Remember When for the week of 7/11/2014

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian

75 YEARS AGO.....1939

Averaging four inches in length, 10,000 small mouth bass were planted in the Feather River last week by the California Fish and Game Commission.

50 YEARS AGO.....1964

Linda Wurtzinger of Greenville was crowned Queen of the Fourth of July Taylorsville Silver Buckle Rodeo last weekend.

The Plumas County Historical Society announced this week that PG&E has donated a 100 by 80 foot lot at the south side of Lake Almanor to use as a museum building site. Present plans are for the construction of a fire proof building with a full basement as a cost of $50,000. The historical society has five years in which to build the museum or relinquish the donated land.

25 YEARS AGO.....1989

Veronica Viscarra was crowned Queen and Kindra Kent was named Princess of the 40th annual Fourth of July Taylorsville Silver Buckle Rodeo last weekend.

Longtime Lake Almanor resident, real estate agent and Plumas Bank board of director Jerry Kehr has been named Plumas County Chamber of Commerce Merchant of the Year.

10 YEARS AGO.....2004

Megan Johnson was crowned Rodeo Queen and Kendra Nicholas was named Rodeo Princess at the Fourth of July Taylorsville Silver Buckle Rodeo last week.

After serving as Plumas County chief probation officer for 31 years, Tom Frady will retire this month.

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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