Pages from the Past - From our 134-year Archives for May 23, 2021

PROMO Community - Pages from the Past Front Page - Chris Sorensen
Published Sunday, May 23, 2021

15 Year Ago

May 26, 2006

  • Member of the Kiowa County Sheriff's Office executed a search warrant at residence in Brandon on information pit bulls were being trained and used for dog fighting.

25 Years Ago

May 24, 1996

  • Graduating ceremonies were held in area schools. Plainview 9, Kit Carson 14, and Eads 17

40 Years Ago

May 22, 1981

  • Doris Anderson, President of Kiowa County Extension Homemakers Council, presented Mrs. Muriel Anderson and Mrs. Iva Lee Barnes with their 50 Year Membership Certificate. 

50 Years Ago

May 23, 1971

  • Miss Julie McKnight is scheduled to appear on "Romper Room," televised on KKTV Channel 11.

75 Years Ago

May 3, 1946

  • Several local business firms have recently improved the appearance of their establishments by installing neon signs and decorations.
  • May 10, 1946
  • Elections in several school districts were held. District 1, Eads, Joe Barnett received all 11 votes to succeed himself. Haswell re-elected Ashley Doak by a large majority and he brags about his opponent having received 1 vote, presumably her own.

100 Years Ago

May 6, 1921

  • The Kiowa County Abstract Company moved into their new building just west of the courthouse.

May13, 1921

  • Work on the church basement is delayed for a few days awaiting the shipment of reinforcing iron. The excavation is about completed and cement work is soon to begin. 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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