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Medical whiskey approved by prescription in 1921

100 Years Ago, May 27, 1921

The Cowley Progress

New regulations have been prepared which will enable physicians prescribing whiskey for medical purposes to write as many prescriptions as they consider necessary, prohibition officials said. Under existing regulations, physicians are limited to 100 whiskey prescriptions over a period of 90 days.

75 Years Ago, May 30, 1946

The Lovell Chronicle

The Lovell Commercial Club discussed at their regular luncheon Monday several projects for the coming year. A major project of the club will be the construction of a recreation field, probably on the Armory grounds, if a satisfactory lease can be secured from the state.

50 Years Ago, May 27, 1971

The Lovell Chronicle

City manager John Nickle announced this week that street sweeping of Lovell’s business district will begin tomorrow, Friday, May 28, to continue weekly through the summer. Signs marking areas to be cleaned will be posted on four blocks of Main Street and one block on each side of Main on Shoshone, Montana, Nevada, Oregon and Pennsylvania avenues.

25 Years Ago, May 30, 1996

The Lovell Chronicle

After 31 years teaching music to kids in north Big Horn County, George Preis has decided to retire and enjoy his various hobbies. Preis began his teaching career in the Deaver – Frannie schools teaching all grades. He stayed on at Deaver-Frannie for three years. A position then opened up in the Lovell school system and Preis was hired – a position he has held for the last 28 years – teaching vocal music in grades 4-12.

10 Years Ago, May 26, 2011

The Lovell Chronicle

The Lovell High School band received scores of 90 and 93 to top the field of nearly 30 music groups competing at the Elitch Gardens Music Festival May 6 in Denver. The band played for judges Friday and spent Saturday having fun in the park.

Pic: The LHS Band poses for a group shot at Elitch Gardens. Pictured (back row, l-r) are band director Dane Mickelson, Peter Moncur, Derek Phelps, Nic Martinez, Morgan May, Calin McArthur, McKayan May, (middle) Hunter Hinckley, Jacob Mayes, Sage Whicker, Ross Hammond, (front) Meryk McArthur, Natalie Watson, Traci Averett, Mesa Matthews, Brianna Harvey, Camille Ohman, MadisonTippetts and Nikki Emmett.