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Horeshoe Bend Motel sells to Tippetts in 1970

100 years ago, Sept.  24, 1920

The Cowley Progress

Automobile News: Statistics prove that a tire good for an average of 6,000 miles when it leaves the factory will lose approximately 2,000 miles of life by being carried unprotected as a spare for one year.

75 years ago, Sept. 27, 1945

The Lovell Chronicle

A Ford super deluxe tudor sedan, first civilian passenger car built in America since February of 1942, was presented Wednesday, Aug. 29, to President Harry S. Truman as a personal gift from Henry Ford. The presentation was made by Henry Ford II, president of the Ford Motor Company, on behalf of his grandfather. It was driven off the line by Henry Ford II only two days after the “go-ahead” for automobile production had been given the industry.

50 years ago, Sept. 24, 1970

The Lovell Chronicle

Another Lovell business has changed hands with the sale of the Horseshoe Bend Motel to Mr. and Mrs. Marion Tippetts, who will take over the management Oct. 4. Mr. and Mrs. C.F. Kirkham, who built the motel and have operated it since its opening, plan to stay in Lovell where Mr. Kirkham is in the building contract business.

25 years ago, Sept. 21, 1995

The Lovell Chronicle

It was an invasion of the 1950s as Lovell and Rocky Mountain celebrated Homecoming this week. On Wednesday Rocky celebrated Rock-n-Roll 50s-70s. 

Pic: These Rocky rebels are Jesse Estes, Kevin Hatch, Kevin Campbell, Brandon May, Joe Hatch, Casey Crosby and teacher Tim Winland.

10 years ago, Sept. 23, 2010

The Lovell Chronicle

With an unprecedented increase in kindergarteners enrolled for the 2010-11 school year, the Big Horn County School District No. 2 hired several new teachers to handle the increase in students, as well as a few new teachers to fill gaps in other areas. Kassi Ashby, 35, is joining the Lovell Elementary School staff this year as a first-grade teacher. Julie Scheeler, 25, has signed on for the 2010-11 school year as a kindergarten teacher at LES. Amanda Floy, 28, is another new kindergarten teacher at LES. Gary Sand brings about 30 years of experience in education to LES as a new special education teacher for grades K through 5. Alixcia Carter, 27, known as “Kix,” has signed on as a sixth-grade language arts teacher at Lovell Middle School.