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Success has a different meaning


March 24, 2023

Do you ever wonder why your ancestors settled where they did?

Somewhere around here is an old article out of the Clark County Clipper about my great-great-grandfather William Little. Now, I’ve heard some stories about him that probably shouldn’t be repeated, but the story about why he settled in this part of the country is pretty interesting to me.

He was an orphan from Illinois who originally came down to the Ashland area to homestead. On a trip he rode a horse down to what has become Ditch Valley and was enamored with the fertile valley of grass.

He endured crop failures, insect infe...

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