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Remember When for the week of 2/9/2011

Keri Tabortski
Feather Publishing Historian

75 YEARS AGO.........1936

Laurence Lockney of Greenville and J.H. Hunter of Westwood both announced this week that they will be candidates for the California State Senate this year. Lockney is a newspaper publisher in Greenville.

Publication of a combination of news and accompanying photographs embracing the significance of world-wide news will be added to this weeks issue of the Feather River Bulletin. The new briefs are gathered by over 5000 correspondents of News Week, the national news weekly publication.

 

50 YEARS AGO.......1961

Two armed gunmen entered the Knotty Pine Tavern in Blairsden and obtained more than $3,000 in cash plus an undetermined amount of valuable jewelry.

Precipitation amounting to an average of 4.36 inches have fallen in Plumas County in the past seven days, ending the drought. The warm storm produced only rain, no snow.

 

25 YEARS AGO.......1986

Ivanelle Kitchen of Chester traveled to Sacramento to spin the big California Lottery wheel Saturday night and won $4,365,000. Her $100 winning lottery ticket, allowing her to spin the big wheel, was purchased by her husband Tom at Ches Mart in Chester.

 

10 YEARS AGO.......2001

The Plumas County Board of Supervisors made some decision this week on improvements to the Dame Shirley Plaza property in Quincy located adjacent to the Plums County Courthouse. The plan would include the real estate to be 70 percent park and 30 percent parking area.

 

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