Pages from the Past - From our 135-year Archives for May 8, 2022

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Published Sunday, May 8, 2022

15 Years Ago

May 4, 2007

  • Wild Horse Roundup- Curtis Schrimp: Wild Horse made the headlines, but it took a tornado to do it. I didn't know about the tornado until it passed.
  • Burlington Chamber of Commerce, in conjunction with Blue River Promotions, held a benefit to aid in the rebuilding of the Holly, Colorado, and Bird City, Kansas, communities.

25 Years Ago

May 2, 1997

  • Worker survives a 60-foot fall inside a smoky grain bin at Sheridan Lake. The rescue crew was able to pull Tom Nutt from the bin. He was transported to Weisbrod Hospital and later was transferred to Memorial Hospital in Colorado Springs

40 Years Ago

April 30, 1982

  • Advance travel arrangements can now be made in Kiowa County through Mrs. Joyce Johnston of Arlington.
  • From The Sheriff Desk- Floyd Griswould: Two young boys entered Kelly Hardware through an unlocked back door and stole a variety of guns and pistol shells. The stolen merchandise was found by other juveniles and reported to us.

50 Years Ago

May 5, 1972

  • Mike Franklin will present a memorial show in Hugo at the new High School auditorium.
  • The Cheyenne County Sheriff's office reported 14 head of cattle, owned by Bud Mockelman, were killed by lightning. The cattle were close to an electric fence.
  • Rich Huddleston, son of Mr. & Mrs. Max Huddleston, was recently selected as "Soldier of the Week" in Vietnam. 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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