This week in history July 19-25

July 18, 1908, Bunkrerville: On July 4th Eugene Barnum son of A>J> Barnum, while waking up the town of Mesquite held a stick of powder too long and lost some of his fingers and was otherwise damaged.The people of this section will pull for a … [Read more...]

This week in history July 5-11

July 5, 1911: The fourth passed off nicely with an appropriate program in the fore noon, racing and other sports in the afternoon, plenty of ice cream, the evening coming to an end with a dance that everyone appeared to enjoy. Joseph Jones is … [Read more...]

This week in history June 28-July 4

June 29, 1918: Dr. Mc Gregor was called from St. George to the beside of Vern Pollock who has been sick for the last two weeks. Dr. says he had Typhoid Fever he is doing fine now. June 30, 1909, Littlefield: Our boys have been on the Mountain … [Read more...]

This week in history June 21-27

June 21, 1910: Samuel Reber Jr. has been to Modena after his gasoline engine and pump to irrigate his farm with. We are anxious to see it run as there are others who are expecting to install one if this is a success. June 21, 1911, Littlefield: … [Read more...]

This week in history June 14-20

June 14, 1909, Littlefield: The second crop of hay is being cut and is a very heavy yield. Harvest is complete and the grain is stacked. June 15, 1922: Smashing all known existing records for the same feat equaling the average train  time between … [Read more...]

This week in history June 7-13

June 7, 1915, Littlefield AZ: The Misses Tena and Maud Reber went to mesquite tonight to assist the young people of that place to entertain the married people for the Mesquite Ward (congregation). Most all married and some young people went from … [Read more...]

This week in history May 31-June 6

May 31, 1882: 15 families and a total of 71 inhabitants live on the flat (Now Mesquite) June 1, 1916: Mr. and Mrs. Will Bunker of Delta Utah were here last week visiting Mrs. Bunker’s parents Mr. and Mrs. H P Iverson. June 2, 1917: Las Vegas A … [Read more...]

This week in history May 17-23

May 18, 1918, Littlefield: Misses Ella and Zona Reber went to Mesquite to attend the wedding reception of Mr. and Mrs. Hyrum E Leavitt. A very good time was had by all. May 20, 1909: Our telephone line reached Littlefield -- We can now say Hello … [Read more...]

This week in history April 26-May 2

April 27, 1916: Chas Lindsey representing Motor West magazine commended J S Abbott at Bunkerville for getting autos across the river in good shape and says his charges are very reasonable.Mr Lindsey was on his way to Salt Lake City from Los Angeles … [Read more...]

This week in history April 19-25

April 19, 1911, Bunkerville: We have been having quite cool weather for the last week, killed some of the tenderer  garden stuff, froze water in the dishes left outside, killed part of the second crop of figs and some grapes. April 20, 1902: A … [Read more...]