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4th of July is Fun for Everyone

Eads, Colorado- More than 150 children along with their parents, grandparents, friends, and other community members came together to celebrate the 246th birthday of our great nation’s Independence at the 6th annual 4th of July Kids Parade and festivities.

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Tourism to Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site Creates Over $400,000 in Economic Benefits

July 6, 2022
Eads, Colorado – A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 6,201 visitors to Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site in 2021 spent $430,000 in communities near the park. That spending supported 5 jobs in the local area and had a cumulative benefit to the local economy of $404,000.

DW Waste Sells Company to Springfield's Plains Disposal

July 6, 2022
Joel Woelk manager of DW Waste Management out of Sheridan Lake has announced to all their customers that as of July 1 all residential and commercial waste customers will be able to transfer their service to a new company out of Springfield called Plains Disposal as the longtime Kiowa County business has sold out.

Keefe Memorial Health Service District Appoints Mark Rossi as New CEO

June 29, 2022
Recently, Mark Rossi, J.D., was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of Keefe Memorial Health Service District, and he brings an extensive history in healthcare leadership as well as over 20 years of industry experience and proven financial, legal and collaborative success to the hospital and clinics in Cheyenne County.

Eads 10U Softball Finishes Season with 17-13 Overtime Loss to Wiley

July 6, 2022
After playing five games in one week the Eads 10U softball team entered the Lamar Babe Ruth 10U League Tournament and was upset in extra innings by Wiley, 17-13. The day before, the team had tied Lamar’s Sweet Cleats, 12-12, in the final game of the regular season. That finish was enough to seed Eads #3 in the 8-team tournament that began the next day on Wednesday.

Eads 12U Win Back-to-Back League Championship in Lamar

July 6, 2022
The undefeated Eads 12U softball team traveled to the two-day league tournament in Lamar and came away with the league championship on Wednesday with a 14-3 win over the Knockout from Lamar. This was the second in a row 12U league tournament championship for the Eads group that also won in 2021.

Eagles 10U Win Championship at the Denny Stilson Memorial Tournament in Pueblo

June 29, 2022
With the score tied 5-5 and the Eagles 10U Travel Team down to their last bat as the home team in the bottom of the fifth inning of the classic Pueblo tournament, Liam Eder hit a single and then promptly stole two bases while Jax Cordova was at the plate. Cordova got the ball in play and hit Eder in for the winning run and the championship.

Long Time Gone: Haswell Celebrates the Glorious Fourth

| Lloyd P. Johnson | Long Time Gone
If there is one holiday that seems to call for being celebrated in a small town located on the wide, open plains of Southeastern Colorado, it’s the...

Behind the Grindstone: Offended

| Administrator | Behind the Grindstone
Well, here we go again. In the midst of having to change the offensive names of school mascots, logos, mountains, towns, creeks and the list goes o...

Watch Your Words

| Breanna Echols | Breanna Echols
Are your words cursing what you’re praying God will bless? Often times we abort the promises of God with our poisonous words, and then we blame Him...

Happy Trails With Dawni O'Bryan: Rodeoing at the Next Level

| Dawni O'Bryan | Happy Trails With Dawni O'Bryan
As mentioned in previous articles, there is somewhat of a progression that goes along with rodeo. Young kids start out at little gymkhanas and juni...

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