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 (& their “Hat Creek Outfit”) to Montana starring Robert Duvall and Tommy Lee Jones respectively, is based loosely on the genuine life adventures of men who trailed their Texas cattle right through here.
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.
Another Open Letter to State and Federal Legislators:
Do Something, ... Please –
Actions Speak Louder than Words.
Actions Speak Louder than Words.
Lieutenant Colonel Leavitt L Bowen: The “General” – Part 5
How many people can say they know a true-to-life professional musician who has an album out on iTunes and in the stores? Well, if you know Rhett Uhland you can count yourself as one of those people because on Friday, April 27th, as Rhett’s first album, Always Coming Home hit the streets and online shopping venues such as iTunes, Spotify, and Amazon.
With a history that spans more than 80 years of operation, Southeast Colorado Power Association (SECPA) has been providing service to the residents of Southeastern Colorado through the dry years and the wet, the good and the bad. Its structure as a not-for-profit cooperative electric utility means that the organization is owned by its coop members and functions under the guidance of a Board of Directors those coop members elect.
Organizers of this year’s Easter Egg Hunt at the Kiowa County Courthouse were more than thrilled with the turnout and the amount of fun and excitement had by everyone there. The event, headed up by Riki Berry Cordova, along with a handful of helpers, proved that community spirit is alive and well in Kiowa County as nearly 100 kids showed up with parents and grandparents in tow. Many people came just to watch the young ‘uns gather up the nearly 2,000 eggs scattered in sections along the very large courthouse lawn.
This past holiday season, Docs Who Care, a locum tenens organization that is on contract with KCHD to provide physician services until a full time physician can be hired, sent out a notice to its employees encouraging them to think about what can be done for those people with whom they worked. As part of that effort, Docs Who Care had their very first “Random Act of Kindness” challenge: employees were encouraged to pick a nurse, a fellow doctor, or an employee from one of our partner hospitals and Docs Who Care would provide the nominating person with a budget of $500 to do something special for the recipient.
Colonel George Laird Shoup: The Invisible Commander – Part 7 (last)
The Buffalo Springs Massacre – Third Regiment’s “First Blood.”
The annual community Easter Egg Hunt that began four years ago will continue on as a group of interested community members have stepped up to the challenge of organizing another fun event for area children. This year’s Easter Egg Hunt will be held at the Kiowa County Courthouse on Saturday, March 31 at 2:00 pm.
The National Honor Society (NHS) is a nationwide organization for high school students in the United States and outlying territories, which consists of many chapters in high schools. The National Honor Society was founded in 1921 by the National Association of Secondary School Principals.