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

Kiowa County Press historic front page.

15 Years Ago

September 26, 2008

  • Little Sprouts Childcare Center completed the Qualistar rating program and received a 3-star rating.
  • Wild Horse Roundup- Curtis Schrimp: The end of summer party was held at the Hammer Ranch with a nice crowd that brought lots of good food.
  • USDA Update- Rod Johnson: Most wheat in the county was planted in favorable surface moisture conditions adn is germinating.

September 25, 1998

  • Scott Briggs at Haswell Co-op Elevator stated, “storage will be pretty tight at harvest. We have a lot of cash grain to be shipped out, but no where to go with it.”
  • Wild Horse Roundup- Curtis Schrimp: I was taking care of Opal Nicols housecat, and what it did to a ball of yarn had to be seen. It got it out of a bag, went through the kitchen, down the hall to a bedroom, and back to the living room where it ran out of yarn. What a mess.

40 Years Ago                    

September 30, 1983

  • A body of a man was found lying in the track bed approximately three miles west of Chivington by railroad officials.
  • The newest small engine/automotive shop to open its doors is 4-0 Enterprise. Jim Offill is the owner of the establishment.

50 Years Ago

September 28, 1973

  • Cattlemen, lawmen, judges, brand inspectors, and just plain interested citizens some 60 strong discussed means of apprehending rustlers.