Times Past

85 Years Ago Aug. 17, 1938


August 17, 2023

(Herald file photo from Thursday, Sept. 1, 1988)

RECEIVING SERVES is a basic skill in volleyball and Jennie Harris is doing her share of practicing Thursday.

85 Years Ago

Aug. 17, 1938

Everything is in readiness for the opening of the Phillips County Fair for Aug. 22, 23 and 24. The entertainment includes novelty races, horse races, motorcycle races, band concerts, free acts, attractions, dances and baseball games. The rates for grandstand, bleachers and quarter stretch are 10 and 35 cents in the afternoon and five and 10 cents in the evening.

Assurance was given that night football games will be held at Haxtun this fall, following action of the local Commercial Club and town officials this week. Marion G. Talcott, high school principal, s...

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