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Published Saturday, July 18, 2020

15 Year Ago

July 22, 2005

  • West End Wavelength - Michelle Wyckoff: Wanda and Virgil branded Sunday, so you know what that means. Everyone in 'town' begged to help so we would all squeeze in there for prize-winning dinner.

25 Years Ago

July 21, 1995

  • The District 4-H Horse Show held at the Sand & Sage Fairgrounds. In the intermediate division was Brandy Shalberg from Kiowa County, who took top-around honors.

40 Years Ago

July 18, 1980

  • The Nation's top Little Britches Rodeo will be in Eads to perform 22 approved events.
  • From the Sheriff's Desk - Floyd Griswould: Anyone that may have borrowed, or anyone that seen someone pulling one of those large implement carries from the Barlow shop, please call the office.
  • From the Sheriff's Desk - Floyd Griswould: Anyone who borrowed or knows of someone who borrowed and 8' stock tank from Benny Fischer, please call the office.

50 Years Ago

July 17, 1970

  • Twenty-four cars of the Missouri Pacific train derailed six miles west of Haswell, stopping rail traffic in both directions.

100 Years Ago

July 16, 1920

  • Neiman and Hicks are making good progress on the building to be devoted to a planing mill. The walls are nearing completion and already show what a substantial building this will become. 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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