Years Ago: April 17, 1969

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April 17, 1969 Russell Pleasants, George Crum and Mrs. Don Rominger emerged victorious in the race for seats on the Winters Joint Unified School District board of trustees in the balloting held Tuesday. Voters Tuesday defeated the proposal to annex to the Los Rios Junior College District by a vote of 97 for and 380 against. The Winters City Council at its meeting Tuesday night held the first reading of an ordinance establishing a tree commission and regulating the planting of trees in the control areas. Mrs. Phil (Judy) Montgomery was honored by the local Business and Professional Women’s Club, meeting Tuesday night at the Buckhorn, as Woman of the Year. Community Youth Day plans for Saturday, April 26, were furthered Tuesday evening when the city council granted the Winters Jaycees permission to close off Main Street from First to Railroad Avenue from 8 p.m. until 2 a.m. for the purpose of holding a street dance. The Winters School Board, meeting Monday evening, adopted a salary schedule for teachers for the 19691970 school year with a minimum annual salary of $6,300 and a maximum of $12,000. A diaper derby will be held at the Winters City Park May 10, in connection with the annual Frog Jump and Flea Market, according to Gail Wingard, president of the Winters District Chamber of Commerce. Three Winters students, Robert Coman, Willard “Bill” Martin, and Judith West were named this week as winners of college scholarships by the California State Scholarship and loan commission. ]]>

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