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.

Karen Ernst, of Colorado Springs and Sheri Hunt, of Centennial attended the fair and visited with friends. They are

grandaughters of the late Adam and Thelma Gotto.

 Josh and Mary Ann, Jack and Quin Davidson and friends were guests of Helen Ottewell over the weekend, Jack and

Quin did the mutton busting event at the rodeo. Helen helped in the

UMW booth.

On Wednesday, Helen Ottewell went to Denver and hadd dinner with friends.

The grand marshalls for the fair, Ronald Parker and Richard Bucklin, had a good time during the parade tossing candy

to the children along the parade route.

Mary Simmon's daughter, Judy, came Saturday for the fair. They along with Marie Palmer enjoyed the style review as

five of the contestants were great nieces of Marie and Mary.

Carole Mannis said to say that she went to the fair.

Doris McDonnell's cousins, Gary and Sandy Secrest of Las Alamos, N.M. visited with her and Diana Landacre.

Many people attended the funeral for Ray Mosher, 92, Saturday evening at Karval. He lived a long life with lots of

adventures. He grew up during the Great Depression working at home and for ranchers, trailing cattle etc. for one dollar a

day. He served in the army and fought in the Pacific theater in World War II. He earned the Purple Heart medal. He was a

rodeo cowboy and his best event was saddle bronc. He put together a large ranch and raised his family there. He was proud

of his cattle and was able (with some help) to brand a calf this spring.

This Week’s News

At Saturday's Flagler Mud Bog, the Limon Witt Boy's Inc.-sponsored Willeymaker mud racing team, proved playing

in mud is not just a man's sport. In the open class against 6 veteran drivers and their mud vehicles. Shania Atwater, the

lone lady driver drove her 1975 Chevy Blazer through the muddy pit placing second. The Willeymaker, a Jeep driven by

Cole Thompson placed first. Dustin Stum, in his black-flamed Ford competed in the next class. Dustin made two great

runs in this popular class. The mud bog pits were used for various class races for pickups and ATVs. The last run was

the ladies foot race through the mud pit with three foot of mud. The first lady through without falling received a crisp

100 dollar bill. Thanks to the Sons of Legionnaires and the Flagler Fire Dept. for a fun afternoon at the mud bog pits at

Lakeview East Lodge.

Ann Palmer of Levant, Kan. came Friday and picked up her parents Bert and Alice Clay and took them to Colorado

Springs for Alice's Doctor appointment. She spent Friday night and stayed for Saturday lunch before returning home. Bert

and Alice are doing well.

Marie Palmer and Mary Simmons went shopping in Limon on Monday.

Chad Mosher is on a roll with his saddle bronc riding in the CPRA. After bucking off at the Lincoln County Fair on

Friday evening, he won first at Keensburg on Saturday then second at Kremling. Last weekend he won first at Deer Trail

and second at Rocky Ford. He and his sons, Wyatt and Bryson visited Wilma Mosher for a short time Sunday before going

on down to Matt and Rosie's home so Bryson could play with Ashlyn and Spencer for a while. The little cousins are great

friends.

Norman Mosher spent from Thursday evening until Saturday morning at Wilma Mosher’s. He

goes to school in Limon.

Joanne Boetger and Wilma Mosher met some friends for lunch at Ft. Lupton on Monday. On their way they stopped

at Wilma's Sister Arlene and Hershel Spencer's for a short visit.

 Sorry about so much "Mosher" news. Most of the people I contacted said they had not done anything news worthy

so you are stuck with us this week.

 The Hugo Firemen's sale is this Saturday at 10:00 a.m. at the fair grounds.

Phone No. 743-2764 email wilma@hughs.net

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