Pages from the Past - From our 131-year Archives

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Published Sunday, May 20, 2018

15 Years Ago

May 16, 2003

*     Plainview High School won top honors at the 2ndannual statewide Home Energy Investigation Contest sponsored by the Colorado Energy Science Center

*     Riki Berry, Eads senior, and Megan Fickenscher, Plainview senior, were selected to be honored as "Zonta Girl of the Year" by the Lamar Zonta Club.

*     LaVerle Kelley and Loretta Seibel have returned from working in a Casino in Nevada. They had a great time.

25 Years Ago

May 19, 1993

*     The Weisbrod Nursing Home Patio was the site of a lovely outdoor Fashion Show

*     The Kiowa County Commissioners voted to purchase the Bookmobile along with Cheyenne and Bent Counties as long as the initial cost is $5,000 above the operating cost.

40 Years Ago

May 19, 1978

*     Connie S. McPherson and Paul L. Daniels took over the operation of the Kiowa County Press. They purchase the newspaper from former owner Nick Johnson.

*     At the annual meeting of County Sheriffs of Colorado, Larry Watts, Sheriff of Kiowa County, was elected to Board of Directors.

*     The Weisbrod Memorial County Hospital carnival will start promptly at 11am with the white elephant auction.

50 Years Ago

May 17, 1968

*     A call for volunteers, material & supplies for the repair and painting of the bleachers at the Eads Athletic Field brought more than expected results.

*     Plateau Natural Gas Co. moved its business office in Eads to a new location, 1301 Maine Street. Remodeling of the building was started several weeks ago.

*     Wayne G. Langenderfer, Doctor of Optometry, has opened an office 1213 Maine Street. Both Dr. John F. Hines, Dentist, will share the same reception room.

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