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  • Looking Back

    Compiled by Drew Lawson, The Record-Times|Updated May 23, 2024

    1 years ago Oscar Oehlwein of Davenport won third place in the mile run at the state interscholastic meet in Pullman. The annual meeting of the Lincoln County Tuberculosis league was held, with Dr. C.S. Bumgarner of Davenport elected president and Mrs. W.A. Buckley of Sprague elected vice president. A proposition to bond the city of Davenport for $10,000 to raise money to pave Morgan Street lost in a special election. 75 years ago Jerry Walter of Odessa showed a shorthorn steer that was declared grand champion over all...

  • Looking Back

    Compiled by Drew Lawson, The Record-Times|Updated May 16, 2024

    1 years ago Lincoln County Pioneer Sheriff John Level died after a battle with cancer. Mrs. Rose Landers of Sprague began suit against her husband, J.H. Landers, who had been arrested for allegedly marrying another woman before getting a divorce from Rose. The Lincoln County game commission placed a bounty of five cents each for offed magpies. 75 years ago Nearly 300 head of horses were sold at the annual Davenport Auction company event, with auctioneer Bill Hutsell crying from the truck in the center. Pioneer Sprague...

  • Looking Back

    Compiled by Drew Lawson, The Record-Times|Updated May 9, 2024

    1 years ago Directors of the Washington Wheat Growers association voted to suspended 1924 crop operations to reorganize the association so the next year’s crop could be handled. Davenport High School won the 18th annual Lincoln County track and field meet. Individually, Fred Livasy of Almira and Lyle Bailey of Harrington tied for individual high point scorers. J.H. Landers of Sprague was jailed on a charge of getting married to one woman in the city while already having a wife and two children in Montana. 75 years ago G...

  • Looking Back

    Compiled by Drew Lawson, The Record-Times|Updated May 2, 2024

    1 years ago Former Davenport High School principal H.P. Aldrich was named Reardan superintendent. The Bluestem grade school won the class B spelling contest. Mohler took second. Crab Creek pioneers George Flanders and Oscar White were slapped with a $50 fine for possession of liquor. 75 years ago A four-man committee was appointed to reclassify and adjust assessed values of real estate in Lincoln County. The committee included H.G. Heimbigner and F.W. Heimbigner of Odessa, Ray Schroeder of Wilbur and August Reinbold of...

  • Looking Back

    Compiled by Drew Lawson, The Record-Times|Updated Apr 25, 2024

    1 years ago Walter Morgan shot a rabid coyote on Zoe Wilkie’s farm after it chased Wilke and killed a number of her chickens. 11-year-old Herman Reinbold fell off a horse and broke his arm, which in 1924, was worthy of front-page news. Former Lincoln County traffic officer C.H. Bliss was convicted of battery after assaulting a woman in Coeur d’Alene. 75 years ago State Senator John H. Robertson of Creston told the Davenport Commercial Club that the state legislature found themselves cutting funds due to budgetary iss...

  • Looking Back

    Compiled by Drew Lawson, The Record-Times|Updated Apr 11, 2024

    1 years ago • Oscar Luchs of Odessa won the Lincoln-Adams County oratorical contest. Elsie Gibson of Davenport took second, while Violet Stolph of Sprague was third. • The Harrington Manufacturing Company sued W.L. Talkington while seeking to recover $1,575 for a note executed by the defendants in return for a harvester sold to the company. • A delegation of Egypt farmers asked the County Commissioners to construct a road from State Road No. 22 near Inkster Lake to the Jim Bell Corner. 75 years ago • Judge Robert P. Hunt...