Pages from the Past - From our 134-year Archives for October 17, 2021

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Published Sunday, October 17, 2021

15 Years Ago

October 20, 2006

  • The gas cost adjustment, if approved by COPUC, would decrease the current residential gas commodity rate 34% from $1.29 ccf to $0.85 ccf.
  • Glenda Stoker has 18 or more tables of vendors for the upcoming Haswell Fall Festival. They may have more after Glenda interviewed on KLMR.

25 Years Ago

October 18, 1996

  • Due to the rising cost in operating a health care system, the Weisbrod Hospital District will have a mill levy increase question on the November ballot.
  • Eads youths Justin Crow and Ryan Trosper both advanced to the team championship of the NFL Punt, Pass & Kick contest.

40 Years Ago

October 16, 1981

  • Members of the Eads Masonic Lodge and the Eads Public Housing Authority gathered north and behind City Hall to "break ground" for the senior citizen housing complex.
  • Effective November 1, 1981, subscription rates will rise for in state to $10.00; out of state $12.00; and single copy $0.25.
  • The Kiowa County Commissioners have 60 days to respond to a Colorado Health Department ruling that an open waste dump it is operating near Haswell is in violation of numerous environmental laws.
  • Nursing Home News- LaVerne Fischer: Our ladies have clipped lots of coupons and invite anyone interested in looking through for any they might like to use.
  • Sheriff Floyd Griswould and his staff spent most of the day rounding up cattle scattered along the highway after a tractor trailer failed to negotiate the curve at U.S. 287 and CO 96. A second accident happened south of the curve when a Kenworth struck a steer that had been in the trailer of the prior accident.
  • Thank you, Jack Dixon and Marvin Richardson, for finding and returning the money bag you found.

50 Years Ago

October 15, 1971

  • The Eads High School band had quite a day at the Air Force Academy meeting 2,000 other band member from 26 different high schools and combining talents for a thrilling halftime show.
  • 91 former pupils and families and friends of the old Arlington School met for the fourth annual meeting. 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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