Pages from the Past - From our 134-year Archives for January 24, 2021

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Published Sunday, January 24, 2021

15 Year Ago

January 27, 2006

  • Hayden Uhland and Jacob Kraft participated in "Catch a Calf" at the National Western Stock show.
  • Former State Senator Jim Rizzuto was appointed president of Lamar Community College.
  • Wild Horse Roundup- Curtis Schrimp: I was told that around Sorrento and Kit Carson there was five inches of snow. As Lawrence Welk would say, "Wunnerful, Wunnerful."
  • Wild Horse Roundup- Curtis Schrimp:  Thursday was the ladies club day and also my birthday. Susie Paintin had baked a cake, and someone arranged the candles in the shape of 91. They told me to blow and I about blew them off the cake with one big puff. I am pretty windy.
  • East End Events- Lana Weber: Mom, Lana G., Lauren, and Natalya did the Polar Bear Dip on New Year's Day (South Padre Island). We didn't see him, but Dusty Tallman was in the crowd of a few hundred crazy people.

25 Years Ago

January 26, 1996

  • Eads End Events- Plainview 6th Grade: The wind last Wednesday with close to 70 miles per hour was brutal, but no moisture to speak of emerged.

40 Years Ago

January 21, 1981

  • Nursing Home News- LaVerne Fischer: Karvel Keenagers entertained here with some more of their good toe tapping music.
  • Sheridan Lake Ripples- Elsie E. White: The biggest and best news to report is the good covering of snow received.

50 Years Ago

January 22, 1971

  • Kelly Morris, son of Mr. & Mrs. Milan Morris of Towner, and a Life Scout, will represent the Tri-State Area, when the Boy Scouts hold their world Jamboree in Japan. may earn an affiliate commission if you purchase products or services through links in an article. Prices, when displayed, are accurate at the time of publication but may change over time. Commissions do not influence editorial independence.

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