Pages from the Past - From our 135-year Archives for June 19, 2022

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Published Sunday, June 19, 2022

15 Years Ago

June 15, 2007

  • USDA Update- Rod Johnson: Kiowa County was buffeted by high winds, but only minor soil erosion was noted on some fields.
  • Wild Horse Roundup- Curtis Schrimp: The KC Electric annual meeting was held, and our group did pretty good at the prize drawing. My name wasn't called so I just ate some free donuts.

25 Years Ago

June 13, 1997

  • Eads Town Board were informed the contractor selected to construct restrooms at the roadside park would like to "walk away" from contract because an error in calculating bid
  • About Town- Ida Lessenden: When we passed the lakes on 287, we were amazed at the hundreds and hundreds of boats on the lakes.

40 Years Ago

June 11, 1982

  • The construction of cable TV has finally begun in Eads. Cable TV will bring additional 5 channels to the existing 4 with capability of 20 channels.

50 Years Ago

June 16, 1972

  • At least 35,000 Coloradan would like the opportunity to vote on the question to hold or not to hold the 1976 Winter Olympics.
  • The addition of two-way radio system provides the public with better and faster service through the Extension Office.

75 Years Ago

 June 13, 1947

  • It was a great disappointment to Eads citizens to watch the test of our new water well pump a good flow for quite a while then turn to salt water and fizzle out.

100 Years Ago


  • M.W. Boyce has announced that he will run for Sheriff of Kiowa County subject to the decision of the Republican voters.
  • The Commerce Clubs reports that a drinking fountain is to be placed on the corner in front of Nee-No-She office and tough for horses will be made across from the lumber yard. 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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