Pages from the Past - From our 134-year Archives for March 28, 2021

PROMO Community - Pages from the Past Front Page - Chris Sorensen
Published Sunday, March 28, 2021

15 Year Ago

March 31, 2006

  • As the West End Turns- Michelle Wyckoff: Helen and Charlie Mitchell just returned from Argentina where they spent three whole months taking ballroom dancing lessons and perfecting their Tango.

25 Years Ago

March 29, 1996

  • Wild Horse Roundup- Curtis Schrimp: Nick Johnson of Wild Horse entered the 1-on-1 hoop shoot in Eads and won the Junior Division, three-point and overall championship.
  • East End Events: Over the last week several of the families with kids went somewhere for spring break.

40 Years Ago

March 27, 1981

  • Winners of the poster contest sponsored by WIFE were Barbara Beaman and Eric Weisdorfer tied 3rd, Meg Kreutzer 2nd, and David Lathrop 1st.

50 Years Ago

March 26, 1971

  • Mike Abrams, 10th grade student from Eads High School and son of Mr. & Mrs. Harry Abrams Jr., displayed the Grand Champion project at the Tri-County Regional Science Fair.
  • Installation of an Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and Closed-Circuit Television has been completed at Weisbrod Memorial Hospital.

75 Years Ago

March 15, 1946

  • Workmen arrived a few days ago and began excavating for a new Missouri Pacific railroad depot in Eads.

March 22, 1946

  • The government advertised for bids on a Gramm fire engine at Fort Lyon and the town of Eads was the successful bidder at $502.00

100 Years Ago

March 25, 1921

  • The Second Annual County Spelling Contest held with L. B. Jones of Galatea spelling contest winner. Robert Laing of Eads second. Raymond Hicks of Eads was the oratorical contest winner.
  • Three new grain elevators are soon to be built in Eads. Mr. Enfield, who has a chain of elevators on the Santa Fe, is the one building them. 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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