Journalism in Marion County got its start in April 1885 with the Marion County Herald. Soon other upstart papers sprang up to compete with the Herald. Over the years, several newspapers vied for the dominant spot. This is the fourth volume of a series of books containing newspaper clippings from the earliest existing papers from Marion County. This volume contains the year 1902 through 1904. The clippings in this volume concentrate with notes of births, deaths, and marriages. It also contains articles which were important to the history and growth of the county. The history of the county is written in the pages of its earliest newpapers. Read what the ancestors of the people of Marion County were doing and talking about.