Agriculture news and information from the Eads USDA Service Center in Kiowa County, Colorado.
Frankie E. Stoker
August 9, 1935 - October 12, 2021
Frankie Elvin Stoker was born August 9, 1935, in Las Animas to Frank and Edna Stoker.
Frankie grew up in and around Haswell with his sisters, Muriel and Shirley, and numerous cousins. He enjoyed riding horses and playing ball with his cousins. He attended school in Haswell and graduated in 1953. After high school he worked for farmers in the area for a few years.
Top articles from the Kiowa County Press in Eads, Colorado, for the week ending October 16, 2021.
From the 134-year history of the Kiowa County Press in Eads, Colorado.
Pearls of faith from Pastor Richard Zabriskie.
- Hayden Polk
- Chloe Wooden
- Milton Watts
- Chris Lane
- Judy Fischer
- Robert Lee Walker
- Colby Stoker
- Travis Darnell
- David Engelhardt
- Justin Crow
- Robin Musgrave
- Kaleih Aguirre
- Jace Rouse
- Sawyer Uhland
- Saylor Uhland
- Barrett Archer
- Delton Eikenberg
- Whitnee Scannell
- Cases: 145
- Hospitalizations: 8
- Deaths: 4**
*These are cumulative totals as of 10/12/2021 4pm **Deaths in people with a recent positive COVID Test.
- CASES PAST 7 days: 12 (1 vaccinated)
- CASES PAST 14 days: 16 (3 vaccinated)
ALL hospitalizations and deaths in Kiowa County were in people who were not vaccinated.
The regular meeting of the Kiowa County Commissioners was called to order on September 30, 2021; at 9:00 a.m. by Chairman Donald Oswald. Robertson opened the meeting with prayer and the Pledge of Allegiance.
Those in attendance:
Photo of the week for October 15, 2021, from the Kiowa County Press in Eads, Colorado - Autumn leaves - Jeanne Sorensen.
Due to COVID-19 exposure, we have had to quarantine several students at the elementary and middle school. The parents/guardians of these students have been notified via email of their status and of the quarantine days.
School has been cancelled at Eads elementary and middle school October 13 and 14. A final decision about the plan moving forward will be delivered by October 15 via email.
Eads High School is currently on remote-learning status through October 21.