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LCC’s Phi Theta Kappa welcomes 14 new members

(Lamar, Colorado; November 3, 2017) Lamar Community College’s Beta Eta Gamma chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society welcomed 14 new members in an induction ceremony on November 2, 2017.

The new inductees included Chet Adams (Hoehne), Harley Anstead (Ignacio), Michelle Batista-Majalca (Johnstown), Jenaye de Seve (Canyon Country, CA), Dillon Fisher (Springfield), Tyler Geddes (Lamar), Shelby Hawkins (Elizabeth), Miles Hilton (Albuquerque, NM), Laura Lindholm (Eads), Haleigh Prosser (Wiley), Adrianna Ruggieri (Stockton, NJ), Mayrene Slatton-McCoy (Lamar), Celia Tamayo (Lamar), and Sarah Trosper (Lamar).

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Eads High School Senior Leaves It All On the Field and Becomes School Winner in Wendy's High School Heisman

Photo by Ty Lin Williams

EADS, COLORADO (October 23, 2017) – There are some students who set the bar. They work harder, show more passion and lead by example—in the classroom, on the field and within the community. Today, Wendy’s High School Heisman recognizes MINDI UHLAND from EADS HIGH SCHOOL and her dedication to never cutting corners by naming her a School Winner.
“Mindi is known by her teachers and friends for her commitment to excellence. We are excited and honored that a program like Wendy’s High School Heisman is also recognizing her hard work,” said Mrs. Betsy Barnett, principal of Eads High School.

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We Are On A Dangerous Path

We, our nation, are on a dangerous path. We talk past each other. We say essentially the same thing but only hear what we think we hear or want to hear. When we engage with or meet others we must listen. For God’s sake, we must listen.

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Good To Go October 25, 2017

Welcome back to Good To Go, a feature written Dr. Tim Richardt, PT, DPT and Joe Zinger, PTA, BSPTA. Together, we are the Rehabilitation Team at Weisbrod Memorial County Hospital in Eads, Colorado. Every few weeks, we’ll tackle a health-related topic we feel is relevant to Kiowa County. These articles are meant to be a way to engage with our community in addition to providing useful and (hopefully) interesting information. Should you have any questions, comments, or requests for future articles, we invite you to write in to the Kiowa County Independent or contact us directly at (719) 438-5401 ext 125.

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Long Time Gone - Scary Stories That Aren't (Better Not Be) True

Being scared has never been a sensation I enjoyed.

I’m not talking about the “scared” some people feel when getting on a horse they don’t know (which has never been a problem for me—although the horse may have felt differently) or they try technical climbing the face of a mountain in Boulder Canyon and then rappel back down to ground level. (I’m not saying I made a pretty sight; I’m just saying I wasn’t scared to do it).

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