Pages from the Past - From our 134-year Archives for August 8, 2021
15 Year Ago
August 11, 2006
- As the West End Turns- Michelle Wyckoff: The West End Golden Age Seniors had their monthly meeting and discussed their upcoming trip to the State Fair.
- About Town- Melissa Peterson/Doris Lessenden: The Artist of the Plains held their 4th annual ice cream social.
- Wild Horse Roundup- Curtis Schrimp: This week has been a motorcycle week. I seen 19 in one bunch and then some singles headed east. The last couple of days seen smaller bunches headed west.
- Vivian Gifford and James Siefkas will be representing Prairie Pines Assisted Living Center as Silver King & Queen contestants in the Arkansas Valley Fair.
25 Years Ago
August 9, 1996
- Kiowa County District RE-1 & RE-2 announced their policy for determining eligibility receiving free and reduced meals.
- High Plains 10-year-old Bambino All Star team won the championship in the State Tournament in Pueblo.
40 Years Ago
August 7, 1981
- The beginning of the end of Eads long awaited tennis court is happening. The asphalt was laid and with a little bit of luck the court may be ready to test out before the winter months.
50 Years Ago
August 13, 1971
- Kit Carson Community News: The area southeast of Kit Carson received various amounts of moisture that included hail that damaged crops & ruined gardens.