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Dollar General’s Arrival in Eads Sparks Community Enthusiasm

The bustling town of Eads was delighted as the highly anticipated Dollar General officially opened its doors to the community on Saturday April 6th. The Kiowa County Independent sat down with Violet Sneyd, General Manager of Dollar General to discuss the store, the grand opening, and the impact on the local community.

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Colorado GOP Assembly Weekend: Shifting Dynamics

April 12, 2024
The weekend of April 5th and 6th marked a pivotal moment for the Colorado GOP with two crucial assemblies held at the Southwest Motor Event Center in Pueblo. Friday, April 5th saw the gathering of Colorado’s congressional districts, notably Colorado’s 4th Congressional District.

Musician with Deep Roots in Kiowa County Hits the Top 25 in Texas

April 12, 2024
Rhett Uhland is no stranger to folks in Eads, and far beyond the county lines of Kiowa County, as well. Uhland grew up in Eads and attended Eads schools.

Horrific Crime Scene Will Be Disposed of in Otero County Landfill

April 5, 2024
KOAA-TV broke a little-known story last week—just as the public was settling in for the Easter weekend—indicating that the Otero County Landfill would be accepting demolition material, including what’s left of the human remains of some 200 bodies that were found decaying, and finally removed by officials, in the infamous Return to Nature Funeral Home in Penrose in Fremont County in October, 2023. This building could be considered to contain the most gruesome and horrendous crime scene the state of Colorado has ever seen.

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Barnett Construction LLC

Kyle Barnett, Contractor
(719) 940-3031
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Basements, Flatwork, Remodel, New Build

Bison Title Company

Closings, Title Insurance, Escrows
121 South Main • Lamar, Colorado
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(719) 336-2242

Buller Mobile Tire

Bringing the Shop to You
(719) 691-5435

Da Vinci Physical Therapy

Joe McCaleb, MTP, BSAT, KTTI, Cert DN, Dip MT, COMT, FiT
(719) 940-1220
201 South 5th Street
Lamar, CO 81052

Detailed Solutions Auto Detailing

Paul and Raina Lucero
(719) 691-8276

Farm Bureau Peterson Payne Agency

Lori Peterson: (719) 336-7000
Lamar, CO

KH Painting Drywall & Seamless Gutters

Kevin Hartman, Owner
Lamar, CO
(719) 336-3181

Kiowa County Economic Development Foundation

PO Box 250
Eads, CO 81036
(719) 438-2200

Kiowa County Transit Services

To schedule, contact: (719) 438-5810
Kiowa County Commissioners

Kiowa County Veterans Service Office

Janelle Crow: (719) 438-5860
1305 Goff St. • Eads, CO

Pine Tree Car Wash

Marty Barnett, Owner
900 South Wansted (Hwy 287)
Eads, CO
(719) 940-3030

Precision Home and Lawn

Moe Sagner, Owner
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(719) 241-4929

Rancher’s Supply

1005 E. Olive on Hwy. 50
Lamar, CO
(719) 336-2236

Reyman’s Grocery Store

100 S. Main Street
Holly, CO
(719) 537-6617

Rocket Tire and Auto

(620) 376-4356
Tribune, KS
Dixie Chopper Authorized Dealer

S&K Fuel & Repair

403 State Highway 96
Haswell, CO 81045
(719) 436-2301


Antiques and Souvenirs
Corner of Hwy 287/9th St. in Eads, CO
Open 10 AM to 5 PM
Except Sunday and Wednesday

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