Sixty Six Packing Company received $6,880 from the U.S. Department of Labor to train six new employees. … A helicopter rescued Cliff Cornett from a canyon on the Bell Ranch. Cornett suffered a broken hip after being thrown from his horse. A note attached to the horse’s stirrup alerted rescuers when the horse wandered back into camp. …
A slide was added to the municipal pool as 305 swimmers attended the season opening. … Fireworks were believed to have caused the fire that destroyed Margie’s Beauty Salon. Laughlin.
A ribbon cutting and dedication ceremony was held for the new city library at 602 S. Second St.
Four young men were arrested for breaking into Gibson’s Discount Center. A collapsed ladder had left them trapped on the roof until police arrived.