Newspaper Articles
Desoto Co FLGenWeb Project,Inc.

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"Negro woman kills man at Limestone"
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The Arcadian
May 5, 1927
Frank Jordan
"Mrs. Sarah Ingraham will observe 91st Birthday Anniversary Sunday"
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The Arcadian ?
Mar 24, 1949
Todd Beckham
"Mrs. Sloan Recalls A Wolf Pack Raid"
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Written by: Donald McKay
Tampa Tribune
Nov 17, 1957
Janine Rickner
"Three Sons Murdered In Fort Ogden"
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Written by: Donald McKay
Tampa Tribune
Oct 27, 1957
Janine Rickner
"He served In Florida's Indian War
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Written by: Donald McKay
Tampa Tribune
April 27, 1958
Janine Rickner
- no title -
highlights Arcadia in 1897
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Morning Tribune
July 21, 1897
Bev Alstrom
"Learn more about DeSoto's history"
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The Arcadian
Dec 2, 1998
Edith Rogers
"Remarkable Results in Truck Growing"
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The Arcadian (?)
June 26, 1919
Kenneth P. Johnson
" Man Killed in Manatee Co."
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Sunland Tribune
Dec. 4, 1879
Teresa McGowin
" Georgia Doctor who never visited Lakeland was Benefactor of Baptist Children's Home "
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Written by: Jack Matthews
Lakeland Ledger
Sunday 14 Nov 1954
includes photo
Alvie Davidson
" Lady who died at Wauchula lived in three centuries "
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The Evening Telegram
Page 7 ~ Nov 13, 1911
Alvie Davidson
" A Murder Mystery in 
Turn of the Century
Desoto County "
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Written by: Luke Wilson
Desoto County Times
Page 1C ~ July 2, 1987
includes photos
Carrie Parler Gibson
" Death Rides the Plains of Desoto County"
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Written by: Luke Wilson
Desoto County Times
Page 10 ~ Jan 21, 1988
Carrie Parler Gibson
" Familiar Names from 
Desoto's Past "
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Written by:
Howard Melton
Desoto County Times
May 24, 1989
Carrie Parler Gibson
" Uncle Sam" Whidden: Colorful Figure from Desoto County's Past
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Written by:
Howard Melton
Desoto County Times
Carrie Parler Gibson
" Grandson Researches 1899 Murder of Grandfather "
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Written by:
Howard Melton
Desoto County Times
January 10, 1990
Carrie Parler Gibson
" Desoto County's first churches organized from 1868-1898 "
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Written by:
Howard Melton
Desoto Sun Herald
February 28, 1999
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Wedding Announcement:
James Francis Corbett
&
Lena Magdalene Conolly
From Punta Gorda Herald
R.W. Seward, Editor
(July,1896)



Arcadia Physician held in Death
awaits decision by Grand Jury
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Lakeland Evening Telegraph
Dec.8, 1917
Peggy McSwain
Off to Cuba
Capt. James McKay
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Punta Gorda Herald
Friday
July 22, 1904
Peggy McSwain

The Desoto Sun Herald: "Getting the News in Desoto County" ~ Millennium Special Archives
Visit the home page of Spessard Stone for some excellent newspaper articles about "Old Desoto Co"

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This list contains information for newspapers, past and present
If you can contribute any further information about the Desoto County newspapers please contact me!


Newspaper
Archive or Microfilm
Year
The Desoto Sun Herald
~ online ~ http://www.sun-herald.com/newsdesoto.htm
present & archives
Desoto County News
State Library of Florida ~ microfilm
University of Florida ~ microfilm
1903-1922
1903-1924
The Arcadian
Desoto County Library ~ microfilm
State Library of Florida ~ microfilm
Florida State University ~ actual
University of Florida ~ microfilm
1903-
1926
retains issues
1925-26, 39,41-42, 45, present
Arcadia Daily News
University of Florida ~ microfilm
1914-1916
Arcadia Enterprise
University of Florida ~ microfilm
1923
Baptist Witness
University of Florida ~ microfilm
1912-1914
The Champion
Desoto County Library ~ microfilm
University of Florida ~ microfilm
1908-
1906-1908
Enterprise
University of Florida ~ microfilm
1912-1914, 1918, 1920
The Fort Ogden News
State Library of Florida ~ microfilm
South Florida Pioneers ~ abstracts (issues 5-6)
n/a
1887
South Florida Homes
Florida State University ~ microfilm
State Library of Florida ~ microfilm
University of Florida ~ microfilm
University of West Florida ~ microfilm
St. Petersburg Historical Society ~ actual
1895-1896
1890-1896
1890-1896
1895-1896
1893
Punta Gorda Herald
South Florida Pioneers ~ abstracts (issues 14, 15/16, 17/18)
1895-1915

 

For further information on early Florida newspapers visit these sites:
FLGenWeb Project Archives (statewide files)
The Florida Newspaper Project - University of Florida
State Library of Florida - Florida State Archives

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