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

Kiowa County Press historic front page.

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.