Pages from the Past - From Our 130-Year Archives

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Published Saturday, August 26, 2017

15 Years Ago

August 22, 2002

  • Wild Horse Roundup-Curtis Shrimp: I read the 50 year ago news item Eastern Colorado Baseball leagues about Eads beating Wild Horse 24 to 7.
  • Kiowa County Fair Queen Darcy Weeks represented our county at the Cheyenne Frontier Days in late July.

25 Years Ago

August 20, 1992

  • A severe thunderstorm spawned several tornadoes in central Kiowa County.
  • The Weisbrod Hospital Board hired a new administrator. Gerry L Tipsword lives in Ingleside Texas and will be in Eads August 24.
  • Kit Carson News- Ruby Lafferty: Baxter Black-well known cowboy poet & storyteller and friend Steve from the Rocky Mountain News stopped at the Trading Post Restaurant.

40 Years Ago

August 26, 1977

  • Monica Richardson was chosen 1977 Kiowa County Fair and Rodeo Queen. Shelly Kay Mayo was selection Junior Princess.
  • Some 300 out-of-town visitors will be arriving in Eads for the Colorado State Sheriff's Posse Convention and Gymkhana.
  • Kiowa County and Eads will receive more money from the Highway User Tax Funds this year & next, but the towns of Sheridan Lake and Haswell will receive slightly less.
  • Leo D. King, a native of Eads, has assumed the position of public relations directory and journalism instructor at Lamar Community College.

50 Years Ago

August 25, 1967

  • Several attended the auction sale of McNeill ranch south of Haswell. The ranch included more than 8000 acres sold for $31.50 an acre.
  • Bob Weber of Sheridan Lake played in the North-South All Star Football game.