Pages from the Past - From our 133-year archives

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Published Thursday, May 14, 2020

15 Year Ago

May 20, 2005

  • USDA Update -Rod Johnson: Finally, 003/2004 crop disaster payments are being issued!
  • The Eads and McClave High School Business Department and Lamar Community College were recently awarded a $70,000 Tech Prep grant.

25 Years Ago

May 19, 1995

  • Thunderstorms, high winds, hail and possible tornadoes were felt across Kiowa County Monday through Wednesday.
  • Nursing Home News - Nellie Nickert: Starting Monday morning with Polka Aerobics does tend to loosen up those tight muscles.

40 Years Ago

May 16, 1980

  • Governor Richard Lam signed House Bill 1030 to purchase water for impoundage in the Great Plains Reservoirs
  • Proposed Kiowa County Pest Control District was narrowly defeated.
  • Microwave oven workshop was held

50 Years Ago

May 15, 1970

  • Kiowa County Sheriff Eugene C. Kelley received recognition as "Senior Sheriff of Colorado." A special badge was presented to him.
  • Eads and Lamar music students of Mrs. Delphine J. Segers were presented in a spring recital.

75 Years Ago

May 11, 1945

  • Greatest and most welcome news of the past six years came May 7 when it was officially announced that the German army had surrendered.

100 Years Ago

May 7, 1920

  • The drill at Nee-No-She well struck salt and last report was over one hundred feet in it.
  • P.R. Devereux who purchase the old Ed Low hotel is building a new barber shop on the same lot and otherwise improving the property.
  • A public highway is being graded along the south side of the tracks thru the Jackson addition to Maine Street which will help in directing tourists to the boulevard. 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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