Pages from the Past - From our 133-year archives

PROMO Community - Pages from the Past Front Page - Chris Sorensen
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.

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