Pages from the Past - From Our 131-Year Archives

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Published Friday, February 16, 2018

Pages from the Past

15 Years Ago

February 14, 2003

  • Connie Richardson, RN, a registered nurse at Weisbrod Memorial Hospital & Nursing Home has been nominated for a 2003 Nightingale Award.
  • Plainview Elementary received the John Irwin School of Excellence Award for 2001-2002 school year.
  • East End Events-Kami Stum: The Senior Citizens are selling raffle tickets for their annual ceramics collections.

25 Years Ago

February 18, 1993

  • What began as a routine shoplifting call in Lamar ended with recovery of merchandise taken from three Eads businesses.
  • Blizzard conditions across southeast Colorado forced schools and many businesses to close. Accumulations of more than 12 inches reported.

40 Years Ago

February 17, 1978

  • A lingering ice storm compounded by a five-inch snow dragged down more than 1,000 utility poles of Southeast Colorado Power Assn. plunging just about all of Kiowa County & other eastern Colorado areas into prolonged darkness & near helplessness.

50 Years Ago

February 16, 1968

  • Much of eastern Colorado was blanketed with light cover of wet snow. About 2 inches in Eads .10 moisture content.