The following NEWSPAPERS are available at:
THE STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF MISSOURI
1020 LOWRY STREET
COLUMBIA, MO 65102
Oregon County Democrat Jly 26, 1901-Dec 29, 1905
Oregon County South Missourian May 25, 1899- Jun 7, 1900: July 18, 1901-Aug 3, 1905
South Missourian Dec 1, 1898-May 18, 1899; Aug 10, 1905-Apr 29, 1909
South Missourian-Democrat May 6, 1909-Sep 17, 1925; Feb 4, 1926-Jan 19, 1984
Herald Jan 15, 1970-Mar 25, 1971
Oregon County Leader Misc. dates July 10, 1903-Oct 21, 1915
Oregon County Times-Leader Dec 3-17, 1915; Jan 5, 1917-Dec 23, 1926; Jan 13, 1927-Nov 26, 1953
Times Feb 6, 1914-Nov 26, 1915
News Jan 4, 1918-Jan 20, 1984
Oregon County Tribune Jan 6, 1899-Nov 18, 1904
Ozark News Jan 5-Dec 21, 1917
Republican-Tribune Dec 2, 1904-Feb 17, 1905
South Missourian News Apr 17, 1986-19__
Thayer News South Missourian Democrat Jan 26, 1984-19__
All of this information, is courtesy of Celia Tate's Oregon County website. You might also check the library and contact the Genealogical Society. Several of the Society's members work as volunteers at the library and I know for a fact that they have old obits there although I don't know how far they go back. Mail your request to:
THE OREGON COUNTY GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY
c/o Courthouse PO BOX 324
ALTON, MISSOURI 65606
The Oregon County Genealogical Society Newsletter is published quarterly
(Jan, April, July, and Oct.) Individuals are invited to submit queries and news articles to the society at the address above for publication.
Research of county records and/or library holdings is done by a society volunteer. A fee of $3.00 per surname is requested for members and $5.00 per surname is requested for non-members. Please limit your search to three (3) questions per letter and enclose a SASE. Photo copies of documents from the courthouse records are 20 cents per page.
If you aren't a member, it is well worth joining. They newsletters always have things of interest like old articles, obits, or Civil War rosters or even mortality schedules listed. I have found several things in the newsletters that I would not normally have known where to look, much less the info itself.
Let me know how else I can help.
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