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Plumas County News

Remember When for the week of 4/26/17

100 YEARS AGO … 1917

Dance Saturday night at the Plumas House Hall–Attend and have a good time. The live orchestra will play a number of up-to-date rags and much liked fox trots for your dancing pleasure. Admission is $1.00 per person.

50 YEARS AGO … 1967

Congressman Harold T. “Bizz” Johnson, representing Plumas County, has announced that new post office buildings will be constructed in both Greenville and Chester. Site selections will be announced to construct the 3,330 square foot buildings, nearly twice the size of the present facilities in those communities.

25 YEARS AGO … 1992

The Plumas County high school drop out rate has increased: rising 74.6 per cent since 1986 from 14 to 25 students.

10 YEARS AGO … 2007

Plumas County Planning and Building director Jonathan Schnal has resigned, having led that department since October 2005. Former assistant planning director Steve Allen has agreed to lead the planning department and be assistant building offical. William Kelley will head the building department.

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.