This week in history Sept. 21-27

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 Tuesday … [Read more...]

This week in history August 3-9

August 5, 1962: Sheriff Oscar Abbott arrests James Henry Meador. Meador at the time was wanted by the FBI. August 6, 1910: Clerks and Judges were appointed for the primary election on Sept 6. For Mesquite they were: Abram Woodbury, W.E.Abbott and … [Read more...]

This week in history July 27, Aug. 2

July 23, 1909: Newel Leavitt had his hand bitten by a snake while working in the field this week. He came home immediately and had it tended so it is not serious. July 28, 1923: Pioneer Day was celebrated by the older people of the town … [Read more...]

This week in History July 20-26

July 20, 1910: In Littlefield B Jarvis Jr. of St George UT was here on the 17th to install a gasoline engine and pump for S. Reber. It is a complete success and raises 70 inches of water 17ft a minute., it is only a 5 and a 1/2 horse power. It is a … [Read more...]