Lifestyles

Day-to-Day With Doris

| 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 th...

Long Time Gone and the Tigresses of Cheyenne Wells

| Betsy Barnett | Long Time Gone
social social social 1978 CHEYENNE WELLS GIRLS TEAM - STATE RUNNER-UP: (Top Row, l to r) Robin Howland, Mgr., Kelly Ackerman, ...

Student Newsroom: Knowledge Isn't Power

| Breanna Wilson | Student Newsroom
At some point in our lives, we’ve all heard the phrase, “knowledge is power.” Perhaps you’ve seen it plastered on a cheesy motivational poster in the library or were lectured with this Sir Francis ...

Happy Trails With Dawni O'Bryan: Catching Up with Tanner Barth

| Dawni O'Bryan | Happy Trails With Dawni O'Bryan
As a reporter of rodeo news and happenings, I often visit the website of the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association based in Colorado Springs. It has all the results of the professional rodeos and ...

Long Time Gone: The Lassie, on Main Street

| C.J. King | Long Time Gone
While on the train, Beverly must have imagined trees and mountains. She was headed toward the lush vegetation and clean air of Colorado with its mountain run-off lakes, rolling ...

As Time Goes By With Rich O'Brian: Anger Hastened, Future Wasted

| Rich O'Brian | As Time Goes By With Rich O'Brian
Several years ago, for a reason beyond my own understanding, I awoke one morning with a rather strange conviction. I came to the conclusion that anger and its consequential grudges are a great wast...

Painful Purpose

| Breanna Echols | Breanna Echols
Seeing the good in everything, does NOT come easy. I’ve been through the darkest of seasons in my own mind. And I’ve learned that pain without a purpose is what will destroy you. God interrupted m...

Behind the Grindstone: Signs

| Bill Bunting | Behind the Grindstone
Covid. That’s about all you hear about in the news. ‘Ole Cheryl and I are just coming out of our run in with it and are thankful to have made it through. There are many who haven’t been as fortunat...

Student Newsroom: Sheep

| Rhealie Rittgers | Student Newsroom
A sheep is defined as a domesticated ruminant animal with a thick woolly coat and (typically only in the male) curving horns. Sheep are kept in flocks for their wool or meat and is proverbial for i...

Hold on to Your Wallet!

| Representative Rob Pelton | Lifestyles
On Jan. 12th the Colorado Legislature goes back in session. I jokingly tell people that every day that we aren’t in session is a day that we aren’t hurting our state. Unfortunately, in the three ye...

The Joe Rogan Interview with Dr. Robert Malone was a Treasure Trove of COVID Topics

| Betsy Barnett | Lifestyles
Podcaster Joe Rogan has been breaking the podcast stratosphere as of late. The former comic now turned podcaster extraordinaire experienced a major shift of awakening a couple of months back when h...

In Spite of it All, the Future is Bright!

| Breanna Echols | Breanna Echols
As this year is coming to a close, today I find myself caught up in reflection. There were so many good things that happened, and simultaneously some of the worst and most painful times I’ve ever e...

Student Newsroom: Expectations

| Breanna Wilson | Student Newsroom
We all set expectations for ourselves. Some expect to spend their days in their parents’ basement playing video games at the age of forty. Some expect to get a decent job, buy a house, and raise a ...

Behind the Grindstone: Pablo's Christmas

| Bill Bunting | Behind the Grindstone
The bunkhouse was full‘Cause the trail was snowed inThings were right tenseAnd patience ran thin A couple of fist fightsHad broke out that nightThe boys were all edgyAll wantin’ to fight ‘Cause i...

Long Time Gone and Especially at Christmas

| Administrator | Long Time Gone
The first time a visitor happens to come to the small town of Eads in the sprawling, southeastern county of Kiowa, it’s easy to imagine what life was like a hundred years ago. Granted, there may be...

Long Time Gone

| Betsy Barnett | Lifestyles
The following piece was originally printed in the 2018 magazine “It’s a Wonderful Life” produced by the Kiowa County Independent. In 2020 the Lamar Holiday Basketball Tournament was cancelled becau...
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