15 Years Ago
February 11, 2005
- Wild Horse Roundup -Curtis Schrimp: I know a lot of you know I get a little dingy at times and this evening was one. I am watching a polka show on R.F.D. Really great music got my feet to jerking and the next thing you know I am up dancing.
25 Years Ago
February 3, 1995
- Towner Tales - Ann Harkness: The Plainview Quilting Chapter became organized last week and will hold their first meeting February 11.
40 Years Ago
February 8, 1980
- Sheridan Lake Ripples- Mrs. Oren White: It took Mr. & Mrs. Eugene Splitter and family three hours to travel 27 miles during the height of the blizzard.
- From the Sheriff's Desk -Floyd: A Stratton man came in to spend some time with us. He was found guilty in county court of eluding a police officer and driving on a suspended license.
50 Years Ago
February 6, 1970
- Late Flash--Just going to press, two prairie fires were reported. The local fire alarm was sounded for one just west of Prairie Queen road and the second, reportedly set by a passing train just west of Chivington.
- Something to think about- Oddity: Eads has a Crow, we call him Clyde, that takes care of hundreds of Pigeons.
75 Years Ago
February 2, 1945
- With rather amazing speed for times like the present, the Southeast Power Association has completed a highline from the south connecting Eads with the power plant at Lamar.
100 Years Ago
January 30, 1920
- H. Crumpley, who has been running the dining room at the Commercial Hotel, has leased the Doyle restaurant.
- The biggest load of corn ever hauled to Eads was brought in by L.H. Freese. It contained 120 bushels and 30 pounds and brought a handsome sum of $160.70.
100 Years Ago
February 6, 1920
- Thomas Jenkins has opened a real estate and loan office in Chivington.