Pages from the Past - From our 135-year Archives for May 22, 2022

PROMO Community - Pages from the Past Front Page - Chris Sorensen
Published Sunday, May 22, 2022

15 Years Ago

May 18, 2007

  • USDA Update- Rod Johnson: It is starting to look like we will harvest a larger wheat crop than we have seen in many years.

25 Years Ago

May 16, 1997

  • Mary Jenkins, past director of the Housing Authority of Lamar, will discuss helping smaller communities develop strategies for affordable housing at the next Eads Chamber of Commerce meeting.

40 Years Ago

May 14, 1982

  • The dedication of Unity Village is set for May 22.
  • The Eads Volunteer Fire Department, with the help of several local residents, quickly brought a prairie fire, burning south of Maine St., under control.
  • Weisbrod Memorial County Hospital and Nursing Home's first annual "Bake-off" was a big success.
  • The Chivington Postal route, 81063, is open for bids.

50 Years Ago

May 19, 1972

  • In Kiowa County, 40 seniors graduated. Diplomas will be handed to 26 Eads graduates and 14 to Plainview seniors.

75 Years Ago

 May 16, 1947

  • No bounty will be paid on coyotes after June 1, 1947.
  • Kiowa County was greatly favored by a general rain that deposited a total 1.30 inches.

100 Years Ago

May 22, 1922

Crowley Mill burned shortly after the passing of the west bound train. Smoke was spotted by manager J.A. Mast, who turned in the alarm. 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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