The Meeker Herald — 125 years ago • A meeting of the taxpayers in School District No. 2 was held to consider levying a 2 mill tax for school purposes. Mr. Allsbrook gave the following figures for expenses: cash on hand to pay teacher, $230; cost of iron seats, $163.50; freight, $12.50 and school rent […]
The Meeker Herald — 125 years ago • Hudson, Jewett and Wolfe is the name of the livery and feed firm about to start in Meeker shortly. The boys were placing lumber in position this week. • Dr. Thorton and family arrived Tuesday and the doctor will hang out his shingle.
The Meeker Herald — 125 years ago • Judge Hazen has received advice from Washington which states that the Townsite Company will shortly be in receipt of the Townsite patent.
The Meeker Herald — 125 years ago • The very liberal offer of the Meeker Townsite company should be taken advantage of by our citizens. The company will soon have a patent to the townsite and builders will then have deeds issued to them.
The Meeker Herald — 100 years ago • P.F. Welch has sold his saloon business to John C. Richardson of Glenwood, T.A. House and H.W. Gifford of Rifle. • Luther Dennison of Rocky Ford and Meeker today rode the bucking bull and won the $100 purse offered for this feat.
The Meeker Herald — 20 years ago • Faced with a variety of public relations problems, LynMar Tool Company officials asked the Meeker community this week to grant them some more time so that they can prove themselves.
The Meeker Herald — 75 years ago • Game Warden Gentry arrested Wheaton Clark and Loyal Mack on Sunday for killing deer out of season. • Nearly everyone in Meeker was out Monday evening viewing the total eclipse of the moon. The night was perfectly clear and the moon was full which made the eclipse […]
The Meeker Herald — 75 years ago • The prizes for best float in the parade went to Shepherd Service Station, first place; Meeker Market, second place. Third place went to the little Hilkey boy with his sheep, parading for Simms-Moulton Stores, Co.
The Meeker Herald — 100 years ago • Sulphur Creek is now dry. Last year it had running water all season. But this is an off season. • With the completion of the Lost Creek Ditch the Coal Creek mesa region will be supplied with an abundance of water.
The Meeker Herald — 75 years ago • William E. Sides and Miss Bernice VanCleave were married June 9, 1935 at the St. James church. • Mr. M.L. Shepherd and son Alvin announce that their new service station will be open for business Friday, June 14.
The Meeker Herald — 75 years ago March 21, 1935 • Tagert Hardware Store sponsored a John Deere picture show and lecture in the Baer building next dor to the post office. • Farm census shows Rio Blanco County unchanged since 1930.