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Pages from the Past - From the 136-year history of the Kiowa County Press - December 10, 2023

Kiowa County Press historic front page.

15 Years Ago - December 5, 2008

  • The Eads Chamber of Commerce along with the local merchants is offering a Holiday giveaway grand prize of $200.

25 Years Ago - December 4, 1998

  • Baby Bear Hugs is sponsor of the Second Annual Christmas Tour of Homes.
  • After a one-year hiatus, the annual community Christmas Cantata resumes with a tradition presentation of Handel’s Messiah.
  • Nursing Home News- Nellie Nickert: It is a cloudy day but, to my delight as I glanced out my window, the telephone and electric wires are full of black birds who have evidently delayed the trip to warmer climates.

40 Years Ago - December 9, 1983

  • Kiowa County Public Library is attempting to finish work on the Pioneer Women of Kiowa County project that has been underway for some time.
  • Nursing Home News-LaVerne Fischer: We certainly thank Viola Koch for the donations of several pairs of knit boot socks. Those receiving report they are very warm and pretty.

50 Years Ago - December 7, 1973

  • The Eads Oil Company recently completed its new structure in Eads and conducted a grand opening. The new building and facilities is located at Maine Street and Highway 287/96.
  • The Kiowa County Farmers Union has voted to designate December 8 as Oral Parker Day, honoring Mr. Parker for his 29 years of service.

75 Years Ago - December, 1948

  • For Sale: 320 acres 10 miles south of Haswell on Las Animas road on REA. Lays nice and fenced on two side ideal for wheat $30 an acre.