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Pages from the Past - From our 136-year Archives for February 19, 2023

Kiowa County Press historic front page.

15 Years Ago

February 13, 2008

  • Eads Board of Trustees advanced all employees one step in the pay scale system adopted last year.
  • US Senator Wayne Allard will hold a Kiowa County Town Meeting.

25 Years Ago

February 15, 1998

  • Eads school band students who were selected by auditions in the fall, attended the Eastern Colorado Honor Band at Bennett school.

40 Years Ago                    

February 18, 1983

  • Last week, there were many people smiling at the gas pumps. Fuel had dropped seven cents.

50 Years Ago

February 16, 1973

  • Sheriff Kelley reported, after a high speed chase starting at the south edge of Eads, the vehicle was recovered about seven miles north of Eads. The car was stolen in Boulder and had Kansas plates on when recovered.

100 Years Ago

 February 16, 1923

  • The Hines Cash Grocery was purchased this past week by W.W. Schroggen from Farell Hines. Mr. Schroggen comes here with his family from Olney Springs where he has been in business for some time.
  • Time Table: MISSOURI PACIFIC - East Bound -No. 12 –8:10 pm; No. 14 –11:20 pm; West Bound -No. 18 –8:45 am; No. 11 –8:10 am; UNION PACIFIC @ Kit Carson – East Bound –4:23 pm; West Bound –8:18 am