100 years ago: Interest in the Cox, Graves and Carmen trial is increasing. This morning all seats were taken in the court room and a number of men where standing. As we go to press, E. H. George of Riverside is on the witness stand. George was one of the first ones to arrive at the scene of the shooting on the evening of Nov. 10. Cox, Graves and Carmen were accused of killing Sam Truby.
75 years ago: D. H. Morgan, local representative of the Federal Housing Administration has called a meeting for the purpose of promoting more building activity in Durango. Representatives of lumber, paint, plumbing, roofing, furniture, hardware and electrical companies, as well as contractors and others interested, are asked to be present.
50 years ago: This item appeared in the section called Bondad News: We have had another heavy fall of snow, and it is in the process of making more mud.
25 years ago: The 30,000 people living in La Plata County generate enough trash to support only one central landfill, a representative of a national and Canadian landfill company told the county commissioners.
Most items in this column are taken from Herald archives, Center of Southwest Studies and Animas Museum. Their accuracy may not have been verified.