Pages from the Past - From our 132-year Archives

PROMO Community - Pages from the Past Front Page - Chris Sorensen
Published Friday, October 25, 2019

15 Years Ago

October 22, 2004

  • Over 400 Residents from across Kiowa County participated in the mass vaccination exercise.
  • The Kiowa County Commissioners are excited to announce the groundbreaking ceremony for the new assisted living center October 2, 2004.
  • The annual Haswell Fish Fry picnic was Sunday afternoon at the park. Paul Stoker fishes at Blue Lake and furnished the fish as a "thank you" for community support of the Haswell Propane & Fuel Co.

25 Years Ago

October 28, 1994

  • Wild Horse Roundup-Curtis Schrimp: There was quite a fire about 5 or 6 miles northwest of Wild Horse. I was told it was in a CRP field and burned about 2.5 miles long and about 0.5 miles wide.
  • Towner Tales-Ann Harkness: Many residents have witnessed the cranes flying south this past week. Quite an impressive sight as they move noisily through the sky.

40 Years Ago

October 26, 1979

  • Tom Davis, owner of Kiowa Drug, reported considerable damage throughout the store when someone threw a full 7-up can thru the window.
  • Sheridan Lake Ripples-Mrs. Oren White: Mark Osborn, son of Mr. & Mrs. Robert Osborn, fractured a wrist in a freak accident. A horse, half crazed by a rattlesnake bite, ran over him through a fence gate as Mark tried to hold back. The horse later died from the snake bite.

50 Years Ago

October 24, 1969

  • Weather continues to dominate the news scene in Kiowa County as more rain covers most of the area.

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