From our files: Dec. 12, 2013

Dec. 12, 2003

NEWS: MaDeen Ludwig, of West Bend, received the Purple Heart he had earned in World War II.

SPORTS: A Pocahontas Area graduate received the Mentink Award at Central College.

Dec. 12, 1988

NEWS: Gary Carlson, of rural Jewell, spread holiday cheer playing Santa at parties and other events.

SPORTS: The St. Edmond freshman boys basketball team beat Jefferson 45-20.

Dec. 12, 1963

NEWS: Verla Ulish, a Webster County Extension home economist, was honored at the annual Extension Conference.

SPORTS: Mary Drown bowled a 236 game in the Sunrisers league.