Pages from the Past - From our 135-year Archives for October 23, 2022

PROMO Community - Pages from the Past Front Page - Chris Sorensen
Published Sunday, October 23, 2022

15 Years Ago

October 19, 2007

  • USDA Update- Rod Johnson: Finding storage is a real problem this year as elevators are filing up faster than the grain can be shipped out.
  • The historic Plains Theatre marquee is available for the community to post personal messages or announcements on.

25 Years Ago

October 17, 1997

  • At their regular meeting, the Eads Board of Trustees voted to permit U-turns at several intersections along Maine Street.
  • Strong winds, and possible tornados caused considerable damages over the weekend.
  • The Eads Board of Trustees voted to increase sewer rates by $24 per year.
  • Kit Carson News- Ruby Lafferty: Since I have little news will say something about the storms. It was pretty bad, with a tornado, hail warning then the wind blew very hard.

40 Years Ago

October 15, 1982

  • Kiowa Drug announce plans to join the Health Mart voluntary cooperative for independent drug stores.
  • The Federal Land Bank announced all its new and existing variable interest agricultural loans will drop to 12.75% from 13%.
  • From the Sheriff's Desk- Floyd Griswould: Deputies responded to the First National Bank in Eads because alarm had been triggered.

50 Years Ago

October 20, 1972

  • Kiowa County retail sales increase by .7% for the second quarter of the year.
  • Public Notice: due to action of the City Council Hi-Way Liquor will be closed Oct 24, 25 & 26, 1972.

75 Years Ago

 October 15, 1947

  • A meeting was held at the Chivington school house for the purpose of organizing a PTA.
  • The Eads Volunteer Fire Dept. experimented with the new recruits by turning in an alarm to see how response time was.

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