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.

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