100 Years Ago: 1923

A bull, the property of George Lachapelle of College Road, Lewiston, which escaped from its barn Saturday, terrorizing the neighborhood, met its death Monday morning at the hands of “Sureshot” McGraw of the Lewiston Police Department, who with his companion Policeman Sheffield raced to the neighborhood this morning, braved the onrushing bull and pumped 10 shots into his body bringing him to the ground, just at their feet, dead. Four shots were fired into the bull’s head, but not before the fourth had found its mark did he fall.

50 Years Ago: 1973

Liberty Rebekah Lodge will entertain children from the Lewiston-Auburn Children’s Home at the 100F Hall, Auburn Monday night, Dec 17.

Each member is to carry a box lunch for herself and one child. Miss Esther Thorpe has charge of the meal arrangements, and Miss Arlene Hudson has arranged the program to follow, part of which will be a distribution of gifts by Santa Claus.

25 Years Ago: 1998

Alana DeSanctis, 16, of Durham shot her first deer during the recent firearms season, bagging a 5-point buck in the Thorndike area while hunting with her dad, Butch DeSanctis.

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