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Remember When for the week of 5/23/2014

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian

75 YEARS AGO.....1939

The Quincy Fire District has acquired a 103 x 65 foot lot on Lawrence Street in Quincy where a newly constructed fire house is proposed to be built to include a garage room for an ambulance and two trucks, a three-room dormitory and a meeting room, all estimated to cost $5,000.

50 YEARS AGO.....1964

Plumas County Clerk Lois Kehrer reports the following voter registration totals for the upcoming June election: Democrat 4,236, Republican 1844, Decline to State 171.

Barry Goldwater of Arizona is the front running candidate for the Republican nomination for United States President at the Republican convention held in San Francisco.

25 YEARS AGO.....1989

Despite last years drought, the total value of livestock and crop production in Plumas County increased eight per cent or $1,164,600.

The three year renovation of the Greenville High School library will include books, shelves, walls and a microfiche system.

10 YEARS AGO.....2004

Nick Tucker of Greenville has produced and directed a DIY Institute award winning flim "Fandom" and will be attending the Newport Beach International Film Festival.

Feather River College will establish a rodeo program and will receive support from a community advisory committee made of Danny Leonhardt, Ralph and Trish Wilburn and Ellie Lewis. Jesse Segura was brought in as the head rodeo coach.

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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