From Our Files - September 6, 2023 Edition


September 6, 2023

1973 - An unexpected rude awakening awaited Mrs. Ray Ranes, wife of Sweet Home's newest doctor, when a car smashed into the rear of her horse trailer, forcing the trailer into her car on Long Street near 43rd Avenue. There were no injuries. Kevin Lynn Hutson, 18, was cited for failure to maintain control of a motor vehicle.

Sept. 6, 1973

The Foster-Midway Independent Association opened an office in a 15-foot trailer camper at 4833 Hwy. 20 to provide information about the proposed annexation of Foster and Midway to Sweet Home. The office is manned fulltime by volunteers who oppose the annexation.

Robert Polland and Allen Johnson were working on a 27-foot fishing boat and overhauling the engine when gas fumes exploded. The two received burns that sent them to the hospital. Considerable damage was done to the boat.

Sweet Home Girl Scout Cadet Troop 119 had an opportunity to raise money for the senior girls who wi...

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