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THURSDAY, JULY 29, 2004, E&grERN COLORADO PLAINSMAN -- PAGE 3 Editor, tare right, the cost my opponent has been effects will cost can we afford Years of education. in govern- d because 'myself informed, on expenses has aus employ- Singe&ely, Harvey Martin for County District 3 Editor: Residents: is in support of y A. Beedy OUnty Commis- 3. I have since childhood- .~ge class- colleague both and fellow For all of my Gary, I whole- efforts on years, Gary job of get- With every facet ' Lincoln County. it's Gary's in- 1riad of state on behalf of Lin- gle- of the Lincoln ~lopment his hard work of Arriba, I have to work with municipal is- All county i" commissioners over the past few years have done an out- standing job of helping our small town with such projects as waste disposal, street im- provement, and emergency pre- paredness. The town board has enjoyed Gary's attendance of- ten at our monthly meetings, and his attention is always ap- preciated. In conversation with Gary, I have learned that the complex- ity of county issues today sim- ply requires a sizable period of "learning the ropes". If we con- tinually rotate a commissioner every four years, then all the groundwork accomplished dur- ing the first term is gone. Gary has nearly completed his first term, and is now ready to con- tinue on with invaluable expe- rience, possibly accomplishing far greater tasks then his first term. Remember to get out and vote August 10 in the primary. I am in full support of both incumbent commissioners making re-election and keep- ing the momentum already in place. My direct involvement with the Lincoln County Eco- nomic Development Corpora- tion has shown me what poten- tial this county has for eco- nomic diversification. In other words, I'm excited to imagine the new jobs and businesses that are possible in our future while preserving our rural agricultural heritage. Rest assured that on August 10 1 will be marking my ballot to re-elect Gary Beedy for commissioner. Troy MeCue Mayor, Town of Arriba Calendar '& Friday, July 29 & 30 ---Lincoln Commissioners, 9 a.m. r thru Saturday, August 9- 14-- Fair. 7:30 town hall; Arriba Town Board, 7:30 p.m., August 10 -- Primary Election Day. to VOTE! August 18 -- lincoln County ~-a~rs, 9 a.m. August 26 --- Lincoln Community board, 6 p.m., board room. & Tuesday, August 30 & 31 County Commissioners, 9 a.m. Board, 7:30 hall Sept. 6 -- Labor Day. Sept. 13 -- Hugo Town Board, 7:30 town hall; Arriba Town Board, 7:30 p.m., by Patsie Smith, Hugo Mayor July is about gone. This wet cooler weather has been a nice reprieve from our normal July. I feel like I should be baling the grass in my yard instead of mow- ing it. But believe me I'm not complaining about the rain. Looks like we are going to be able to start the work on the Rail- road Park earlier than we planned. Green Horizons of Flagler will start getting rid of the grass and weeds this week. Then install an underground sprinkler system, and replant thegrass. Even though it isn't going to be very attractive for awhile; once it is all done it will look better than it ever has. Don't forget about the free swim night Friday, luly 30 from 5:50 to 8:30 p.m. for teenagers in graduating classes of 2003 thru 2009. Then Movie Night in the Park, sponsored by First National Bank of Hugo/Limon from 9 to10:40 p.m. is for everyone. "Grumpy Old Men" is the movie and is free admission. Bring your lawn chair or blankets and enjoy the evening. Concessions will be available. The Hugo Improve- ment Partnership is presenting these events. August starts off with the Lin- Furnished by Ma~'in Thaller. Hugo. U.S. Dept. of CommerceFurnished by Nancy Randolph, weather observer. Weatherobser~ed Limon, National Weather Service at 6:30 a.m. for the preceding 24 hours, weather observer. Date H L Wind Prec Date H L Wind Prec July 22 97 58 36.5 .22 July 21 95 54 38 .00 July 23 83 54 36.6 .60 July 22 83 56 39 .23 July 24 60 49 21.8.10 July 23 63 50 20 2.25 Jul~ 25 56 49 17.3.05 July 24 57 53 12 .26 July 26 67 52 19.4.fgO July 25 69 53 23 .06 July 27 79 48 19.9.(X) July 26 79 48 24 .01 Jul~ 28 84 50 27.7trace July 27 83 52 22 .00 Year to Date 8.43 Year to Date 8.31 coin County Fair August 9 thru August 14. Big news, the fair dance sponsored by the Hugo Volunteer Fire Department will have Kern Ann with Brush Fire performing Saturday night from 9 p.m. until 1 a.m. in the fair building. This should be a great time for all. Proceeds benefit the Hugo Vol- unteer Fire Department. The swimming pool will close for the season on Friday, August 13, as many of our staff need to start back to school. Genoa-Hugo School starts on August 18. The Hugo Volunteer Fire De- partment will hold their annual auction on August 28 in the area behind the Railroad Park. This auc- tion is a major fund-raisers for our volunteer fire department. Items for the auction may be donation or on consignment. Let's all support the great work our volunteers do. Okay a little soap box ttme ...... we have got to work to- gether and support our local busi- nesses. They are the ones everyone turns to for donations for all the various activities m our town. If you don't support them, they can not support the local activities. For ev- ery dollar you spend in Hugo, two cents of the sales tax goes to the town of Hugo. It all adds up, and support forour town goes both ways. u on ! onCes$ A=S==# 13 & 16 Sponsored by FIRST NATIONAL OF HUGO-LIMON Rules 1. Rider shall be between the ages of four to six years (by January 1 ) and weigh less than 65 pounds. Contestants will ride for eight seconds. All rides will be timed and judged. 2. Entries will be limited to 10 contestants each day and will be taken on a "first come-first serve" basis. 3. Contestants will be taken =first come-first serve" in front of the bucking shoot 60 minutes before starting of the event. 4. Entries will be accepted until classes are full. 5. A parent or guardian must sign a release form and must be present during the Mutton Bustin'. 6. Riders must wear a helmet and footwear. Long sleeves are recommended. 7. Riders will use a bull rope provided by the sponsoring agency (First National Banks of Hugo-Limon). 8. All riders will mount their sheep in the bucking chutes and will be released into the arena at the arena directors discretion. 9. All participants must be present for check in at least one hour before the event begins. 10. No entry fee required for this event. 11. All contestants will receive a prize for participation. A first-place winner will be selected each day (even if none of the participants complete the eight second ride). In the event that no eight second riders are completed the arena director will select a winner for the day. St, Hugo 719-743-2415 981 2nd St., Limon 719-775-8882 -- 743-2100 or 1-888-829-2100 wwwlnbhugo.com