Jan Richards Named Eads Chamber Citizen of the Year 2017

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The woman who has been chosen as Citizen of the Year for 2017 has been active in town and county improvements for years. We have seen that she is able to make amazing contacts with people or organizations toward good things for our county.

Jan Richards began her fulltime career in Eads as the Elementary School Secretary and an EMT after moving here from St. Louis, Missouri. She ran her own plumbing business out of her house.     After a stint as Deputy Town Clerk, she took over the helm of Kiowa County Economic Development Foundation 10 years ago.

Kiowa County Forecast – Hot, Dry Through Next Weekend

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Another hot, dry week is in store for Kiowa County.

Sunday will be the coolest day of the week, with high temperatures in the mid-80s expected before dropping off to the mid-50 overnight.  A south wind will increase to 15-20 miles per hour, potentially reaching gusts to 30 mph during the evening. There is a slim chance of seeing showers and thunderstorms between late evening and midnight as a disturbance moves across the state.

Savage and Bartlett Announce Merger

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Supply chain provider Savage Companies, based in Salt Lake City, Utah, and grain and milling firm Bartlett and Company, based in Kansas City, Missouri, are pleased to announce the planned merger of their businesses to form a new combined entity, Savage Enterprises. Together, Savage and Bartlett have more than 180 years of experience providing transportation, logistics and materials management services for customers across multiple industries, with a focus on energy and agriculture.