Times Past

85 Years Ago - May 20, 1936


(Herald file photo from Thursday, May 22, 1986)

THE TRI-COUNTY IRRIGATION well Testing Crew consists of (l-r), Bill Sauder, Kent McDaniel and Jack Falk, instructor. This crew will be testing wells in the Ogallala Aquifer area under the supervision of the Soil Conservation District Board.

85 Years Ago

May 20, 1936

Sadness was brought to the relatives and many friends of Miss Doris Sand Tuesday evening when she passed away at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Sterling. She was 17 years of age and had graduated from the Haxtun High School this spring. She suffered complications of influenza, the effects of which physicians were unable to combat successfully.

If present plans do not go astray, Haxtun youngster will be having the time of their lives late this summer in a new, modern swimming pool. Completion of the pool was virtually assured as WPA laborers resumed work on the...

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