Remember When for the week of 5/12/2010

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian

 80 YEARS AGO... 1930
    The Plumas County Board of Supervisors in session Monday authorized the issuance of a soft drink license to Melvin L. Speagle and Mella T. Roberts, both of Chester.
    C. R. Clark, businessman of Taylorsville, plans to start erection of a 40 foot by 80 foot garage building upon a corner lot opposite of the Golconda Hotel. He is also erecting a 12,000 gallon capacity water tank in the rear of the hotel that will supply water to the hotel and provide a reserve for fire protection. Also at Taylorsville at the hotel, new floors will be laid and walls covered and painted.


50 YEARS AGO.....1960


Plumas District Hospital completed a full year of operation last week. During the past year there were 809 patients admitted for overnight care and 284 received out patient services. 160 operations were performed, 66 babies were born and there were 19 deaths. The 25 bed facility employs 19 persons on a full time basis and seven part time.

30 YEARS AGO... 1980
    Plans and specifications for the softball complex to be built at Feather River College were approved this week by the Plumas County Board of Supervisors. The $95,000 project is a joint project of Plumas County, Feather River College and the California State Parks and Parkways District, using grant monies.

10 YEARS AGO... 2000
    Twelve jurors and five alternates were selected Monday to sit on the murder trial of Michael Franklin which is expected to begin in June. The 22 were selected from a jury pool of 1600 Plumas County residents. Superior Court Judge Alan Thieler denied a requested change of venue motion.

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