From Our Files

100 Years Ago

The Cowley Weekly Progress

November 30, 1912

Colonel W. F. Cody, universally known as “Buffalo Bill,” arrived in Cody following his final season with the wild west show which bears his name. He has enjoyed many years of continuous success in the show business and has proved himself to be one of, if not the biggest, individual attraction in the circus business today.

75 Years Ago

The Lovell Chronicle

December 2, 1937

For the third or fourth successive year, Lovell will lead the towns of the Big Horn Basin in putting on a holiday garb that says to every visitor, “Welcome to our city!” So successful have we been in impressing our visitors with the sincerity of our welcome, that the reputation of the town has been carried over the state and into neighboring states. Lovell welcomes you!

50 Years Ago

The Lovell Chronicle

November 29, 1962

In a special news release to the Lovell Chronicle Tuesday, Sen. Gale McGee announced the approval of a $163,700 federal grant to the town of Lovell for proposed sewer and water improvements. The grant was made through the Community Facilities Administration of the Department of Commerce. McGee said the project—a part of the accelerated public works program passed by the last congress—will provide 160 man-months of local employment.

25 Years Ago

The Lovell Chronicle

December 3, 1987

A lively crowd of spectators and lots of festive floats combined to provide a top notch fourth annual Lovell National Bank Holiday Parade in downtown Lovell last Saturday. Plaques were awarded to the top three winners. There were 19 entries this year.