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Tuesday, August 30, 2016

‘Area News’ Archives

Obituaries: Robert Roark, Verda Silbaugh

Robert Thomas Roark Robert “Bob” Thomas Roark died on Sunday, Feb. 15, 2009. He was 73 years old. Born on April 22, 1935, in Rock Falls, Ill., Roark was the son of Jeanette (Andrews) and Howard Roark. He married Mary Jo Wright on Nov. 25, 1954, in Princeton, Ill. The couple then moved to Colorado in 1957. Roark owned and operated Longmont Signs and Decals from 1964 to 1976, and then served as pastor of Tri-Town Baptist Church until his retirement from full-time ministry in 1993. He spent ... Full Story

Hoffman-Stroh-Wynn Barn Survives Good and Bad Times

By Jenny Anderson Berthoud Recorder Purchased by Henry Hoffman on March 13, 1907, the Hoffman-Stroh-Wynn barn wasn’t part of the original farm or farm activities. Hoffman began his long journey to Berthoud many years earlier though. He was born Oct. 9, 1873 in Frank, Russia, where he grew up and then married Marie Elizabeth Spieren on January 28, 1892. (more…)

District Investigating Handling of Hazing Case

By Michael Hicks Berthoud Recorder The Thompson R2-J School District has launched an internal investigation into the handling of a series of alleged hazing incidents at Berthoud High School, according to school Principal Leonard Sherman. (more…)

Doing Business as a Couple: Teresa and Paul Mueller

By Jamie Folsom Berthoud Recorder Business: Mueller & Associates, CPA, LLC Services: Tax, accounting and business advisory services to closely-held businesses, their owners and families Family: Married 31 years; two adult children The Muellers moved to northern Colorado from Houston in late 2008 after buying an existing tax firm from Del Benkendorf, who continues to add his expertise by serving as director of client and community relations. It has long been the Muellers’ dream to come to ... Full Story

Our Natural World: Happy Birthday, Mr. Darwin

By Doug Nichols Berthoud Recorder Feb. 12, 2009, was the 200th anniversary of the birth of Charles Darwin, the English naturalist whose most famous publication, “On the Origin of Species,” revolutionized the sciences of biology and paleontology. It was first published in 1859, so this year is the 150th anniversary of that landmark book. Its full title is “On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life.” In it, ... Full Story

Whispers of Spring Wedding Show

The Raintree Conference Center will host the 12th annual Whispers of Spring Wedding Show, a Sunday afternoon fashion showcase, on Feb. 22, packed with both two fashion shows, a balloon drop to win door prizes, a honeymoon to the island of Aruba as the grand prize, and over 65 wedding professionals with all the little touches that make a wedding extra special. (more…)

Rue-Nee Engagement

Sarah Marie Rue and Lawrence Michael Nee have announced their engagement to be married. The couple became engaged on Jan. 10, 2009 after a five-year courtship. Their wedding will take place July 25, 2009 at Snow Mountain Ranch in Grandby, Colorado. (more…)

Mobleys to Celebrate 40th Anniversary

Lloyd and Linda Mobley will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary on Feb. 19, 2009. They met at Azars Big Boy Restaurant in Denver where they both worked. They were married in 1969 in Redondo Beach, Calif. at the home of Lloyd’s mother, Dorothy. Before settling in Berthoud, they also lived in Denver, Alamosa, Loveland, California and Oregon. (more…)

Fire Report: Feb. 19, 2009

Monday, Feb. 9, 2009 BFPD responded to Windermere Road for a reported structure fire. Upon arrival a grass fire was found up against a barn as well as many small fires throughout the surrounding fields east of the residence. Loveland Fire also responded and helped extinguish spot fires east of the area. The source of ignition was determined to be from a 55-gallon drum that had a fire in it, which was extinguished the day before. Due to early morning winds, the barrel blew over scattering a few ... Full Story

Police Beat: Feb. 19, 2009

Thursday, Feb. 12 Police responded to the area of Sixth St. Court and Bunyan Ave. to check on the welfare of a tan Corgie chained up at a residence. The caller said the dog is always chained up at this location and has no shelter or way to get out of the snow. The officer determined that the chain was long enough to allow the animal to get out of the snow and that it was able to go inside at night. A short time later another caller also reported a small Chihuahua running northbound in the same ... Full Story

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