100 YEARS AGO … 1917
The Plumas County Board of Supervisors this week enacted Ordinance # 187, establishing and regulating the weight of loaves of bread that are to be sold in Plumas County. Bread is designated into the small loaf (less than 12 ounces) and the large loaf (24 ounces or more). Violations of the ordinance will be punished as a misdemeanor
The Plumas County Chapter of the American Red Cross was organized in Quincy last Thursday at a meeting held at the opera house and will shortly receive charter and solicit members.
50 YEARS AGO … 1967
Janie Lewis, a 17 year old Quincy High School student was named Sweetheart of the Mountains at the Plumas County Picnic last Sunday at the Plumas County fairgrounds. She and theme girls Bette Wong, Carolyn Prince, Jonalee Huntington, all of Quincy and Dee Dee Boone of Chester will host the annual Plumas County Fair in August.
25 YEARS AGO … 1992
A 69 per cent turnout, or 7915 registered Plumas County voters came to the polls at the Plumas County Supervisoral election last Tuesday. District 1: Fran Roudebush defeated Jim Smith. District 2: Carl Pew and Robert Meacher will face a run-off in November, defeating challengers Jon Mohr and Frank Delizio. District 3: Paul Simpson defeated challenger David Price. District 4: Incumbent Joyce Scroggs and challenger Phillip Bresciani will have a run off in November, both defeating Al Rice and Margo Stratton.
10 YEARS AGO … 2007
The premium book for the 2007 Plumas-Sierra County Fair was included in all of Feather Publishing Company Plumas newspapers this week listing entry divisions and deadlines for livestock, home arts and agriculture/ horticulture departments among others. This year’s fair theme is: “Celebrating Family Traditions” and will be held in August, as usual.
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