Cheyenne County

Cheyenne Wells Junior High Knights of Columbus Basketball Tournament Schedule

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November 5 & 6, 2018

All games will be held in the New Gym. 

Kit Carson and Cheyenne Wells will be the designated home teams on Monday and will wear white. 

The Losers of games 1 & 2, and the winners of games 3 & 4 will be the designated home team on Tuesday and wear white. 

Obituary - Allen Lawrence Naugle

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Allen Lawrence Naugle

July 27, 1944 - October 12, 2018

Allen Lawrence Naugle passed away October 12, 2018, in Aurora, Colorado. He was 74 years old. Allen was born in Greensburg, Kansas, July 27, 1944, to Robert and Ruth (Hills) Naugle. He was the third of five children, raised in the Stratford, Texas, and Karval, Colorado, areas, graduating from Karval High School.

Allen proudly served in the United States Navy from June 1964 to June 1968, which included two tours in Vietnam on the U.S.S Mahan.

Death Notice - Jane Borns

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Jane Borns

July 21, 1932 - October 3, 2018

A celebration of life for longtime Kit Carson resident, Jane Borns will be held at 10:00 a.m. Monday, October 8, 2018, at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Kit Carson with Pastor Bill Viergutz officiating. Interment will follow at the Kit Carson Cemetery. 

Visitation for Jane will be held from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.  Sunday, October 7, 2018, at the Peacock Family Chapel and Monday, October 8, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. until time of service. 

Colorado students graduate from Fort Hays State University

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Local and area students from Colorado are among 616 who completed associate, bachelor's or graduate degrees at Fort Hays State University in Hays, Kansas, in the summer 2018 term. 

Graduates are listed with their degrees and majors and, in parentheses, areas of concentration. The university conferred 149 graduate degrees (master's, Education Specialist and Doctor of Nursing Practice), 454 bachelor's degrees and 13 associate degrees. 

Obituary - Virgil Laverne Drescher 

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Virgil Laverne Drescher 

January 3, 1952 - August 28, 2018

Virgil Laverne Drescher was born January 3, 1952, in Lamar, Colorado, at the St. Catherine Hospital to Theodore Wilbur Drescher and Annabelle Marie Drescher. He passed away suddenly August 28, 2018, in the Aurora Medical Trauma Hospital in Aurora, Colorado. Upon his death he successfully donated his corneas to the national eye bank.