Peek at the Past
October 15, 2020
100 Years Ago
Oct. 14, 1920
Sheriff J.C. Hurrt received word Wednesday that fire had destroyed the stacks, barn and corral of Hurtt Bros., at the ranch on Irish Divide, eighteen miles west of town. A rubbish fire had been left in the corral, and was supposed to be out. When the boys returned from a short trip, everything was in flames.
A story comes from Rocky Point telling how Charles Reynolds captured a coyote recently. Mr. Reynolds was mounted but had no gun. When the coyote jumped, Mr. Reynolds gave chase and his dog joined in. The coyote took refuge in a dead tree top and the dog mount...