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January 11, 2024

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Ten Years Ago

January 9, 2014

The WP Cardinal boys lost a high-scoring game Saturday to Tri-Cities Prep, falling 54-51. Devin Acevedo led his team with 12 points. Owen Lanning had 10 and Chance Leroue followed with eight. The Cardinals struggled in the second quarter and were down at the half by eight. WP cut the lead to five after three, but were done in the final frame by the Jaguars' outstanding free throw shooting. TCP's 15 points in the final frame came from the charity stripe. The Cardinals play at DeSales Friday and host rival Dayton on Saturday night.

Twenty-Five Years Ago

January 14, 1999

Eight members of the Waitsburg High School Class of 1999 have been recognized as being in the top 10% of graduates in the state of Washington and have qualified to receive the 1998-99 Washington State Honors Award. Receiving the recognition are Elizabeth L. Abbey, daughter of Bruce and Barbara Abbey; Elizabeth C. (Christy) Baker-Smith, daughter of Skip and Betsy Baker-Smith; Anne L. Bickelhaupt, daughter of Dan and Nancy Bickelhaupt; Kristen N. Frankie, daughter of Tim and Zoeann Pettichord; Kelly C. McCaw, daughter of J.E. and Sandy McCaw; Amanda S. McKinley, daughter Dan and Krista McKinley; Sarah E. Monfort, daughter of Phil and Jeanetta Monfort; and Kelly J. Thomas, daughter of Jeannie Gagnon of Waitsburg and Dwight Thomas, Walla Walla.

Fifty Years Ago

January 10, 1974

[Photo Caption] Kirk Huwe (52) Sophomore forward, shows his style against the Panther's Tim Frisbey as he blocks a baseline jumper, Frisbey proved that he can make them from the corner as he drilled the first four points of the game from this spot – but he found this style of two-handed set shots harder to make – especially when one of the hands belonged to Huwe!

Seventy-Five Years Ago

January 14, 1949

Contract for school bus driver on the Huntsville route has been awarded to Bob Weir.

V. L. Nelson and his son-in-law, R. C. Silva have purchased the Baker property at Huntsville and will operate a poultry farm in that location.

Mrs. Gladys Ford broke her arm Friday evening where she slipped on the ice while walking to a basketball game at Preston Hall Friday evening.

Pacific Power and Light Co. are now operating their offices from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. to conserve energy.

One Hundred Years Ago

January 18, 1924

Miss Marion Kingman has returned to Centralia, Wash. where she is a member of the grade school faculty, after spending the holidays with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Kingman.

Lacy Blevins who has been ill with pneumonia for several weeks at the home of Grandma Moxley was taken to a Walla Walla hospital Wednesday. He does not seem to be recovering as rapidly as he should.

Mrs. O. S. Kerr is substituting in the Spring Valley School during the illness of Mrs. Idell Atkinson.

One Hundred Twenty-Five Years Ago

January 20, 1899

Mr. and Mrs. A. Minnick of Waitsburg have moved to Walla Walla to remain perhaps two months.

Fresh eggs are not to be had at any price. The market is being supplied with packed ones from Oregon and eastern points.

Glad to learn that Willie Weller is now recovering from his recent serious illness.

Mrs. H. J. Abbey has just finished a sidewalk around the north side of her Main Street residence.


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