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Published Friday, May 1, 2020

15 Year Ago

May 6, 2005

  • Eads 4th grader, Kyle Crow, earned $950 for his college education in statewide contest -Who Wants to Be a College Student?
  • East End Events - Lana Weber: Plainview had their prom last Saturday. There were 30 students in attendance, along with several adults for the dinner

25 Years Ago

May 5, 1995

  • Looking for a Super Sitter to care for your children? Twenty-three girls just completed a babysitting training course given by CSU Cooperative Extension service.
  • CFSA Update -Rod Johnson: Most of the reports receiving from the field on freeze damage are favorable.

40 Years Ago

May 2, 1980

  • April showers certainly have been in abundance during the month of April. According to the official weatherman, John E. Jacobs, a total of 3.86 of moisture has fallen.
  • The Plainview School band continues to be successful as were the top-rated Class I band at contest held in Limon.
  • Home Oil Company in Eads was burglarized late Monday night or Tuesday morning and approximately $270 in cash taken.
  • Colorado farmers and ranchers facing a possible grasshopper epidemic this summer should react quickly and forcefully to restrictive EPA guidelines on the use of pesticides

50 Years Ago

May 1, 1970

  • CSU announced that, due to lack of legislative funding, cutbacks in spending must be made. One suggestion was reducing experimental branch station by 1/2 and close the Rocky Ford Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory. 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.

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