Wednesday, July 28, 2010

YOU ARE THERE - July 30, 1975

Two monster rattlesnakes - diamond backs - were harvested on Sidney Smith's land.

The Recreation Commission accelerated completion of the first stage of the Recreation Center: fence the single field, build the pavillion, run water and electricity, landscaping. Plus plans to buy five more acres.

Red Bluff Youth held a car wash to help construction of a tennis and basketball court.

The Bicycle Races were postponed for a week due to a muddy track. The same thing had happened in 1974.

Walter Manning's home was burglarized.

Caspar Weinberger predicted that half of the Americans would be on welfare by the year 2000.

Vickie Thomas attended Citizenship '75 in Washington DC.

Cheryl and David Braddy showed off two connected eggs laid at the same time. Their grandparents Phillips owned the hen.

A total of 151 students finished summer school.

Table Supply won the league championship in Men's Softball.

Lucky Robinson held a Howard's Heartbreak Sale.

Miss Janet Smith and Tony Smith of Boaxley visited their grandmother, Mrs. Lula Bell Evans. - Banes Report.

Windsor wrote about Harry Truman.

Ricks wrote about unemployment. Long and boring.

Jim Sidney Claxton submitted a handwritten letter to the newspaper, five pages long. It was reduced and published as he had written it.

William A. Ricks 
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