FROM THE FILES
Last updated 4/26/2022 at 10:50am
100 years ago
April 27, 1922
Farmers must not cultivate county roads
The county officials have announced an order forbidding farmers to cultivate the right-of-way alongside their fields. This has been a very common practice all over the wheat country and has been done in order to keep down the weeds.
The reason the county is now forbidding it is that in building roads the center is carefully crowned and the drainage provided at the sides, and the surplus material thrown up on the outer edge of the right-of-way.
When the farmer comes along with plows and harrows...