Times Past

85 Years Ago Dec. 23, 1936


December 8, 2021

(Herald file photo from Thursday, Dec. 18, 1986)

STEVE MEAKINS puts a basket in as Todd Workman looks on in Friday night's game against the Julesburg Lions. Haxtun won the game in double overtime 73-69.

85 Years Ago

Dec. 23, 1936

With plenty of live targets available, hunters brought to an end one of the largest rabbit hunts ever to be held in this territory last Thursday. It was estimated that from 5,000 to 8,000 rabbits were killed during two organized drives, enough to fill several trucks.

S.J. Meakins, John Sandquist, R. Ewegen, and Arthur Falk, Phillips County Commissioners, returned home last Thursday from Peoria, Ill., where they had been guests of Caterpiller Tractor Company on a trip to the factory.

With a light snowstorm, corn shelling is at a standstill at the present time....

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