Remember then — ? July 4, 1976

Front page of July 4, 1976, issue.Wes Watkins, left, Ada, and Charles Ward, right, administrative assistant to House Speaker Carl Albert, strike similar poses.Front page of July 4, 1976 issue.Weather forecast on July 4, 1976.At D&D Pharmacy in 1976.Front page of the July 4, 1976 issue.The classified ads page.Billy Ada Burton, far right, Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary Commander, pins a Forget-Me-Not lapel pin for Poteau Mayor Bob Eskridge.From July 4, 1976, issue.
Averie Warren
PDN Intern

Remember then is a Monday website feature where we take a look back into the Poteau Daily News archives. Today's look back is from 40 years ago — July 4, 1976.

Here are several headlines from this issue of LeFlore County Sun:

"Filing period opens Monday, runs 3 days"

"SCS saves soil, towns in varied types of work"

"Postal service reverses order"

"Annual Poteau Frontier Rodeo gearing up for week-long blast"

"Festival gets green light"

"King family has reunion at Runestone"

"Duplicate bridge winners reported"

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