The historic newspaper archives of the Eddyville Advertiser, Eddyville Free Press, Eddyville Star, Eddyville Signal, and the Eddyville Tribune are now available online.
This article from the Oskaloosa Herald:
offers possible uses for this resource::
1.Genealogists will uncover previously unknown aspects of their family lineage from obituaries and other news items.
2. Local government officials, historic preservationists, and other community groups will use the archive to meet a wide range of research needs.
3. Property owners, real estate agents, and small business owners will discover timely answers to many questions.
4. History buffs will spend hours uncovering lost details about local people, places and events, while all citizens will enjoy looking back at everyday life of yesteryear.
The newspaper archives were made possible in part by a Bright Ideas grant from the Ottumwa Regional Legacy Foundation in the amount of $3,194.00. The remaining amount of $1,886.00 was gifted by Betty Voss and Cargill – through the Cargill-Eddyville Annual Community Enrichment giving campaign.