100 YEARS AGO … 1919
Advertisement: Winner, Winner-Chicken dinner ! Have a chicken dinner! Chickens for sale—broilers or fryers, 50 cents each. Get one or two for a picnic lunch or Sunday supper. Available at the ranch of Harry White in Greenville.
50 YEARS AGO … 1969
Elmer Hoskins. 56 year old retired California Highway Patrol Lieutenant, was this week appointed judge of the Plumas Judicial District, succeeding Ray Berkline, who resigned last week after 10 years on the Quincy court bench.
A public hearing will be held next week to determine the possibility of establishing a one-way couplet for highway traffic through downtown Quincy. The proposal will fix Main Street eastbound traffic and Lawrence Street westbound traffic, eliminating stall parking places and providing parallel parking on both streets.
25 YEARS AGO … 1994
Four young ladies vied for the Rodeo Queen of the Taylorvsille Silver Buckle Rodeo. Abrah Moore, Stephanie Hardgrave, Bobbie Story and Joanna Basham competed. Note: Bobbie Story won the title.
10 YEARS AGO … 2009
Two University of California graduates have chosen Pumas County as the subject of the their first film on the shifting nature of rural life. They have taken the recent Sierra Pacific Industries small lot mill closure as a staring point in their project. They were in Quincy this week filming an Economic Recovery meeting as an example of the infrastructure of a small, rural town.
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