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Pages from the Past - From our 136-year Archives for August 27, 2023

Kiowa County Press historic front page.

15 Years Ago

August 22, 2008

  • Front Page: Fran Larrew is holding one of the 8 to 10 pound channel catfish release in Jackson’s Pond by the Colorado Division of Wildlife.
  • After nearly a month of periodic ran across most of Kiowa County, Sheriff Forrest Frazee has suspended the county fire ban.
  • Lamar Community College will offer two horse driving clinics this fall.

25 Years Ago

August 21, 1998

  • One lane traffic that began Monday on Highway 287 west side of Eads will be in effect for the next 3.5 wks.
  • About Town- Ida Lessenden: A rattlesnake bit Lillie Fox in her yard. This brave lade even drove herself to the hospital. 

40 Years Ago                    

August 26, 1983

  • Bob Miller of Eads took top honors at the Eads Annual Tri-State Golf Tournament.
  • Several from the area competed in the first Brush Roping Team Event and made impressive showings.

50 Years Ago

August 24, 1973

  • Two juveniles were apprehended in Kit Carson after allegedly breaking into the Kit Carson State Bank.

75 Years Ago

August, 1948

  • Richard Falconburg and Dale Patterson left to join the armed forces.
  • Wes Davis bought the garage building and also the residence at the Salem sale.
  • The Eads School band attended the Colorado State Fair.