Includes Story From Life of NLC, Not written by N.L.C.

Snow Overpowers Scottsdale

By RAY SCHWARTZ Herald Correspondent EPHRAIM – A 21-point explosion in the first period and a rock-hard defense paved the way as the Snow College Badgers, the nations’s third-ranked junior college team, roared to their eighth straight win, 29-7 over Scottsdale Community College of Arizona. It was homecoming for Snow and N. LaVerl Christensen, editor… Continue reading Snow Overpowers Scottsdale

BYU, Holidays, Includes Story From Life of NLC, Patriotic, Provo History, Society

Lingering Thoughts of July 4, Bicentennial Events in Valley

A few of many lingering thoughts about the Bicentennial year Independence Day Celebration here: Seems to us an upsweep in patriotism was noticeable – partly attributable to the fanfare of the Bicentennial, but positive whatever the reason. The “Big flag” trend seems to have captured a great deal of attention in Utah and nationally. Tallest… Continue reading Lingering Thoughts of July 4, Bicentennial Events in Valley

History, Includes Story From Life of NLC, Provo History

Two Provo Tabernacles TeII 100-Year History

The historic Provo Tabernacle is approaching a milestone – the centennial of the start of its construction in the spring of 1883. And off the press in time to herald the anniversary will be a new book entitled, “Provo’s Two Tabernacles and the People Who Built Them.” The 200-page volume illustrated by more than 70 pictures is… Continue reading Two Provo Tabernacles TeII 100-Year History

Biographical, BYU, Humorous, Includes Story From Life of NLC, Music, Provo History

The Show Must Go On – And Did In Spite of Virtuoso’s Toothache

Concert-goers attending the Utah Valley Symphony spring concert last week heard Henri Temianka, internationally-known violinist, perform as featured soloist. But very few could have known of a little post-concert drama that took place at midnight with Mr. Temianka and Dr. Willard V. Loveridge, president of the symphony, as star performers. Here’s a hint: The violinist -despite… Continue reading The Show Must Go On – And Did In Spite of Virtuoso’s Toothache

Biographical, Includes Story From Life of NLC, Journalism

‘Jack’ Tackett Served Us Well

L. B. “Jack” Tackett, whose funeral was Tuesday, made a solid contribution to newspapering during his near-quarter-cent ury as publisher of The Daily Herald. He had served in significant positions on other newspapers including advertising sales manager for the Portland Oregonian. but his Herald stewardship was the hallmark of his career. He retired in 1964… Continue reading ‘Jack’ Tackett Served Us Well

Biographical, Includes Story From Life of NLC, Journalism, Local Heroes

From Very Humble Beginnings

B. E. (Bye) Jensen’s career in newspapering amounts to a notable success story in which he rose from a humble beginning in advertising to become first vice president of Scripps League Newspapers, Inc. Jensen died suddenly last Saturday of heart failure at age 60. Scripps League has newspapers in 16 states from Vermont and Florida… Continue reading From Very Humble Beginnings

Aviation, History, Holidays, Includes Story From Life of NLC, Presidents, War

Dec. 7, 1941, A Day of Infamy

It was a day never to be forgotten – in President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s somber words, “a date which will live in infamy.” Japan had taken the United States by surprise, tragically bombing Pearl Harbor Dec. 7, 1941, while negotiations were going on in Washington. More than 350 planes had zeroed in on the harbor… Continue reading Dec. 7, 1941, A Day of Infamy

Fourth Estate Award Entry, History, Holidays, Includes Story From Life of NLC, Journalism Award, Patriotic, Provo History

Salute to Freedom Fete Workers

“One cannot help coming away from the celebration uplifted, grateful for a free country… proud to be an American!” The smiling and energetic man who spoke these words was Steven R. Shallenberger, general chairman of America’s Freedom Festival at Provo. He, his top two aides Ben E. Lewis and Don T. Nelson, and over 500… Continue reading Salute to Freedom Fete Workers