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. 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.