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Weekend Burglaries Cause Apprehension for Area Residents

| Betsy Barnett | News
    The Kiowa County Sheriff’s Department reported on their facebook page on Sunday morning that two possibly unrelated burglaries occurred in Eads on Saturday. 

The Importance of "Yes Sir and Yes Ma'am"

| Jeramy McNeely | News
From the Extension Agent’s Desk The Importance of “Yes Sir and Yes Ma’am”

Eads News Network Episode 1

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Lou Turner moved to our little town from New York a few months ago.  You might have seen him around town filming various places and individuals.  This is his first episode of the Eads News Network,...

Eads Elementary Nationally Recognized for Achievement in 2016

| Glenn Smith | News
From Glenn Smith Superintendent/Elementary Principal Kiowa County School District Re-1 I am proud to announce that Eads Elementary has been named a National Title One Distinguished School.  Only tw...

Death Notice & Funeral Information for Larry D. Wyatt

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Brown Funeral HomeBurlington - Eads - Cheyenne Wells, Colorado719-346-6005 - 719-438-2225 – 719-767-2001

Letter from the Editor -- Resolutions for Kiowa County

| Priscilla Waggoner | News
     So, the door’s closed on 2016, and 2017 stretches before us.  No doubt, countless people made resolutions in the first few hours of the New Year with every intention of seeing them fulfilled. ...

City of Eads Picks Up Tab on Insurance Premiums for Residents

| Priscilla Waggoner | News
     Thanks to an unprecedented act of support from Mayor Joe Shields and the town council of Eads, the majority of people living within the city limits of Eads will no longer have to worry about t...

Las Luces De Navidad

| Priscilla Waggoner | News
     Not all Christmas stories take place in December with snowy landscapes or Santa and reindeer. Some Christmas stories don’t even mention the word, yet, the heart…the message…of some tales sugge...

A Festive Christmas in Kiowa County

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A Festive Christmas in Kiowa County

House Decorating Winners Announced

| Betsy Barnett | News
     Kiowa County Economic Development Foundation director, Jan Richards, announced today the winners of the 2016 Christmas Home Decorating Contest.  According to Richards, the event was the brain-...

Kiowa County Sheriff's Office Arrests in November

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The Kiowa County Sheriff's Office made a number of arrests in November.  If you have any questions regarding the cases or arrests, please contact the Kiowa County Sheriff's Office at 719-438-5411.

Small Business Saturday Deals in Kit Carson!

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The Kit Carson Chamber of Commerce sponsors Small Business Saturday on November 26, 2016.Check out these great deals!

Small Business Saturday Deals in Eads!

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SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY IN EADS! Saturday, November 26, 2016 Sponsored by KCEDF, Chamber of Commerce, & Eads HS FBLA"SMALL BUSINESSES KEEP OUR COMMUNITY GOING!"

We Are Thankful...

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We asked kids what they were thankful for during this holiday season.  We received heartwarming and authentic answers that leaves us believing that kids, at least our kids, really do get it.  They ...

Linly Stum Weighs In: Unless Congress Takes Action, it is the 1980s All Over Again

| Linly Stum | News
     In Economics 101, we were taught that new wealth to any economy comes out of the earth through food, fiber and mineral production.  All other economic inputs are red ink.  If you want confirma...

Roger Evans - Veteran of Viet Nam

| Priscilla Waggoner | News
     The year was 1968.  The country was in turmoil, and Roger Evans will be the first to say that he came of age in a time of rebellion.  It’s not a difficult thing to believe; Roger, with his dee...
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