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Published Sunday, October 18, 2020

15 Year Ago

October 21, 2005

  • The Town of Eads are now owners of the property at the corner of 14th and Goff. The property is the former Beeline service station.
  • Philomene Liesen will once again conduct the Christmas Cantata this year, along with helpers Dawn James, Laura Negley, Nancy Walker and Gay Uhland.

25 Years Ago

October 20, 1995

  • The Kiowa County Commissioners have received a letter which indicates that filing for abandonment of the railroad could take place at the end of November or first part of December.
  • East End Events -complied by Plainview 6th Grade: October 12 a high of 93 and October 13 a low of 24, the coldest all fall. The weather has been good all week for harvest.
  • About Town- Ida Lessenden: Many people were impressed with the Eads marching band under the direction of Ty Valentine.

40 Years Ago

October 17, 1980

  • Gerry Oyen, Colorado State Patrolman assigned to the area, was given an "outstanding" rating on his performance evaluation for the period of November 1979 to November 1980.
  • Mary Miller, Kiowa County Extension Agent, presented the Meritorious Service Award to Virgil and Ida Lessenden for their years of service to the 4-H program.
  • Sheridan Lake Ripples- Mrs. Oren White: Miss Joyce Burk, Science at Plainview High School, thinks our prairies are quite different from her mountain home in Monte Vista.

50 Years Ago

October 16, 1970

  • The third annual Arlington School Reunion was held in the Arlington schoolhouse.

75 Years Ago

October 5, 1945

  • Kiowa County is slated for a deep oil test in the very near future. This well will be drilled by the CA Company on a tract of land north of Eads.

100 Years Ago

October 8, 1920

  • The electric lights were turned on for the first time and are continuing each evening until 12 o'clock.
  • A fire alarm turned in Wednesday evening calling out the new fire department. It was not a real fire, but the boys responded and were all there in a few minutes ready for duty with their new fire truck.

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