May 8, 2002
NEWS: Iowa first lady Christie Vilsack visited Otho Elementary School and distributed copies of "I is for Iowa."
SPORTS: The Prairie Valley golf team defeated Pocahontas Area 249-281.
May 8, 1987
NEWS: Lynette Hale and Linda Donner were honored for their service to Girl Scouts.
SPORTS: Paton-Churdan won seven events to claim its fourth straight Central Valley Conference track title.
May 8, 1962
NEWS: Phyllis Frohlich, formerly of Farnhamville, began work as an air hostess with United Airlines.
SPORTS: The National Gypsum team won the moonshine bowling league championship with 81 points.