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Pages from the Past - From the 137-year history of the Kiowa County Press - May 12, 2024

Kiowa County Press historic front page.

15 Years Ago - May 8, 2009

  • Mary Marble was honored by the National League of Postmasters for her many years of membership in the League, having joined in 1952 and still maintains her membership.
  • Kit Carson Clips- Marilyn White: Ronald and Shirley White went to Soloman, Kansas, after combine parts. Ronald is planning on a wheat harvest.

25 Years Ago - May 7, 1999

  • Recent rains and subsequent flooding caused culverts and roadbeds to washed out across Kiowa County .The Kiowa County Commissioners signed a declaration calling all Kiowa County a disaster area.

40 Years Ago - May 11, 1984

  • Rhua Sloan, a well-known and long-time educator in Kiowa County, was honored by Unity Lodge No. 142 AF & AM with the Award of Excellence.
  • Casie Rehm of Eads will appear with Kris Wellbrock of Denver in a full-color front cover on the June issue of the Colorado Farm Bureau New magazine.

50 Years Ago - May 10, 1974

  • Due to vandalism, all kinds of theft, traffic violations, minors use of alcohol, and severe drug problems, Kiowa County Sheriff Kelley stated the department will be working as a team midnight to daylight.

75 Years Ago - 1949

  • Two new service stations will open soon on Highway 287 on the south part of Eads. Ray Clark is putting in a machine shop and Roy Sibcy is in the process of building. Otto J. Ebright is expected to put a new Standard station in near future.

100 Years Ago - 1924

  • Mrs. W.F. Bennett has 400 eggs setting. Mrs. Frank Carter is running two incubators. Mrs. R.C. Burnett has 40 hens setting, and most of the women have a flock of young chicks.