Kiowa Healthmart Presents: Long Time Gone and a Hero's Letter Home

This is the story of a boy who became a cowboy. A cowboy who became a soldier. A soldier who became a man. A man who became a hero. A hero who sacrificed his life for others and, along with eleven ...

By Priscilla Waggoner

2019-10-06 19:23:04

Long Time Gone and the Legacy of Ruthanna Jacobs

| Priscilla Waggoner | Long Time Gone
There are scores of people who are infinitely more qualified than I am to write an article about Ruthanna Jacobs. I never had the opportunity to meet her or to to hear the way she spoke or to see h...

Long Time Gone: One Man's Dream

| Priscilla Waggoner | Long Time Gone
Sometimes, on the High Plains of Eastern Colorado, it’s easy to forget that the first day of spring falls in the month of March. Anyone familiar with the region understands why this is so. It’s dur...

Long Time Gone and The Good Son

| Priscilla Waggoner | Long Time Gone
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Long Time Gone: Leonard Sniff - Life on his own terms

| Priscilla Waggoner | Long Time Gone
Leonard Sniff was one of the first friends I made when I moved to Eads. I’d initially met him a few different times in a few different places and could tell from the start he had “the gift of gab”,...

Long Time Gone Presents: Percy R. Devereaux, His Quite and Not so Quiet Life

| Priscilla Waggoner | Long Time Gone
There is no telling how a man named Percy R. Devereaux ended up on the High Plains of Colorado in the small town of Eads, which had only been actually an official town for 20 years when Percy arriv...

Long Time Gone and the Glimpses of Great Love Stories

| Priscilla Waggoner | Long Time Gone
With all of the advances that have become just an accepted part of modern day life, all of the different accomplishments that have caused various members of our species to beat their chests and pro...

Long Time Gone and Fighting the Good Fight

| Priscilla Waggoner | Long Time Gone
As more and more of the veterans of World War II fade into history, it becomes increasingly important to be cognizant of, and grateful for, the extraordinary things these soldiers accomplished in b...

Long Time Gone and Dr. George M. Sands, First Resident Doctor of Haswell

| Priscilla Waggoner | Long Time Gone
For those of us who are novices, searching through the common, every day records of history is, in many ways, similar to taking a journey half blind-folded. You have an idea, vague though it may be...

Kiowa Healthmart Presents: Long Time Gone and the good life of L.G. Vanderwork

| Priscilla Waggoner | Long Time Gone
Last Friday, a member of our community passed away at the age of 95. When viewed from a distance, the loss of someone so elderly should not come as a surprise. At least, not a total surprise. Not r...

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