At roughly 1:30 in the morning of Thursday, June 25, the monument known as the “Civil War statue” was torn down from where it stood on a pedestal on the steps leading up to the Capitol building in Denver. Graffiti was then spray painted on the pedestal. According to Denver policeman spokesman Doug Schepman, investigators believe four individuals were involved.
Just over a year ago Kit Carson School District obtained a BEST Grant that would allow them to finally resolve the annual problems associated with the old school building such as the ventilation, plumbing and overall deteriorating state of the facility. The construction of a new school started even before the Class of 2020 stepped onto campus to begin their final year --- and as it turned out ---- the final year for the Kit Carson School Building which had been there in the original part of the school since 1937.
Eads has a beautiful 9-hole golf course situated just west of Highway 287 on Golf Course Road and is located just across the street to the south from the future site of the first Disc Golf Course in Kiowa County. Yes, that’s right, a Disc Golf Course --- and evidently, it’s a real thing.
When Cindy McLoud was in high school, she thought about an antique store one day. It made sense. McLoud not only grew up surrounded by beautiful, high quality antiques, she also grew up in the small town of Eads on the High Plains of southeastern Colorado where being self-sufficient—and, consequently, self employed—was a way of life.
Last week, in an email dated June 24th and sent to the Kiowa County Independent, District Attorney Josh Vogel of the 15th Judicial District stated his intention to “refer to a grand jury an investigation into the April 9, 2020 officer-involved shooting in Kiowa County, which resulted in the death of Zachary Gifford”.