Pages from the Past - From our 135-year Archives for January 16, 2022

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Published Sunday, January 16, 2022

January 12, 2007

  • Flowing three weeks of storms, the Kiowa County Division of Emergency Management is encouraging resident to check their emergency supplies and restock needed items.
  • USDA Update- Rod Johnson: The December 2006 snow storms and blizzards have confronted livestock producers with a variety of problems. One of those being safe disposal of livestock carcasses.
  • East End Events- Lana & Peggy Weber: Well, in case anyone hasn't seen all the evidence, it snowed, tons!! Weather channel said Sheridan Lake had 33 inches.

25 Years Ago

January 10, 1997

  • Wild Horse Roundup- Curtis Schrimp: Alice Keller, along with her son Chuck, his son, Ken, and his son, Chase, went to Mom Short's to take a five generation picture. There is quite an age spread as Mom Short is 110 and Chase is three weeks old.
  • Wild Horse Roundup- Curtis Schrimp: Well, my Broncos stubbed their toe today. I was sure rooting for them to go all the way. I'll just wait for the Rockies.

40 Years Ago

January 8, 1982

  • Snowpack in the Colorado Rockies is two to three times deeper than at the same time a year ago, the Soil Conservation Service reported recently.
  • From the Sheriff Desk- Floyd Griswould: The cold weather has slowed farm thefts way down. We continue looking in hopes of catching someone doing something that they shouldn't.

50 Years Ago

January 14, 1972

  • Kiowa County Clerk Art Bradbury displays some unusual museum pieces he has collected for use in the proposed Kiowa County Museum. One is a rare work of art, a floral arrangement made of human hair.
  • The new $83,000 First Christian Church of Eads was formally dedicated. 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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