Wells: Learning how Labascus got its name

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By Joberta Wells

Hooray for Beulah Milbern. She took my question about the origin of the name of Labascus to heart. I got the following information from her:
“I looked in the book ‘Kentucky Place Names’ by Robert Rennick and it said: Labascus, Casey County, on KY 501 six miles south of Liberty, an extinct post office, was named for its first postmaster, Labascus J. Minton. The post office was in service intermittently from November 7, 1882 until it closed in 1954.”

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