Front Page History

A look at the top stories from the archives of the Winslow Mail

18 years ago

Jessica Hollman, a student at Bonnie Brennan Elementary, was celebrating the 200th anniversary of the constitution with her class by letting go of balloons with their names in them. Later that week, Hollman received a letter from a girl in Kansas stating that the girl had found her balloon.

41 years ago

An open house was held at the Navajo County building, located at 623 E. Third St., after the building was remodeled following a western motif. The building was remodeled to house workspace for all county functions in Winslow. The building had previously been a gas house and was purchased for $28,000.

79 years ago

Hunters returning to Winslow with their early season kills included five hunters with trophy kills. Those returning included Grant Baloo from Ft. Defiance with a 158 lbs. buck, Charles Wallace from Ft. Defiance with a 160 lbs. buck, Fenn Wakefield and Ray Holt, both of Winslow, and Reid Tanner and Richard Higby, both of Joseph City, with three bucks between them, and B.L. Christianson with a buck and two turkeys.

Max Martinez held the record for a 1821/2 lbs. buck.

91 years ago

Winslow High School students participating in the State Science Fair in Prescott won a total of 12 first place ribbons and eight second place ribbons for exhibitions ranging from geometry and architecture to narratives and arguments. Winslow was the only high school from Navajo County to participate in the state fair.

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