First Degree Assault Charges Filed

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On Saturday, July 23, 2016, at approximately 9:09 pm, the Kiowa County Sheriff's Office/Bent County Dispatch received a 911 call to the 1000 block of Wansted Street in Eads for a domestic disturbance.  Adam Perez, 28 was arrested on charges of first degree assault, vehicular assault, and criminal mischief/domestic violence.

Perez was arrested and held at the Prowers County Jail with no immediate bond. During a court appearance Monday, July 25, bond was set at $20,000.

DUI Charges Filed

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The Kiowa County Sheriff's Office has charged 18-year-old Fredrick Turner with Driving under the Influence of Alcohol-Minor, Reckless driving, Open alcoholic beverage container and Minor in possession of alcohol. 18-year-old Patrick Hollis has been charged with minor in possession of Alcohol. These charges stem from a traffic accident that occurred when the vehicle collided with the building causing damage on July 27, 2016 at approximately 12:24 a.m., in the 100 block of 7th Street, Eads, Kiowa County, Colorado.

US Senate Approves Resolution Celebrating Colorado’s 140th Anniversary

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The U.S. Senate approved a resolution, introduced by Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO), celebrating Colorado's 140th anniversary. The resolution recognizes the many different facets of Colorado, including the more than 36,000 farms, 58 fourteeners, four National Parks, and countless world class ski resorts.

Town of Eads June 14 Meeting Minutes

Government - Town of Eads, Colorado

Town of Eads June 14 Meeting Minutes

The Regular Meeting of the Town of Eads Board of Trustees was called to order by Mayor Shields, Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. in the City Hall.  Shealynn McCracken, Assistant Town Clerk, took roll call:

Mayor - Joe D. Shields- present

Trustees - Present -Dennis Pearson, Terry Riley, and Kathy McCracken

Absent-Justin McLoud and Larry Gifford

Ken Buck Calls for Reform of Water Project Approval Process

Federal red tape causes harmful delays to water storage efforts in Northern Colorado

Congressman Ken Buck published an op-ed in the Colorado Statesman and released a video Friday to highlight the ways in which federal laws have exacerbated the water shortage issues experienced in northern Colorado. He specifically highlights the Northern Integrated Supply Project (NISP), an effort to increase water storage in northern Colorado through the creation of a new reservoir.

Kiowa County Commissioners June 30 Meeting Minutes

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The Regular Meeting of the Kiowa County Commissioners was called to order at 9:05 a.m. on June 30, 2016. Scott opened the meeting with prayer and Pledge of Allegiance. Those present were:  

Richard Scott, Chairman of the Board

Cindy McLoud, Commissioner

Donald Oswald, Commissioner

Delisa Weeks, County Clerk

Tina Adamson, County Administrator