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As we were: TV star Pacileo

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From page B2 | July 22, 2013 |

Deibert Ken25 Years ago

July 20, 1988

Pacileo stars on local TV

“10-8,” Placerville Police Department’s crime prevention TV series, will air again on Cable Channel 5 at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 26.

Police Chief Bob Harmon announced that the guest for that program will be El Dorado County Sheriff Richard Pacileo. The first half of the program will be devoted to a discussion of vehicle theft on a local and statewide level.

Harmon said, “Public reaction to ’10-8′ has been very positive and we see the program as another step in our effort to build closer relationships and understanding between our officers and the public. Further, citizen awareness of the nature and extent of crime in our area is vital if we are to be successful in coping effectively with these problems.”

Sponsored by the Placerville Police Department and presented as a public service by Sequoyah Video and Cable Channel 5, “10-8″ is telecast live immediately preceding every third City Council meeting.

 

70 Years ago

July 22, 1943

Purple Heart Award For 3

The award of the Military Order of the Purple Heart has been conferred upon the El Dorado county soldiers killed in action on widely separated sectors of the battle front.

Official announcement of the award to their sons was received recently by Mr. and Mrs. Hardie B. Tatum, Steven L. Fairover and Mr. and Mrs. William Schroth.

Mr. and Mrs. Tatum are parents of First Lieut. Hardie R. Tatum, of the Army Air Forces, who died in action during the North Africa campaign on April 25th.

Mr. Fairover’s son, Private Steven L. Fairover was killed in action June 6th in the “North American area.”

Private first class George William Schroth, Jr., was killed in action in the North American area on May 26th.

 

Lieut. Hansen Listed As Missing While Pilot Is Reported Killed

The circumstances concerning what happened to Lieutenant Clay Hansen, of Placerville, holder of the distinguished flying cross which he earned in outstanding air combat in the South Pacific, leave hope however slight, that he may yet be alive.

This is according to word received during the week from Mrs. Hansen’s mother, Mrs. Leonard Day, of Davis, with whom Mrs. Hansen and the lieutenant’s infant daughter, Mary Joyce, are making their home.

Mrs. Day reported that a recent visitor at her home was Mrs. Henry Chovanec, wife of the pilot of the plane in which Lieutenant Hansen had been operating regularly as a bombardier.

During her visit in Davis, Mrs. Chovanec received word from the flight commander that her husband, First Lieut. Henry Chovanec, had been killed.

 

110 Years ago

July 25, 1903

New Officers Elected

Zenda Lodge, No. 152, of the Fraternal Brotherhood, at its regular meeting on Monday evening last, enjoyed a banquet and literary and musical programme after electing the following officers: Past President, John Harris; President, Clark Howard; Vice Pres., Mrs. Sarah Hyde; Secretary, W. C. Collins; Chaplin, Mrs. Annie Dondero.

 

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