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Tornado warning for Kiowa County Friday

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THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PUEBLO HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR...
  NORTHEASTERN PROWERS COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN COLORADO...
  EASTERN KIOWA COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN COLORADO...

* UNTIL 445 PM MDT.

* AT 407 PM MDT, A CONFIRMED TORNADO WAS LOCATED 12 MILES SOUTH OF
  TOWNER, OR 17 MILES SOUTHWEST OF TRIBUNE, MOVING SOUTH AT 15 MPH.

  HAZARD...DAMAGING TORNADO AND QUARTER SIZE HAIL.

  SOURCE...LAW ENFORCEMENT CONFIRMED TORNADO.

  IMPACT...FLYING DEBRIS WILL BE DANGEROUS TO THOSE CAUGHT WITHOUT 
           SHELTER. MOBILE HOMES WILL BE DAMAGED OR DESTROYED. 

Death Notice – Robert Gene Hopkins

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Robert Gene Hopkins

July 19, 1947 - July 10, 2020

A memorial service for Robert Gene Hopkins, formerly of Lamar and currently of Towner, Colorado, and Dodge City, Kansas, will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, July 18, 2020, at the Peacock Family Chapel in Lamar.

Robert was born July 19, 1947, at Lamar to Everett M. and Olive M. (Roberts) Hopkins, and passed away July 10, 2020, in Dodge City.

One dead, four injured in crash near Towner

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The Colorado State Patrol is investigating a single vehicle crash that occurred Saturday morning near Towner in eastern Kiowa County.

According to CSP, the vehicle rolled several times, ejecting the occupants. One person was fatally injured.

Four others were transported to a hospital in Tribune, Kansas. Their names, ages and conditions have not been released.

The investigation in ongoing.

Six graduating from Plainview High School May 17

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Plainview will be holding graduation May 17, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. in front of the Plainview School.  Because of the COVID-19 restrictions, only family will be allowed to attend and must remain in their cars at the parking lot in front of the school. 

Graduation speaker, Valedictorian and Salutatorian will give their speeches.  Awards, scholarships, and diplomas will be handed out to the graduates

The six Senior graduates are:  Kyle Scott, Alex Schmidt, Benjamin Splitter, Kayden Moser, Savanah Stum, and Olivia Specht.