News for Tuesday, November 10, 2009



Man pleads guilty to drug charges

A local man charged in two separate drug distribution cases pleaded guilty to reduced charges Nov. 3 in Moffat County District Court. Jerry David Flannery, 46, was first arrested in February at the Holiday Inn of Craig, where Craig Police officers reported they found him in a room along with $4,840 in cash, as well as meth crystals and various other drug paraphernalia.

Police Blotter for Nov. 8

Police Blotter for Nov. 8

Senior spotlight for Nov. 10

The holiday season is here, and people are shopping for Thanksgiving and some for Christmas. Let’s not forget Veterans Day on Wednesday.

Byron Willems: Medical marijuana

All I know is that this entire medical marijuana situation has been twisted and distorted to allow literally thousands of Coloradans who use marijuana for “recreational usage” to now obtain it legally.

Sports briefs: CMS basketball to face Rawlins

The Craig Middle School boys seventh- and eighth-grade basketball teams will square off against the Rawlins (Wyo.) Middle School Colts at 4 p.m. today at CMS, 915 Yampa Ave.

Missouri man killed in Friday rollover near Baggs

35-year-old passenger was later treated and released at The Memorial Hospital in Craig

A Missouri man was killed Friday in a vehicle rollover near Baggs, Wyo., according to a Wyoming Highway Patrol news release. A passenger — Bradley S. Shain, 35, of Glenwood, Iowa — was treated and released from the hospital.

Blue Star Mothers offer support for military moms

A year ago, Anna Klenda discovered the Blue Star Mothers, a national service organization for mothers with children serving in the military. The nearest chapter is located in Grand Junction, however through the network of military mothers, Klenda met two other women in a similar position in her own town.

Datebook for Nov. 10

Datebook for Nov. 10

Annie's Mailbox: Daughter concerned about mom

My parents have been married 25 years when my father died at age 45. Mom began drinking and she has become an alcoholic.

Horoscope for Nov. 10

SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) — Unless your aims and objectives are clearly defined, it will be difficult to get anything accomplished.

Craig briefs: DAR to host its monthly meeting

The Augusta Wallihan chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution will host its monthly meeting at 2 p.m. Saturday, at the Museum of Northwest Colorado, 590 Yampa Ave.

High school plans daylong Veterans Day celebration

Moffat County High School wanted to do more for Veterans Day this Wednesday. Deborah Roberts, head of the high school social studies department, said the experience left a profound impression on everyone who went, and there was an immediate push upon their return to do something special for Veterans Day from then on.

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Home of ‘South Park’ creators blends East and West

Design features Japanese teahouse, Western styles

A tour of the local house owned by “South Park” creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone turns up not a single Emmy, Eric Cartman doll or half-drawn cartoon panel. Instead, the timber-frame home near the base of the Steamboat Ski Area is filled with a Zen-like calm and a love of nature.

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MCHS football falls short of playoffs by thin margin

Zero point four. That is the margin at which the Moffat County High School boys varsity football team missed the playoffs. Less than one percentage point separated Moffat County and Palisade High School, the 16th ranked team in Division 3A.

Bill and Linda Sloan: Thank you

To our daughter, Carol, our grandson, Randy, and his classmates.