MHS Class of ‘52

MEEKER I May 23, 1952, was day of remembrance and celebration for 28 graduates of Rio Blanco County High School. June 2, 2012, was another day of remembrance and celebration for several of them as they gathered to share their 60-year class reunion and take part in the 100th anniversary of the Rio Blanco County […]

Class of ‘62 returns to MHS

The 1962 graduating class of Meeker High School gathered in Meeker, Colo., on Aug. 3-4 to celebrate a 50-year class reunion, accompanied by spouses or other family members. Present for the picture (left to right) First row: Sally (Watt) Smith, Paula (Starbuck) Armstrong, Diane (Dunbar) McKee, Barbara (Kennedy) Darnell. Second row: Frances (Beck) Brown, Patty (Mowbray) Martin, Karen Ann (Carstens) Miller, Sherry Klinglesmith, Sandy (Rector) Taylor. Third row: Larry Nielsen, Tom Pilkington, Mary (Sutton) Pilkington, Sam Love, Sam Lockhart, Jerry Purcell. Fourth row: Mark Sheridan, Bob Crook, Marty McKean, Bill Mannel, John McKinnon, Bill Lake. Fifth row: Al Ray Story, Bob Ruckman, John Stephenson, Gus Anderson. Also attending, but not present for picture: Heather Jensen, Ruthmary (Franklin) Allison, Ethel Starbuck, Dale Jens;   teachers to the class of 1962. Unable to attend: Larry Ridgeway, Billie Back, Paula (Jensen) Riley, Kent Nelson, John Deveraeux, Anna (Grubb) Freeman, Susie (Lammers) Hemming, Sue Panter, Dorothy (Stout) McKee, Larry Story, Ellis Eliason and Wayne Tinder.

MEEKER I The graduating class of Meeker High School, 1962, gathered in Meeker, Colo., on Aug. 3 and 4 to celebrate a 50-year class reunion, accompanied by spouses or other family members.

MHS Class of 2012…

Thirty-six seniors earned their diplomas and were graduated from Meeker High School last Saturday in Starbuck Stadium.

Marki T. Cook Graduated

Marki T. Cook Marki T. Cook was graduated May 6, 2012, with a 3.7 GPA from Colorado State University in Pueblo with a degree in business management with an emphasis in marketing. As a new grad, Cook has been hired by Fox News in Colorado Springs as one of their sales rep executives. Along with […]

MHS principal’s contract not renewed

Meeker superintendent of schools Susan Goettel recommended the Meeker Board of Education not renew Meeker High School principal George Henderson’s contract and the board voted 5-1 in support of Goettel’s recommendation.

Seely nominated to Air Force, Naval academies

MEEKER I Matthew Seely of Meeker has received a nomination to the United States Air Force Academy and the United States Naval Academy from Rep. Scott Tipton.

FFA team at national convention

MEEKER I Members of the Meeker FFA Chapter in Colorado were one of 31 teams participating in the National FFA Agricultural Communications Career Development Event (CDE).

National Honor Society 5K…

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Katie Proctor, her daughters Lily and Bridgett and their dog Dolly participated in the 5K walk sponsored by the Meeker High School National Honor Society to benefit the American Cancer Society.

Rifle high school softball players


Meeker High School sophomores Jordan Smith (left) and Taylor Morris participated on the Rifle High School fastpitch softball team this year ending the season at the state tournament in Aurora, Colo.

Class of ’61 reunion Sept. 13-14

MEEKER I The Meeker High School Class of 1961 will celebrate their 50th reunion Sept. 13-14 at Campbell Creek Ranch on the White River above Buford.

Induction of honor society members

MEEKER I Fifteen students from Meeker High School were inducted as new members of the National Honor Society, Chapter Scholastia, in a ceremony held at the high school May 10.

Letter to the Editor: MHS class of ’61

Dear Editor: The Meeker High School class of 1961 will celebrate the 50th anniversary of their graduation with a “pre-reunion” to be held at the Old Timer’s dinner on Saturday, June 4, 2011.