August 17, 2006
Floyd and Charlotte Schooler were chosen as king and queen for Fairfax’s 125th anniversary. They were chosen to represent the Schooler family, which has been a part of Fairfax since 1871.
Captain Paul Jones flew over Fairfax Wednesday afternoon, August 9, on his way back to his base in Rapid City, South Dakota.
Kent and Janice (Cox) Ray will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary August 22.
Danny Chandler, Fairfax, has been chosen as Employee of the Month for August, 2006.
August 22, 1991
Jayne Graves, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Graves, was crowned Miss Fairfax 1991. Little Mr. and Little Miss Fairfax were A.J. Martin, son of Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Martin, and Jordan Yocum, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ted Yocum.
Over a half inch of rain fell Friday afternoon, but cleared out in time for the Fairfax Fair. The weather was perfect through Sunday’s worship.
“Cart Smart Buys” at Hunter’s included: bacon, $1.29 per pound; hot dogs, 59¢ for a 12-ounce package; biscuits, four tubes for $1.09; frozen French fries, $1.49 for a five pound bag; and American cheese, $2.49 for a 12-ounce package.
August 18, 1966
Fair Day was a smashing success in Fairfax Saturday. An estimate placed the evening crowd in excess of 1,500 persons. Miss Sandra Wennihan, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dale Wennihan, was crowned Miss Fairfax of 1966. Miss Renea Smith, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Smith, was first runner-up, and Miss Judy Schooler, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Schooler, was second runner-up.
A number of people in this area were witness to the Braniff plane crash which took the lives of 42 persons Saturday night. The plane, seen as a ball of fire, crashed north of Falls City, Nebraska.
Stephen Umbarger, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ben W. Umbarger, and Sam Creed, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. C. Creed, were among the graduates at the end of the summer session at Missouri University.
New sidewalks around the Pearce Produce and Hatchery have greatly improved the appearance of that corner.
Hunter’s Hy-Klas advertised “Shop Here for These August Specials . . . In Cool, Air-Conditioned Comfort!” Specials included: ground chuck, 63¢ per pound; bacon, two pound package, $1.49; fryers, 33¢ per pound; Lipton orange pekoe tea, 1/4 pound box, 43¢; angel food cakes, 29¢ each; Musselman cherry pie mix, two No. 2 cans for 75¢.