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Terrible ice storm in 1937

by Wilbur Bush

In the mid-30s, ice became very hazardous and especially costly to those living in the rural communities. Unbelievable amounts of ice covered a large portion of our country, including Daviess County. Newspapers reported this prolonged ground covering was the most strenuous time on livestock in years.

On the night of Jan. 6, 1937, a round sleet began to fall, followed by a layer of freezing rain. It

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