The Star Valley Independent has been publishing the news for 109 consecutive years! Check out what made the pages of the newspaper 25, 50, 75 and 100 years ago.
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Ad: Chautaugua is Coming!
Ad: Country Gardens Swimming Pool. We are now scheduling swimming lessons for the summer. If You are interested in having your children learn to swim, call and have them scheduled.
(photo) Ground was broken last Friday for a new Laundromat, to be built by Bill and Pauline Bailey across street from the Valleon Hotel. With completion expected in June, the Laundromat will have 12 Maytag wahers and four dryers.
Repair work is underway in rural areas of Star Valley where early last December some 80 to 100 families found themselves without water when the line froze.
(photo) The new building of Lower Valley Power and Light, Inc., completed last fall at Afton, is an attractive addition to Main Street. It includes remodeled portions of old building and provides necessary office space and warehouse for materials and vehicle storage. Its conference room is available for small public meetings.
Ad: Playing at the American theatre, where the big pictures play, another great heart throb for the millions who loved “Little Women”, Anne of Green Gables, with Anne Shirley as “Anne” and Tom Brown, O. P. Heggie, and Helen Westley.
The Afton North Ward Sunday School observed Mothers’ Day with an appropriate program Sunday May 12th with Supt. A.D. Taysom conducing the exercises. . . . Sixty-four mothers were each presented with a lovely carnation and sprig of fern and a booklet containing tributes to mother.
Wm. Hebdon of Thayne brought to our office this week a number of old Independents printed in 1904-5, also some of the old Star Valley Pioneer: dating back to 1901. The “Pioneer” was the first name given to the paper later known as the Star Valley Independent. Many thanks Mr. Hebdon, as most of the file copies of our paper previous to 1917 are lost.
Smoot news: The Farewell party for Elder Tiggart given last week was both a social and financial success. About $65.00 were gather in and Bro. Tiggart will leave for his field of labor about the 15th of this month.
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