Headlines in History - July 23, 2020
From the archives of the The Shafter Press
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20 years ago: Aug. 8, 2000
Sonic Drive-In was in the planning stage of being built at 777 Central Valley Hwy., in Shafter.
30 years ago: Aug. 8, 1990
Shafter had a ribbon cutting at Five Points, for new stoplight signals. Five Points is where West Lerdo Highway, Shafter Avenue and Central Avenue meet.
40 years ago: Aug. 8, 1980
John Johnston became a Shafter police officer. He was a member of the Air Force Reserves.
--Compiled by Erica Soriano