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Pages from the Past - From our 136-year Archives for September 24, 2023

Kiowa County Press historic front page.

15 Years Ago

September 19, 2008

  • USDA Update- Rod Johnson: Due to Hurricane Ike, the national Farm Bill training scheduled for trainers was postponed.
  • East End Event-Sharon Scott: Towner has two new homes sitting on lots. It’s so nice to see new homes coming in instead of empty houses standing around.
  • Kit Carson Clips-Marilyn White: The Wild Horse club’s pitch party had four active tables of cards. As always, there were good snacks and food to munch on.

September 18, 1998

  • Junior livestock exhibitors at the Kiowa County Fair were well rewarded for their efforts: sales totaled $56,000

40 Years Ago                    

September 23, 1983

  • The number of animals at the Kiowa County 4-H Stock Sale was an all-time high, but total receipts were down from 1982
  • Dr. David Pimentel, new Superintendent of Plainview and his family are being honored at a free hamburger cookout sponsored by the Sheridan Lake Lion’s Club.

50 Years Ago

September 21, 1973

  • Kiowa County was one of nine Colorado counties to register sales gains of more than 25 percent during the second quarter of 1973.
  • A program offered by University of Colorado Board of Regents, offers nearly 100 courses at no charge to senior citizens 60 years old and older.

75 Years Ago

September, 1948

  • Carolyn Ballard, daughter of Mr. & Mrs. R.L. Ballard of Eads, will sing over KLMR.

100 Years Ago

September, 1923

  • It is rumored that Clifford Guy purchased Willie Chillson’s car.