Kiowa County

Photo of the Week - November 2, 2018

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One of our most popular features for nearly 18 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.

One month left to Apply for SBA disaster loans

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Director Tanya N. Garfield of the U.S. Small Business Administration's Disaster Field Operations Center-West reminds small nonfarm businesses in 13 Colorado counties and neighboring counties in Kansas of the November 29, 2018, deadline to apply for an SBA federal disaster loan for economic injury. These low-interest loans are to offset economic losses because of reduced revenues caused by drought in the following primary counties that began January 23, 2018.

Eads High School 2018-2019 Basketball Schedule

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Fri. Nov. 30

  • 4pm Flagler/Hi-Plains @ Eads

Sat. Dec 1 

  • 9am McClave JV Tourney @ McClave

Tues. Dec. 4 

  • TBA Border War @ Syracuse, KS
  • 4:30 pm Girls Eads v Elkhart
  • 6:00 pm Boys Eads v Elkhart

Fri. Dec. 7 

  • TBA Border War @ Syracuse, KS
  • 1:30pm Girls Johnson v Eads
  • 3:00 pm Boys Johnson v Eads

Sat. Dec. 8

  • TBA Border War @ Syracuse, KS

Thurs. Dec. 13

  • TBA Holiday Tournament @ Lamar 

Weisbrod Hospital Auxiliary October meeting notes

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The members of the Weisbrod Hospital Auxiliary met for their October 9, 2018, at J J's Restaurant for lunch.  Linda Trosper reported that she has already had 17 phone calls requesting space for a Bazaar booth November 17.  She has sent out invitations to possible vendors also.  Nurse-educator Ellen Lane requested a space to tell about strokes.  One lady from the community gave us two exquisitely crocheted afghans for the Auxiliary's drawing table.  We are accepting items to be in the drawing.

Bent’s Fort Chapter of the Santa Fe Trail Association meets November 10

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The Bent's Fort Chapter of the Santa Fe Trail Association will meet Saturday, November 10, at the J. W. Rawlings Heritage Center and Museum located at 560 Bent Avenue in Las Animas. The general meeting will start at 11:00 a.m., followed by a catered lunch (cost $10).

At 1:00 p.m. Dr. Alexa Roberts, Superintendent, and Rick Wallner, Chief of Interpretation, at Bent's Old Fort National Historic Site will be the guest speakers. 

Cheyenne Wells Junior High Knights of Columbus Basketball Tournament Schedule

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November 5 & 6, 2018

All games will be held in the New Gym. 

Kit Carson and Cheyenne Wells will be the designated home teams on Monday and will wear white. 

The Losers of games 1 & 2, and the winners of games 3 & 4 will be the designated home team on Tuesday and wear white. 

Upcoming Events

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  • Lamar Community College 44th Annual Art, Craft & Food Festival set for November 10, 2018
  • December 4, 2018, is the annual Eads Chamber of Commerce chili supper and the arrival of Santa Claus. Watch for details
  • Eads Drivers License - DD-214 or Active military ID must be presented at time of renewal for Military Insignia to be placed on your license.
  • MVR Reports Available. Kiowa County Clerk Office 1305 Goff St. 719-438-5421