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Remember When for the week of 1/18/2012

75 YEARS AGO........1937

Influenza caused by the extreme cold temperatures has caused 65 cases of the reported illness in Quincy alone and the local schools were ordered closed yesterday.

The Quincy fire siren failed to function Saturday night due to the extreme cold so the fire alarm will be blown every Saturday at Noon as a test.

 

50 YEARS AGO...........1962

In the 12 months beginning January 1, 1961 and ending December 31 the same year, Plumas County issued 24 marriage licenses and during the same period Plumas County issued 29 final divorce decrees according to Plumas County clerk Lois Kehrer.

Six current Plumas County officials have announced their intention to run for re-election: Ida Hogan, recorder; Lois Kehrer, clerk; Chelis Carpenter, district attorney; W.C. Abernethy, sheriff and coroner; Arthur Belaey, auditor and Chester Hard, assessor.

 

25 YEARS AGO.............1987

Andy Anderson of Quincy has been named manager of the Plumas County Fair at a salary of $1,850 a month---$22,200 a year. Anderson has been working without pay as interim director of the fair since December. He takes the place of former manager Al Plank, who resigned in November.

 

10 YEARS AGO........2002

The $6.5 million 52,000 square foot proposed courthouse annex was approved by the Plumas County Board of Supervisors. The building will consolidate the Health and Human Services departments into one building.

One of the founding directors of Plumas Bank, vice chairman Robert Schoensee, announced his retirement from the board after 21 years of service.

 

Note: items included in the weekly Remember When column are taken from our bound newspaper archives and represent writing styles of that particular period. The spelling and grammar are not edited, so the copy is presented as it actually appeared in the original newspaper.

 

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