News from Clarissa's Past
25 Years Ago
November 4, 1998
Pictured, Julie Brunko, manager of Bertha and Clarissa All Star Service Stations; Bruce Sellnow, new owner of Clarissa All Star, and Brenda Kuperus, general manager of Clarissa All Star, stood under the sign of Clarissa All Star Service. Bruce and Becky Sellnow purchased the station on October 1.
The Eagle Valley Volunteers annual haunted house was a big success this year with over 600 people enjoying the scary event.
50 Years Ago
October 23, 1973
No rain and the power shortage continues. Because of this shortage, the Park Theatre in Clarissa will begin on Monday to run only one show each evening for the next five weeks. The show will begin at 8:15 p.m. There will be two shows as usual on Saturday and Sunday, and also a Sunday matinee.
A doughnut machine was installed at the Clarissa Bakery and now they will be able to supply the community with fresh doughnuts daily.