This week in history Jan. 18-24

Jan. 25, 1911: Last Wednesday night a wildcat went into Nephi Hunt’s chicken coop and killed sixty chickens. Jan. 26, 1910: Vica Leavitt and Rhoda Wittwer have returned to Cedar City to continue their studies. They came down for the holidays and w … [Read more...]

This week in history Jan. 11-18

Jan. 11, 1912: For a week past we have had the coldest weather that has been known for years. The river froze over and it has not done that for 25 years the thermometer was down to 12. The last two or three days there has been a lot of snow on the … [Read more...]

This week in History Jan 4-10

January 4, 1911: Alfred Frehner is building a very neat two room house here. It will be built of lumber. There are now twenty families in and close to Littlefield. January 6, 1909: Washington County News: The flood came down the Fort Pierce Wash … [Read more...]

This week in history Dec. 28-Jan. 3

Dec. 28, 1908: C.M.Peterson and wife of Moapa are spending the holidays here (Littlefield) and buying land.Mr Peterson has a house in Moapa that he intends to bring here and put up to live in. Dec. 28, 1912: A goodly number of our townspeople … [Read more...]

This week in history Dec. 21-26

Dec. 21, 1915: H. P. Iverson, who recently got lost while returning from Washington, has recovered from the effects of the bad time he underwent. He is 81 years old and is now hale and hearty. Dec. 22, 1919: Mr. and Mrs. J.R. McKnight have just … [Read more...]

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...]