Pages from the Past - From our 136-year Archives for February 12, 2023
15 Years Ago
February 8, 2008
- Wild Horse Roundup- Curtis Schrimp: Weekend for wildlife: our neighbor spotted a bobcat, a big coyote has been hanging around the ranch, and Marty seen a very large flock of snow geese flying their ‘V’ formation.
- Sara Mays received a nomination to the US Military Academy at West Point from Colorado Senator Wayne Allard and Ken Salazar and Congresswoman Marilyn Musgrave.
25 Years Ago
February 6, 1998
- Wackenhut Correction Corp. will not be building a private prison in Kiowa County. The lack of water and sewer capacity, low employee base, and lack of housing were the primary factors in the decision.
- Kit Carson FFA will hold Rent-A-Hand Auction
40 Years Ago
February 11, 1983
- The District wrestling tournament will be held at the Eads High School gym.
- Plainview Archery Club held their 6th Annual Merchandise Fun Night Shoot at the K.A. Hall in Sheridan Lake.
50 Years Ago
February 9, 1973
- Because of the severe winter weather and the scarcity and high cost of feed, Colorado cattle producers are feeding just what is necessary for herd maintenance with hopes of an early spring.