Pages from the Past - From our 131-year Archives

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Published Sunday, May 27, 2018

15 Years Ago

May 23, 2003

  • USDA Update-Rod Johnson: The Kiowa County FSA Committee has requested the State Committee to implement emergency grazing of CRP beginning June 1.

25 Years Ago

May 26, 1993

  • Severe thunderstorms spawned tornadoes in Kiowa and Prowers Counties last Saturday afternoon. Other tornadoes were sighted in Kit Carson & Cheyenne Counties.
  • Ordinance #92 states "it is unlawful for any person to ride a bicycle on the sidewalk of the Town of Eads."
  • Kit Carson News: Congratulations to Eldon Stoker on placing 3rd in the Old Timer Rodeo. He had not bull-dogged in 21 years, so he can be very proud of this.

40 Years Ago

May 26, 1978

  • Barton D. Miller, of Sterling, received broken bones and lacerations after he was thrown from his vehicle when it was hit by a tornado on CO 96 eight miles west of Haswell.
  • The Plainview High School boys 880 relay team were disqualified before the race at the state meet because of their unmatched uniforms. The boys ran the race even though they knew their time would not count. This did not prevent the team from finishing 3rdand turning in their fastest time of the year.

50 Years Ago

May 24, 1968

  • Merle Garner of Eads was on the list of 29 Colorado high school juniors Colorado State College named to attend the tenth annual Frontiers of Science.