Let’s Hear It For The WWSA!

February 28, 2014

Here’s a cool tidbit from 1967…The Winfield Women’s Softball Association…featuring the “Hits and Mrs.” and the “Powder Puffs”

hits and mrs

powder puffs

softball article

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‘nam experience

February 26, 2014

In the August 1964 issue of the Glimpses, one Winfield mother related her sons experience in wartime Vietnam…

vietnam experience


“Winfield’s Star Shining Proud and Bright”

February 24, 2014

That was the headline for this heartwarming story from the Glimpses December of 1963 issue…

pinedo family part one

pinedo family part two


Floodin’ Stuff

February 21, 2014

Flash flood warnings always set me on edge, so I’m always interested when I see the topic of flooding discussed in old Glimpses issues. Here’s a couple items from the Spring of 1969…

flood control

Here’s what the area (discussed in the article) looks like today (thanks to Google Maps)…

mcdowell today

regrading by school


Speeders Beware

February 19, 2014

Luckily no one speeds through Winfield anymore…but back in August of 1952 the village was clamping down…

costly race track

but it turned out someone wasn’t happy with the new law…

vandals steal sign

and let’s say today’s post is brought to you by Winfield Radio & TV Service…

winfield radio and tv ad


Playin’ at the Talent Show

February 17, 2014

Check out this talent show article from February 1970…sounded like some cool acts…

talent show

brought to you by the Little Tam Country Club (anyone play this?)…

little tam country club ad


Happy Valentine Day!

February 14, 2014

Here’s my valentine card to you…a valentine themed “the question box” from February of 1965…followed up with some valentine themed ads from the same Glimpses…

vday question box

proseks

powell drugs ad

shefflers ad

scott sloan ad