Past Tense: June 11, 2015

65 years ago - 1950 The town was filled with movie stars as Audie Murphy and Marguerite Chapman headed up the cast for “Kansas Raider,”...

Past Tense: June 4, 2015

65 years ago - 1950 Ernie Maxwell reported that he had to get his long johns back out as June started with snow and cold...

Past tense: May 28, 2015

65 years ago - 1950 Audie Murphy’s film, “The Kid from Texas,” was playing at the Rustic Theatre. It was shot the previous year on...

Past Tense: May 21, 2015

65 years ago - 1950 The Town Crier, which first saw the light of day in the Maxwells’ attic, moved into the rock building at...

Past Tense: May 14, 2015

65 years ago - 1950 Mildred Thorn, Theda and Bob Simpson and Emsy Dunn were  selected as leaders of the Chamber of Commerce’s July 4th...

Past Tense: May 7, 2015

65 years ago - 1950 Trout season opened and eager anglers stood shoulder to shoulder at Lake Fulmor.   60 years ago - 1955 A two-man snowshoe party...

Past Tense: April 30, 2015

65 years ago - 1950 Ernie Maxwell was completing the 1950 U.S. Census report for this area.   60 years ago - 1955 Although disappointed by the actions...

Past tense: April 23, 2015

65 years ago - 1950 Idyllwild residents performing in the Ramona pageant were Flo Wendelken as Margarita, Lee Dutton as Juan Canito and Boy Scout...

Past tense: April 16, 2015

65 years ago - 1950 The U.S. Forest Service was finishing plans for the Lake Fulmor dedication ceremony. 60 years ago - 1955 First- and second-graders from...

Past Tense: April 9, 2015

65 years ago - 1950 A new Sportland was started to replace the one completely destroyed the previous autumn. 60 years ago - 1955 Dr. M.M. Null...
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