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Pages from the Past - From the 137-year history of the Kiowa County Press - March 3, 2024

Kiowa County Press historic front page.

15 Years Ago - February 27, 2009

  • Kiowa County Sheriff Forrest Frazee tells of a telephone scam circulating around Kiowa County, and citizens should be weary of phone calls from unfamiliar area codes.
  • USDA Update- Rod Johnson: USDA will be getting a new office building in Eads this year.
  • Members of the Chamber of Commerce prepared a breakfast for people attending the 4-day Snow Goose Festival.
  • Kit Carson Clips- Marilyn White: There have been eight bald eagles who have made their home in this area.

25 Years Ago - February26, 1999

  • The RE-1 School Board voted to accept the donation of the former Plains Theatre building from George Crow for school and community use.
  • USDA Update- Rod Johnson: Kiowa County had the highest average yield and third highest production for winter wheat of any county in Colorado for 1998.
  • Wild Horse Roundup- Curtis Schrimp: Coming into Hugo last week were 30 or 40 wild turkeys in a line crossing the highway.

40 Years Ago - March 2, 1984

  • The Eads high school Junior class has schedule a play for presentation April 5 entitled “Rest Assured”

50 Years Ago - March 1, 1974

  • The Kissinger Petroleum Corporation has scheduled a multi-well program of drilling in Baca, Bent, Kiowa, and Prowers counties.
  • The first annual Plainview Town Team Basketball Tournament will be held at the Plainview Gym March 3-9