Pages from the Past - From our 131-year Archives

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Published Sunday, April 1, 2018

15 Years Ago

March 28, 2003

  • The Eads Town Board learned the plans for constructing a new water system are complete & advertising for bids has started.
  • Tiffanie Gooden And Treva Richardson, Eads seniors, were invited to play in the Colorado Coaches Games

25 Years Ago

March 31, 1993

  • Eads School District suggests budget cuts for 1993-1994. Discontinue Drivers Education, Industrial Arts, eliminating subsidy to Food Service Program and one Elementary Teacher Aid were listed.
  • Plainview Senior Class will be having a Trash Haul.
  • Eagle Vision, was granted a nonexclusive franchise to use & occupy the streets, alleys, & other public places of the Town of Eads, for the purpose of constructing maintaining & operating a community antenna system within said town for period of 15 years and providing compensation to the town.

40 Years Ago

March 31, 1978

  • Some 300 American Indians representing about 70 tribes will apparently walk the length of Kiowa County on their way to Washington D.C. to protest proposed legislation which Indian leaders say will devastate Indian human rights
  • Eads RE-1 board of education voted to offer contract for the 1978-79 school year to all but three o the current teaching staff.
  • Eads High School seniors returned from a five-day sneak trip to Missouri where they enjoyed educational sights, two country jubilees and a variety of recreational pursuits.

50 Years Ago

March 29, 1968

  • B.W. Fischer uncovered an old-time rural mail box south of Eads. Fischer believes the box to have been around some 60 years. The name Whitmore & Hull was on the box and was learned these families left the area some 60 years ago.
  • Joe Brenton, Eads senior, was among several students in Colorado participating in the annual Colorado bridge building contest held in Denver. to received awards from Southern Chapter of the Professional Engineers of Colorado.
  • An electric fence shorted and resulting sparks ignited grass. The blazed burned a hay stack and spread to adjoining pasture before being contained

75 Years Ago

March 26, 1943

  • A basketball tournament of strictly county players was enjoyed in the high school gymnasium, when teams from Towner, Haswell, Brandon, Sheridan Lake and Eads tangled in a series of basketball games.

100 Years Ago

March 29, 1918

  • The scaffolding on the new building of the First National Bank became overloaded with bricks and fell. Three men on it narrowly escape serious injury.