The following reports are taken from
The Calhoun Chronicle archives:
A force of trucks and men have been
at work for several days this week treating the
South Grantsville main road to a surface of oil and
limestone chips. The chips are being hauled by local
trucks from Ellenboro and the oil treatment is
furnished by contractors from the
Arnoldsburg-Minnora state road.
The surface will greatly improve the
road, which was becoming badly damaged in spots
where the stone base was wearing out.
Six old school buildings of the
county, no longer in use, were sold at public
auction by the county board of education.
accepted, according to superintendent Troea
Morrison, and purchased by the
following: Cottrell, sold to Woodrow McClain;
Matheney, sold to W. M. Matheney; Knight, sold to
Ralph Mace; Fairview, sold to Ott and Mollie Poling;
Annamoriah, sold to John S. Marshall; and Goose
Nest, sold to Noah E. Mowrey.
Mayor Don Harris and town council
members of Grantsville announced that, effective
Oct. 2, there will be free parking in the town
limits the first Saturday of each month. This will
last through Jan. 8.
“We feel that the success of this program relies
heavily on cooperation from the business owners
themselves. We suggest that they encourage their
employees not to park their vehicles in front of
their respective places of employment. This can only
serve to inconvenience those whom we seek to