Pages from the Past - From our 134-year Archives for February 14, 2021

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Published Sunday, February 14, 2021

15 Year Ago

February 17, 2006

  • As The West End Turns- Michelle Wyckoff: Big news in the west is the Valentine Dance held at the Haswell Community Building.
  • About Town- Melissa Peterson and Doris Lessenden: Jason Weirich spent Valentine's Day in New York City. He braved those deep snowbanks to present his research paper regarding ways in which to combat noxious weeds.
  • Wild Horse Roundup- Curtis Schrimp: I took Bill Skinner to Carson as his car was a little stubborn in starting. He took along his guitar and entertained a nice crowd at the senior center.

25 Years Ago

February 16, 1996

  • Nursing Home News- Nellie Nichert: Did you know a small dish of vinegar in an obscure place will absorb unpleasant odors, especially cigarette odor?

40 Years Ago

February 13, 1981

  • The population of Kiowa County shows a decrease of 162 as of April 1, 1980.

50 Years Ago

February 12, 1971

  • Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Templer, Mr. and Mrs. George Jacobs, Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Jacobs, and Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Greenwell spent 10 days fishing in the Gulf of Mexico. The highlight of the trip found the party, 28 miles into the gulf attempting the art of deep-sea fishing. Their attempts proved successful in a catch of 102 red snappers.

75 Years Ago

February 1, 1946

  • Friends and neighbors in the community south of Galatea, joined a rabbit and coyote hunt. Reports they killed lots of rabbits and had a barrel of fun.  More than 60 participated in the drive.
  • The Town of Eads Board of Trustees lodge formal complaint with Public Utilities Commission for force Southeast Colorado Power Association to correct faulty electrical and water service.

100 Years Ago

February 4, 1921

  • A tractor has been purchased by the Board of County Commissioners' to be used in keeping up with the roads in Kiowa County.
  • Last week was a busy week for Sheriff McCracken. He made four arrests and drove nearly 400 miles.  Considering the conditions of the roads this is going some. 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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