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Headlines in History - Feb. 7, 2019


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10 years ago: Feb. 11, 2009

Anna Jelmini, Shafter High track star and 2008 Junior World Leader, picks Arizona State University for college, starting fall 2009.

20 years ago: Jan. 25, 1999

Shafter got 3-6 inches of unexpected snowfall. It was a day to remember.

30 years ago: Feb. 8, 1989. Shafter Chamber of Commerce announced Priscilla Barber as Citizen of the Year for 1989. Barber is the founder of a local assistance program, His Helping Hands.

40 years ago: Feb. 14, 1979

Gene Kaplan is hired on as chief of the Shafter Police Department.

50 years ago: Feb. 4, 1969

William R. Hill receives the Silver Star Medal for his heroism in the Vietnam War.

-Compiled by Erica Soriano


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