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Good Old Days - 12-06-13


COMPILED BY THE SIDNEY Sun-Telegraph staff

These stories from the past first appeared in The Sidney Telegraph. Original writing is preserved, though some stories were shortened for space reasons.


'An All Week's Storm Still In Progress'

December 6, 1913

A gentle rain began falling Sunday at three p.m. and kept up a gentle drizzle for fifty consecutive hours. Then a six Tuesday evening the snow began just where the rain left off and kept that up all of Tuesday night. Wednesday morning revealed about four inches of the wettest even snow possible. There was no wind to speak of an...

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sturmfuss writes:

Before WWI Fred Parks was all Navy heavy weight boxing champion for the Seventh Fleet. He later went to Episcopal seminary and was rector of Christ Church in Sidney. Fr Fred Parks died in 1972 in Rapid City


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