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Remember when for Oct. 6

95 years ago

Oct. 8, 1915

Don’t forget the Potato Show of Nevada potatoes is to be held Oct. 12 at the San Francisco Exposition. All growers of sweet or Irish potatoes are invited to send in from one to six boxes of their selected product. Remember a silver loving cup will be awarded to the grower of the best Irish potatoes and a second silver loving cup to the grower of the best sweet potatoes. This is a chance to show to the world the agricultural possibilities of Nevada.



80 years ago

Oct. 10, 1930



The Nevada theatre will feature William Powell the character actor in “The Benson Murder Case.” Saturday night Jack Oakie will be seen in “The Social Lion.” The Oakie crust meets the upper crust. Hear his wise cracks. See him crash the Ritzy circle with gusto and a grin. He is a regular fellow, who believes in himself, heartily.

50 years ago

Oct. 6, 1960

Channel 8 programs for Thursday, 7 a.m. to 11:35 p.m. Today, News, Breakfast Time, Cactus Tom, World Series, Concentration, Truth or Consequences, It Could Be You, Meridian, Queen for a Day, Young Dr. Malone, House Party, Make Room for Daddy, The Verdict is Yours, Be My Guest, Off the Record, Uncle Happy, Huckleberry Hound, Telesports Digest, The Witness, The Real McCoys, Mike Hammer, Tennessee Ernie, Hawaiian Eye, News, Twilight Zone, Jack Parr.

25 years ago

Oct. 3, 1985

From R-C staff editorial: Since the passage in 1982 of an initiative petition removing limits on the use of the airport, county residents have made their desires for the future of that World War II-vintage facility quite clear: a first-class general aviation airport that can also be used by the Forest Service fire bombers. Residents also made clear what it was that they didn’t want: a commercial airline field.

10 years ago

Oct. 7, 2000

The Carson Valley Inn will be 16,000-square-feet larger, with a second-story swimming pool, a cabaret lounge, consolidated office space, a casino area that is 50 percent larger, and a state-of-the-art ventilation system by next March. Construction costs are estimated at $3.2 million with the final tally including furniture and other costs around $6 million.

A look at past issues of The Record-Courier by Sharlene Irete.