Pages from the Past - From our 134-year Archives for June 13, 2021

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Published Sunday, June 13, 2021

15 Year Ago

June 16, 2006

  • Sean Gleason from La Junta was selected in the 25th round of the Major League draft by the Boston Red Sox.
  • Haswell residents celebrated a refurbished city park - partly funded by a GOCO grant - with a community barbeque.

25 Years Ago

June 14, 1996

  • Seth Green, a teenager from Nebraska, may have caught a Colorado state record Wiper at Nee Nose Reservoir.
  • East End Events- Ann M Harkness & Co: Summer is beginning to make its presence known. What wheat remains is beginning to change color.

40 Years Ago

June 12, 1981

  • FHA has finally approved a set of blueprints for the senior citizen housing complex.
  • Southeast Colorado water sports enthusiast are now able to launch boats of almost any size for skiing and boating at Nee Noshe Reservoir

50 Years Ago

June 11, 1971

  • A badly decomposed body of a 45-year-old man from California was found in a field north and west of Sheridan Lake, an apparent suicide.

100 Years Ago

June 10, 1921

  • The Star Barber Shop opened for business this morning with two good barbers.
  • Eads is to have a tourist camping ground located on the Davis block northeast part of town.
  • The last report from Pueblo shows that city slowly recovering from the devastating floor of last Friday. The flood came on down the river, doing damage at La Junta, Rocky Ford, Las Animas, Lamar and smaller towns between.

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