Meeker Locals

Happy Cinco de Mayo! Although one might assume Cinco de Mayo is a Mexican holiday, it’s actually more popular in the United States. On May 5, 1862, the Mexican army defeated the French army at the Battle of Puebla. This single military battle signified defeat of a European colonial power and a victory for the Mexican people.
The day has come to signify a celebration of Hispanic and Mexican pride and culture in much the same way St. Patrick’s Day is a celebration of Irish culture.
Celebrating birthdays this week: Ed Amato and Starla Morris, May 5; Cody Murray and Donna Torres, May 6; Chiyoko Caldwell, May 7; Peggy Strate and Quinn Wix, May 8; James Anderson and Jace Mobley, May 9; Mike Washburn, Addie Joy and Bethany Murray, May 10; Kathryn Doll and Tyler Piper, May 11.
Happy anniversary to Paul and Kris Nold, May 6.
Congratulations to Herald Times staff member Caitlin Walker and her husband, Chance, on the birth of their first baby. Talen Liam Walker was born Friday, April 29 at 6:10 p.m. at Valley View hospital in Glenwood Springs. He weighed 6 pounds, 8.8 ounces and was 19 3/4 inches long.
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