Pages from the Past - From Our 129-Year Archives

Pages from the Past
Published Saturday, November 5, 2016

Pages  from the Past

 

 15 Years Ago

November 9, 2001

 

  • John Wesley Brown, a lifelong resident of Kiowa County, will be receiving the Korean War Service Medal.

 

  • Mostly dry, dusty conditions prevailed in Colorado this past week. Weather allowed producers average 7 days suitable for field work but overall moisture supplies to deteriorate.

 

  • Anyone who like to sing is invited to come to the first Christmas Cantata practice.

 

  • Paul and Glenda Stoker, with the assistance of Donald Oswald, Greg Miller, and others, served a great fish fry at the Haswell City Park.

 

  • Plainview class of 2001 will be having a one-act play entitled Wanted: One Groom.

 

 

25 Years Ago

November 7, 1991

 

  • Kiowa County was almost back to normal Tues. after a slow-moving storm       system dumped up to a foot of snow last week,

 

  • Weisbrod Memorial Hospital & Nursing Home faces a projected deficit for the end of fiscal year 199of more than $108,000

 

  • The Plainview Hawks finished the regular season in a three-way tie for 2nd place in class A 6 man Southern Division Football League.

 

 

 

40 Years Ago

November 6, 1976

 

  • Amended Kiowa County Budget seeking to raise mill levy 3 mills instead of 5 has been approved by the State Department of Local Affairs.

 

  • Republicans in Kiowa County carried every contested race in Tuesday's general election.

 

  • Sheriff Larry Watts thanked members of the Kiowa County Sheriff's Posse-Search & Rescue for contributing their time to assist during the Halloween Holiday.

 

  • KLMR has received a permit from the FCC to construct an FM radio station in Lamar according to Dennis Behan, president of KLR Inc.

 

  • Direct Distance Dialing - DDD comes to Sheridan Lake, Towner and Hartman  November 1

 

50 Years Ago

November 4, 1966

 

  • Karen Ann Teeter was awarded 1st place in Junior Division of the 20th annual Make It Yourself With Wool contest.

 

  • Ceil Crocket was dressed in his Sunday best to attend the Democratic rally. The plan was he and Betty were to stop by Mr. & Mrs. Lynn Taylor and the group would proceed to Granada. Instead a surprise birthday party was planned..for Ceil.

 

  • Buddy E. Wiser principal of Haswell Elementary School has been chosen to appear in 1966 edition Who's Who Colorado edition.

 

75 Years Ago

October 24, 1941

 

  • The Eads Lions Club devoted their meeting to the discussion of the turkey market problems for this season.

 

  • Our new streamline train The Colorado Eagle and its identical twin, construction is moving forward at a rapid pace at the Philadelphia plant Budd Manufacturing.

 

100 Years Ago

October 27, 1916

 

  • The parties who broke into & robbed Wolver & Co. store was taken from     a freight train the following morning at Scott City KS.

 

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