140 Years Ago
Nov. 29, 1878
The Thanksgiving Ball given at the Courthouse last evening, though not very well attended was a very orderly and nicely conducted party.
120 Years Ago
Nov. 25, 1899
William Hoops was severely injured Friday while hauling wood in Pine Nut. He was on his wagon when the seat broke, throwing him forward so he struck his head on the wagon tongue. The wagon then passed over him.
100 Years Ago
Nov. 29, 1918
Although Douglas is one of Nevada’s small counties, one fourth of all listed first-class agricultural land in the state lies within her boundaries.
80 Years Ago
Nov. 25, 1938
Duck hunting in this Valley is reported to be good at the present time with nimrods taking a number of late flight northern ducks along with Canadian honker geese.
60 Years Ago
Nov. 27, 1958
Bureau of Reclamation officials have been asked to explain their plan for enlarging the Watasheamu Dam from 115,000 acre feet capacity to about 160,000 acre feet
40 Years Ago
Nov. 30, 1978
In the 44 school days since school opened on Sept. 5, crossing guard Mary Robbins said 56 cars have not stopped as required by law when she and the children were attempting to cross the highway or the driveway into the Frostie Spot.
20 Years Ago
Nov. 21, 1998
Bently Nevada broke ground on its new headquarters on Orbit Way in Minden.
A look back at past editions of The Record-Courier by Kurt Hildebrand.