Lifestyles

Plainview Knowledge Meet Places Second

| Ruth Fees | Lifestyles
On Friday, October 13, 2017, Plainview hosted its annual invitational knowledge meet. The meet began with a written round, which was followed by four oral rounds.

#WordsIHate

| Eboni Nash | Eboni Nash
Forgive. Forgive like the murderer who has ripped apart a family with the pull of the small, but mighty, trigger in his unjust hands.

Day to Day with Doris October 25, 2017

| Doris Lessenden | Day-to-Day With Doris
“The Lord is faithful. He will strengthen and protect you, and keep you from evil”.

Long Time Gone - The Lingering Love For Cottonwood

| Priscilla Waggoner | Long Time Gone
There are some eras in Kiowa County history that linger on in people’s memories to such a degree that they have taken on that special hue reserved for the wistful, “Those were the days, weren’t they?”

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

| Jeff C. Campbell | In the Stack
Colonel John Milton Chivington, Part 1

Eads Future Farmers Attend Made For Excellence Conference

| Betsy Barnett | Lifestyles
The Eads FFA chapter had nine FFA members attend the Made for Excellence and Advanced Leadership Development conference in Colorado Springs over the weekend. Jonah Schofield, a sophomore at Eads High School, described his favorite part, “My favorite part of the trip was being able to share your FFA experiences with other chapters.

Cheers and Jeers for October 18, 2017

| Damian Holbrook | Lifestyles
Cheers to NBC for making us thirsty for Thursdays. Thanks to the combined comedy powers of
Superstore, The Good Place, the revived Will & Grace (with Megan Mullally, Eric McCormack, Debra Messing and Sean Hayes) and the finally appreciated Great News, the former home of hilarity has put together a sharply smart lineup that's must-see instead of musty.

#VegasViolence

| Eboni Nash | Eboni Nash
It has been three weeks since the horrible shooting in Las Vegas. At the moment of the shooting, I was at a loss for words.

Eads High School Knowledge Bowl Season Starts On A Good Note

| Tori Uhland | 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 division at the first competition.

Day to Day with Doris October 18, 2017

| Tori Uhland | Day-to-Day With Doris
“You shall love your neighbors as yourself.” Leviticus 19: 18b

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 division at the first competition.

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 life in Kiowa County from the time long before Kiowa County was even born.

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.

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.

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 short terms, there was a comment made by our President using some inappropriate language in regards to NFL players who knelt during the National Anthem.

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.
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