July 31, 1960

• A cotton crop at Elida was destroyed by a fast moving storm that hit the area. The hail, beating down hard and quick, beat the bolls from the crop. The storm also dumped one and one-half inches of rain on the crop. The storm virtually destroyed any chances of harvesting the cotton.
• Tall Story, starring Anthony Perkins and Jane Fonda was the featured showing at the Tower.
• Mac’s Drive In offered a daily special for 59 cents. Specials included: Bacon Burgers, Fish N’ Chips and Fried Chicken.