March 25, 1993
Mr. Larry Goodloe, Community Hospital, Fairfax, Administrator, received the last payment of $3,000 from the Community Hospital Auxiliary for the Medicine Room project. The project of updating the Medication Room in the Nursing Department with new furnishings cost $5,000 total.
The Fairfax Forum moved to new quarters last Wednesday afternoon. The newspaper was in the building belonging to Bob Schooler and moved to the C.L. Squires building just across the street.
R & L Feed & Seed of Fairfax was honored recently at an awards banquet in Omaha, Nebraska. The firm was recognized for its outstanding sales and service during 1992 by Kent Feeds, Inc., of Muscatine, Iowa.
March 21, 1968
Mayor proclaims March 22nd as “Rogene L. Thompson Day.” Rogene Litherbury Thompson received the Federal Women’s Award from President Johnson last Thursday in Washington, D.C. for charting new air routes from Alaska to the Orient. Girlhood dreams of a career in aviation and persistent pursuit of those ambitions has led to an exciting and satisfying profession for this woman who grew up on a farm near here and continues to call Fairfax home. She went to Alaska in the 1940’s and found the country so fascinating she has never wanted to leave.
The Legion and Auxiliary met Monday night, March 18, at the school cafeteria with a potluck supper to celebrate their 50th birthday. Following the bountiful meal, the District President Mrs. Bliley, gave a few comments and then bingo was enjoyed by everyone.
March 26, 1943
Snow which started falling Thursday morning continued to fall during the day and night until it had reached an average depth of between five and six inches. A heavy wind drifted it in places. Following the snow, temperatures were near zero.
In order to raise funds for the annual junior-senior banquet, the Fairfax High School juniors will have a work day Friday of this week and will solicit any odd jobs that folks around town may want done.