Pages from the Past - From our 129 year archive.

Pages from the Past
Published Wednesday, March 23, 2016

15 yrs

 

March 23, 2001

 

FSA  is working on 3 different disaster programs at he the same time. There is the LAP for pasture losses, the CDP for insured, uninsured and non-insurable crops and the NAP for non-insurable crops

 

25 years

 

March 28, 1991

 

A lighting sparked fire charred 30 acres at the Jesse James Ranch. Volunteers from both Cheyenne and Kiowa counties responded to the fire, located near the county line.

 

40 years

 

March 19, 1976

 

Peoples Natural Gas has filed a schedule of proposed new rated with the Public Utilities Commission in Denver, and unless the PUC suspends the application and calls for a hearing, the higher rates will take place April1.

 

100 years

 

March 24, 1916

 

Destructive prairie fires raged across this county and into western Kansas reducing thousands of acres to black stubble. Before the fire could be check it was 30 miles wide and burned a distance of 160 miles.