The Ekalaka Eagle - Your Community Builder

By Pamela Castleberry
Carter County Clerk and Recorder 

Transitioning from Fallon County continued to be task filled as June approached


Soon after becoming a county in 1917, the Carter County commission reviewed several bids for transcribing and indexing the records pertaining to Carter County from the records of Fallon County. Thus, John Oliver was employed to supervise the transcribing of all county records. He received $7.50/day plus expenses for compensation.

On the 18th of May, 1917, a resolution was passed giving Carter County its official existence. However, the county assessor and the county board of equalization could not complete the task of assessing the real estate and personal property within the drawn boundari...

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