Pages from the Past - from our 133-year archives

PROMO Community - Pages from the Past Front Page - Chris Sorensen
Published Sunday, October 4, 2020

15 Year Ago

October 7, 2005

  • RE-1 School Board votes for switch to 6-man from 8-man football beginning 2006 season.
  • Wild Horse Roundup -Curtis Schrimp: When we went to Kit Carson, we saw the results of a train wreck few miles west of town. It was a mess with a lot of equipment cleaning it up.

25 Years Ago

October 6, 1995

  • The Union Pacific Railroad/Southern Pacific Railroad have requested permission from The Interstate Commerce Commission to abandon rail service from Towner to the junction bear Boone.

40 Years Ago

October 3, 1980

  • First National Bank ran an ad urging voters to vote no on Initiative 5 allowing banks to open branch facilities separate from their principal office anywhere in the state. 

50 Years Ago

October 2, 1970

  • John P. Lucas of Haswell returned from Albuquerque, New Mexico, with winners of several breeds of chickens that were on exhibit there. 12 first, 8 seconds, 4 thirds, and 3 fourths.

75 Years Ago

September 28, 1945

  • Peace officers from southeast Colorado met at Eads. In the afternoon they enjoyed a pistol shoot.

100 Years Ago

October 1, 1920

  • The Eads electric light plant is now complete. The Fairbanks-Morse engineer is expected here Monday to test the plant.

A fire alarm box has been placed on the electric light pole in front of the First National Bank. The price for a cigar lighter or pencil sharpener and turning the crank without further cause, will be $10 or more and 30 days or so in the local bastille.

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