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April 23, 1930: Included within the checklist of public constructing tasks despatched to Congress was a put up workplace constructing for Plainview within the quantity of $152,000.
–Inez Kennedy and Charlie Fay Owen will characterize Olton Excessive Faculty on the state clothes contest to be held in Houston on Might 1.
April 23, 1950: W.J. Klinger of 821 Austin acquired an award for greater than 35 years of steady service as a climate observer.
–Two Plainview grid stars, Walker Bateman and Kenneth Echols, are coming alongside quickly because the West Texas State Buffaloes proceed their spring drills.
April 23, 1960: Mmes Louis Cummings, W.Ok. McCaskill and Dow Nix are chairs of the Most cancers Campaign in Hale County.
–Jonathan Clark positioned second in a discipline of 43 on the regional spelling bee in Amarillo.
April 23, 1980: ABERNATHY – “Finishing up trash was my forte,” laughed David Pinson, reviewing his profession within the drug retailer and pharmacy enterprise within the city the place he was born and reared. “I had a perpetual job after faculty.”
Pinson, now 49, and proprietor of Pinson Pharmacy on the nook of Most important and Ave. D downtown for the previous 20 years, began out in his dad’s enterprise after faculty and even did some “soda jerking” within the days when Pinson’s had a fountain, a vanishing facility in drug shops nowadays.
–A device to lure new companies and industries to city was unanimously accepted by town council Tuesday evening because the panel voted to arrange the Plainview Industrial Growth Company.
–An inmate of the Hale County jail has filed swimsuit in opposition to Sheriff Charles Tue, alleging that the sheriff returned him from Canada at gunpoint and violated the prisoner’s civil rights.
April 23, 1990: Carolyn Carpenter, third grade instructor at Hillcrest, was named Trainer of the Week by the Chamber of Commerce.
–Native lawyer David Teel was elected president of the Plainview Symphony Board of Administrators. Different officers in are Medlin Carpenter, Bundy Bratcher, Dr. Clovis Clough, the Rev. Mark Meyer and Carol Corridor.
–Plainview police officer Gilbert Garcia was critically wounded by a 15-year-old following a high-speed chase.
April 23, 2000: It was some extent of private satisfaction with Jack Ramos that an Oklahoma firm get the contract to construct the 168 chairs for the Oklahoma Metropolis Nationwide Memorial, symbolizing the victims of the worst home act of terrorism in American Historical past.
–“It’s going to be a reasonably vital enhance,” Finance Director Norman Huggins informed town council at their work session Thursday in reference to the proposed new sewage therapy plant that’s going to price an estimated $13 million or extra.
–For the previous 20 years, Mittie Goff hasn’t had a lot luck together with her kidneys. In reality, now she has no kidneys.
A heredity illness triggered her two pure kidneys to fail, triggered her to endure a kidney transplant operation (that kidney later was eliminated) and later to have her two pure kidneys eliminated.
–Plainview Excessive Faculty golf coaches Libby Howard and Mike Lewis know their groups in all probability gained’t be among the many favorites when the Area I-4A Match tees off Monday in San Angelo.
However the coaches additionally know the squads have but to play their greatest golf, so there’s nonetheless numerous hope that the Bulldogs and Woman Bulldogs may wind up in Austin.
April 23, 2010: Wayland Baptist College’s cellphone system is generally again in working order after being struck by lightning Wednesday evening.
–Christian motorbike fans can have a possibility Saturday to log some miles and lift some cash because the Paradise Riders host their second annual Spiney Hiney journey.
The journey is a brainchild of Kevin McClain, a member of the native chapter of the Christian Motorbike Affiliation often known as Paradise Riders. McClain put collectively the primary Spiney Hiney final 12 months and was so happy with the outcomes he determined to make it an annual occasion.
–After greater than 50 years in medication, retired native doctor Dr. Joe Horn agreed to give up his medical license following motion by the Texas Medical Board.
–Cotton Middle Excessive Faculty’s UIL One-Act Play has superior to regional competitors for the primary time in class historical past.
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