Pages from the Past - From Our 130-Year Archives

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Published Sunday, July 23, 2017

15 Years Ago

July 19, 2002

  • Wild Horse Roundup-Curtis Schrimp: Well this starts another week and still no rain.
  • About Town-Ida Lessenden: I happened to tune into a television station that featured the Greeley Stampede Parade. I am glad Kiowa County Queen Darci Weeks represent our county there.

25 Years Ago

July 16, 1992

  • An old-fashioned theme has been chosen for this year Eads Appreciation Day, Good Ol' Summertime.
  • The Press has a new look this week. Our regular typesetter Connie, has a 3-week vacation in Oklahoma so Ol' Ham started fussing with the computer and what you see is what you get.

40 Years Ago

July 22, 1977

  • The Division of Wildlife is extremely worried on the economic impact on the Kiowa County reservoirs if the geese are forced to fly over because no water in the reservoirs.
  • The Peoples Natural Gas Co will definitely close in April, putting office manager Alice Weil out of work and Darrel Hebberd will work out of his home.
  • The State Highway Commission approved an $83.2 million construction budget. No projects were approved for Kiowa County, nor was Kiowa County's name on the list of postponed projects.
  • Howlett's Corner is the new agent for Continental Trailways bus in Eads. Service three times daily - northbound and southbound. Full freight & passenger service to anywhere.
  • 50 Years Ago

July 21, 1967

  • Miss Gail Voss of Haswell was selected as 1967 Kiowa County Fair Queen.  Miss Lee Jean Dawson of Brandon selected as the Queen Attendant.
  • Eagle Scout Daryle Lovett will represent Rocky Mountain Council in the annual report-to-the-nation program.
  • Several hundred dollars of damage has resulted when someone (maybe more) shot the windows of school buses parked north of the grade school