Pages from the Past - From our 129 year archive.

Pages from the Past
Published Wednesday, March 2, 2016

15 yrs


March 9, 2001


Congratulations to the Plainview Knowledge Bowl team. They took second place in class 1-A at the regional tournament in Lamar Friday. This qualifies them for the state tournament.


25 years


March 7, 1991


A dust storm blew into Kiowa County Tuesday as temperatures climbed into the 70s and a brisk wind sprang up. The highway from Lamar to Springfield reported as being closed.


40 years


February 27, 1976


" It's too early to write off  70% of the Kiowa County wheat crop, as some news media reports are doing,"  according to George Ellicott, county  extension agent.


100 years


February 25, 1916


The city council met Tues. night and passed following ordinances. Prohibiting cows to range in the city limits; license to be  placed on dogs; and a speed limit. Minor ordinances were also placed on first reading. may earn an affiliate commission if you purchase products or services through links in an article. Prices, when displayed, are accurate at the time of publication but may change over time. Commissions do not influence editorial independence.

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