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Written by Holyoke Enterprise   
Tuesday, 26 August 2014 15:18

Five Years Ago
Aug. 27, 2009

The Colorado Bombers placed second in the Aug. 14-16 Nebraska Baseball Association State Town Team Baseball Tournament held in Wakefield, Neb.

Joe Ruiz opens a new vehicle detailing business in Holyoke called Classic Details.

Barb Holtzman of Holyoke has been selected as a semifinalist for the 2009 American Quilter’s Society Quilt Expo, Oct. 28-31 at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines, Iowa.

Jean Clayton and her husband Mark attended the Antiques Roadshow on July 25 in Denver.

Ten Years Ago
Aug. 26, 2004

A discrepancy in the number of registered vehicles reported for Holyoke in 2001 has left the City of Holyoke with a bill of over $14,000 from the state’s Highway Users Tax Fund.

Luke Goldenstein, a 1997 HHS graduate, will be traveling with the Formula One RuSPORT racing team this year as a pit crew member.

The limelight is currently focused on U.S. Highway 6 right now, thanks to the efforts of Joe Hurley, who is walking the entire length of America’s longest contiguous highway. He began his walk across Colorado on Aug. 21.

Twenty-Five Years Ago

Aug. 31, 1989

The Holyoke High School office, principal’s office and vo-ag office, classroom and shop were the sites of extensive vandalism early Saturday morning, Aug. 26. Early estimates indicate at least $10,000 in damage.

Sept. 1 is the opening date for six new businesses within one structure, known as Central Street Shoppes, located in the former Fabric Lane building at 141 S. Interocean. The Flower Station, Pirate T’s, Classic Pieces by Joy, The Lantern, The Craft Depot and The Shaker Box are all a part of the Central Street Shoppes.

Forty Years Ago
Aug. 29, 1974

The Holyoke Chamber of Commerce and the Holyoke merchants are making plans to hold a flea market in Holyoke on Sept. 7 on the sidewalk on the north side of the Phillips County Courthouse.

Superintendent Dariel Clark submitted a letter of resignation to the Re-1J district school board at their meeting on Aug. 20, effective Nov. 1.

The fund drive of the Phillips County Historical Society to raise $25,000 to be used toward the purchase of a museum building will get under way on Sept. 3. The building is now occupied by D & J Furniture and the Ceramic Shack, owned and operated by Richard and Jo Leffingwell.

Fifty Years Ago
Aug. 27, 1964

Effective at 8 p.m. Aug. 29, Holyoke Shoe Repair, operated by Lewis Hager, will be closed until a new business location can be secured.

The opening of a new business in the near future was announced this week by Walter E. Hinck. This business, Walt’s Well Repair and Service, will be in operation within a week or two.

Holyoke Enterprise August 28, 2014