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The Ladonia News
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The Ladonia News

David Washington Boliver editor & proprietor of The Ladonia News was the son of Washington & Elizabeth A. (Baird) Boliver was born in Farmington, Missouri August 6, 1844. He was reared in Logan County Kentucky and brought to Texas first in 1849, went back to Kentucky, then returned to Texas in 1876. For many years worked in carpentry but had a taste for literature and in March 1887, he established the Wolfe City Citizen a weekly newspaper. In January 1888, he bought out the Ladonia News and consolidated the two newspapers. The Ladonia News, a weekly newspaper, is a seven column folio filled well with advertisements - the most successful sign of a newspapers prosperity, and gives satisfaction as the promoter of the interests of the town, county, and even the State. 


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