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June 2, 2022
• June 5, 1947
Construction of a new appliance store by O.M. Burley had started on the lot just north of the Hartley Bakery on Central Avenue. The new building had a 38-foot front. To make room for the structure, one of the older buildings in town was torn down.
Hartley boosters were planning their first trip of the year to Ashton, where they would boost the Hartley 4-H fair and harvest exposition during a celebration there. The Hartley band would appear on the program.
Hartley firemen assisted in extinguishing the blaze that completely destroyed the Kurtz and Daniels Implement building o...