Kiowa County

Pages from the Past - From our 131-year Archives

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15 Years Ago

August 15, 2003

  • Wild Horse Roundup-Curtis Schrimp: "I went out to get in our van to go to Hugo. I looked west & a fire was just starting on the edge of the highway, and in seconds it was a big blaze."

25 Years Ago

August 18, 1993

  • A severe thunderstorm moved across north central Kiowa County August 13. Three horses belonging to Larry Meeks of Chivington were struck and killed by lightning.

40 Years Ago

Eads School Calendar

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Monday, August 20

  • 4:00 p.m. Golf JV 9 Holes at Fowler lv 2:15 p.m.
  • Lunch:  Spaghetti

Tuesday, August 21

  • 4:00 p.m. HS VB (H) Springfield
  • 4:00 p.m. Golf Practice JV Meet at C.W. lv 2:45 
  • Lunch:  Turkey Wrap 

Wednesday, August 22

  • A.M. HS NWEA Testing 9, 10, 11 Grades
  • Lunch:  Baked Chicken w/ Baked Potato 

Thursday, August 23

  • A.M. HS NWEA Testing 9, 10, 11 Grades

Photo of the Week

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One of our most popular features for over 17 years - a full-page color photo on the front of the Kiowa County Press showing various impressions of life in Kiowa County and across Colorado.

Copies of the print version of the Kiowa County Press can be purchased each week at Crow's Stop and Shop, Kiowa Healthmart, COOP C-Store in Eads, Haswell Propane, and Thunderbird Petroleum, our at our business office at 1208 Maine Street, Eads.

Shown below - the front page of the August 17, 2018, Kiowa County Press - Wild sunflower.  Photo by Jeanne Sorensen.

Kiowa County Commissioners Meeting Minutes – July 26, 2018

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The Kiowa County Commissioner's regular meeting was called to order on July 26, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. by Chairman Richard Scott. Scott opened the meeting with prayer and the Pledge of Allegiance. Those in attendance:

Richard Scott, Chairman

Cindy McLoud, Commissioner

Donald Oswald, Commissioner

Delisa Weeks, County Clerk

Tina Adamson, County Administrator

Scott moved and Oswald seconded the motion to approve the minutes as presented. Motion carried.

Eads School Breakfast and Lunch Menus

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August 20: Breakfast casserole, grape juice, V8, milk, fruit

August 21: Waffles, ham, orange juice, V8, milk, fruit

August 22: Doughnuts, yogurt, apple juice, V8, milk, fruit

August 23: Biscuits and gravy, grape juice, V8, milk, fruit


August 20: Spaghetti, salad, strawberries, bread sticks, milk, fruit and veggie bar

August 21: Turkey wrap, green beans, pears, milk, fruit and veggie bar