Pages from the Past - From our 136-year Archives for September 10, 2023

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Published Sunday, September 10, 2023

15 Years Ago

September 5, 2008

  • About Town- Melissa Peterson & Doris Lessenden: The Youth Council of Eads High School was working out in the blazing sun and blasting winds pulling weed and raking at the park near the railroad tracks.
  • The National FFA organization selected from a pool of more than 600 candidates nation-wide, the Eads FFA Chapter as a three star winner in the National FFA Chapter award program.

25 Years Ago

September 4, 1998

  • Highway 287 south of Eads was closed when a truck driver crashed through construction barricades causing his cargo of industrial cleaner to leak.
  • USDA Update- Rod Johnson: With the increase acreage of spring crops, storage will be at a premium this fall. Between three crops, we have about 20,000 acres above normal for harvest.

40 Years Ago                    

September 9, 1983

  • Nursing Home News- LaVerne Fischer: Everyone enjoyed the peaches given by Rhua Sloan and Neta Dunlap. These were home grown, tree ripened, and delicious.

50 Years Ago

September 7, 1973

  • For the first time, the Grand Ole Opry will present a full show in front of the Kiowa County Fairgrounds grandstands.
  • Mrs. Bob (Bert) Howerton of Eads landed a 32-inch 12 pound catfish from Nee No She. 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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