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Remember When for the week of 1/5/2011

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian

75 YEARS AGO.....1936

The Plumas County Bank was sold to the Bank of America last Thursday afternoon at 3 o'clock p.m. In six weeks the transaction will be completed and thereafter the institution will do business as a branch of Bank of America.

Telephone communication with Genesee was disrupted this week when a large tree fell across the wires and brought down ten poles of the line co-operatively maintained by the Genesee citizens and the United States Forest Service. The U.S.F.S. is rebuilding the line.

 

50 YEARS AGO......1961

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Childress of Chester welcomed the first baby born in 1961 in Plumas County when they welcomed a son, Robert Carl, born at 12:45 a.m. on January 2.

25 YEARS AGO.......1986

Dixie Douglass of Quincy was the first Plumas County resident to win a large California State lottery scratch-off ticket. The three-of -a kind game revealed three aces and she won a $25,000 prize. The winning ticket was purchased at Holiday Market in East Quincy.

10 YEARS AGO.....2001

Despite the pike poisoning at Lake Davis in 1997, the fish population is flourishing at the lake. Fish totals include 6,696 pumpkin seed sunfish, 1,623 brown bullhead, 11,761 golden shiners and 6,422 rainbow trout were caught by Department of Fish and Game barriers while the infamous northern pike totaled 595.

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