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Fort Morgan Times

Park renamed to honor city’s first superintendent

A shifting in naming of one Fort Morgan park and new naming at another will allow both the most influential early city employee and Fort Morgan High School’s most notable graduate to be honored. City Council has approved the renaming of Glenn Miller Park – the courtyard area near...
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Fort Morgan Times

Scooter’s Coffee green-lighted for Fort Morgan

A ton of coffee is consumed in Fort Morgan and there’s room in the market for a new competitor, City Council heard Tuesday during a public hearing. “I asked [an existing] coffee shop, and they say they are swamped with business,” Mayor Lyn Deal said. An Internet search...

50th Wedding Anniversary Card Shower

Congratulations to Jo and Rita Young on their 50th Wedding Anniversary. Please send a fun card celebrating this momentous occasion to the couple at 15778 County Road RR, Akron, CO 80720.

Chamber members learn about new delivery fee

Akron Chamber of Commerce met Monday, June 20 for their regular meeting with ten members present. Odells Super’s prepared the meal for the day. President Susan Watson opened the meeting. The secretary’s and treasurer’s reports were approved. Watson reported on upcoming events, including the annual car show,...

10th Annual Car Show this weekend

The Akron Old Car Club is back with their annual car show this Saturday, June 25 at Akron City Park. Main Avenue will be blocked off between 3rd Street and 4th Street for those who bring some form of transportation to be shown. This show promises to be as big or bigger than ones in the past. Annette Bowin is going to open the show at 8 a.m. by singing the “National Anthem.” The show will run until 2 p.m.

Akron Elks honor our nation’s flag

On Flag Day, June 14, Akron Elks Lodge #2579 carried on a tradition that was started in 1908 by the National Elks. At that time, it was said to all lodges, “The purpose of Flag Day is to honor our country’s flag and to recall the achievements attained beneath its fold; all of which are meaningful to Elks.”

Akron School Board approves proposed salary increases

The June 16 regular meeting of the Board of Education of the Akron School District R-1 began with a work session at 6:30 p.m. Board members present were: Jessica Filla, president; Nathan Quick, vice president; Megan Bower, treasurer. Fred Raish, director, joined the meeting at 6:50 p.m. Junior High/High School...

Anderson living out her softball dream

At the age of 13, Emma Anderson is living out her dream. Anderson, heading into the eighth grade at Eaton Middle School, is the daughter of Akron natives Jorgen and Elena (Vigil) Anderson. While some may think her career is just getting started, Anderson said she fell in love with the game nearly 10 years ago.

Kandace “Kandi” Sue Spurling 1980-2022

Kandace “Kandi” Sue Spurling 42 passed away Friday, June 10, 2022. Kandace was born June 8, 1980, to David and Lana (Patterson) Spurling in Brush, Colorado. A funeral service will be held on Tuesday June 21, 2022, at the First Presbyterian Church of Otis at 11:00 am. Inurnment will be at the Otis cemetery.
Fort Morgan Times

What’s the ‘Deal’ with the mayor?

A new, hands-on approach to governing the City of Fort Morgan by being hyper-involved in the community has been implemented by Mayor Lyn Deal. “I took the position of mayor to become involved in the community,” Deal said. “I like people and working on projects. I want to perform the job and serve in the way that I feel I should.”
Brush News Tribune

City of Fort Morgan extends partnership to save Fair Board $5K

A healthy partnership between Morgan County and the City of Fort Morgan will again allow the Morgan County Fair Board to preserve expense related to the annual Morgan County Fair. City Council agreed Tuesday to waive fees related to Morgan County’s annual request for picnic tables which are used on...
Brush News Tribune

Brush Main Street earns accredited status

The Brush Area Chamber of Commerce’s Main Street program has earned accredited status through the Main Street America program. It is the top tier of recognition in the program. There are 863 accredited members nationally-recognized through the Main Street America program. Those recognized have “worked tirelessly to advance economic...