From W.P.A. Research Project — Subject : County History
(This was written around 1937.)
“Stone County holds the record of having more men serve as Circuit Clerk in one month than any other county in the state. The records of that office show four different men held the office during the month of June, 1918:
W.L. Curry served 6 days
W.R Hatten , under appointment, served until the 16th when he resigned to enter the race for Circuit Clerk
W.F. Danley, appointed by the Governor, served to the 28th
J.N. Dale was elected on the 28th in a special election held for that purpose.