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Headlines in History - June 6, 2019


The Shafter Press

The Press front page, June 7, 1989

10 Years Ago: June 10, 2009

Chamber leaders announced Shafter would be holding its first local business street fair.

20 Years Ago: June 6, 1999

A 1968 SHS graduate, Dr. Jean Fuller, became superintendent of the Bakersfield City School District

30 Years Ago: June 6, 1989

Wasco broke ground on the Wasco State Prison Facility, at an estimated cost of $185 million. It was to bring 800 to 1,200 jobs in 1991.

40 Years Ago: ]June 7, 1979

The first mayor of Shafter, Glenn O. Nay passed away at 83. Nay also taught at Shafter High for 28 years as a director in the Agriculture Department.

-Compiled by Erica Soriano


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