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...]

This week in history Oct. 5-11

October 5, 1910: A number of men and boys have gone to repair the road between here and Moapa, $400 being appropriated by the county for that purpose. October 6,1908: We are again called upon to part with one of our bright and intelligent young … [Read more...]

This week in history Sept. 28-Oct. 4

September 27,1911: Misses Nettie and Winona Earl of Bunkerville have gone to St George to attend school at the Academy. September 28, 1910: Owing to the house not being finished school did not start on Monday as it should have done. Parley S Hunt … [Read more...]

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...]