Pages from the Past - From our 129 year archive.

Pages from the Past
Published Friday, January 22, 2016

15 years

 

January 26, 2001

 

The Kiowa County Economic Development  Foundation sponsored a contest for the best slogan/motto for Kiowa County to be used in the brochure being planned.  A $100 savings bond to the person for submitting the winning entry.

 

25 years

 

January 24, 1991

 

Rod Johnson ASCS Update: If you farm any land that was laying idle and not planted to a crop between 1981 & 1985, it is considered  "sodbusting" and there is severe penalties for doing so.

 

40 years

 

January 16, 1976

 

Brenda Rehfeld attended the National Western Stock Show to take up her duties as the 1976 Colorado Angus Queen. Duties would include being hostess for the National Angus Brunch and handing out award ribbons during the angus show at the National Western

 

50 years

 

January 21, 1966

 

The Foster Lumber Co. announced the company would be closing its Eads yards , February 5 after doing more than 50 years of business in Eads. The closing reflects the policy change to locate in larger more faster growing areas