Cheyenne County

Parts of Colorado again under severe thunderstorm watch Saturday; high fire danger elsewhere

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The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch until 10:00 p.m. Saturday for three northeast and east central Colorado counties. Portions of Kansas and Nebraska are also included.

Isolated to scattered severe thunderstorms are expected across the warned area.

Senator Bennet’s office listening tour coming to Eads, Cheyenne Wells

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Do you need help dealing with the Department of Veterans Affairs, IRS, Social Security Administration, or another federal agency? Do you have a suggestion for Congress that will help your family or community? If so, then Senator Michael Bennet invites you to meet one-on-one with a representative from his office at the upcoming listening sessions.

Obituary – Phyllis “Peggy” Hoffman

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Phyllis "Peggy" P. Hoffman

June 14, 1955 - July 30, 2019

Phyllis Pauline (Peggy) Hoffman lived in Cheyenne Wells for over 40 years, but her story started in Spearville, Kansas, where she was born June 14, 1955, to Joe P. and Billie L (Burnham) Gibbs. Growing up as the fourth child in a family of six kids, she was shy, quiet, and learned to stand out with her sense of humor, which she got from her father, and her sarcasm that she got from her mom, Billie.

100 community volunteers building new playground in Kit Carson

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Volunteers from Colorado Health Foundation, Kit Carson School District and the community will join KaBOOM! August 9 to transform an empty site into a kid-designed, state-of-the-art playground in just six hours at Prairie Park. The new playground will help make play the easy choice for kids and families in Kit Carson.   

Obituary - Frances Mae Heins Stanfield

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Frances Mae Heins Stanfield

August 25, 1942 - June 12, 2019

Frances Mae Heins Stanfield was born on August 25, 1942 in Stratton, Colorado and passed away on June 12, 2019 in Las Vegas, NV.  Frances was the third child of Frank and Leonora Heins.  Frances lived on the family farm north of Kit Carson and attended Mt. Pearl Country School.  After Mt. Pearl School burned down Frances finished her education and graduated from Kit Carson high School in 1960.

Death Notice - Jennie F Schreivogel

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Jennie F Schreivogel

February 28, 1921 - June 11, 2019

A Funeral Mass of Resurrection will be held Saturday, June 15, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. at the St. Augustine Catholic Church in Kit Carson.  Burial will follow in the Kit Carson Cemetery. 

Memorial contributions can be made to the Cheyenne Manor in Cheyenne Wells.

Arrangements are under the direction of Brown Funeral Home.