Pages from the Past - From our 134-year Archives for December 26, 2021

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Published Sunday, December 26, 2021

15 Years Ago

December 29, 2006

2006 Recap:

  • The Colorado Department of Transportation and V & S Railway Inc signed an agreement sale of the A Towner Railroad Line.
  • Community meeting results in formation plan to save the theatre.
  • Elden Reinert spoke about a coal-fired power generation facility that will be constructed in Southeast Colorado.
  • In June - Heat! That describes the current weather, Moisture conditions continue to plague most of Colorado.

25 Years Ago

December 27, 1996

  • Frank Vitera accepts a $500 check from Southeast Colorado Power Association to purchase a new TV for the men's lounge at Weisbrod Nursing Home.

40 Years Ago

December 24, 1981

  • Nursing Home News-LaVerne Fischer: An unannounced visit from Santa Claus caused much speculation among residents and staff. Thinking we had him cornered, we had him signed our guest book. But sure enough it was signed Santa Claus -North Pole.  However, watching closely, he seemed pretty well acquainted with our bookkeeper, Renee Woods.

50 Years Ago

December 24, 1971

  • Prowers County Sheriff's Posse member were hosts to the Kiowa County Sheriff's Posse when both groups and their families, and the Jr. Sheriff's Posse and dates met for the annual Christmas dinner.
  • A new law taking effect January 1 will place many farm workers, who were previously exempt, under provisions of the Workmen's Compensation law, gives ranchers and farmers concerned about their liability under the amendment to the act. 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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