This week in history Dec. 14-20

Dec. 14, 1910: School has closed for the holidays; the teachers are going to their homes at St George. Dec. 14, 1973: Interstate 15 pass opens through the Virgin River Gorge. Dec. 17, 1914: The county commissioners will hold a meeting tomorrow … [Read more...]

This week in history Dec. 7-13

December 8, 1919: Littlefield, We are having awful cold weather here now, coldest we have had for some years. Thanksgiving we had seven inches of snow on the ground; very unusual for Littlefield. December 9, 1908: Jos H Reber has been to … [Read more...]

This week in history Nov. 30-Dec. 6

Dec. 1, 1908: Nat Gardner of Pine Valley, Utah is here (Littlefield) with a load of potatoes to trade for molasses, as our so rum has a wide reputation. Dec. 1, 1911: Albert Wittwer and Benjamin Bunker have gone to Los Angeles last week with a … [Read more...]

This week in history Nov. 23-29

Nov. 22, 1913: J.D. Pulsipher of Mesquite was in this city (Las Vegas) during the week.   Nov. 23, 1910: Mr. Judd's department of the school gave an entertainment tonight which was very good. Mr. McQuarrie’s and Miss Rencher’s will give one … [Read more...]

This week in history Nov. 16-22

November 16, 1910: We have had a beautiful rain. It commenced to fall during the night Saturday and rained Sunday, Monday and Tuesday, making everything look beautiful. November 16,1910: Wm C. Bowman, Edw. Bunker, Ed Cox, Ben Bunker and Ab. … [Read more...]

This week in history Nov. 9-15

Nov. 10, 1916: Newell Leavitt wife and babies came from Las Vegas to bring a new Ford auto to Bishop Earl. They stayed until after the election returning home by the way of Moapa. Bishop took them to Overton in his new car. Nov. 15, 1917: An … [Read more...]

This week in history Nov. 2-8

Nov 1, 1908: Gardener Potter, son of William G. and Artimisha M. Potter passed away. We feel to say God comfort the bereaved ones. He leaves a wife and three small children. Nov 2, 1910: A disastrous fire at the home of Jas. S Abbott, practically … [Read more...]

This week in history Oct. 26-Nov. 1

Oct 25, 1921: Myron Leavitt of Bunkerville is spending a few days here (Gunlock UT) on Business. Oct 28, 1916: County Superintendent, G.F. Anderson (of Las Vegas) has been visiting our school this week Mrs. Annie Lee of Overton is cooking at … [Read more...]

This week in history Oct. 19-25

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

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...]