Down East Boys Performing in Eads

| Lifestyles
Praise Community Church is excited to announce that Gospel Music Recording Artists “The Down East Boys” will be in Eads on October 7, 2018 at the church. The concert will begin at 6pm. From Reidsvi...

"An Interview With God" Coming to the Plains Theater Next Week

| Betsy Barnett | Lifestyles
The Plains Theater in Eads is a member of the Fathom Events programming group and as such is able to obtain some exciting, current, and out-of-the-way programming that is usually only seen in urban...

Elvis is in the House! Plains Theater in Eads Hosts Elvis '68 Comeback Special

| Betsy Barnett | Lifestyles
It was 50 years ago that the iconic Elvis Presley made his comeback into the hearts of Americans as he gave a live performance aired on television to millions of fans on December 3, 1968. This live...

A Journey Beyond the Ordinary

| Priscilla Waggoner | Lifestyles
When Jennifer Boyd decided to take her six year old daughter, Brooklyn, on the trip of a lifetime, it wasn’t just because Brooklyn asked her to; although, that was part of the reason.  It wasn’t ju...

CLCEC Announces Main Stage Line Up At The Bash

| Betsy Barnett | Lifestyles
It’s coming folks!  The Maine Street Bash is right around the corner. 

Second Annual 4th of July Kids Parade is Grassroots Led

| Betsy Barnett | Lifestyles
Here at the Independent we have been talking a lot about how a community can make a quality of life for its citizens.  Quality of life is one of the top reasons people move to small towns---and cer...

Audrey Johnson: A Shining Star...and Then Some.

| Priscilla Waggoner | Lifestyles
In 2009, when Audrey Johnson returned to Colorado and settled in Kiowa County, she started looking for a job. The only position available was with the Department of Social Services (DSS), so she ap...

The trail from Lonesome Dove, Part 3

| Jeff C. Campbell | Lifestyles
J. Evetts Haley’s 1936 biography, Charles Goodnight, Cowman and Plainsman, U. of OK Press, is about the only book that details the life and partnership of Goodnight and Loving. I’m sure there are o...


| Eboni Nash | Eboni Nash
Happy Juneteenth! This past year, I have been blessed enough to be educated by Southern communities on tradition, diversity, and culture. With growing up in the Midwest, I am familiar with the life...

The Trail from Lonesome Dove, Part 2

| Jeff C. Campbell | Lifestyles
Charles Goodnight.   Watching the westerns from silver screen to television series like “Rawhide” with Gil Favor and Rowdy Yates leading a herd of cattle to market there’s always a silent charact...

Long Time Gone and Lill Penn's Life of Love, Beauty and Butter

| Priscilla Waggoner | Long Time Gone
Somewhere, I learned that Eskimos have 24 different words for snow, each one reflecting some slight but key difference that is probably imperceptible to everyone except for those who inhabit the la...

The Trail from Lonesome Dove, Part 1

| Jeff C. Campbell | Lifestyles
Lonesome Dove, (1985) Larry McMurtry’s seminal novel of the West, about two fictional characters Augustus “Gus” McRae and Woodrow F. Call, ex-Texas Rangers who trail a herd from the Rio Grande (&am...

A Good-bye to Eads from a Really Good Guy (and P.T.)

| Dr. Tim Richardt, PT, DPT | Lifestyles
I’ve never been skilled at goodbyes or keeping things short (just ask any of my former patients or coworkers), so bear with me as I attempt to do both.

Do Something,...Please - Actions Speak Louder than Words. Part 2

| Jeff C. Campbell | Lifestyles
Another Open Letter to State and Federal Legislators: Continued. Empowerment.

The World Up There

| Priscilla Waggoner | Lifestyles
Birdwatching More than a Hobby

Do Something, ... Please – Actions Speak Louder than Words.

| Jeff C. Campbell | Lifestyles
Do Something, ... Please – Actions Speak Louder than Words.
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