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Commissioners named 2017 Days of '85 parade marshals

Newly appointed county officials were dealt quite a hand 100 years ago when Carter County was organized as a county by the February 22, 1917 Legislative action. O’Fallon Flashbacks history indicates that prior to Carter County breaking from Fallon County, both sides realized the distance from Baker to the Wyoming line was too far for the proper functions expected of a county administration.

The details of the county division are not recorded in official county records. However, the 1911 Legislature passed measures whereby areas could petition the state government to divide into smaller countie...


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