Winegar Reflections

Winegar Reflections

Main Street Mayhem

April 9, 2018

Three people whom you have never heard of, and who have never lived in this town, played major roles in a potentially violent confrontation that took place right here on Main Street. Let’s travel back to July 19th, 1958, and see what happened…

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School Daze

March 1, 2018

Helen Larson, Blake Phillips, Joyce Bowers, Ross Oxley, Mr. Soami, Marie Long, Mr. Piersall, GladysHill…….What do these names have in common? Well, if you guessed that they, among others, were all former teachers at the town’s grade school, you may move your desk to the head of the class.

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‘Big Bill’ Winegar

January 29, 2018

Today, our village is called “Presque Isle”, which means “almost an island”. But did you also know that, in times past, we were known by not one, but two, other names? Let’s go back to the early 1900’s and see how it all began……

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