Times Past

85 Years Ago Oct. 14, 1936


September 29, 2021

(Herald file photo from Thursday, Oct. 2, 1986)

THE EIGHTH grade shop class pictured holding bridges are front row (l-r), Zack Blake, Tom Davis, Cory Fuesz, Mark Meakins, John Callahan and Eric Hinde; back row (l-r), Scott Brotherton, Dennis Fye, Chris Fuesz, Ryan Clark, Kevin Salvador, Dean Smith and Damon Edwards.

85 Years Ago

Oct. 14, 1936

David Templeton, prominent citizen of Haxtun and pioneer rancher in this territory, passed away early Sunday morning (Oct. 11, 1936) at the age of 90 years.

A granary containing more than 200 bushels of wheat was destroyed at the farm operated by Hubert Brown two and one-half miles northeast of Haxtun Wednesday afternoon. A new lean-to shed, which served as a barn, escaped damage when neighbors and several men from Haxtun cut the shed loose from the burning building and kept the flames from spreading with the use of water.

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