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Harkening Back

News from Clarissa's Past

25 Years Ago

December 11, 1996

The Eagle Valley Cub Scouts sold a record of 420 Christmas wreaths this year. This is the biggest fundraiser for the group. The proceeds will support their activities throughout the year.


The Rebels started off their season on the road with two tough tournaments. First was Henning on December 3, where they ran into a hot-shooting team. They came and gave it to us offensively. In the fourth quarter, Bob Stepaniak was knocked down after a shot and was seriously hurt and will be out of action for a few weeks.

50 Years Ago

December 9, 1971

Different things happen in small towns like ours, too. For instance, one day last week when Roger Orr, the local policeman, was cruising around he noticed a large brown envelope laying on Highway 71 behind the liquor store. Inquisitive, he stopped and upon opening the envelope he found the sum of $2400. Most of the money was in checks, however, belonging to a local business.


Maxine Perish, a senior at the Clarissa High School, has had an essay she wrote accepted for publication. The essay is entitled “I Hate Money.” Mrs. Marjorie Axum of the English Department received notification from the National Essay Press of Los Angeles, California that the essay is to be published in a book called “Young America Speaks”. The book contains essays written by high school students all over the United States.



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