Posts Tagged ‘Smith’

A WWI vet writes on Gun Control

Questions on GUN CONTROL, an essay by Carl E. Smith History is learned best from those who made it as submitted by Craig Masters Carl E. Smith was born May 19, 1899.  A World War I veteran who served on the German front lines and later served as a German interpreter after the Armistice and Avid outdoorsman, [...]

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Tea Party plan for recapturing black voters

WND – The South Carolina Tea Party Convention was challenged Sunday to convince blacks to flee the party of slavery and once again embrace their Republican roots by embracing a philosophy some conservatives would consider akin to heresy. “The political insight of Frederick Douglass is more important than the political insight of the Founding Fathers,” [...]

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Gypsy “scam” artists turned away from flood roadblock

By Jack Minor –   The Larimer County Sheriff’s office is reporting that it turned away a group from a U.S. Highway 34 roadblock over concerns they could be attempting to “scam” fraud victims.   On a statement posted to his Facebook account, Larimer County Sheriff Justin Smith said deputies learned there was a caravan [...]

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Obama’s economy: Multiple companies announce layoffs following reelection

by Matt Lacy –   Showing an incredible vote of “no confidence” in President Obama’s economy, several companies immediately announced a wave of layoffs with many more to follow.   During the election, Obama insisted the economy under his watch was improving and that the “private sector was doing fine.” The first lady echoed similar [...]

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Mitt made him build his own ‘coffin?’ Are you kidding?

by Craig Masters What in the world is that poor fellow talking about when he claims Mitt Romney shut down a thriving paper factory while making $100million? Why is this ad being released with only two weeks to the election? It could well be that the SuperPAC, PrioritiesUSA, hoped the facts that would destroy the [...]

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Salvation Army seeks 300 volunteers to ring in Holidays at red kettles

Greeley, CO  – Bells at The Salvation Army’s red kettles are set to begin ringing Thursday, November 15, signaling the official start to the holiday fundraising season for the organization.  Local Army officials are appealing to Greeley residents to give a bit more than spare change this year.  “It’s really a great way to celebrate [...]

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Adamson to conduct Social Security seminar

GREELEY- Adamson Funeral & Cremation Services will be hosting a seminar sponsored by Tom Formica, Financial Advisor, Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC.  The Social Security Seminar will be held on Tuesday August 7th from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at Adamson Reception Center at 2000 47th Avenue in Greeley. Mike Wooster, Certified Investment Management Analyst, and the [...]

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Internet giants oppose bill that could make posting online videos a crime

by Jack Minor – Two bills in Congress have sparked a fierce backlash after critics say it could make it a felony for parents to post a video of their children singing a copyrighted song. The House sponsored Stop Online Piracy Act, and the Commercial Felony Streaming Act in the Senate, would give the government [...]

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AP reporter called “racist” for accurate transcript of President’s remarks

by Jack Minor – An Associated Press reporter has been accused of racism for accurately transcribing a speech the President made last weekend. During a speech to the Congressional Black Caucus, the President challenged the members to get involved in his re-election campaign. During the speech, he changed his speaking style by dropping the “G” [...]

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Circulation decline prompts new charges for Greeley Tribune

Denver television station KDVR reported Tuesday, that faced with a shrinking number of print subscriptions, The Tribune, Greeley’s largest daily newspaper, has announced it will begin charging customers for much of its online content starting in November. Tribune Publisher, Bart Smith, in an article posted on greeleytribune.com this week, stated the paper has made the [...]

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Group wants “affirmative action” for gays in military

  by Jack Minor  – Not being content with the military allowing homosexuals to serve, activists are now pushing for the government to actively recruit “gays” and open the service to bi-sexual and transgendered individuals. OutServe, which bills itself as an organization comprised of LGBT members of the military has planned a “coming out” party [...]

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Emma Smith

  March 10, 1920 ~ March 18, 2011   Emma Smith was born on March 10, 1920 in Sterling, Colorado to Alexander Schott and Amalia Maul Schott.  She attended Trinity Lutheran School in Sterling.  She married Ray Smith of Fleming, CO in 1943.  They lived in Sterling until 1964 when they moved to Greeley, CO. [...]

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Frances Mae Vitt

Frances Mae Vitt November 26, 1913 ~ March 27, 2011   Frances Mae Vitt, 97, passed away Sunday, March 27, 2011, in Greeley, CO.  She was born November 26, 1913, in Fremont, Nebraska, the only child of Frank Smith and Iva (Reid) Smith.   After graduating from Central High in Omaha, NE, Frances became a [...]

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Economic issues root of uprising in Middle East

By Jack Minor An American businessman who has spent almost 15 years in the Middle East says the current unrest in Egypt and other countries has its basis in the global economic downturn. The businessman, going by the name of John Smith to protect his identity, has lived in the Middle East with his family [...]

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Dogmatism, not intelligence abound when it comes to King

-Ron Smith is retired and is currently a leader at Highland Hills Freewill Baptist Church- Good News; Bad News : There is no Good News, Yet The bad news is, some people still don’t get it. More bad news: they probably never will. Martin Luther King, Jr. stated the problem very well in this quotation [...]

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Marines honor their own with ceremony at Bittersweet Park

Story and photo by Jack Minor Marines from across the Rocky Mountain region came to Greeley to honor two of their own in a wreath-laying ceremony at Bittersweet Park this past Sunday afternoon. Colorado Springs Marine Sgt. Jason Smith, who was killed in action on Nov. 19, and Lance Corporal Brandon Pearson from Arvada, who [...]

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Barbara M. Smith

Barbara M. Smith, 92, of Greeley, died October 5, 2010 at Life Care Center of Aurora.  She was born August 14, 1918 in Ottawa, Kansas to John Isaac and Lena Antoinetta (Avenarius) Okerberg. She married Rhoten A. Smith on December 24, 1942 in Houston, TX and he died on September 6, 2003. Barbara lived in [...]

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Seniors show off their work at local art show

Story and photo By Jack Minor Greeley had an art show last Friday at a most unlikely location, the Bridge Assisted Living, where residents showed off their pieces. The show featuring oil and water paintings was available to the public for viewing from 3-6 p.m. The paintings on display were from students in an art [...]

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Fritzler corn maze salutes military in a big way

Story and photos By Jack Minor An annual event has become a salute not just to all members of the armed forces but to one soldier in particular at the Fritzler farms corn maze this year. Glen Fritzler and his wife Pamela have operated the Fritzler Maize since 2000. The Fritzlers have often employed patriotic [...]

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Eugene “Gene” Allen

Eugene “Gene” Allen, 87 of Greeley died August 26, 2010 at his home.  He was born February 18, 1923 in a farmhouse close to Harding, Nebraska to Deforest Allen and Ethel Case Allen.  After his mother’s passing two weeks later, he was adopted into the home of his maternal grandparents, Sam and Emma Case.  He [...]

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Walter E. Heine

Walter E. Heine, 89, of Greeley passed away Saturday, July 10, 2010 at Garden Square at Westlake.  He was born April 13, 1921 in Sylvan Grove, Kansas to A. Henry and Amanda S. (Meier) Heine. Walter married Irene A. Davis on November 28, 1943 in Casper, Wyoming and moved to Greeley. He served in the [...]

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Chase E. “Buck” Rinehart

Chase E. “Buck” Rinehart of Greeley passed away at his home on Monday, July 12, 2010.  He was born March 19, 1940 in Prairie City Iowa.  He grew up in Prairie City and graduated from Prairie City High School.  He served in the U.S. Air Force from 1962-1966 and in the U.S. Air Force Reserves [...]

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Shirley Jean Smith

Shirley Jean Smith of Greeley, 81, died peacefully surrounded by her family on July 9, 2010 at Hospice and Palliative Care of Northern Colorado.  Shirley was born May 25, 1929 in Greeley, Colorado to Sim and Lottie Mae (Osborne) Lewis. Shirley homesteaded with her family in Pierce, Colorado and graduated from Pierce High School.  On [...]

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Bill May heads up United Way Campaign Cabinet

United Way of Weld County Resource Development Director, Christi Smith has announced the 2010 United Way Campaign Cabinet membership. Chairman this year is Bill May, Briggsdale rancher, retired faculty from Greeley-Evans District Six and long standing member of United Way’s Board of Directors. According to Smith, “Bill May is a long-time community advocate and he [...]

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Apple-Cranberry Crisp

Ingredients 2 pounds Granny Smith apples – peeled, cored and thinly sliced 3/4 cup cranberries 1/4 cup white sugar 3 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/3 cup quick-cooking oats 1/3 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 cup packed light brown sugar 1/4 cup butter, cut into pieces 1/2 cup chopped pecans Directions Preheat oven to [...]

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Sofia Delgadillo

Sofia Delgadillo April 20, 1925 ~ June 4, 2010 Sofia Delgadillo of Greeley died in her home Friday, June 4, 2010. She was born in Victoria, Texas on April 20, 1925 to Susano and Maria (Gonzalez) Garcia. In 1942 she married Jose Delgadillo in Dallas, Texas. She loved going to yard sales, shopping and eating [...]

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Clarence W. Schwartz

Clarence W. Schwartz, 79, of Loveland passed away on May 18, 2010, at Pathways Hospice Care Center.  He was born March 16, 1931 in Fort Collins, CO to John and Elizabeth (Schneider) Schwartz. Clarence served in the U.S. Marines during the Korean War.  On August 27, 1950, he married Vernice Brant in Windsor, CO.  They [...]

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Roger Leroy Tuma

Roger Leroy Tuma, 66 of Evans, Colorado died on Friday, May 7, 2010 at the North Colorado Medical Center. He was born July 07, 1943 in Crawford, Nebraska to Beulah Belle (Dolly- Fisher)Tuma and Jack Tuma. He married Anne Pennington in Fort Collins, Colorado on January 06, 1993. Roger started school in Hemmingford, Nebraska. His family [...]

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