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Published Saturday, September 26, 2020

15 Year Ago

September 30, 2005

  • The Eads Chamber of Commerce Car Show held in conjunction with the Kiowa County Fair was a success again as 25 entered the show.
  • As the West End Turns- Michelle Wykoff: Blow-drying 101. Select blow dryer on ability to dry hair, not because it's your favorite color.
  • Wild Horse Roundup- Curtis Schrimp: What a Saturday evening. A very, very large crowd gathered at the Ernie Hammer ranch to join in their annual end of summer get together.

25 Years Ago

September 29, 1995

  • Kiowa County 4-H families are concluding the 1994-95 year with great pride. Membership increased by 11% to 115 members.
  • The Plainview High School cheerleaders will be attending the National Cheerleading competition in Dallas, Texas.

40 Years Ago

September 26, 1980

  • Nursing Home News- LaVerne Fischer: Residents have been busy picking tomatoes from their vines and have ended up with a bumper crop thanks to their grand gardener Mike Kasza.

50 Years Ago

September 25, 1970

  • Reflections-From the Press Editor's Pad: a general rain in these parts Monday and Tuesday certainly brought smiles to many faces.
  •  The Census Bureau release its official count, with a considerable drop in Eads to 776. Kiowa County also so dropped to 2,006.
  • There have been three fires in Haswell this week started by sparks from the trains.

75 Years Ago

September 21, 1945

  • A barn and several sheds on the John Davis ranch near Haswell were destroyed by fire. A mow-full of hay, considerable mineral, cotton seed cake and five calves were lost.

100 Years Ago

September 24, 1920

  • Sheriff W.S. McCracken captured two bootleggers who were operating in the vicinity. They had five gallons of liquor and a Ford, all of which was taken charge of by the County.

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