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...]

This week in history August 3-9

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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

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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

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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...]

This week in history July 13-19

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July 13, 1910: Bunkerville- We certainly miss our mail line between Littlefield and St George. It takes the Washington news just four extra days to get here. July 14, 1921: H.F. Murphy has just arrived from Chicago, on a hike from Chicago to San … [Read more...]

This week in history July 6-12

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July 12, 1911: The threshing is all done on the river, something over 15,000 bushels being raised, more than ever has been known in this section. July 12, 1911: The heat the last days almost unbearable, cloudy, hot and sultry. July 11, 1912: … [Read more...]

This week in history June 29-July 5

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June 29, 1908: The raisin farm expects to ship two loads of fresh grapes. June 29, 1995: Player's Island Hotel/Casino Opens (Casablanca) June 23, 1898 July 1, 1949: Petition to prohibit liquor. Board rejected the wishes of the majority of the … [Read more...]

This week in history June 22-28

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This week in history June 22-28 June 23, 1928: Bunkerville had a hail storm and flood. The hail stones were as large as hen's eggs. Because of the banks of hail residents of Bunkerville were able to enjoy ice cream into June. June 27, 1908: … [Read more...]

This week in history

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June 20, 1906: Rio Virgin Horse breeders Association closed a deal to import a fine Percheron Stallion from France for the cost of $3,600. June 17, 1910: Levi Hancock a local resident brought the first motorcycle to town. June 20, 1913: David … [Read more...]

This week in history 6-8-17

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June 11, 1909: A U.S. Geological Surveyor came in on the mail last week and took a trip to the Key West Mine. June 9, 1917: Clark County responded to the call of the President in a patriotic manner Tuesday when 685 men between the age of 21 - 30 … [Read more...]