Washington County News  July 30, 1910

Edward I. Cox, of Bunkerville, was one of the prominent figures at the republican meeting Tuesday evening.

James S. Abbott, postmaster at Bunkerville, and one of the best-known residents of that section assisted Tuesday evening at the republican mass meeting.


Washington County News July 27, 1911


The following letter has been sent to the News from Mrs. A.E. Cox of Bunkerville, NV

“Dear Editor- Who are to be invited guests at the Dixie Homecoming? Only those that helped to settle Dixie at first or those later on? Mrs. J. C. L. Jones of Overton, Nevada, was an early settler at Washington. T. J. Jones of Overton, Nevada, went to Washington in 1875, was superintendent of the cotton factory at Washington ward, and was one of the presidencies of the St. George Stake for some time. Mrs. Rattie Stout, Mrs. Henrietta Cox, and Mrs. Martha Cox, all of Colonia Dublan, Mexico were early settlers of St. Geoge. Mrs. Alice Jones of Bunkerville, Nevada, went to Washington in 1875. Maybe these names have been sent to you before. As we understand it, all Dixieites are invited to the Homecoming but is especially desired that the earlier settlers be not overlooked.”


Washington County News July 26, 1912

Bunkerville, July 26 –  Pioneer Day was celebrated in this town. The towns of Bunkerville and Mesquite joined at 9:30 a.m. and there was a Pioneer Parade and a scrimmage with the Indians at 10:30 a.m. The Pioneers and the Indians entered the meeting house and a good program was rendered. In the afternoon there were races and a number of other sports for both young and old. At night all met at the dance hall and indulged in a lively dance.

William Leavitt, Walter Adams, William Wittwer, and Conrad Adams have gone off to work. Washington Leavitt will also go in the morning.

Mable Leavitt came home yesterday from Overton where she has been to work.

Leroy Waite who has been working at Delta, Utah returned home Monday.

E. Bunker left Tuesday morning for Delta, Utah where his daughter-in-law is lying very low with illness.

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