Past Files from The O'Brien County Bell
March 21, 2019
40 years ago – 1979
Chamber of Commerce dinner and "Las Vegas" night Saturday - The Primghar Chamber of Commerce will host the annual dinner Saturday night, March 24 at the school lunch room and follow it up with a fabulous "Las Vegas" night. The event will get underway at 6:30 with a punch bowl social and the buffet dinner at 7:00.
Athletic Banquet Friday night - Primghar High School will honor athletes and cheerleaders* Friday March 23rd.
30 years ago – 1989
"Charley's Aunt" set for April performances - The Primghar Community Playhouse board met Monday evening at the Cat's I to complete plans for the 11th production by the Playhouse, "Charley's Aunt." Opening night is April 19 with three more shows: April 21, Dinner Theater April 22, and Sunday matinee April 23.
Pro-Go opens; grand opening in April Pro-Go - Primghar's newest self-service, fully automated gas station and convenience store, opened last Wednesday. Locally owned, the business is a branch of Producers Coop of Gaza. The store sells groceries, pop, pizza, coffee, candy, and hundreds of other convenience store items. The fueling system is the latest design, using complete automation or cash fueling. Pro-Go is planning a big grand opening in April.
Easter Bunny here Saturday - According to Primghar Jaycees, the Easter Bunny will be in Primghar Saturday, March 25. Children are invited to come to the court house square at 10 a.m.
20 years ago -1990
Local Jaycee chapter receives regional and state recognition - Residents of Primghar have come to appreciate the local Jaycee chapter. Through their efforts various community projects have taken shape that may not have happened without the Jaycee support. The group's accomplishments are not unnoticed by the citizens of our community.