Eads Knowledge Bowl Off To Good Start

| Sue Fox | Lifestyles
The high school knowledge bowl season started on a good note for the Eads High School teams when the varsity team members placed at both of the first two meets and the B team members won their divi...

Long Time Gone - Sweet Sweetwater

| Priscilla Waggoner | Long Time Gone
For the first time in too many years, people have good reason to find their attention drifting south of town toward the Great Plains Reservoirs, those bodies of water that have been a source of lif...

Soldiers at Sand Creek (a series): Three Colonels, Three Majors and a General - Part 1

| Jeff C. Campbell | In the Stack
By starlight, the scouts found the troops in the dark moonless pre-dawn. They made their report. We don’t know if it was the French-Canadién (Antoine Janis), the old battered “mulatto” (Jim Beckwou...

A Legacy Of His Own Making: A Tribute To Jack Gardner

| Priscilla Waggoner | Long Time Gone
I knew one thing about Jack Gardner before I met him. He used to own the Kiowa County Press, which meant, to me, he was a newspaper man. And that’s exactly what I saw when he walked into the office...

Take A Knee

| Eboni Nash | Eboni Nash
If you are among the millions of people who watch the news, scroll facebook, and take part in the constant twitter updates, you might know a little something on what has happened this past week. In...

Day to Day with Doris October 4, 2017

| Doris Lessenden | Day-to-Day With Doris
“Duty, Honor, Country. Those three hallowed words reverently dictate What you ought to be, What you can be, What you will be.” Douglas MacArthur

Day to Day with Doris September 27, 2017

| Doris Lessenden | Day-to-Day With Doris
“Give, and it shall be given unto you; good measure, pressed down, and shaken together and running over. For with the same measure shall others give to you. For with the same measure that you give ...

Long Time Gone - Marvin Hasser's "The Great Escape"

| Priscilla Waggoner | Long Time Gone
Several months ago, the Kiowa County Independent let readers know that we would be periodically printing original stories by Marvin Hasser, selected from his book titled “Oscar Hasser Cow Puncher ‘...

Day to Day with Doris September 20, 2017

| Doris Lessenden | Day-to-Day With Doris
“….always being prepared to make a defense to anyone who asks you for a reason for the hope that is in you; yet do it with gentleness and respect.” I Peter 3:15 The best, most happy, historic ev...


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Royalty Like No Other

| Priscilla Waggoner | Lifestyles
Even in a community this small, there are extraordinary individuals among us who’ve done amazing things that no one knows about.  There are also individuals among us who suffer debilitating physica...

The Tenderest Mercies: Coach Crawford

| Priscilla Waggoner | Lifestyles
High school can be tough sometimes.  Real tough. Things…positive things, negative things…just things can be felt so intensely. Those who are lucky have navigators to help steer them through the rou...

The Importance of Being Ernest

| Jeff C Campbell | Lifestyles
“Baby shoes for sale, Never Worn”  “If a writer stops observing he is finished. Experience is communicated by small details intimately observed” - Ernest Hemingway.

Everyone’s favorite suburban mom: The story of a lovely lady who helped make the whole bunch smile

| By Kellie B. Gormly, ReMIND Magazine | Lifestyles
Nestled in the green hills of Southern California suburbia stands one of the most recognizable houses in television history: the split-level used as the facade for The Brady Bunch. And from 1969 to...

Good To Go with Dr. Tim and Joe (Trigger Point Dry Needling)

| Dr. Tim Richardt, PT, DPT | Lifestyles
I’m excited to introduce Good To Go With Dr. Tim and Joe a new feature written by myself, Dr. Tim Richardt, PT, DPT,  and my colleague Joe Zinger, PTA, BSPTA.  Together, we comprise the Rehabilitat...

Happy Birthday - Week of August 23 - 29, 2017

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY August 23-August 29
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