RETIRED JUDGE Eddie Keller said Wednesday he hopes to see a new court complex that is planned for Forni Road. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene


Courthouse turns 100

By From page A1 | May 03, 2013

At about 10 p.m. on May 15, 1910, Courthouse janitor Roy Taylor noticed something was wrong with the building. Outside, passersby saw smoke and flames. Attorney Fred Irwin saw the flames from his backyard. A fire had started in the basement of a rear wooden building of the Courthouse used as a storage and wood room.

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