LOCAL FOOTBALL SCORING UPDATES PRESENTED BY THE HUNGRY HOBO:

U.S. Navy Seabee veterans to meet Feb. 9 at Rusty Nail


Share
Posted Online: Feb. 01, 2013, 11:55 am
Comment on this story | Print this story | Email this story
Submitted press release


Calling all Veterans:
The U.S.Navy Seabee veterans of America Island X-2 Davenport will have their meeting on February 9 at 11:00 a.m. At the Rusty Nail, 2606 West Locust Street, Davenport. All Seabees are welcome, along with any Veteran of any branch of service that served under the Command of Naval Construction Forces/Naval Facilities Engineering Command/Bureau of Yards and Docks. For more Information contact Commander Bruce Cheek at 563-349-4129.




















 



Local events heading








  Today is Saturday, Sept. 20, the 263rd day of 2014. There are 102 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Recruits can get $500 by enlisting now. Lt Jobe has a recruiting office on Illinois Street.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Superintendent Schnitger formally inaugurated the Rock Island and Davenport Railway Line of the Holmes system by putting on four cars to start.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Wires of the defunct Union Electric Co. are being removed by city electricians.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The Bishop Hill softball team won the championship in WHB"S Mississippi Valley tournament at Douglas Park.
1964 -- 50 years ago: A boom in apartment construction has hit Rock Island, with approximately 300 units either in or near the construction stage or due for an early rezoning decision.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Members of the Bi-State Metropolitan Planning Commission are hoping to revive their push for a new $70 million four-lane bridge spanning the Mississippi River.






(More History)