Pages from the Past - From our 134-year Archives for September 19, 2021

PROMO Community - Pages from the Past Front Page - Chris Sorensen
Published Sunday, September 19, 2021

15 Year Ago

September 22, 2006

  • V&S Railway is pleased to announce the return of rail services from Towner to North Avondale Junction in Colorado.
  • Eads Chamber to sponsor candidate forum.

25 Years Ago

September 20, 1996

  • Resurfacing highway 287 project includes an 18 mile stretch north and south of Campo, and a nine mile stretch from the Kiowa/Cheyenne Co. line to Eads.
  • More sludge from New York City may be on its way to Prowers County. A company had been shipping free sludge but stopped last year when it found paying buyers.

40 Years Ago

September 18, 1981

  • The cost of heating your home will be going up this winter. Electric utilities expect overall average of 8.5%, natural gas 16.5% per cubic foot and propane overall average of 14.7%.
  • According to Kiowa County Sheriff Floyd Griswould, the Eads Volunteer Fire Department was to called the Kiowa County Fairgrounds to extinguish a snow fence that had accidently been set afire.

50 Years Ago

September 24, 1971

  • An agreement was reached this past week whereby the Kiowa County Press has been sold to Betz Publishing Co. Inc., publishers of the Lamar Tri-State Daily News. 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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