News for Thursday, July 26, 2012

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Kate Grobe: Fundraiser a function of community, God

I'm often asked where the funding comes from for the Yampa Valley Pregnancy Center. Churches in this area support us, and there are some individuals who generously send us money, and we have a few fundraisers each year. I also count the numerous and varied donations as support since we get so many valuable items such as food, diapers, clothing, and furniture. This may seem like a strange business model, but the fact is that this enables us to help people. We're often able to meet very specific requests.

On the Record for July 20, 2012

On the Record for July 20, 2012

Janet Sheridan: A moderate hearing loss

A couple of years ago, my husband, Joel, started to mumble, running his words together willy-nilly; all my grandchildren seemed to need speech therapy; and waiters whispered the night’s specials as if revealing classified information. I knew I’d begun to miss words and phrases during conversations, but blamed the mutter-mouths surrounding me. Then I telephoned a niece who habitually spoke crisply and clearly and realized the deficiency might be mine. Pauline answered the phone cautiously — when elderly relatives call, it’s usually to report illness, death, or befuddlement. I punched up the volume on my phone — the pesky thing hadn’t been working well — and assured Pauline none of her old folks had broken a hip.

News In Brief: Movie night slated for Saturday night in Craig

The Grand Futures Prevention Coalition will host a free movie night at 9 p.m. Saturday at the north end of Veterans Memorial Park, formerly Craig City Park. The organization will screen "Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark." Popcorn and snow cones will be for sale.

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‘Persistence pays off’: Craig native nominated for Emmy

A Craig resident and Moffat County High School graduate is part of the team that helps bring the tale of a modern cowboy keeping the peace in his neck of the woods in Appalachia to the small screen. Joshua Green has worked as a set direction buyer on the FX series "Justified," the story of Deputy U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens overseeing justice in Kentucky, since the middle of the show's second season. Along with the rest of the creative talent, Green was nominated for Outstanding Art Direction for a Single-Camera Series for the 2012 season in the 64th annual Primetime Emmy Awards. “I’m the person that finds all the pieces that goes in each setting from the table to the chairs to the floor to the lights,” he said. “If we have a craft service table, I’ll even take the Sweet ‘N Low and put it on the table if it needs it.”