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Remember When for July 11

120 years ago

July 15, 1892

Superintendent of School, Orvis Ring, has made the county appropriations, in which Douglas with 306 children between the ages of six and eighteen, received $1,342.16.

95 years ago

July 13, 1917

A mining strike has been made in north fork of Red Canyon by William Brainard , who has been mining there for some time. A rich silver-lead and gold lead has been uncovered.

80 years ago

July 15, 1932

Sheriff Park has listened to many tales of woe in recent months and has always listened with an attentive ear to the troubles of others. Last Friday morning he had the occasion to do a little talking to himself when upon rising he discovered that during the night thieves had entered his chicken house and made away with 22 of his prize hens.

50 years ago

July 12, 1962

An ordinance establishing a systematic street and structure numbering system was passed last week by the Douglas County Commissioners. The ordinance also establishes penalties for failure to display the number.

25 years ago

July 16, 1987

Over the objections of Ruhenstroth area residents, commissioners last Thursday gave the go-ahead for a gravel pit owned by Settelmeyer Ranches Inc., to be used on projects other than the one it originally was proposed for.

10 years ago

July 10, 2002

A groundbreaking ceremony for a 20,000 square-foot shopping center that will house five stores was conducted Monday. It was held onsite at the field beside the Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant at the corner of Waterloo Lane and Highway 395.

A look back at past editions of The Record-Courier by R-C intern Sarah Drinkwine.