Remember When for the week of 5/23/2012

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian

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

One hundred ageratum bedding plants, the fast growing annual, were planted in the memorial plot in front of the Plumas County courthouse this week. The plot belongs to the American Legion Auxiliary.

The secretary of the Plumas County Chamber of Commerce Earl McDaniel, 67, died suddenly but the chamber-sponsored second annual amateur hour show that he had worked on with great vigor, will go on.

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

A big pine tree in front of the Catholic Church in Greenville was cut down this week in the initial phase of a project to construct a new church building.

Chester deputy sheriffs are investigating a pair of robberies that occurred last Friday at the Mt. Lassen Club and Poyner’s Grocery Store. Small change and three cases of scotch were taken from the club and cigarettes and cigars were taken from the grocery store.

25 YEARS AGO.......1987

Plumas County chief probation officer Thomas Frady has proposed the construction of a 1,000 to 1,500 square foot building, costing $175,150 to be built near the Plumas County jail in Quincy as a juvenile hall to house those who have been arrested and are awaiting court or are awaiting transfer to permanent juvenile hall elsewhere.

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

Tom Jernigan has agreed to sell the Bidwell Water Company to the Indian Valley Community Services District for $230,000.

The Feather River College Board of Trustees has selected an architectural firm to proceed with the contract for new student housing on campus. The new dorms will be located on the lower campus near the baseball fields after the horse stables are relocated to the east.

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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