Pages from the Past - From our 135-year Archives for June 5, 2022

PROMO Community - Pages from the Past Front Page - Chris Sorensen
Published Sunday, June 5, 2022

15 Years Ago

June 1, 2007

  • Soaring fuel prices have motorists scrambling to find ways to save money by using less gas.

25 Years Ago

May 30, 1997

  • Eads High School Seniors received nearly $100,000 in scholarships.
  • The Eads Seniors arrived home from their cruise to Mexico. They seemed glad to be home.

40 Years Ago

May 28, 1982

  • From the Sheriff's Desk-Floyd Griswould: We learned that a tornado had hit the old Eldridge ranch southwest of Eads last week.
  • The 6th Annual Senior Citizen Speak-Out Conference to be held in Lamar. This conference brings together senior citizens from 16 eastern Colorado counties allowing them the opportunity to address concerns, form opinions and develop future strategy relative to their lifestyle and needs

50 Years Ago

June 2, 1972

  • The Eads Chamber approves proposed Horseshoe Pitching Court on a portion of the Kiowa County Historical Society property. 

75 Years Ago

 May 30, 1947

  • Frank Clark is moving his shoe repair shop from its present location on Maine Street to the rooms in the back of the Post Office. The move from Maine Street is necessitated as the building on the new theater progresses.
  • Postal rates may go up-First revision of postal rates since 1879 which would add about 110 million dollars a year to post office revenues.

100 Years Ago

June 2, 1922

  • The Citizens State Bank at Lamar closed its doors. A reorganization of the board of directors is to take place and the bank will open for business in about two weeks 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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