July 9, 1928: D.B. Shipley was fined $3 for “breaking line of funeral procession.” (Source: Johnson City Court Records, 1928.)
July 9, 1957: Five more patients were admitted to Johnson City Memorial Hospital amid an outbreak of a polio-like virus, making for a total of 43 admissions in a two-week period. Health officials were skeptical that the illness was polio because none of the patients had developed paralysis.
July 9, 2009: Several areas of Johnson City — including downtown, Carver Park and the intersection of East Main and South Broadway streets — flooded in a heavy rainstorm.
July 9, 2014: Recent rains eased the drought concerns of local farmers amid a dry season in late spring and early summer.
Sources: The Comet; Johnson City Court Records, 1928; Johnson City Press-Chronicle; Johnson City Press