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Eads Makes a Splash: $600,000 GOCO Grant Paves the Way for Revitalized Community Pool

| Raina Lucero | News
In a landmark development, the Town of Eads is poised to breathe new life into its community, thanks to a transformative $600,000 grant from the Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO) board. The funding is earmarked for the construction of a state-of-the-art public swimming pool, marking a turning point for Eads, a tight-knit community of approximately 780 residents.

Dollar General’s Entry into Eads Community: Navigating Opportunities and Challenges

| Raina Lucero | News
In a significant development for the town of Eads, Colorado, Dollar General Corporation, a prominent American retail giant, is set to establish its presence in the heart of the community by the summer of 2024. This move, marked by the initiation of construction on a new location at East 15th Street, has stirred anticipation and, concurrently, concerns among local residents and businesses.

Christmas at the O.K. Corral: Eads Elementary’s Heartwarming Holiday Extravaganza

| Raina Lucero | News
The Eads Elementary Christmas Concert, hosted at the Eads High School gymnasium on Thursday, December 7, 2023, was a heartwarming showcase of youthful voices, festive costumes, and a resonant message that touched everyone present.

Cheyenne Wells Eagle Scout Candidate Raising Funds for Service Project that Will Bring the Community Together in a New Way

| Betsy Barnett | News
What does astronaut Neil Armstrong, film director Steven Spielberg, and President of the United States Gerald Ford all have in common? All three earned the Eagle Scout status in their respective Boy Scouts Troop, a designation that today less than 5% of the millions of Boy Scouts across the country ever achieve.

Whatever AI Holds to Be the Truth is Now the Truth

| Betsy Barnett | Opinion
The other day I came across an article about Arlington, Colorado on my newsfeed from a magazine called StreetRoad. Newsbreak published it on their site and sent it out as a notification.

GOCO Board Awards $600K Grant to Town of Eads for New Community Pool

| Administrator | News
Today, the Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO) board awarded a $600,000 grant to help the Town of Eads construct a new community pool, replacing a pool that closed in 2019 after six decades of service. Eads, which has a population of approximately 780 residents, has experienced recent growth in the town and surrounding area, increasing the need for community amenities.

Phillip Lieurance’s Shocking Legal Odyssey Unfolds Amidst Kiowa County Double Murder Investigation

| Raina Lucero | News
Kiowa County Sheriff Bryan Williams has unveiled new information regarding the ongoing investigation surrounding Phillip Scott Lieurance’s double murder case in Kiowa County. Lieurance, who stands accused of killing Linda Estrada and Amy Ford, both residents of Emporia, Kansas, finds himself currently held in the custody of the Emporia Police Department, albeit on unrelated charges.

Give the Gift of Reading Local Authors

| Betsy Barnett | News
With Christmas coming up very soon everyone is hustling around trying to find that perfect gift for the many loved ones in their lives. Gifting is an exercise in finding just that right item that speaks to the person on your list.

Creative Youth Business Ideas Highlight Annual Se Colorado Youth Entrepreneur Fair at OJC

| Betsy Barnett | News
There was excitement, fun and lots of youth business ideas being shared at the Otero College Student Center last Wednesday.

RE: Mill Levy Reduction Request

| Kiowa County Fire Protection District Board of Directors | Letters to the Editor
Dear Governor Polis,

Wall Breaking for a New Detention Center for Otero County Has Been a Long-Time Coming

| Anne Boswell, Colorado News Your Way | News
Perhaps you’re familiar with a groundbreaking ceremony, but a wall-breaking ceremony?

Dollar General's Entry into Eads Community: Navigating Opportunities and Challenges

| Raina Lucero | News
In a significant development for the town of Eads, Colorado, Dollar General Corporation, a prominent American retail giant, is set to establish its presence in the heart of the community by the summer of 2024. This move, marked by the initiation of construction on a new location at East 15th Street, has stirred anticipation and, concurrently, concerns among local residents and businesses.

RE: Mill Levy Reduction Request

| Kiowa County Board of Commissioners | Letters to the Editor
We, the Kiowa County Board of Commissioners, would like to express our appreciation for your seemingly deep concern for the taxpayers of Colorado. We also support our residents and would love to lighten their tax burden.

Eads and McClave Schools Receive Significant Awards and Recognition

| Betsy Barnett | News
On Monday, the respective superintendents of the Eads and McClave School Districts, Glenn Smith and Brianne Howe, received a personal phone call from Colorado Governor Jared Polis who congratulated each on their selection of being a Bright Spot Award recipient. The award is based on science achievement and includes an impressive $50,000 check to go with it.

A Thanksgiving Story in Cheyenne Wells Reaches Its Final Chapter

| Betsy Barnett | News
It’s nearly Thanksgiving Day, a national holiday in the United States, originating in the 1621 Plymouth colony where the Pilgrims from England who were settling in the New World (far from home) and the Native American Wampanoag people shared an autumn harvest feast. For over two centuries the tradition of celebrating the autumn harvest feast with the community continued.

Honoring Heroes: Veterans Day Dinner in Eads Celebrates Sacrifice and Valor

| Raina Lucero | News
The local American Legion Post #125 held their annual Veterans Day Dinner at the Kiowa County Community Building in Eads, in order to pay tribute to its local heroes, a poignant event that combined gratitude, warmth, and the artistry of Quilts of Valor. The dinner, held on November 11, 2023, was a heartfelt celebration of the brave men who served their country, adorned with the presentation of meticulously crafted quilts.