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As Time Goes By With Rich O'Brian: Christmas is Here

| Rich O'Brian | As Time Goes By With Rich O'Brian
Christmas is here. Are these words that might have been spoken by you when you were a child? I remember that as a youngster Christmas could never arrive soon enough.

Long Time Gone: The Tradition of Dining on Christmas Day

| Priscilla Waggoner | Long Time Gone
Christmas traditions on the plains continue to evolve and change as the current generation of people chooses their own way to celebrate the season.

Long Time Gone and Bringing a House to Life

| Becky Puls (EHS Junior Class of 2001) | Long Time Gone
The following story was written 25 years ago as part of the series created by the Eads High School history project—Kiowa County: A Retrospective at the Dawn of a New Millennium. This series was written by EHS juniors and seniors in 1999—as the new century was about to come on to the scene.

Grace Lutheran Church Devotional: 1 Corinthians 1:3–9

| Administrator | Grace Lutheran Church Devotionals
Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. I give thanks to my God always for you because of the grace of God that was given you in Christ Jesus, that in every way you were enriched in him in all speech and all knowledge—even as the testimony about Christ was confirmed among you—so that you are not lacking in any spiritual gift, as you wait for the revealing of our Lord Jesus Christ, who will sustain you to the end, guiltless in the day of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Santa Letters

| Administrator | Lifestyles
Letters from McClave 3rd Grade class. Teacher: Mrs. Audrey Bauer.

Grow Through What You Go Through

| 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.

Happy Trails with Dawni O'Bryan: Jasper and Tongue Twister

| Dawni O'Bryan | Happy Trails With Dawni O'Bryan
As a writer of this weekly article, I am always on the lookout for interesting people, events, and situations related to the western way of life. I stumbled across this youngster at the American Rope Horse Futurity Finals in Ft.

Behind the Grindstone: Cow Country Santa

| Bill Bunting | Behind the Grindstone
I went to town last night and saw all the Christmas lights lighting up Main. All of a sudden I realized December is just a few days away.

Borderlines: Sketches from the Empty Quarter: Companions on the Prairie: Memories from 2015 and 1864

| GK Harkness | Borderlines: Sketches from the Empty Quarter
Earlier that morning I finally got another snowbound semi-truck out of the Arctic landscape of what once had been a promising milo field, limped it over to the rutted track that now passed for a county road and paused to consider my remaining options. Maybe the other loads would float downstream on their own when the drifts melted? Or perhaps they’d simply sink out of sight and save me the trouble of breaking more tow chains?

Thoughts, Things, and Trivia by Jack

| Jack Johnson | Thoughts, Things, and Trivia by Jack
I trust that you good readers had a joyful and bountiful celebration for Thanksgiving Day. Thanksgiving is the time for thanking God for blessings such as abundant harvests, safe journeys, health and welfare of family and friends.

As Time Goes By With Rich O'Brian: The Dream Unfolds, Part 7

| Administrator | As Time Goes By With Rich O'Brian
Our Odyssey is over. That is to say the travel portion is over.

Long Time Gone: A Story of Insight into the Tragedy at Sand Creek

| Matthew Bain (Senior, Class of 2000) | Long Time Gone
The following story was written 25 years ago as part of the series created by the Eads High School history project—Kiowa County: A Retrospective at the Dawn of a New Millennium. This series was written by EHS juniors and seniors in 1999—as the new century was about to come on to the scene.

As Time Goes By With Rich O'Brian: The Dream Unfolds, Part 6

| Rich and Dianne O'Brian | As Time Goes By With Rich O'Brian
Our Odyssey continues. However, our journey is coming near its end.

As Time Goes By With Rich O'Brian: The Dream Unfolds, Part 5

| Rich and Dianne O'Brian | As Time Goes By With Rich O'Brian
Our Odyssey continues. If you do not happen to read this column regularly, let me say that each week we will present a part of the journey that Dianne and I made recently.

Behind the Grindstone: A Month of Thanksgiving

| Bill Bunting | Behind the Grindstone
As I look at the month of November, I realize it is a month of thanksgiving. We start the month with Veterans Day, a time to be thankful for those who served in our nation’s armed forces.

Happy Trails with Dawni O'Bryan: Weaning the Babies

| Dawni O'Bryan | Happy Trails With Dawni O'Bryan
In the ranching world, it is a busy time of weaning calves off of the cows and colts off of the mares. For the tender-hearted animal lover, it can be a painful experience to witness.