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LMUD Presents: This Day in Susanville History – February 7th, 1963

Thursday, February 7th, 2019

Uptown Susanville in August of 1959. photo courtesy Karla McKahan.

Heroism Award Granted Scout
February 7th, 1963

Charles Ramey, Boy Scout from Troop 59 of Susanville, Calif., sponsored by the Elks Lodge, recently was awarded a certificate of heroism from the National Council, Boy Scouts of America, according to Gunnar Norregaard Scout executive of the Nevada Area Council.

Scout Ramey saved his grandmother from serious injury when a fire started in the kitchen of her home.

Using the knowledge and experience gained through the Scout program he pulled his grandmother from the kitchen and controlled the fire until the fire department arrived.

The award was presented by Claude Hunter, president of the Nevada Area Council.

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6 Responses to LMUD Presents: This Day in Susanville History – February 7th, 1963

  1. Linda Crabbe Musicc

    Linda Crabbe Musicc

    Thursday, February 7th, 2019 at 5:35 pm

    Ellarae Ramey, this article is about your brother!

  2. Ellen Jellison

    Ellen Jellison

    Thursday, February 7th, 2019 at 8:08 am

    I lived in Susanville at this time. Remember it fondly

  3. Marilyn Kliewer

    Marilyn Kliewer

    Thursday, February 7th, 2019 at 7:23 am

    I lived here in 63 and uptown was the place to be for sure. Merchants always had their wares on sidewalk to sell.

  4. Jen Potter

    Jen Potter

    Thursday, February 7th, 2019 at 6:58 am

    I wish our town looked that good now.

  5. Sherrie Thornton

    Sherrie Thornton

    Thursday, February 7th, 2019 at 6:39 am

    I did

  6. Shelley Templeton Bennett

    Shelley Templeton Bennett

    Thursday, February 7th, 2019 at 6:21 am

    I want to walk down that sidewalk!

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