This week in history Oct. 19-25

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Oct. 22, 1915: Word was received today that Orson Leavitt was thrown from a horse and killed, living only a few hours after the fall. He was Kaolin working. Hamon Tobler has just returned from Richfield UT and neighboring towns, where he has been … [Read more...]

This week in history, Oct. 12-18

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Oct. 15, 1908: The Hon. Levi Syphus Was over for part of the week on business pertaining to the Mesquite Irrigation Co. A kind of Cholera Morbus is tasking the rounds of the children. Oct. 14, 1909: Miss Lula Foster move from Washington UT to … [Read more...]

This week in history Sept. 28-Oct. 4

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September 27,1911: Misses Nettie and Winona Earl of Bunkerville have gone to St George to attend school at the Academy. September 28, 1910: Owing to the house not being finished school did not start on Monday as it should have done. Parley S Hunt … [Read more...]

This week in history Sept. 21-27

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September 22, 1908: We are again working on the ditch from the Beaver dams to the Leavitt's ranch. It is our intention to get it complete by Fall so we can get full crops. September 27,1909 Littlefield: We had a pleasant rain on the 27th which did … [Read more...]

This week in history Sept 14-20

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September 14, 1920: Bunkerville: Roy Hafen, wife and baby and Miss Ella Hafen came last Monday. Mr. Hafen is one of our high school teachers and Ella the Primary teacher. Two lady teachers came today Hamon and Will Wittwer took pigs to Moapa to ship … [Read more...]

This Week in History Sept. 7-13

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September 8,1912: Willard Iverson and wife of Sonora Mexico arrived and plan to make Littlefield their new home. September 9, 1909: J. S. Huntsman of Mesquite reports a great flood went down the Virgin River last week doing immense damage to … [Read more...]

This week in history Aug. 31-Sept. 6

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September 2, 1916: Bunkerville: Men and boys have been working on the auto road and have it almost complete to the Arizona line. Mr. Kelly the principal of our school and his wife arrived here last Saturday. Harmon Wittwer went to Santa Clara to see … [Read more...]

This week in history Aug. 24-30

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August 25, 1912: Littlefield, AZ, Joseph H Reber has a few men working on the dam site situated at the narrows (mouth of the Virgin River Gorge) August 26, 1905: The thermometer was up to 102 today, the hottest was in August 110, the highest in … [Read more...]

This week in history Aug. 17-23

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August 17, 1898: Third crop of Lucerne cut. Worms invested it badly. August 20, 1908: James S Abbott raised 33 bushels of wheat without irrigation more than any of the other farmers raised with irrigation. There is a fine crop of seedless raisins … [Read more...]

This week in history Aug. 10-16

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Aug. 17, 1898:     Littlefield AZ - Third crop of lucerne cut. Worms infested it badly. Aug. 17, 1898:     Littlefield AZ   The wife of Dudley Leavitt was stung or bitten on her leg and side by some insect when about to retire to her bed on … [Read more...]