1971: Pine Theater closed due to vandalism
95 years ago
April 29, 1926
A Maximum temperature of 87 degrees was registered Tuesday, at the court house, according to the government thermometer, which had been broken for more than a week, when no weather reading was recorded. The minimum temperature Tuesday was 65 degrees. During the fore part of the month, April 11, 83 degrees was the warmest.
75 years ago
April 25, 1946
Roy "Jackie" Buchanan was fined $100 and sentenced to 30 days in jail when he appeared in city court here last Thursday afternoon to plead guilty to charges of assault and battery. Bobby Morris arrested by Prineville police after the same incident, pleaded guilty to charges of using obscene language in a public place and was fined $50 and sentenced to 10 days in jail. City Recorder Curtis Saunders suspended both jail sentences on condition that the two young men stay away from Prineville for at least a year, a condition which they accepted. They had been arrested after a brawl on Wednesday afternoon.
50 years ago
April 29, 1971The Pine Theater in Prineville has been closed for an indefinite period of time because of what theater owner Ken Piecy terms increasing rowdy conduct and vandalism.The theater usually closes for the summer anyway, but Piercy said that he is closing the theater effective immediately and that he has no plans as yet for re-opening the theater this fall.
Piercy said that youngsters causing disruptions in the theater prompted the sudden action and said that he made the decision Friday night after having more than the usual problems.
25 years ago
April 30, 1996
Feeling adventurous? Maybe it's time to hop on the Information Highway and go for a ride.John McKee, director of the Prineville Center of Central Oregon Community College, said the metaphor comparing information available via the internet to a highway is a good way to think about the system. It is easy to extend that metaphor, he said.
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