Pages from the Past - From our 135-year Archives for March 27, 2022

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Published Sunday, March 27, 2022

15 Years Ago

March 23, 2007

  • A truck hauling Fat Tire Beer blew a front steering tire, crossed into the other lane and back before it caught fire. The driver was not injured.
  • As the West End Turns- Michelle Wyckoff: Wanda and I went to Colorado Springs to a Post Office meeting. It was wonderful and strange. They were strange, we were wonderful.
  • East End Events- Lana & Peggy Weber: Bernice Tuttle wanted to remind everyone "No Money" needed to come to game night, just bring the goodies.
  • Dear Kiowa County, I'm a 5th grader from Conway Elementary in WA. My class is doing a state report and I chose Colorado. What is the weather like? What do the kids wear?

25 Years Ago

March 21, 1997

  • Nursing Home News- Nellie Nichert: Cheyenne Wells finally made it over for a couple of hours of Bingo after three cancellations.

40 Years Ago

March 19, 1982

  • Construction on the addition to the First National Bank in Eads has begun.
  • Plainview Science Department had 23 students grades 6-9 attend the Regional Science Fair in Lamar. Four of those students will represent the region at the State Science Fair.
  • From the Sheriff's Desk-Floyd Griswould: A prairie fire burned out of control form some two hours causing extreme damage to a pasture belonging to the Pyles Estate.
  • From the Sheriff's Desk-Floyd Griswould: The thieves were hitting places in Prowers County and leaving us alone.

50 Years Ago

March 24, 1972

  • There is a rumor, not without basis, concerned the possibility of the Amity Mutual Irrigation Company selling its water rights to an "up-river canal company."
  • The Kiowa County Sheriff's Department is investigating a break-in at the Kiowa County Courthouse.
  • Damage that swept through the office of the Cheyenne Wells High School has been estimated at $30,000. The school is closed until further notice.

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