This week in History


August 18, 2021

August 18th in 1936 local officials deny State Highway Department claim that Big Sandy is a Speed Trap. (of course, Patrolman Snow did pull over the Highway Commissioner….)

August 19th in 1942 War causes coaching shortage. Earl Julson fills in (George Jelinek is hired in October)

August 20th in 1936 Bud Barrett, Paul Sonksen, Joe Walters, Morton Larson Myron Hanson, Lloyd Larson complete trailer house and leave for California. In 1948 work begins on a new school.

August 21st in 1913 Sports History made when “Pep” Williford pitches his first game for Big Sandy. In 1949 three slot Machines stole...

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