Pages from the Past - From our 129 year archive.

Pages from the Past
Published Friday, February 26, 2016

 15 yrs

 

March 2, 2001

 

GOCO awarded the town of Sheridan Lake $81437in lottery proceeds to develop an outdoor recreation facility next to the Kiowa Albright Memorial Center.

 

25 years

 

February 21, 1991

 

Highlights of the Cattlewomen events included the presentation of the Cattlewoman of the Year to Helen Mitchell of Haswell. Mitchell became a member in 1980 and served in various capacities including 6 yrs as treasurer.

40 years

 

February 20 , 1976

 

Quarter-million Kiowa County acres declared in condition to blow."Southeast Colorado is a virtual powder keg," said State Conservationist M.D.  "Doc" Burdick. Most damaged land is in that part of the state.

 

50 years

 

February 25, 1916

 

A very important meeting is scheduled at the Kozy Korner Kafe dining room 6:30pm Wednesday. This meeting is to accomplish several purposes, one of which will be election of 3 directors. The election should not take long.

 

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