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

Kiowa County Press historic front page.

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.