April 10, 1956. “CANDY STRIPERS” — Members of the McMinnville High Future Nurses group last week received pins at an awards ceremony at the courthouse. Members present were (kneeling, front) Esther Milner and Sherry Ferris; seated (l-r) Advisers Judy Kienow and Ione Kilgore, Erlene Kropf, Linda Schmidt, Kathy Meek, Barbra Lehman, Kathy Engle, Terry Hinton, Sharon Norris, Elaine Powell and Esther Mann. Standing are (l-r) Roberta Keller, Charlene Durbin, Margaret Rathkey, Margaret McBride, Karen Pincheiro. Jan Hurl, Retta Hooper. Sherri Fredricks, Jackie McLeod, Cheryl Lewis, Freida Graham, Cheri Beckner, Sandra Harris and Kathy Storey.
April 6, 1959. Norwest Fabrics Manager Don Taylor (right) and Superintendent John Barrow talk over plans of machinery location in the new addition which is planned at the McMinnville operation. A 40 percent increase in production will be seen with the completion of the addition.
April 11, 1968. DAYTON STUDENTS PAY TRIBUTE TO PIONEERS — Dayton School’s eighth grade class works near a monument to the founder of Dayton during a field trip and class project at Brookside Cemetery. The class Tuesday cut grass, trimmed and cleaned the site where many Oregon pioneers are buried. Joel Palmer, founder of Dayton, deeded the property to the Dayton School District in 1874. Working at the Palmer monument are from left, Robert Maddox, Delores Mann, Tony Wallace, Karen Krake, Edna Dixon and Harold Morgan.
Children admire a pair of traditional Chinese dancing lions from the Portland Lee's Association Dragon & Lion Dance Team at the Newberg Camellia Festival Saturday, April 7, at the Chehalem Cultural Center. Rockne Roll/News-Register #newberg #oregon #camellia #camelliafestival #festival #chineselion #chineseliondance
April 6, 1959. McMinnville Jaycees Mike Hamilton, left, and Dan Jensen install street signs at one more corner Sunday as local Jaycees near completion of their project of replacing all city street signs. Club president Lee Goff reported only a few signs remain to be installed.
March 23, 1968. “Have a Pickle,” groans Bill (Slim) Buffum to his eating opponent, Gary Ritchie, who was declared winner one hour and 50 minutes later. Thursday, the gorgers pitted their stomachs against each other, betting that each could eat most of the menu at a local drive-in. Shown keeping a record of the proceedings is Marlyn, sitting beside his brother, Gary.
March 30, 1968. Honorary Fireman awards were presented by McMinnville Fire Chief Jerry Smith (left) Wednesday night at the firemen’s annual crab dinner for their employers and the “old-timers.” Honored were (l-r) Art King, Ron Eborall and Lee Trent for their services to the department over the years.
March 27, 1968. Members of McMinnville High School golf team this season are (l-r) Jeff Dale, Brad Garrett, Steve Wisecarver, Charlie Woods, Don Roberts, Mike Denny, Steve Dickinson, John Bacon and Mike Beeler. Not pictured is Kent Scott. Coach of the team is Dick Hiller, who teaches at the McMinnville Junior High School.
Sisters Dusty Wilson, left, and Reese Wilson receive matching frog stuffed animals as special prizes for each finding a prize egg during the Dayton Easter egg hunt. Marcus Larson/News-Register #dayton #oregon #eastereggs #easteregghunt #stuffedanimals