Pages from the Past - from our 133-year archives

PROMO Community - Pages from the Past Front Page - Chris Sorensen
Published Thursday, February 27, 2020

15 Years Ago

March 4, 2005

  • Third arrest made in golf course burglary, more expected.
  • Kit Carson Clips -Marilyn White: The Chili cook-off held at the United Methodist Church was a huge success. There were 22 pots of Chili and the ones I sampled were very good.

25 Years Ago

March 3, 1995

  • Duane "Champ" Wissel has honored as Conservationist of the Year by the Kiowa County Soil Conservation District for his outstanding accomplishment in the conservation of soil and water resources.

40 Years Ago

February 29, 1980

  • The Eads Lions Club held District Governors visitation and a time to celebrate the reorganization of the local club.
  • The new Southeast Colorado Power Association building is starting to take shape after several months of inactivity. The new facility is located on East 14th Street in Eads.
  • From the Sheriff's Desk -Floyd Griswould: Let this be a warning. Some minors are going to find themselves in court for drinking beer and some older boys for buying that beer.

50 Years Ago

February 27, 1970

  • The Plainview Hawks defeated Eads 56-52 to earn a share of the High Plains League Title. Both teams had identical overall records, wining 14 losing 4.
  • Brandon: A picture of one of the oil well in our Brandon Field was shown in the Sunday edition of the Pueblo Chieftain. may earn an affiliate commission if you purchase products or services through links in an article. Prices, when displayed, are accurate at the time of publication but may change over time. Commissions do not influence editorial independence.

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