Pages from the Past - From our 129 year archive.

Pages from the Past

15 yrs

 

January 19, 2001

 

Mike Beeson reported to the Town of Eads Board of Trustees, on the Beanpole Grant. The project had been funded and  access to fiber optics connection for high speed internet and potential video conferencing  for all participating entities within 60 days.

 

25 years

 

January 17, 1991

 

A pack of coyotes got into pens at Delmar Eikenberg's and the resulting panic killed two calves Eikenberg had weaned the day before.

 

40 years

 

January  9, 1976

 

ASCS Director, Rod Johnson reported over half of the approximately 900 individual farms in the county applied  for 1975 disaster payments for at least one crop under the  wheat and feed grain program.

 

100 years

 

January 19, 1916

 

Big auto race is being planned between G.W. France 140 Ford and 250 horse Buick owned by H.A. Long. "Doc" King will man the Buick while Sunday will be at the wheel of the Ford. The Race will take place south of town at the athletic park. Odds 2 to 1 on the Ford. Exact date to be given later