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Pages from the Past - From our 136-year Archives for October 8, 2023

Kiowa County Press historic front page.

15 Years Ago

October 3, 2008

  • The Colorado Department of Transportation is examining the economic feasibility of moving through-freight rail traffic from the front range to Colorado’s eastern plains.
  • Wild Horse Roundup- Curtis Schrimp: Coming home from Hugo, we kept seeing herds of antelope from 2 to over 20. We figure we seen between 50 and 100.

25 Years Ago

October 2, 1998

  • Kiowa County Cute Baby contest winners were Blake Ridgeway-first, Alexus Hager-second, and Stormi Nash-third.
  • About Town- Ida Lessenden: Lightning struck five men working at a hog farm south of Lamar. Four are recovering from that terrible shock.

40 Years Ago                    

October 7, 1983

  • The Kiowa County Commissioners voted to increase the mill levy from 26.04 to 29.20 mills for the taxable year 1983.
  • Linda Spady, who was appointed Kiowa County Commissioner of District 3, was sworn into office.

50 Years Ago

October 5, 1973

  • Directors of the National US 287 Highway Association met in Eads to discuss future activities and plans.
  • Sheridan Lake News-Mrs. Oren White: Some 14 masked and costumed women of the Hobby Club met in the home of Mrs. Bruce Teeter for their annual Halloween party.