Pages from the Past - From our 136-year Archives for January 15, 2023

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Published Sunday, January 15, 2023

15 Years Ago

January 11, 2008

  • The Kiowa County Sheriff's Office was selected to receive a Commercial Equipment Direct Assistance Program award. The award covers approximately $39,000 for equipment and training related to a new record management system.
  • The Colorado state chapter of Dog and Cat Lovers of America, in partnership with IPOC, announce $1,000 cash grand prize in the 2008 Spring Cutest Pet Photo Contest.
  • Prairie Pines January Special - Senior Citizen - $3 /swim.

25 Years Ago

January 9, 1998

  • Amity Canal Company has been routing water into Sweetwater Reservoir over the past few weeks since John Martin Reservoir is near capacity.
  • About Town- Ida Lessenden: A number of Eads senior citizens enjoyed supper and an evening of playing cards at the center New Year's Eve.
  • Wild Horse Roundup- Curtis Schrimp: I stayed up 'til midnight and saw some of the fire words on Pikes Peak.

40 Years Ago                    

January 14, 1983

  • In the early morning ceremony, held in the courtroom of the Kiowa County Courthouse, County Judge Keith Wissel conducted the official swearing -in ceremonies of the recently elected county officials.
  • Two headed calf was born on the Raymond Eder farm but died during the night. A two headed calf is a rarity and this is only the second one born in Kiowa County during the past 4 years.

50 Years Ago

January 12, 1973

  • Kiowa County showed a 4.7 percent increase in total industries' sales according to business research division at University of Colorado.
  • The Kiowa County Sheriff's Office is planning to purchase two new portable radios in the near future.
  • Farmers in Kiowa County stand to lose $24,000 in the elimination of the Rural Environmental Assistance Program. 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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