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| Betsy Barnett | News

MANDATES IN RURAL COLORADO CAUSING “COLLECTIVE ...

Polis couldn’t be more wrong and out-of-touch with rural Colorado. Last week Julie Martin with KKTV asked Governor Polis what he thought of the Otero County Commissioners signing a Resolution oppo...
| Raina Lucero | News

September 30th Due Date for Mandated Vaccines L...

The regularly scheduled meeting for the Kiowa County Commissioners will be held this Thursday, September 30 at 9 AM.  We have learned from the Kiowa County Administrator, Tina Adamson, that the las...
| Betsy Barnett | News

BUSTIN’ OUT & BUSTIN’ LOOSE IN 2021: Kiowa Coun...

It’s Fair & Rodeo time in Kiowa County and for more than 100 years this time of year is the most anticipated by the farmers, crafters, children, 4-H and FFA people and those who just like to ge...

| Staff Reporter | News

KIOWA COUNTY FAIR AND RODEO 110 YEARS OLD AND ...

  It’s been said that “a nation’s culture resides in the hearts and the soul of its people”.  There is no doubt the same thing can be said about the genesis of the culture of small towns.  And now...
| Betsy Barnett | News

MESA COUNTY CLERK AND COLORADO SECRETARY OF STA...

Last week Colorado election security issues and an ever-growing grassroots belief that the 2020 election was tampered with came to a head as a bombshell claim by Colorado’s Democratic Secretary o...

Sports

| Raina Lucero | News

HI-PLAINS VOLLEYBALL ACTION IN HIGH SPEED

The Hi-Plains Volleyball League was at full speed over the past weekend as numerous area teams played multiple contests.  EADS LADY EAGLES The Eads Eagles Volleyball program continued to skid as they lost two more contests over the weekend leaving their overall record at 1-5 and league record sitting at 0-2. The Eads Lady Eagles continue to play decent volleyball but struggled to get the points on the board losing both contests over the weekend, 3-1 in both, to Granada and Kim-Branson.  They, unfortunately, were without the services of their front row starting middle hitter in Maggie Haa...

No. 4 ranked Wiley opens season with win over Cheraw

| John Contreras | Sports
It was a relatively light schedule for volleyball teams in the areaThe Class 1A No. 4 state-ranked Wiley Panthers opened the 2021 season with a road win at Cheraw on Thursday, Aug. 26. Cheraw was ...

EADS VOLLEYBALL HAS ROUGH WEEK LOSING THREE STRAIGHT CONTESTS

| Betsy Barnett | Sports
After a very promising performance in Springfield where the Eads Eagles defeated the athletic Longhorns 3-2, there were high expectations for success over the weekend.  Unfortunately, Eads lost the...

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Senior year

| Rhealie Rittgers | Lifestyles
I’ve been waiting for this year since I can remember. Every day at school was just one day closer to becoming a senior. How could I not be excited?...

The Price of a Dream; Faith and Farming. 

| Breanna Echols | Lifestyles
I still remember the way the sun was setting through the trees in my backyard, in April of 2018, when my husband, James, told me we had 2 weeks to ...

KIOWA COUNTY FORMING SHERIFF’S POSSE

| Betsy Barnett | Lifestyles
It’s not a new idea. In the 1960s and into the 1980s the Kiowa County Sheriffs were supported by a group of volunteers who were dedicated to provid...

AS TIME GOES BY with Rich O’Brian

| Rich O'Brian | Lifestyles
AM I A PATRIOT? What I’m about to say is in no way meant to be political. As I look back over my very long life, I have just started to think abo...


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