100 YEARS AGO … 1918
The spring rain we had this week has been a great help to the farmers of Plumas and also to stockmen. And to autoists and motorists, it means less dust for a few days.
50 YEARS AGO … 1968
Thirteen Plumas County girls will compete in the Sweetheart of the Mountains pageant at the Plumas County Picnic this weekend: Susan Scarlett, Charlotte Holbrook, Rhonda Nettleton, Bonnie Frantz, Kathy Litzinger, Chris Dakan and Sharleen Erickson, all of Quincy; Christie O’Niell, Roberta Vizaona, Dianne Hardy and Anna Daniels, all of Portola, Marlene Heezel of Greenville and Mary Lou Meredith of Sierra Valley.
25 YEARS AGO … 1993
Feather River College to celebrate a milestone: All are invited to attend the 25th anniversary celebration of the founding of Feather River College in conjunction with commencement exercises for 84 graduates this weekend. Current college president Donald Donato will serve as Master of Ceremonies.
10 YEARS AGO … 2008
The Chester High School football stadium was filled beyond capacity as hundreds attended the memorial services of Jenny Carrigan and her brother Billy Carrigan. Jenny was murdered in her Chester Aldon Street family home on May 11 and Billy was killed in an automobile accident traveling home from the Bay Area to Chester upon learning of the slayings. *Note to readers: While it may seem insensitive to review such sad and disturbing material in this column, the Carrigan family did approve inclusion of the these entries .
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.