From Our Files

100 Years Ago

The Cowley Weekly Progress

November 23, 1912

That was a splendid serenade given on Thursday afternoon by the B.H.A. Silver band and it was no doubt highly appreciated. It’s a nice thing to be publicly serenaded occasionally. Do it so’more, please, we like it.

75 Years Ago

The Lovell Chronicle

November 25, 1937

At four minutes after 12 noon on Tuesday, the change in telephone connections from the old offices to the new exchange building was made without mishap. The public knew nothing of it until subscribers were called and asked to remove the crank from their old ringing type. Cooperation in learning to use the latest type battery ringing phones is asked of the public. Installation of the new equipment gives Lovell the most modern telephone plant of this type in the state.

50 Years Ago

The Lovell Chronicle

November 22, 1962

Photo: What did you say, Mom? Eat him!—but he’s been with us so long…and look, I think he like us.” But Thanksgiving is the downfall for many a turkey. The thought of this big white Tom on the dinner table doesn’t seem to paint a mouth-watering picture for Eric and Sylvia Asay, children of Mr. and Mrs. Harris Asay, who live on a farm east of Lovell. The older children reported that this turkey was spared, but that another was going in the roaster for the family gathering. And by the way A Happy Thanksgiving to all from the Chronicle staff–

25 Years Ago

The Lovell Chronicle

November 26, 1987

A local man has been featured in the latest edition of the Pacific Power “Bulletin,” the company news publication for Pacific Power and Light. Jodee Bassett, a meter reader in the Lovell area, is featured in an article entitled: “Wyoming meter reader returns to the range.” The article talks about Bassett’s involvement in his family’s Schively Guest Ranch in the Pryor Mountains.