Pages from the Past - From Our 130-Year Archives

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Published Friday, December 29, 2017

15 Years Ago

December 27, 2002

  • This week's issue we departed from usual format to bring you review of Kiowa County 2002. There were 11 births and 50 deaths noted.

25 Years Ago

December 31, 1992

  • Gary Monter was named coach of the year by the Rocky Mountain News. Four Lady Eagles were named Rocky Mountain News Honor List of First or Second Team or Honorable Mention.
  • A large crowd turned out at the Community Building for the annual Christmas drawing.

40 Years Ago

December 30, 1977

  • Farm leaders from Bent & Prowers County have initiated a petition drive to reaffirm the interest in southeast Colorado for establishing the permanent pool at John Martin Reservoir
  • More than 100 persons attended the open house at Weisbrod Memorial Hospital.

50 Years Ago

December 29, 1967

  • Rick Huddleston, Senior linebacker from Plainview, was 1 of 8 players chosen by the Denver Post All State 8 Man Prep Football Defense Team. He was also chosen on the Rocky Mountain News All State Team.
  • Increase rates for all classes of mail except parcel post and metered mail to go up January 7.

75 Years Ago

November 14, 1942

  • Army Officials were in Eads checking records for names of persons owning a certain block of land south of Galatea and Arlington for a bombing range.


100 Years Ago

November 16, 1917

  • Joe Rumble is the new surgeon at Howard Sunday's hospital for Fords. Roy Wansted and Farrel Hines are the other two surgeons. Elra Warden is chambermaid. may earn an affiliate commission if you purchase products or services through links in an article. Prices, when displayed, are accurate at the time of publication but may change over time. Commissions do not influence editorial independence.