Pages from the Past - From our 136-year Archives for April 9, 2023

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Published Sunday, April 9, 2023

15 Years Ago

April 4, 2008

  • Wild Horse Roundup- Curtis Schrimp: Wild Horse has been visited by turkeys about every day this past week. I have counted as many as 35.     

25 Years Ago

April 3, 1998

  • Applications for the Youth in Natural Resources now available. The program offers high school students an opportunity to learn about the Colorado environment  through hands-on, paid work experience with natural resources education activities.

40 Years Ago                    

April 8, 1983

  • Hospital Board Minutes: No longer will hospital be reimbursed by the government according to what it cost them to care for the elderly. Medicare payment will be based on a set fee per patient discharge.

50 Years Ago

April 6, 1973

  • Cattlemen in Prowers, Bent, Baca and Las Animas counties took staggering losses. Animals of all kinds perished. New calves, prize bulls, cows, and yearlings were struck down by the paralyzing snows. An estimated 50,000 head of cattle were stranded in the area form Lamar south to the Oklahoma line and westward to Trinidad. 
  • The Country Manor open house is slated in Eads for April 15. 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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