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1990

…88 was the official population of Imogene.
January
…Joe Hughes replaced Myron Ross as the full-time Imogene rural mail carrier.
…Betty McGargill replaced Wilma Maher as the assistant to Postmaster Johanna McGargill.
March
…Gerald & Larry Inman of Randolph knocked down and buried the old Friendly Tavern and Maher’s Grocery
Store-half of the buildings on the east side of downtown Imogene.
…17-The first modern day St. Patrick’s Day took place when a group playing kazoos led revelers down Railroad
Street.
…31-The Imogene Community Playhouse presented Legal Briefs.
April
…8-The annual Pioneer Dinner was moved to a better weather time of the year. 130 attended.
…16-The Imogene Community Club dissolved. Leftover funds were donated to the annual Pioneer Dinner.
A contest was held to name the new restaurant in town. Ambrose & Kathleen Doyle won the contest to name it
Imogene’s Emerald Isle. Kelly Hughes was the first manager. The building was erected by Bruce Construction.
The lounge was built for 120 and the dining room for 75.
September
…20-The Emerald Isle officially opened.