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Published Sunday, November 15, 2020

15 Year Ago

November 18, 2005

  • New store in Eads, called Thursdays on Maine, held a "sneak preview."
  • David Kraft was the State Motocross Championship for the second year in a row. Don Lynn finished 4th and Bryce Kraft took 8th overall in his class.

25 Years Ago

November 17, 1995

  • FSA Update- Rod Johnson:  It finally official. We are now the Farm Service Agency CFSA. Although we have been using FSA for the past couple of months, it is now official.
  • Wild Horse Roundup- Curtis Schrimp: Billie Lafferty and I went to Boyero and watched the prairie fire. I believe that was as big a fire as I have ever seen.

40 Years Ago

November 14, 1980

  • The 80-foot-high, 40,000-bushel frame and corrugated steel Boulware Elevator, structure since 1946, fell before a crane-swung wrecking ball.
  • The annual Eads High School Powder Puff football game turned out to be an exciting one even though the teams battled to 0-0 tie.

50Years Ago

November 13, 1970

  • Miss Ruthanna Jacobs submitted the winning slogan, "A Place in the Sun," in the SCEDD Regional Ambassadors Campaign contest.

75 Years Ago

November 9, 1945

  • W.H. Culver, who has operated the Culver's Service Station the past two years, has purchased the property, including the station, equipment, restaurant, and tract of lots.

100 Years Ago

November 12, 1920

  • Sometime Saturday night, the J.W. Blair hardware store was entered by burglars and about $270 in cash taken. Mr. Blair is offering $50 reward for his arrest and conviction.
  • The Kit Carson girls' game was forfeited to Eads 2-0 because of unbecoming language and rough play, which disqualified the referee and every Kit Carson player.

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