Pages from the Past - From our 129 year archive

Pages from the Past
Published Saturday, May 28, 2016

15 Years Ago

 

June 1, 2001

 

USDA Update:. Tuesday numerous tornadoes were spotted thought the county. The FSA office has received some reports of damage including 1 machine shed and several power poles and fences.

 

25 Years Ago

 

May 30, 1991

 

Hail stones up to almost three inches in size broke windows, battered cars and windshields and pounded on roofs. Most of the damage focused on the eastern end of Eads.

 

40 Years Ago

 

May 21, 1976

Wind power, once used widely on American farms but replaced by cheap electricity and natural gas, is being re-examined for farm and rural use according to U.S. Energy Research & Development Administration.

 

50 Years Ago

 

May 27, 1966

 

A 42-foot trailer coming to Eads June 3 with the latest communication equipment to be displayed. The displays ranged from touch-tone telephone to Telstar satellite to the farm interphone, which allows communication anywhere on the farm.