Pages from the Past - From our 136-year Archives for January 1, 2023

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Published Sunday, January 1, 2023

15 Years Ago

December 28, 2007

  • Year in Review: 
  • CDOT has spent $7.1 million on snow removal during the numerous storms and blizzards.
  • Stop & Shop Inc was named 2006 Business of the Year.
  • The town of Holly was struck by a tornado.
  • Thursdays on Maine went a change in ownership in September.
  • A bat in Kiowa County tested positive for rabies.
  • Congratulation to Kit Carson Wildcats on their recent trip to the State Basketball Tournament. The boys brought home the big gold ball.
  • Marcie Harkness took Ryan and Taylor for a combine ride. They learned lots about things they can't experience living in a large city.

25 Years Ago

December 26, 1997

  • Doris I. Lessenden outstanding educator and citizen of Eads and Kiowa County, has been chosen to receive the honor of outstanding citizen of Kiowa County by Daughters of the American Revolution Fort William Bent Chapter.

40 Years Ago                    

December 24, 1982

  • Lana Christie was the "Big Winner" in the final Christmas Drawing. Lana won a 19" color TV
  • Nursing Home News- LaVerne Fischer: Our most exciting news consists of the presentation of check for $1,087 from George and Shirley Crow, which guaranteed our dreams of new carpet.

50 Years Ago

December 29, 1972

  • Southeaster Colorado stockmen are becoming alarmed at the possible losses to the cattle industry as the result of the early and continued snow in the area. 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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