Colusa County Historic Look Back (10/19/2016

Colusa County Historic Look Back (10/19/2016

Research and synopses by: Resa Lyn 100 years October 5, 1916 • The Colusa Herald Mrs. E.B. Martin of Leesville school was correcting another student, when Miss Ora Nason interfered. The teacher turned her attention to the aggressor, the result was a fistic encounter in which Miss Nason Blackened  an eye, bruised a cheek, and […]


Colusa County Historic Look Back: July 27, 2016

Colusa County Historic Look Back: July 27, 2016

Research and synopses by: Resa Lyn 50 Years Ago February 14, 1966 • Colusa Sun Eric C. Sankey, head of the Sankey Automobile Co. was presented a gold 50-year Masonic membership pin at the meeting of the Colusa lodge No. 240 Free and Accepted Masons. 75 Years Ago January 17, 1941 • Colusa Times Ad. […]


Colusa County Historic Look Back

Colusa County  Historic Look Back

Research and synopses by: Resa Lyn 50 Years Ago February 17, 1966 • Colusa Sun Sheriff Max Mayfield reported to the Board of Supervisors, that the 35 prisoners earned $19,718 under the work-furlough program for the period of Jan 1st to Dec. 31st in 1965. 75 Years Ago January 10, 1941 • Colusa Times Several […]


Colusa County Historic Look Back: 03/23/2016

Colusa County Historic Look Back: 03/23/2016

  Research and synopses by: Resa Lyn 50 Years Ago Colusa Sun – Jan 26, 1966 Many Colusans are seen on color TV on channel 3 on Traventure Theater. Featured is the Jeepers Jamboree tour, run by Mr. and Mrs. Barney Gonzales Jr, Bob Bailey, and Brent Wiggins of Arbuckle, and Mr. and Mrs. Ed […]


Colusa County Historic Look Back: 03/16/2016

Colusa County Historic Look Back: 03/16/2016

Research and synopses by Resa Lyn 50 Years Ago Colusa Sun – Jan 10, 1966 The 3-day Orchard Machinery Fair (now called the Colusa County Farm Show) opened with 73 exhibitors, educational programs and machinery on display valued at 1.5 million dollars. Opening day saw 4,000 visitors. 75 Years Ago Colusa Sun – Jan 9, […]


Colusa County Historic Look Back: 03/09/2016

Colusa County Historic Look Back: 03/09/2016

Research and synopses by Resa Lyn 50 Years Ago Colusa Sun – Jan 4, 1966 The Colusa County Health Department reports 164 births and 158 deaths for the year 1965. This total is through December 26. of that year. Colusa Sun – Jan 6, 1966 The Sacramento Milling Co. offices on the southern outskirts of […]