15 Year Ago
September 1, 2006
- Sonny Burgess will be performing in concert at the Kiowa County Fair.
- Six Counties, Crowley, Otero, Bent, Kiowa, Prowers and Bent, will benefit from a Southeast Colorado Heritage Tourism Marketing Campaign.
25 Years Ago
August 30, 1996
- Kiowa County is one of 10 counties in Colorado which have received a federal disaster designation.
- A bacteria caused by animal and human waste has surfaced in some of the La Junta city water supply
40 Years Ago
August 28, 1981
- Leonard Fischer, owner of Fischer's Service was honored for more than 30 years of association with Diamond Shamrock.
- J.W. "Billy" Dawson, of Brandon, recently had a 12-collector solar system installed on his home.
- The 2nd Annual Tri-State Golf Tournament was held in Eads and attracted more than 80 golfers from though-out the area.
50 Years Ago
September 3, 1971
- Lost: Prescription glasses with plastic and wire frames, between athletic field and Eads Trash Dump.
- Friends and neighbors dropped in the Herb Crow to listen to old-time music played by Kenneth Dove, Cecil Blekeberg, George Engel, and Joan Crow. They are getting ready for Kit Carson Days.