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Easter Egg Hunt in Eads on March 31, 2018

Easter Egg Hunt

The annual community Easter Egg Hunt that began four years ago will continue on as a group of interested community members have stepped up to the challenge of organizing another fun event for area children.  This year’s Easter Egg Hunt will be held at the Kiowa County Courthouse on Saturday, March 31 at 2:00 pm.

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Eads National Honor Society Inducts Two New Members

Eads High School held their National Honor Society induction ceremony last Tuesday night.  Pictured are: (front row) Lauren Spady, Miranda Mitchek, Madison Kelley, Brooklynn Jones, Lauren Brown, Mindi Uhland (back row) Kelley Courkamp (sponsor), Zach Haase, Mariah Smith, Brenna Rouse, Emily Gyurman, Kaycee Ellenberger, Lori Elder (speaker).

The National Honor Society (NHS) is a nationwide organization for high school students in the United States and outlying territories, which consists of many chapters in high schools. The National Honor Society was founded in 1921 by the National Association of Secondary School Principals. The Alpha chapter of NHS was founded at Fifth Avenue High School by Principal Edward S. Rynearson in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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Do Something: Combat School - Seriously?

Jeff C. Campbell

You all know where I stand on gun control. It’s definition is out of control on so many levels. People control is the bigger issue.

After we experience a catastrophe like the Florida school shooting everybody’s got a “solution.” Most are knee-jerks from reactionaries that live in fantasy worlds and don’t think about consequences.

One of the dumbest ideas, not thought through, is arming teachers. In my opinion I think that’s about as hair-brained as concealed carry permits for everybody. This ain’t John Wayne, John Wick or the Lone Ranger meting out justice. Get a grip. Come back and talk to me after you’ve faced a determined adult with a deadly weapon in their hand.

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Eads Assembly of God will turn 80 on March 17th

Eads Assembly of God

The Eads Assembly of God Church, now known as the Praise Community Church, began in the summer of 1936 with a tent revival service by Rev. T. T. Ward.  At the close of the service a two-room house was secured and converted into a chapel.  The church was set in order with it duly elected officers and became a member of the General Council of the Assemblies of God on March 17, 1938.

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See Something, Do Something

Jeff C. Campbell

Open Letter To our Legislators:

As a police officer, too many times I was legally helpless in dealing with the mentally ill. Cops encounter the mentally disturbed (by drugs, disease or defect) all the time, in general, without effective tools or resources to address the problem. In New Mexico, years ago a “Consent Decree” took the (not necessarily good) tool of using “protective custody” away from officers.

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