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Jockey Injured at Kiowa County Fair Passes Away

Jesus Choyito Munoz

With deep regret and condolences to the family, the Kiowa County Independent reports that, on Tuesday evening, September 12th, the family of jockey Jesus “Chuyito” Munoz announced, via a post on Facebook, that the young man had succumbed to his injuries and passed away.  

Jesus Choyito Munoz

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Kiowa County Receives Donation of 1000 Gallon Pierce Fire Engine

Kiowa County Fire Department Truck - Donated by Hudson Fire Department
In an on-going effort to provide Kiowa County firefighters with much needed tools to safely and effectively fight fires and deal with medical emergencies that occur in the county, Kiowa County Fire Chief Howard Votruba is known for always being on the lookout for ways to improve and/or add to the department’s firefighting equipment without depleting an already tight budget.

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Colorado Pro Rodeo Association Presents Kiowa County Fair Board with Much Deserved Award

Kiowa County Fair Board
Shortly before the 2017 Kiowa County Fair and Rodeo got underway, the Kiowa County Fair Board received a pleasant, unexpected and much deserved award from the Colorado Pro Rodeo Association. 

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Eads Gearing Up to Welcome Home Alumni

Welcome Home Alumni
Since the first graduates of Eads High School including Beulah Schriner Barnes, Ruby Blair Whitelaw, and Marion Smith Wimp crossed the stage and received their high school diplomas, hundreds of graduates from Eads High School have followed suit.  This year marks the 100th Anniversary of Eads High School, which makes it special enough; but even more special is the fact that the graduates are coming home.

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Eads Elementary & High School rated Distinguished by State of Colorado

Eads School named Distinguished by State of Colorado

During the regularly scheduled board meeting of the Eads School District, Superintendent Glenn Smith reported that the district had just received their annual accountability report from the state with some excellent news.  Both the elementary school and high school received a rating of Distinguished, while the middle school was ranked as Accredited; overall the Eads School District was one of 25 districts in the state to receive the Distinguished rating; meaning the district is in the top 13% of schools in the state.

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