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April 19, 2002

 

  • USDA Update-Rod Johnson: Kiowa County for the first time with at least part of the county in Stage D2 severe Drought. There is just 2 categories beyond D2. D3 Extreme & D4 Exceptional drought

 

25 Years Ago

April 16, 1992

 

  • Recall election for four Kiowa County RE-1 school board members set for Tuesday April 21.

 

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15 Years Ago

April 12, 2002

 

  • Great Plains Oil LLC, based in Kiowa County, shipped its first divider oil, a new product used in bakeries.

 

  • USDA Update: A drought situation continues to persist in Kiowa County. A small amount fell in the Sheridan Lake area & east. The most we have heard was .45 south of Towner

 

  • Wild Horse Roundup-Curtis Schrimp: I lost an old friend this week when the Bookmobile made its final run.

 

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April 5, 2002

 

  • Only 5 girls on the Kit Carson track team, but came away fifth out of 14 teams competing in the Lamar Invitational.

 

25 Years Ago

April 2, 1992

 

  • Sunflower Telephone lowered residential rates in eastern Colorado from $13.72 to $13.13 a month. The Company had proposed $19.95 monthly rate.

 

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March 29, 2002

 

  • Lance Jagers nominated to compete in the National FFA Agri-science Teacher of the Year

 

  • Several complaints received by Eads Town Clerk office concerning stray cats and cats running at large.

 

  • Long time Kiowa county businessman and philanthropist George Crow was recognized for his lifetime of contributions to the community

 

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March 22, 2002

 

  • Danny Christie has joined Republican Forrest Frazee and Democrats Jack Howard and incumbent Gary Rehm vying for office of Kiowa County Sheriff.

 

  • A Special day for athletes and fans as they headed to Pueblo for the Colorado State Basketball Tournament. Along the way they could see purple and gold flags waving on Maine, around homes and highway places of business and then along Highway 96.

 

25 Years Ago

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March 15, 2002

 

  • Town of Eads became the last of the three incorporated municipalities to cancel this year elections due to lack of candidates.

 

  • USDA Update-Rod Johnson: After a wonderful vacation in New Zealand, I am back in the FSA office. I attended a 100-year anniversary tractor show. I have never seen so many tractors in one place.

 

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March 8, 2002

 

  • Picture by Cecil Crockett had debris up to six feet deep from a dirt storm in February. Dirt and sand accumulated several inches deep in the yard and drive.

 

25 Years Ago

March 5, 1992

 

  • Kiowa County assessed value rose 6% in 1991

 

  • Haswell community continued to circulate petition seeking to recall four Kiowa County RE-1 board members

 

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March 1, 2002

 

  • Tiffanie Gooden helped drive the Eads Lady Eagles into the school records & surpass the century mark with a 101-50 win over Springfield

 

  • Kenan Gooden became the 2002 Colorado State Champion in the Elks Freethrow Contest making 23 of 25 throws

 

  • About Town: Some of these winds have played havoc with fences. My neighbor's fence all up again. I recognized her son Tom working on it.

 

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15 Years Ago

February 22, 2002

 

  • For the second year in a row, Eads walks away with the championship title and $200 for their FFA chapter.

 

  • USDA Update-Rod Johnson: As you read this, I should be on a "Goldfields Trek" in New Zealand
  • . The Trek is a four-day hike through the pristine mountains and farm country to commemorate the gold rush in New Zealand.

 

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February 15, 2002

 

  • Weisbrod Memorial Hospital and Nursing Home Employees offering two scholarships to Kiowa County residents in need of financial assistance to pursue a degree in the health care.

 

  • Severe winds hit the county last week causing erosion in several wheat fields due to poor cover  from two years of drought and poor planting conditions last year

 

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