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Remember When for May 21

120 years ago

May 25, 1894

Ninety tubs of butter aggregating 6,300 pounds, were shipped Wednesday from the Douglas Creamery.

100 years ago

May 22, 1914

The Record-Courier has received a Linotype machine and an expert is expected to arrive today from San Francisco to set it up.

80 years ago

May 25, 1934

Plans for holding a celebration at Genoa, June 9th for commemorating the pioneer pony express riders is progressing splendidly according to members of the Minden Rotary club, and from early reports the celebration will attract the largest crowd of people to assemble in the historic old Douglas County town in the past quarter century.

50 years ago

May 21, 1964

Running a full two weeks ahead of schedule, in spite of the early May snows which curtailed work, the new addition to the Douglas County Court House should be ready for occupancy early in June.

25 years ago

May 25, 1989

County officials will proceed with a lawsuit filed by disgruntled property owners over the East Valley-Buckeye roads assessment district, refusing to reconsider the assessment formula.

10 years ago

May 19, 2004

About 50 supporters attended the Douglas County Commission meeting Monday to seek funding to keep the Carson Valley’s two museums open.

A look back at past editions of The Record-Courier by Caryn Haller