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.