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.