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.