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Day-to-Day With Doris

Day-to-Day With Doris

| Doris Lessenden | Day-to-Day With Doris
Basketball season has come to an end. The Cheyenne Wells Tiger boys team won the Colorado State Championship after playing the McClave Cardinals.

Day-to-Day With Doris

| Doris Lessenden | Day-to-Day With Doris
Happy New Year now 2024 to you Dear Readers. I wish and pray for you all to have a happier and heathier year ahead.

Day-to-Day With Doris

| Doris Lessenden | Day-to-Day With Doris
Even though it was cold and snowy out on Christmas Eve, the Eads and Haswell Community Churches had their traditional Christmas Eve services with the lighting of the candles on the Advent Wreath and singing of carols and scripture shared. Lay Leader Pam Lessenden at Haswell posted a photo of 19 of the happy children after the service.

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| Administrator | Day-to-Day With Doris
Saturday morning I was happy to see that it was warmer and the streets looked melted so I rolled to town and learned that I could roll on snow too. I was delighted to see local artist Shelly Meyers had painted wonderful Christmas designs on many store front windows.

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| Doris Lessenden | Day-to-Day With Doris
The weather in Eads America for Sunday’s Merry on Maine street festival was sunnier and warmer than expected. It was such a lovely event for those who attended.

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| Doris Lessenden | Day-to-Day With Doris
The Eads Chamber of Commerce breakfasts on Thursday and Friday kicked off a great 2023 Kiowa County Fair and activities. President Dennis Pearson and members do thank the volunteer men and women who helped prepare and serve the meals.

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| Doris Lessenden | Day-to-Day With Doris
Happy 77th Wedding Anniversary the Don and Esther McCoin of Eads! Joyce Berry shared that good news after she visited them in their Prairie Pines apartment. Joyce, Alice Glover and Loretta Seibel went to the weekly Coffee Hour that is held on Thursday afternoons at Prairie Pines Assisted Living after it was announced at Brunch last Thursday.

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| Doris Lessenden | Day-to-Day With Doris
One of the highlights of last week was the annual CO-OP Community Dinner for people who enjoy the wonderful services and supplies that we can buy there at Eads Consumers Supply. Many people purchase their vehicle gas at the local Hometown Gas & Grill on the highway or have a gas card to fill up their tanks at the former C-Store site.

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| Doris Lessenden | Day-to-Day With Doris
Do plan to be on Maine Street Eads at 10:00 am next Tuesday, July 4th for the 10:00 am Children’s 4th of July Parade. Each year it has been growing larger and wider.

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| Doris Lessenden | Day-to-Day With Doris
Tracey Weeks hosted a Tea Time reception for Veterans and their families and friends last Memorial Day on Monday at the Wild Cat Corner on Main and Highway 287 that was well attended. The guests enjoyed an array of doughnuts and beverages.

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| Doris Lessenden | Day-to-Day With Doris
"Jesus said, 'Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.'" — Matthew 11:28

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| Doris Lessenden | Day-to-Day With Doris
I always think of Josh Gifford when I hear or read that scripture because that was his favorite verse when he was in high school.

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| Doris Lessenden | Day-to-Day With Doris
Monday September 12th was a special day for all the students at Eads and Kit Carson schools when men and women from Cheyenne Wells, Kit Carson, and Eads representing the VFW—Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3411 and the VFW Auxiliary presented a 9-11 program about respect and care of the flag of the United States of America. In both schools a whole section of the bleachers was filled with students from Kindergarteners to senior high students and their faculties.

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| Doris Lessenden | Day-to-Day With Doris
The Colorado State Fair began in Pueblo on Friday, August 26, but many exhibitors, 4-H members, FFA members, vendors and Extension Agents have been working and serving at the State Fairgrounds all last week. Alexa Nelson spent several days there as a senior 4-H member helping, after the projects were judged, to display them.

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| Administrator | Day-to-Day With Doris
The Eads Senior Citizens who attended the monthly March noon meal and meeting last week enjoyed the delicious corned beef, potato and carrot entrés. Gail Voss said that it took ten hours to cook the meat.

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| Doris Lessenden | Day-to-Day With Doris
Thanksgiving Day. OH, what a beautiful, warm day it was! Wednesday the skies were dreary gray but on November 25th we had sunny blue skies! Inside my home our guests enjoyed a turkey dinner with many side dishes, delicious pies and a basket of little gifts and banana breads all wrapped and prepared by my friend Liz Hulteen.