The Hartley Sentinel-The Everly/Royal News - Serving O'Brien & Clay Counties

By Mike Petersen
Sports Editor & Staff Writer 

From Our Files

1947: High school enrollment is sky high

 

September 1, 2022



• Sept. 4, 1947

Thorne’s Sales and Service was appointed an authorized dealer for Massey-Harris farm implements. Several tractors were on display in their showroom.

Early reports on high school registrations at the Hartley Public School indicated enrollment would set an all-time high by passing the 200 mark. There were 199 students registered and at least a half dozen more latecomers were expected.

Coaches Harold Church and Tom Dunsmoor had their hands full trying to take care of the large football squad which reported for practice. Seventeen letter winners reported for duty and were go...



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