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Morgan Valley Memories for the Week of July 9th

Article Date: 
9 July, 2010 - 06:00

1990
*Nataya Giles wins first place in the second annual 25th Street Kids fair and Baby Contest.
*Rod Winn became the years champion chess player with Dawson Winchester as runner up.  The championship game was played at the end of year graduation party.
1985
*Twain Carter and Ray Durrant saved Dale Wilson’s barn from burning up.  Both men took action when they saw smoke that saved the barn
*Sheriff Bert Holbrook began serving as the new Sheriff and Joseph Ball became the new superintendent of schools.

1950
*The second district court approved the formation of the Weber Basin Water Conservancy District and appointed its board.  
*Two small children were injured at Penney’s camp, near Peterson when lightening struck and toppled a large tree onto the car in which they were sitting. Robert Bulich, 8,  suffered lacerations and a possible skill fracture. Michael Bulich suffered bruises and abrasions.
*New subscribers to the newspaper this week were H.B. Rollins and Thomas King.  Renewals included George D Preece, Mrs. George A Taggart, Kent Murdock, Jerry Tyner, Milton Barnum, JD Lamb, and Harold G. Clark.
* About 200 persons attended the Democrat Barbecue party held at Como Springs the previous Saturday Night.
1945
*Lyle York Dingman died in a motorcycle accident in Morgan on his way to work
* The John Heiner Company celebrated 34 years as a Ford Dealer.
*The new date for drivers licenses was set as July 17 from 10-12 a.m. at the sheriff’s office in Morgan.
1940
*Miss Lenora Hopkin, the first democratic Morgan county candidate ever to be chosen as a delegate to a presidential convention left for Chicago.  She will visit the World’s Fair  in New York as a part of her trip.

1935
*The school board proposed remodeling the school at Devils Slide and building a new building for the school in Morgan.
*The 4-H club had their regular monthly meeting and planned an outing to Lagoon.
1930
* The Echo Dam grand opening was postponed indefinitely.
*The 4th of July celebration gathered the largest crowd in the history of Morgan.