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The Daily Sentinel
Email letters, May 5, 2016and health services. The economic benefits create value for family-owned resta
Email letters, May 5, 2016
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 5 hours ago
and health services. The economic benefits create value for family-owned restaurants, like my grandma used to own in Rocky Ford, manufacturing, transportation, and schools. When communities prosper, so do nonprofit organizations. In short,... Read more
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La Junta Tribune-Democrat
Baldwin speaks up for SE Colorado roads and bridgesproposed to be in service by 2018. J.R. Thompson said bus service is now availa
Baldwin speaks up for SE Colorado roads and bridges
La Junta Tribune-Democrat / Posted 22 hours ago
proposed to be in service by 2018. J.R. Thompson said bus service is now available from Lamar to Pueblo with a stop in Rocky Ford. Efforts will be made to coordinate connections between the Colorado Springs - Denver bus and the new bus... Read more
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La Junta Tribune-Democrat
OJC top graduatesRicky Begay and Betsy Salyers Ordway: Rebecca Barrett Peyton: Shelby Patterson
OJC top graduates
La Junta Tribune-Democrat / Posted 2 days ago
Ricky Begay and Betsy Salyers Ordway: Rebecca Barrett Peyton: Shelby Patterson Pueblo: Rebekah Hathaway and Melissa Lujan Rocky Ford: Veronika Viescas Rye: Jordan Roggen Swink: Anthony GarnerOut of State: South Lake Tahoe, Calif.: Chloe NolanMagna... Read more
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KKTV 11 Colorado Springs
James Ashby Appears in Court, Council Prepares for June TrialAshby, Jack Jacquez To join the conversation on this story and others, "like"
James Ashby Appears in Court, Council Prepares for June Trial
KKTV 11 Colorado Springs / Posted 5 days ago
Ashby, Jack Jacquez To join the conversation on this story and others, "like" our KKTV 11 News Facebook page! Former Rocky Ford Police Officer James Ashby is a little over one month away from his murder trial. He is accused of killing 27... Read more
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La Junta Tribune-Democrat
Meet Andy Goettel, potterAndy Goettel will show his pottery at the IDEA Place in Rocky Ford on Friday, M
Meet Andy Goettel, potter
La Junta Tribune-Democrat / Posted 6 days ago
Andy Goettel will show his pottery at the IDEA Place in Rocky Ford on Friday, May 6, 5:30 to 7 p.m. Andy retired in May 2010 from Meeker High School where he taught art for much of his 35-year teaching career. During his tenure he taught students in... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Mid-Ohio Valley Prep Baseball/Softball Stats LeadersBellville (Wford); Riley Bennett (SM); Wesley Parsons (SM); Hunter Smitley (SM)
Mid-Ohio Valley Prep Baseball/Softball Stats Leaders
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
Bellville (Wford); Riley Bennett (SM); Wesley Parsons (SM); Hunter Smitley (SM); Alex Taylor (SM); Ben Mack (Ripley); Rocky Ford (Ripley); Tanner Proctor (Warren); Philip Hoffman (Wahama); Mason Hicks (Wahama); Tyler Grimm (Wahama); Mason... Read more
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Denver Post
Work at Hidden Mesa orchard making multiple impacts in Douglas Countyof corn will be planted this year. He said he is looking forward to bringing mo
Work at Hidden Mesa orchard making multiple impacts in Douglas County
Denver Post / Posted 6 days ago
of corn will be planted this year. He said he is looking forward to bringing more melons to the Task Force this season. "Rocky Ford (cantaloupes) are pretty good, but any ripe melon right off the vine is tremendous," he said. The orchard already... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
Pedal the Plains 2016 will hit Ordway, Fowler, La Junta59 miles on Day 2 from Fowler to La Junta — a second-time host city — gaining 9
Pedal the Plains 2016 will hit Ordway, Fowler, La Junta
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 6 days ago
59 miles on Day 2 from Fowler to La Junta — a second-time host city — gaining 968 feet in elevation while passing through Rocky Ford and Swink. Separately on that Saturday, the event offers a five-mile family ride in Fowler and a century option... Read more
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La Junta Tribune-Democrat
Loretta Thompson visits LJ Primary SchoolLoretta Thompson, a guest musician for Celtic Magic, playing Monday and Tuesday
Loretta Thompson visits LJ Primary School
La Junta Tribune-Democrat / Posted 7 days ago
Loretta Thompson, a guest musician for Celtic Magic, playing Monday and Tuesday in La Junta and Rocky Ford, spent Tuesday visiting classes at the Primary School in La Junta. Posted Apr. 28, 2016 at 1:00 PM Loretta Thompson, a guest musician for... Read more
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La Junta Tribune-Democrat
OJC Nurse Pinning to be held April 29degrees in nursing include:Edward Bota, Denver Bradley Carducci, Pueblo Lucy Ch
OJC Nurse Pinning to be held April 29
La Junta Tribune-Democrat / Posted 8 days ago
degrees in nursing include:Edward Bota, Denver Bradley Carducci, Pueblo Lucy Chege, Colorado Springs Callie Davidson, Rocky Ford Cori Hardy, Pueblo Rebekah Hathaway, Monte Vista Sharayah Lehnert, Pendleton, Ore. Elizabeth Manfredi, Hoehne Erin... Read more
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Denver Post
Pedal the Plains 2016 will hit Ordway, Fowler, La Juntacontinue on Day 2 from Fowler to La Junta over 59 miles, gaining 968 feet in el
Pedal the Plains 2016 will hit Ordway, Fowler, La Junta
Denver Post / Posted 8 days ago
continue on Day 2 from Fowler to La Junta over 59 miles, gaining 968 feet in elevation while passing through Rocky Ford and Swink. Separately on that Saturday, the event offers a five-mile family ride in Fowler and a century option... Read more
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La Junta Tribune-Democrat
Local singers, musicians shine on stage during 'Celtic Magic'Student and Community Choir. If you missed Monday's performance, you can see th
Local singers, musicians shine on stage during 'Celtic Magic'
La Junta Tribune-Democrat / Posted 8 days ago
Student and Community Choir. If you missed Monday's performance, you can see the concert Tuesday at the Grand Theater in Rocky Ford at 7 p.m. "Celtic Magic" was probably the best performance ever presented by the Otero Junior College Student and... Read more
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La Junta Tribune-Democrat
OJC announces list of graduatesPueblo: Claire Fort, Taylor Gierhart, Sammy Taravella and Whitney Wilson. Puebl
OJC announces list of graduates
La Junta Tribune-Democrat / Posted 9 days ago
Pueblo: Claire Fort, Taylor Gierhart, Sammy Taravella and Whitney Wilson. Pueblo West: Tyler Reichert and Krista Schleich. Rocky Ford: Rey Aragon, Madeline Jacquart, Gloria Saenz-Tafoya and Alexandria Sandoval. Simla: Miranda Johnson. Swink:... Read more
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Chillicothe Times Bulletin
Coroner identifies man found dead in rural Danvers Saturdayreleased Sunday. The Tazewell County Coroner's Office identified the man as Jam
Coroner identifies man found dead in rural Danvers Saturday
Chillicothe Times Bulletin / Posted 9 days ago
released Sunday. The Tazewell County Coroner's Office identified the man as James VanHook, 79. VanHook was found under the Rocky Ford Bridge in rural Tazewell County near Danvers on Saturday.An autopsy has been performed, and the coroner’s office... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Coroner identifies man found dead in rural Danvers Saturdayreleased Sunday. The Tazewell County Coroner's Office identified the man as Jam
Coroner identifies man found dead in rural Danvers Saturday
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 10 days ago
released Sunday. The Tazewell County Coroner's Office identified the man as James VanHook, 79. VanHook was found under the Rocky Ford Bridge in rural Tazewell County near Danvers on Saturday.An autopsy was conducted Sunday and the coroner’s office... Read more
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La Junta Tribune-Democrat
Celtic Magic with flute, fiddle and bodrhanApril 25 in the Ed Stafford Theatre on the OJC campus in La Junta and at 7 p.m.
Celtic Magic with flute, fiddle and bodrhan
La Junta Tribune-Democrat / Posted 11 days ago
April 25 in the Ed Stafford Theatre on the OJC campus in La Junta and at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 26, at the Grand Theater in Rocky Ford. Posted Apr. 24, 2016 at 3:00 PM The College and Community Choir at OJC is preparing for their spring concert,... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
Body found under bridge in Tazewell Countyfrom the Tazewell County Sheriff’s Department said a man's body was discovered
Body found under bridge in Tazewell County
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 11 days ago
from the Tazewell County Sheriff’s Department said a man's body was discovered by officers just before 4:00 p.m. under the Rocky Ford Bridge in Danvers. Officers have cleared the scene for the night, but the Tazewell County Sheriffs Office and... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Proposed Tax Could Fix Flood Damaged Damthe floods because they sit on a private dam. It's a big problem for a lot of
Proposed Tax Could Fix Flood Damaged Dam
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 12 days ago
the floods because they sit on a private dam. It's a big problem for a lot of homeowner associations, but now the Upper Rocky Ford has an idea to fix it. They're looking to implement a Special Purpose Tax. It's been done in the past for other... Read more
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La Junta Tribune-Democrat
New Black Hills service center improves response timeHills Energy announced that it had acquired SourceGas. The company recently hel
New Black Hills service center improves response time
La Junta Tribune-Democrat / Posted 13 days ago
Hills Energy announced that it had acquired SourceGas. The company recently held an open house at its new service center in Rocky Ford. Posted Apr. 21, 2016 at 5:00 PM In February, Black Hills Energy announced that it had acquired SourceGas. Black... Read more
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Statesboro Herald
; A woman reported the theft of a marble urn from a gravesite.CHURCH ROAD — A woman told deputies a white van pulled into her drive and someo
; A woman reported the theft of a marble urn from a gravesite.
Statesboro Herald / Posted 15 days ago
CHURCH ROAD — A woman told deputies a white van pulled into her drive and someone shined a spotlight into her home. ▲ ROCKY FORD ROAD — Deputies suffered minor injuries during a struggle when they took a runaway juvenile into custody. The... Read more
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Statesboro Herald
Police Report, : A woman reported receiving a package covered with what appeared to be blood.Alexis Leigh Conway, 21, South Main Street - theft by shoplifting, marijuana po
Police Report, : A woman reported receiving a package covered with what appeared to be blood.
Statesboro Herald / Posted 16 days ago
Alexis Leigh Conway, 21, South Main Street - theft by shoplifting, marijuana possession. ▲ James Edward Harrison, 23, Rocky Ford Road - marijuana possession. ▲ Shannon Michelle Leonard, 28, Stonebrook Way - DUI, failure to obey traffic... Read more
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La Junta Tribune-Democrat
Jenniges speaks on college applicationsmeeting at the First Presbyterian Church in La Junta on Saturday. Featured spea
Jenniges speaks on college applications
La Junta Tribune-Democrat / Posted 19 days ago
meeting at the First Presbyterian Church in La Junta on Saturday. Featured speaker was Nancy Jenniges, Counselor at Rocky Ford High School. Posted Apr. 16, 2016 at 6:00 AM Delta Kappa Gamma, honorary teachers sorority, met in a breakfast... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Severe storm to play role in this year's cantaloupe cropThe sweet taste of Rocky Ford Cantaloupes is known across the country. But, th
Severe storm to play role in this year's cantaloupe crop
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 19 days ago
The sweet taste of Rocky Ford Cantaloupes is known across the country. But, this weekend’s storm could be high-risk, high-reward for some farmers in the area who are planting the melon. As it has been seen in the area’s history, Mother Nature could... Read more
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La Junta Tribune-Democrat
Carrica reports on Jail Based Behavior ServicesOtero counties.The county has sold its old crack pouring/crack filling machine
Carrica reports on Jail Based Behavior Services
La Junta Tribune-Democrat / Posted 21 days ago
Otero counties.The county has sold its old crack pouring/crack filling machine through an equipment purchase agreement with Rocky Ford for $12,000 in two equal payments. Otero County has a new machine, purchased for approximately $40,000. It was... Read more
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Greeley Tribune
Tributes for April 13Carol Mimms; daughters, Connie Hein (Ed) of Windsor, Rhonda Alderson of Siloam
Tributes for April 13
Greeley Tribune / Posted 22 days ago
Carol Mimms; daughters, Connie Hein (Ed) of Windsor, Rhonda Alderson of Siloam Springs, Ariz., Mary Staunton (Jesse) of Rocky Ford and Tammy Durham (Mike) of Rockaway Beach, Ore.; sons, John Baker (Ramona) of Greeley, Joseph (Tatsiana) of... Read more
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Denver Post
GOCO spreads $7M across 26 counties for recreation, education projectsSkate Park, $10,000. Cottonwood Park in Mancos, $41,866. Montrose Community R
GOCO spreads $7M across 26 counties for recreation, education projects
Denver Post / Posted 23 days ago
Skate Park, $10,000. Cottonwood Park in Mancos, $41,866. Montrose Community Recreation Center, $350,000. Melon Field in Rocky Ford, $350,000. Ouray Hot Springs Pool, $275,281. Community Field, Playground and Fitness Trail in Lake George,... Read more
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La Junta Tribune-Democrat
Otero County projects receive nearly $400,000 in GOCO grantsOutdoors Colorado (GOCO) Board awarded two grants totaling $373,275 to Otero Co
Otero County projects receive nearly $400,000 in GOCO grants
La Junta Tribune-Democrat / Posted 23 days ago
Outdoors Colorado (GOCO) Board awarded two grants totaling $373,275 to Otero County communities on Thursday. The City of Rocky Ford was awarded $350,000 in partnership with the Rocky Ford School District for Melon Field; the City of La Junta... Read more
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La Junta Tribune-Democrat
Two killed in accidentmiles east of Lamar, around 3:15 p.m. on Friday, April 8.The two men killed in
Two killed in accident
La Junta Tribune-Democrat / Posted 24 days ago
miles east of Lamar, around 3:15 p.m. on Friday, April 8.The two men killed in the accident were Theodore Graffis, 42, of Rocky Ford and Victor Medina, 24, of La Junta.A 2011 Isuzu delivery truck, driven by Graffis, was eastbound on Colorado 50... Read more
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La Junta Tribune-Democrat
Fair royalty tryouts coming May 7tryouts will be held on May 7 at 4 p.m. The modeling portion of the contest wil
Fair royalty tryouts coming May 7
La Junta Tribune-Democrat / Posted 25 days ago
tryouts will be held on May 7 at 4 p.m. The modeling portion of the contest will be held at the First Christian Church, Rocky Ford, with the riding to follow at the Arkansas Valley Fair Grounds.Two princesses will be selected with the Sr.... Read more
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KKTV 11 Colorado Springs
State Patrol Identifies Victims In Double-fatal Hwy. 50 Crashthe crash that happened Friday about 25 miles east of Lamar. According to a ne
State Patrol Identifies Victims In Double-fatal Hwy. 50 Crash
KKTV 11 Colorado Springs / Posted 26 days ago
the crash that happened Friday about 25 miles east of Lamar. According to a news release 42-year-old Theodore Graffis of Rocky Ford, and 24-year-old Victor Medina of La Junta were both killed when the delivery truck they were in hit a semi... Read more
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La Junta Tribune-Democrat
Rocky Ford man added to Most Wanted ListPueblo Crime Stoppers has added Ricky Maes, 31, the suspect in the March 10 Roc
Rocky Ford man added to Most Wanted List
La Junta Tribune-Democrat / Posted 28 days ago
Pueblo Crime Stoppers has added Ricky Maes, 31, the suspect in the March 10 Rocky Ford shooting incident, to its Top 10 Most Wanted list.It’s believed Ricky Maes (DOB: 4/30/1984) was involved in an altercation with a 31-year-old Rocky Ford man when... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Rocky Ford shooting suspect added to Crime Stoppers most wanted listThe suspect in a shooting that happened in Rocky Ford last month has been added
Rocky Ford shooting suspect added to Crime Stoppers most wanted list
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 28 days ago
The suspect in a shooting that happened in Rocky Ford last month has been added to the Pueblo Crime Stoppers Top 10 most wanted list. Ricky Maes, 31, is wanted for attempted first-degree murder and first-degree assault. The Colorado Bureau of... Read more
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Statesboro Herald
; A woman called to report two people told her others wanted to fight her.he admitted doing so. He resisted arrest, but was taken to jail, and deputies c
; A woman called to report two people told her others wanted to fight her.
Statesboro Herald / Posted 29 days ago
he admitted doing so. He resisted arrest, but was taken to jail, and deputies contacted juvenile justice officials. ▲ ROCKY FORD ROAD — A man told deputies another man driving a tractor gouged holes in a newly paved highway. The tractor... Read more
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WALB Albany
TRAFFIC ALERT: Clyattville Nankin Road closedNankin Road will be closed until the flood waters have receded. A detour will b
TRAFFIC ALERT: Clyattville Nankin Road closed
WALB Albany / Posted 30 days ago
Nankin Road will be closed until the flood waters have receded. A detour will be established westbound at Rocky Ford Road to US 84 to GA Highway 333 in Quitman, and back to Clyattville Nankin Road. A detour will be established... Read more
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Paris Express
John C. NormanBetty Cox of Scranton; two sons, John Norman of Scranton and Frank Norman of Cl
John C. Norman
Paris Express / Posted a month ago
Betty Cox of Scranton; two sons, John Norman of Scranton and Frank Norman of Cleveland, Tex.; three sisters, Rose Myers of Rocky Ford, Colo., Faye Nash of Radcliff, Ky. and Lenela Fitzjurls of Paris; one brother, Clifford Norman of Tulsa, Okla. and... Read more
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La Junta Tribune-Democrat
Free movie showings April 23 and 24in. And, to find some comfort and encouragement along the way. At 1:30 p.m. on
Free movie showings April 23 and 24
La Junta Tribune-Democrat / Posted 1 months ago
in. And, to find some comfort and encouragement along the way. At 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 23, at the Grand Theater in Rocky Ford and at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 24 at the Fox Theater in La Junta, two free movie showings will be offered to... Read more

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