MEEKER I “There are two lasting bequests we can give our children, one is roots, the other is wings.” this quote is true of many of the people who came to Meeker looking to build a family and a future. Ruth Pearce is one such person, she and her late husband Hal “Tom” Pearce gave [...]
MEEKER I The Barone Middle School girls’ basketball team started their season Saturday in Craig. Both the seventh and eighth grade A teams found themselves against tough competition but played hard, and know what to work on going forward.
MEEKER I The holiday vacation provides great opportunity to spend time with kids sledding, skiing and taking advantage of the great area where we live. Dan and Eve Seeley remember vividly trips to the ski area with a station wagon full of kids. They are another example of family’s finding time to have fun amid [...]
—Harold Ball’s record still stands 67 years later— MEEKER I From the record-setting 100-yard dash in 1945 to his extensive family history in the area, Harold Ball’s story is an interesting one. He ran a 10.1 second 100-yard dash in Rifle his senior year. He was unsure about the composition of the track surface but [...]
MEEKER I “That discipline which corrects the eagerness of worldly passions, which fortifies the heart with virtuous principles, which enlightens the mind with useful knowledge, and furnishes to it matter of enjoyment within itself, is of more consequence to real felicity then all the provisions which we can make of the goods of fortune.” This [...]
MEEKER I Last week gave us the opportunity to give thanks for our many blessings. Topping the list for many was the blessing of family, particularly the love of our mothers who have stood strong through whatever life has handed them and made the best of every situation. Mothers are often the “glue” that holds [...]