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Pages from the Past - From the 136-year history of the Kiowa County Press - December 24, 2023

Kiowa County Press historic front page.

15 Years Ago - December 19, 2008

  • Jose Rossy - Band Director, Dana Hallman, Jayce Negley, Alicia James, Remington Brandt, Jenifer Negley, and Logan Smith - members of Eads Band - competed in the Honor Band competition at Limon.

25 Years Ago - December 18, 1998

  • The Salvation Army Thrift Store in Eads, has reopened after three weeks of painting and re-carpeting work.
  • Wild Horse Roundup- Curtis Schrimp: Santa day drew a nice crowd at the old pool hall in Kit Carson.

40 Years Ago - December 23, 1983

  • One of the most outstanding projects completed by the Haswell students was a free-hand colored chalk drawing with direction and the supervision of their teacher Lane Gooden.
  • Florence and Eddie from Kit Carson county received the Service to Agriculture Award in recognition of various 4-H and Ag activities for years.

50 Years Ago - December 21, 1973

  • B & L Liquor at 115 W. Highway 287/96 held a grand opening.
  • The Eads High School Band is still selling delicious Manor Texas Fruit Cakes.

75 Years Ago - December 17, 1948

  • The entire grade school, as well as the high school Glee Club, will participate in the sacred cantata “The Glory of Christmas” at the Eads gym.

100 Years Ago - December, 1923

  • To the party who took the windows from the Harry Davis homestead: Unless the stolen property is returned at once, papers will be served on you immediately by Sheriff Mayne.