Ancestor of a legendary ‘desperado’
The Advocate offices received a visit from John Hipp and his wife Kathy this week.
Hipp is a resident of Chattanooga, Tenn. and is the namesake and great grandson of John Hipp, one of the legendary bandits who partnered with Charles Kelley during a crime spree in 1891.
Many Butler County residents are familiar with the photo captured of Hipp and Kelley hanging in the front of the old county courthouse.
Attending the dedication for the new historic marker on the grounds of City Hall on Thursday are Laurie Alverson, Mollie... read more