helping with the wheat harvest last Saturday when he suffered an apparent heart attack. Rev. Jimmy Graves officiated at the services. Burial was in Englewood Cemetery under the direction of Seeger Funeral Home. Martin Leclede Wright, one of 14 children, the son of Clarence and Nellie Wright …

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