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Pages from the Past - From our 135-year Archives for July 24, 2022

Kiowa County Press historic front page.

15 Years Ago

July 20, 2007

  • USDA Update- Rod Johnson: Now with wheat harvest about wrapped up, we could sure use rain on the summer crops, especially in the western portion of the county.
  • CDOT is investigating why a wooden bridge, the North Fork Sand Arroyo bridge, caught fire. The bridge was built in 1935.
  • Towner Tales- Sharon Scott: The saying about “No News is Good News” is not the case of a news article for the newspaper.

25 Years Ago

July 18, 1997

  • Construction is underway on restroom facilities at the roadside park in Eads.
  • About Town- Ida Lessenden: The area wheat field must be shelling out quite well since the elevators have been full at Haswell and Eads. Mountains of wheat are being piled up outside.

40 Years Ago

July 16, 1982

  • Combines, trucks, railroad grain cars, and the grain elevator showed little activity while waiting for fields to dry out. Wheat harvest in the area has been severely hampered by rain and cool weather running about 2-3 weeks behind.

50 Years Ago

July 21, 1972

  • Eads Little Leaguers won the championship at the Hi-Plains Tourney, beating McClave 15-12. Eads rang up 9 runs in the first inning.

100 Years Ago

 July 21, 1922

  • H.R. Sunday’s Garage sold a new Ford Touring car to Mrs. Sweany of Towner.  
  • Dr. Irish, the painless dentist, and Dr. Mitchell, the pain reliever, were quite busy Monday and Tuesday.
  • Ray Hollingsworth and his new aeroplane, piloted by L.H. Alkinson, visited Eads and treated many of the townspeople to a birds-eye view of the town.