FROM THE FILES
Last updated 7/7/2022 at 7:48am
100 years ago
July 6, 1922
Monday was parching day
Sunday and Monday were two blistering hot days. Sunday official reading was 100 degrees and Monday it was 104 degrees. On Monday, a parching hot wind from the west prevailed as drying a wind as one can recall.
Usually the west wind is cool with moisture in the air, but not Monday. Folks sought the park Sunday and again on Tuesday as it was the one cool spot in town.
Undoubtedly Monday was as bad a day for heat and wind as this country had experienced in a long town.
Downtown, the temperature ranged from 105 to 10...