Meeker Locals

“School days, school days, dear old golden rule days …” Back to school season is upon us, so please watch out for students walking, bicycling and yes, driving, to and from school. And don’t forget to pay attention to our school buses, as well.
In a time of national financial strain, it would seem logical that discounted food programs like SHARE Colorado would thrive, but the Food Share America organization filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy last month.
While it probably isn’t true for Meekerites, the average American eats 10 meals a month at fast food restaurants. Good thing those fast food joints aren’t serving discounted meals, or they might be filing for bankruptcy, too.
We were sad to see Meeker’s version of a five and dime, Connie’s, posted a “closing soon” sign in their window.
A belated birthday greeting to Dan Chinn, who celebrated Aug. 16.
Celebrating birthdays this week: Meeker High School teacher and basketball coach Klark Kindler and Mary K. Krueger, Aug. 19; Sage Morgan Preston-Jensen, Anthony Jones, Taylor Nielson and Dayona Tyler, Aug. 20; Bev Brennan, DeeAnna Vandiver and Jim Tyler, Aug. 21; Phyllis Wigington and Rod Shaw, Aug. 22; Sandy Scherbarth, Mariah Jensen and the Herald Times’ own Dolly Viscardi, Aug. 23; Logan Kinnamon and Rogers Meredith, Aug. 24; Marty Jensen, Aug. 25.
Happy anniversary to Troy and Rhonda Hilkey, Aug. 21; Larry and Sandra Johnson, Aug. 22; Walt and Rita Proctor, Aug. 23.
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