Doughty Valley Happenings

Doughty Valley Happenings by Eli A. Yoder describes the founding of Becks Mills and surrounding area.  Along with the factual accounts of the area, there are several personal stories to give the reader a sense of this quaint, small town.  One story recounts the time the store was robbed.  Anna Schlabach recalled that it was robbed two times in 1989 and again in January 1990.  That wasn’t the first robbery.  The store was also robbed in 1896.  These and other stories about the people who live and who have lived in this area of Holmes County can be found in this book.  Come into the Local History and Genealogy Room to read more about it.