Pages from the Past - From our 134-year Archives for August 8, 2021

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Published Sunday, 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. 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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