Pages from the Past - From our 134-year Archives for March 7, 2021

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Published Sunday, March 7, 2021

15 Year Ago

March 10, 2006

  • USDA Update- Rod Johnson: three of us in the office read the post card before mailing it to producers. None of us noticed we failed to included location of the meeting.
  • East End Events- Lana Weber. The Plainview Juniors and Seniors had a great time walking around Denver and the Capitol Building.
  • About Town- Melissa Peterson & Doris Lessenden: We have a separate season within spring called mud season.

25 Years Ago

March 8, 1996

  • Nursing Home News- Nellie Nickert: I think everyone has a bit of gambling in the blood, for all the activities offered; bingo has the most enthusiastic attendance.

40 Years Ago

March 6, 1981

  • Although the much-needed moisture was welcome to almost everyone, it did cause some minor problems for Southeast Colorado Power Association.
  • Miss Tammy Stowell and Sebrina Brandfas, of Eads, have been selected as finalist in the Miss National Teenage Pageant.
  • George Blackburn and Kelley Jackson, both of Kiowa County, were honored at the annual Cattlemen's meeting.  Blackburn and Jackson were named life-long members.

50 Years Ago

March 5, 1971

  • Kiowa County official population 1970 was 2029 down 16.3% from the 1960 census figure  of 2425.
  • Everett Wayne (Dusty) Tallman, a junior at Cheyenne Wells, was chosen for the National Honor Society. He was the only boy, with nine girls inducted into the Honor Society this year. 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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