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Pages from the Past - From our 135-year Archives for December 11, 2022

Kiowa County Press historic front page.

15 Years Ago

December 7, 2007

  • The Kiowa County Sheriff’s Office implemented an immediate fire ban due to unseasonably warm temperatures, dry conditions, and high to very high fire conditions.
  • Kit Carson Clips- Marilyn White: I have noticed this past week the ice on the tank is getting thicker and thicker. It could be because it’s December?

25 Years Ago

December 5, 1997

  • USDA Update- Rod Johnson: More snow was received this week. It’s been a long winter already and it’s still FALL!
  • CHSAA named 2,333 students to the spring activities season Academic All-State team, including two from Kit Cason High School and nine from Eads High School.

40 Years Ago                    

December 3, 1982

  • A group of about 90 people met at the Eads High School Gym November 30, to discuss the mil levy referendum. The notice was sent November 24 before Thanksgiving, making this a very short notice to the public.
  • 50 Useful things you can do with this newspaper #37. Make paper airplanes at political dinners.

50 Years Ago

December 8, 1972

  • A new youth organization has been started at Eads High School - Future Business Leaders of America.

75 Years Ago

 December 5, 1947

  • L.C. Rutledge suffered a financial loss in a garage fire at Lamar. Rutledge purchase a new Buick automobile in Kansas and had stopped by Lampton-Buick in Lamar to have it checked. The car had only been in the garage a few minutes when the building caught fire and destroyed it.

100 Years Ago

 December 8, 1922

  • Sheriff McCracken, not wishing to embarrass the new sheriff with all this collection of Hoocherinos, will hold a sale December 23.  Its a little late to get in shape for Christmas, but could be done in time for New Years. How much do you bid?