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'Modern' mortuary a huge undertaking

  Among the business institutions that have been a part of Colfax’s history, one deserves of special mention. So do the men who owned and managed the operation. It is t ...

Sierra Market not closing, owners assure

Colfax’s Sierra Market isn’t closing or being sold, according to Sam Newton, one of the owners of the grocery store located on S. Auburn Street. “At this time we have no int ...

Colfax has several movie rental options

Colfax area movie fans may not have a Blockbuster or big-box video store, but there are good options to those movie outlets. Pick-A-Flick, located at 6 N. Main St., has a rental f ...

First brick building withstands devastation

For Robert Egbert and William Wallace, like the other merchants of Illinoistown in the mid-1860s, a new building at trackside in the new railroad town was good for business. What t ...

Down Thru The Years: Corner store also undertaking parlor

Editor's Note: Al Benjamin, oldest living resident of Colfax, told this story to Record Publisher/Editor Scoop Thurman in 1946. In the early days before Colfax had an undertakin ...