Friday, August 29, 2014

Badger Volleyball ALS Challenge

Thursday after practice, the Limon Badger High School Volleyball team and coaches gathered on the practice field for the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.

This was the last challenge that Jessica Hoffman of the Limon Leader issued, and they are all complete.

We will be making the promised donations to both ALS Research and the Fallen Officer's Memorial Fund, and hope you can find a few dollars to donate too.

Enjoy this video of the BADGER Volleyball Ice Bucket Challenge, and share with your friends.

Thursday, August 28, 2014

SBA Disaster Loans

Three Weeks Left to Apply for SBA Disaster Loans
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - The U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA) today reminded small, nonfarm businesses in 25 Colorado counties and neighboring counties in Kansas, Nebraska, New Mexico and Oklahoma that they have until September 15, 2014, to apply for an Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL).  These loans are to offset economic losses because of reduced revenues to farmers and ranchers caused by the drought that began on November 1, 2013, in the following primary counties, announced Tanya N. Garfield, Director of SBA's Disaster Field Operations Center - West.

Primary Colorado counties: Baca, Bent, Cheyenne, Crowley, El Paso, Kiowa, Kit Carson, Las Animas, Lincoln, Otero, Phillips, Prowers, Pueblo, Sedgwick and Yuma;
Neighboring Colorado counties: Arapahoe, Costilla, Custer, Douglas, Elbert, Fremont, Huerfano, Logan, Teller and Washington;
Neighboring Kansas counties: Cheyenne, Greeley, Hamilton, Morton, Sherman, Stanton and Wallace;
Neighboring Nebraska counties: Chase, Cheyenne, Deuel, Dundy and Perkins;
Neighboring New Mexico counties: Colfax and Union;
Neighboring Oklahoma county: Cimarron.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Another Ice Bucket Challenge

The Limon Badger Softball team completes the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. For their efforts, The Limon Leader will be donating $43 to ALS Research and another $43 to the Fallen Officer Memorial Fund.
They have called on the Badger Football team (And Coaches) The Limon Police Department (And Secretary) Superintendent Dave Marx and the Burlington Cougar Softball Team!
Way To Go Girls!


Saturday, August 23, 2014

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Our own Jessica Hoffman was nominated by the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office to do the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.
Carrying on the spirit of the Sheriff's department, we are donating to both ALS and the Officer Down Memorial Fund.
Jessica nominated both the Limon Softball team and the Limon Volleyball Team. We will also be donating a dollar for every athlete that participates, and $10 for each coach to both charities.
Nominate your friends and help raise some money for these worthwhile causes!

Friday, August 22, 2014

Hugo News

Publisher's Note:
We apologize for not having the Hugo News in this week's Eastern Colorado Plainsman. While we do strive to ensure no mistakes, this is proof that they happen anyway. 
We will be publishing all of the Hugo News in next week's edition in order to keep everyone up-to-date on what is going on in our community! 
Thank you for reading! 
~Charles. 

Last Week’s News

Joanne Boetger was among the many who attended the fair and demolition derby over the week.

Alice Jensen worked in the UMW food booth and also enjoyed sitting out in the covered area visiting with people.

Aaron, Arna and Khloe Vick from Parker visited Jeri Vick and took in the fair.

Bert and Alice Clay are doing well and attended the fair on Saturday.

Gary and Terena Ensign did a lot of baby sitting during the fair. They sure do enjoy those little kids.

Marlys Allis worked in the UMW booth, also.

Diana Welz was a Saturday overnight guest of Don and Joyce Riley. She also visited with her nieces.

The VFW Aux. 6612 served a luncheon Saturday to the VFW and Shriners bands.

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Yard of the week 8-21-14

This week’s Yard of the Week goes to the Davis family. Nathan and Courtney, along with their children, have done an amazing job on the landscaping around their home which is located on C Avenue. The lawn is lush and green and it complements their bright and colorful flowers. The Davis family was nominated by a community member who took notice of the hard work that was put into this gorgeous home. Be sure to thank the Davis family when you see them for continuing to help make Limon a beautiful place to live!

Crash on I-70 claims one life.

On Tuesday, Aug, 12, around noon, an ABF truck, traveling at the posted speed limit hit another truck in the westbound lane of I-70 at the 366 mile marker.

The truck that was struck was traveling approximately 20 miles per hour according to CSP representatives.

 The driver of the 2014 Mac Truck, Allen Oliver, 60, of Missouri was pronounced dead at the scene, the driver that was struck sustained no injuries!

The accident took several hours to remove from the west bound lanes of traffic, still impairing traffic flow past the 5-o-clock hour.