Remember When for the week of 8/8/18

100 YEARS AGO … 1918

Advertisement: Lost on Friday evening between Greenville and Englemine–a red fox fur. Person finding same please contact Mrs. Merle Wardlow, Englemine.

50 YEARS AGO … 1968

The Plumas County Fair will open this week with the theme: “Plumas–All Year Playground”

Slate of events include–Wednesday night-rock and roll battle of the bands, Thursday night-car races, Friday night–Up With People musical concert, Saturday night–Pacific Coast Logger Championship and Sunday night–midget auto races.

25 YEARS AGO … 1993

The five-day 1993 Plumas County Fair begins this week with the theme: “A Salute to the Timber Industry”. Donna McElroy, timber industry advocate will be the Grand Marshall of the Quincy downtown fair parade Saturday. Grandstand entertainment will include the Charlie Daniels Band.

10 YEARS AGO … 2008

Susan Taylor who coordinated the 2007 Plumas County Fair entry program and comes with extensive fair experience was named interim manager of the Plumas County Fair, following the abrupt resignation of  fair manager Billy Cox a few weeks ago.

Margie Day, a Plumas County native, born in Portola and raised in Quincy, a 1959 graduate of Quincy High School and a longtime 4-H leader was Grand Marshall of the Plumas County Fair parade Saturday. Her grandfather Harvey William Egbert was Grand Marshall in the early 1960’s.

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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