Early local teachers came to RBC for work, found love

The Lime Kiln Schoolhouse, constructed in 1917, is seen here in 1929 with Eleanor Kugler Service in the doorway. Lime Kiln Schoolhouse is one of 39 school in operation within the county in the past century and most assuredly played a role in the romance of one or a couple school teachers who came into the area to teach.

MEEKER I The Rio Blanco County Historical Society and its Rural School Committee teamed with the Meeker Arts and Culture Council Sunday, April 6, to portray “Rural School Days,” a fun and informative historic presentation.

MACC will meet Monday

MEEKER I The Meeker Arts and Cultural Council will meet on Monday at 6:30 p.m. at the Meeker United Methodist Church Elbert Hall.

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These Meeker students took part in the Meeker Arts and Cultural Committee (MACC) Outreach Program for Meeker High School and Barone Middle School.

MACC meets Monday

MEEKER I The Meeker Arts and Cultural Council will meet Monday at 6:30 p.m. at the Meeker United Methodist Church’s Elbert Hall.

Honest Abe on freeing the slaves

John Voehl of Littleton gave performances on Feb. 18 and 19 at Meeker High School and at Meeker Elementary School during his stay in Meeker. For the second year in a row, Voehl’s adaptation of Abraham Lincoln enthralled those who saw him, courtesy of the Meeker Arts and Cultural Council and the Rio Blanco County Historical Society. Above, Voehl can be seen among the fifth-grade students at the elementary school.

MEEKER I Students of Kristen Henderson’s and Pat Ibach’s fifth-grade classes at Meeker Elementary School, as well as Barone Middle School and Meeker High School students were delighted by John Voehl’s portrayal of Abraham Lincoln, one of America’s greatest presidents, on Feb. 19.

MACC set for second performing arts visit

MEEKER I The Meeker Arts and Cultural Council (MACC), in cooperation with the ERBM Recreation and Parks District and Meeker High School, is sponsoring a performing arts drama outreach program with Professor Timothy Pinnow, the department chair of the Colorado Mesa University’s theater arts department.

Meeker arts council begins series of theater workshops

Professor Timothy Pinnow, chairman of the theater arts department at Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction, led a performing arts outreach seminar at Meeker High School on Saturday. From left to right are Savanna May, Sena Zellers, Analise Amack, Layton Bair and Pinnow. Two more seminars are planned this year.

MEEKER I Professor Timothy Pinnow, chairman of the Department of Theater Arts at Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction, presented the first of a series of performing arts outreach workshops for drama students at Meeker High School on Saturday.

MACC brings Abe back for another performance Feb. 18

MEEKER I To commemorate the sesquicentennial anniversary of the presidency and life history of Abraham Lincoln, one of America’s greatest presidents, the Meeker Arts and Cultural Council (MACC) and the Rio Blanco County Historical Society (RBCHS) will jointly sponsor an encore performance by John Voehl of Littleton in mid-February.

Lincoln to return to Meeker

MEEKER I To commemorate the sesquicentennial anniversary of the presidency and life of Abraham Lincoln, one of America’s greatest presidents, the Meeker Arts and Cultural Council (MACC) and the Rio Blanco County Historical Society (RBCHS) will jointly sponsor an encore performance by John Voehl of Littleton in mid-February.

Arts, Cultural Council to meet Monday

MEEKER | The Meeker Arts and Cultural Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Monday at Meeker United Methodist Church’s Elbert Hall.

MACC meets on Monday Jan. 6

MEEKER I The Meeker Arts and Cultural Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Monday at the Meeker United Methodist Church Elbert Hall.

MACC meets on Monday

MEEKER | The Meeker Arts and Cultural Council will meet Monday at 6:30 p.m. at the Meeker United Methodist Church Elbert Hall.