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Written by Holyoke Enterprise   
Wednesday, 01 May 2013 10:54

Five Years Ago
May 1, 2008

Colorado liquor stores will now be able to stay open on Sundays starting in July, under a bill signed by Gov. Bill Ritter, reversing a law dating from the repeal of Prohibition.

John Ayoub, Melissa Memorial Hospital administrator, reported the resignation of Kathy Meyer, FNP-C, effective July 16, at the April 22 East Phillips County Hospital District board meeting.


Ten Years Ago
May 1, 2003

Albert and Annie Bahler are to celebrate 70 years of marriage May 8.

As members of health care operations at the East Phillips County Hospital District, board members received a copy of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) at their monthly meeting April 22 and were asked to sign a paper noting they agreed to abide by the new policy.


Twenty-Five Years Ago
May 5, 1988

Fashions from the past 100 years, as well as some from the future, will be featured in the Centennial Style Show scheduled for May 7 at the HHS auditorium. A tea, coordinated by the American Legion Auxiliary, will be held in the commons area following the show.

An estimated crowd of 350-400 enjoyed tasting the various recipes from the Centennial cookbooks at the tasting supper on April 30. A total of 170 dishes were contributed for the cookbook tasting supper.


Forty Years Ago

May 3, 1973

Rod Paul, chairman of the board of First National Bank, Brush, announced today that a group of bankers had purchased the Holyoke Bank and Trust Co. and the Holyoke Agency Inc.

Recent additions have been made to the equipment and services at Melissa Memorial Hospital to help keep the hospital up to date with the latest in medical care equipment.

A sugarbeet grower spokesman today urged beet producers in the Great Western Sugar Company territory to act quickly and take the final step for their co-op to purchase the sugar company.


Fifty Years Ago
May 2, 1963

Holyoke’s newest industry, the producing of swine for market, was set into operation last week with approximately 230 head of pigs in the process of being fattened. The Holyoke Pork Producers plant is one mile east and one mile south of Holyoke’s main intersection, on the southeast corner of the section directly west of Holyoke Municipal Airport.

Three cooks on the Re-1J school lunch staff will receive 10-year awards at the spring meeting of the Colorado Food Service Association to be held May 4 in Aurora. They are Mrs. Otto Krueger, chief cook at the Amherst school, and Mrs. Walter Wheatley and Mrs. Lester McCormick of the Holyoke school cafeteria.


Holyoke Enterprise May 2, 2013