Pages from the Past - From our 134-year Archives for May 30, 2021

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Published Sunday, May 30, 2021

15 Year Ago

June 2, 2006

  • As the West End Turns- Michelle Wyckoff: Michelle Nelson would like to encourage everyone to come to the Nation's Smallest Jail Renovation Fund Raiser
  • Kit Carson Clips- Marilyn White: We got seven-tenths inch of rain with some pea size hail. Very Cool this morning and tempting to kick on the furnace.

25 Years Ago

May 31, 1996

  • The Great Plains Reservoir Project, located in Kiowa County, will receive a $2.5 Million Legacy Grant. The goal of the project is to develop the first state park in southeast Colorado.
  • East End Events- Ann M. Harkness & Co: Memorial Day weekend brought much needed rain to the area. Amounts 3.5 to 4 inches over the 72-hour period.

40 Years Ago

May 29, 1981

  • Missouri Pacific Railroad faces the upcoming grain harvest with a surplus of covered hopper freight cars and sees little trouble in handling what could be an excellent harvest in Kansas, Nebraska and western Missouri.
  • Nursing Home News- LaVerne Fisher: A long overdue congratulations to Fay Holcomb for her winning entry in the Rocky Mountain Writers Guild, Inc.

50 Years Ago

May 28, 1971

  • Trucks form Goodwill Industries will be in the area, weather permitting, to pick up household discards from residents.
  • The annual Arlington Day was observed at Colorado Boys Ranch commemorating the presentation of the Arlington Church to the Ranch for a chapel. 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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