Saturday, September 27, 2014

Pirates vs Mustangs

 Genoa Hugo Pirates homecoming football game versus the Prairie Mustangs via internet on and 
This is a live presentation of the game including halftime crowning of the homecoming king and queen.
We hope you will tune in starting at 12:55 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 27th. on !!!!!!

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Fall Colors are going to be as good as they have ever been in Colorado's High Country, but if the  National Forest Service has their way, you could need a permit to take photos of them. 

Friday, September 26, 2014

Badgers Vs Bulldogs

Football on, this Friday, September 26th at 6:55 pm, join us for 1A High School Football as the Calhan Bulldogs visit the Limon Badgers. Tim Andersen, Andrea Andersen and Rich Yarian have the call. You can go or the Limon Leader link at

Hugo Town Marshal Resigns

By Will Bublitz

The Town of Hugo is now without a Chief Marshal after Joy Hemby tendered her resignation last week.

Former Marshal Joy Hemby
Hemby’s resignation apparently came as a surprise to many in town government. A special meeting had to be called last Wednesday, Sept. 17 to officially accept her resignation. Mayor Pro Tem Dave Dobbs chaired the meeting in the absence of Mayor Patsie Smith who was away on vacation.

Hemby was not present at last week’s special meeting. Her resignation came in the form of a letter that stated she was tendering her resignation as Chief Marshal effective Monday, Sept. 15. No explanation for her decision was given.

According to Town Clerk Maria Nestor who was present at Wednesday’s meeting, the board’s six trustees voted unanimously to accept Hemby’s resignation.

Hemby’s resignation has left the Hugo Marshal’s Office without any officers. The Deputy Marshal’s position in the two-officer department became vacant last winter and has not yet been filled.

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Thursday, September 25, 2014

EPA Power Plant Rule a Bad Deal for Everyone

It is virtually impossible to overstate the importance of readily available access to safe, affordable and reliable energy to individual prosperity and economic well-being. Energy impacts nearly all aspects of life, from the gasoline pumped into cars to the electricity needed to power factories and industries.
 Consequently, any federal environmental regulations created and imposed by bureaucrats from Washington, D.C. will have far reaching impacts.
Jerry Sonnenberg

 The latest in a long line of overly burdensome and redundant regulations was put forward by the Environmental Protection Agency in early June of this year. The EPA’s proposed Clean Power Plan would require a 30 percent reduction in nationwide carbon dioxide emissions from power plants relative to 2005 levels.

 On the surface, this may sound like a positive development, especially since greenhouse gas emissions, including carbon dioxide, are a primary cause of global climate change. The reality, however, is that the EPA’s new rule would offer a whole lot of pain for relatively little gain.

 If finalized, the EPA’s proposal could cause tremendous harm to the economy by raising electricity prices and causing significant job losses. By the EPA’s own estimates, electricity prices nationwide would increase by an average of between 6 and 7 percent and up to 12 percent in some locations. Furthermore, the United Mine Workers of America estimate that by 2035, the total cumulative direct and indirect job losses in the utility, rail and coal industries will top 4.2 million jobs lost as a result of the proposal. It should be noted that jobs in these three industries are typically high-wage, high-skilled positions.

Friday, September 19, 2014

Badgers vs Burlington

Badgers vs Burlington!
Football on, this Friday, September 19th at 6:55 pm, join us for 1A High School Football as the Limon Badgers visit the Burlington Cougars. Tim Andersen, Andrea Andersen and Rich Yarian have the call. You can go to or the Limon Leader link at

Monday, September 15, 2014


The Limon Correctional Facility Tracking Team will be conducting monthly training on Sept. 17, 2014 between the hours of 7 a.m. & 5 p.m. This training will consist of urban tracking techniques.

The team will be conducting this training this training around and within the city limits of the towns of Limon and Hugo. Local Law Enforcement agencies have been made aware of this training. Staff members participating in this training will be identifiable by their training uniform dress consisting of brown camouflage ACU’s with department patches. There will also be two staff, dressed in the same uniform, running ahead of the team serving as the “escapees”. The team will also be utilizing the mobile command trailer during this training.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding this matter, please feel free to contact myself or the LCF Tacking Team Commander at one the following extensions.

Lt. Thomas Kerstiens/EMC
Work:  719-775-7645
Cell:    719-740-1236

Lt. James Norris/ Tracker Commander
Work:  719-775-7627
Cell:    719-660-5906

Friday, September 12, 2014

Badger Football in Peyton.

The Badgers visit the Peyton  Panthers in 1A action.  Tune in for the action starting at 6:55 p.m. Friday, Sept 12th, 2014.  Tim Andersen, Andrea Andersen, and Rich Yarian on the call.

Due to internet bandwidth restrictions in Peyton, the game was not able to be broadcast. Please check back next week!

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Friday, September 5, 2014

Badgers vs John Mall 9-5

Watch Live as the Badgers face off against the John Mall Panthers. This is a home game, so if you are in town, come on out!

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Lady Badgers vs Pirates 9-4-14

The original Lincoln County Rivalry is reignited on the Volleyball court as the Genoa-Hugo Pirates take on the Lady Badgers

Thursday, September 4, 2014

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Digital Thought for September 4, 2014

New Feature

We are working on a new feature for the Limon Leader / Eastern Colorado Plainsman. It is called the Digital Thought, where Charles brings you information and opinion that you can listen to on your phone, tablet or computer.

This new feature is in its infancy, so please be kind as we work out the kinks and figure out how it will become part of your overall experience with the Limon Leader and Eastern Colorado Plainsman.