The Star Valley Independent has been bringing the residents of the area their news for almost 110 consecutive years, not missing one edition in that time. Have you ever wondered what was going on during this same week 25, 50, 75 or 100 years ago? Now you can take a look at what made the pages of the newspaper during those times and see some of the whimsical, ironic, interesting or ongoing news items that existed then and how they affect us today.
(photo) Home delivered meals are one of the many services that the Star Valley Senior Citizens Center provides to older valley residents. The bus is available in the Upper Valley Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Tuesday and Thursday they make deliveries in the Lower Valley.
The Star Valley Braves Varsity Volleyball team beat Preston for the first time last Friday at a Tri-meet in Montpelier. After defeating Bear Lake in two games, 15-11 and 15-12, the Lady Braves went on to hold Preston to only three points in the first game, 15-3, and then confront a rally by Preston which involved six rotations in the second game. The final score was 16-14.
Cokeville High School hosts exchange student–Kazushi Muto of Tokyo, Japan, enrolled at Cokeville High School last week as a foreign exchange student. He wanted to come to America to learn English and study Engineering. He plans to build motorcycles in Japan after receiving adequate schooling.
(photo) New automatic pressure regulator valve was installed Saturday at the head of the Afton municipal water system designed to eliminate the necessity of manually shutting valve down or opening it wider when water usage fluctuates.
Bedford news: Piloting a four place plane, Dale Turner flew in from Salt Lake City Sunday evening. Visiting at the home of his parents, Mr. and Ms. Louis Turner, he took the family for a sight-seeing ride over the valley before returning to Salt Lake City Sunday afternoon. Dale has joined a reserve unit of paratroopers.
Auburn news: Kenneth Moser and Jesse Hurd have gone to Idaho to pick potatoes. Enoch Hillyard is busy thrashing. Mrs. Lloyd Hyde and children spent last week visiting at Montpellier.
Miss Sarah Bagley gave a demonstration on “Making Whole Wheat Bread”, Wednesday, Oct. 7, 1936, at her home, to an audience of relatives and neighbors. She also gave many interesting facts about flour, bread making, judging bread, the food value of bread and its importance in the diet. This is the second demonstration she has given on bread making, also she and her sister Lenore gave five demonstrations on “Delicious Jelly Making.”
Smoot news: We are proud of the record our ward made at the Fair. Mrs. Peterson received seven blue ribbons and one red one. Mrs. Joseph Clark one blue ribbon, Mrs. W. W. Cranney received a white ribbon on his colts. Glennic Bruce won first prize in the horse race and the Smoot children won the singing contest. Mr. O.C. Jensen received two blue and one red ribbons, Vernon Crook captured second prize on carpentry work.
Etna news: The storm has delayed the hauling of grain here, and there is considerable in the fields yet and very little threshing has been done. Randolph Wolfley and wife have gone to Snake River and are going from there to Salt Lake City to attend Conference.