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Tuesday, July 29, 2014

‘Voices & Thoughts’ Archives

Thompson School District proposed calendar

Thompson School District proposed calendar

The Thompson School District calendar committee has completed work on three proposed calendars for the 2011-2012 school year. Each proposed calendar, and information about each calendar, is available in English and Spanish on the district website, www. thompsonschools.org. Access to the information is from the website bulletin board. From the calendar information page, the community can go to a short survey asking them to select their preference of the three proposed calendars. The calendar ... Full Story

Obituary: Rev. Raymond B. Scott

Obituary: Rev. Raymond B. Scott

Raymond B. Scott was born October 14, 1923, at Alma, Nebraska to Charles Everett and Faye Georgia (Coe) Scott. He died in Loveland, Colorado on November 18, 2010. He attended grade schools in the Alma, Nebraska area and graduated from high school in 1942 in Castle Rock, Colorado. The family moved to Colorado in 1938 from Nebraska and farmed in the Mead-Platteville area, later moving to near Larkspur, Colorado. His father died in the spring of 1942 and Ray took over the farming ... Full Story

A New START for Women Around the World

A New START for Women Around the World

By Linda Tarr-Whelan The so-called New START, the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty with Russia, is poised for an historic ratification vote in the Senate this year. Three more major international treaties are also lined up on President Obama’s ratification to-do list: the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty, the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea, and CEDAW, the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against ... Full Story

Community Thanksgiving Worship Service

Community Thanksgiving Worship Service

  Sunday, November 21, 2010 First United Methodist Church 7:00 p.m. Service conducted by Rev. Scott Phillips and Rev. Stephanie Munoz  

Christmas Photos at McCarty-Fickel Home

Christmas Photos at McCarty-Fickel Home

The Berthoud Historical Society and the McCarty-Fickel Home (645 7th Street, Berthoud) will be offering a special seasonal photo shoot on Saturday, November 20. With beautiful decorations perfect for the season, the McCarty-Fickel Home offers the perfect backdrop for a Christmas family photo. Decorated for the holidays, the historic home will offer several opportunities for unique images, perfect for seasonal cards, newsletters, or gifts. Constructed in 1916 by Dr. and Mrs. D.W. ... Full Story

CIB at the Library

CIB at the Library

  Christmas in Berthoud     There are many things to help out this year for Christmas in Berthoud through the Berthoud Community Library District. Auction for a decorated tree: The Library will auction off the decorated tree to the highest bidder and the proceeds will be given to a family through Christmas in Berthoud. Giving Tree: You can donate a gift by selecting a child’s tag and bringing a wrapped gift back with the tag, to the library and ... Full Story

Obituary: Benjamin Daniel Haskew

Obituary: Benjamin Daniel Haskew

  Benjamin Daniel Haskew June 14, 1974 – November 9, 2010   Benjamin Daniel Haskew was born at Holloman Air Force Base in New Mexico on June 14, 1974 to Dr. Stephen W. Haskew and Anne Haskew.  He passed away on November 9, 2010. His early years were spent with his family in Colorado, upstate New York, Tucson, AZ and then to Lyons, CO in 1986.  Ben attended Lyons High School and graduated from Olde Columbine High School in 1993.  He was married with 4 ... Full Story

Berthoud CARES thanks Berthoud Community Fund

Berthoud CARES thanks Berthoud Community Fund

Berthoud CARES PO Box 869 Berthoud, CO 80513 November 12, 2010 Dear Editor: On behalf of the Board of Directors of Berthoud CARES, we would like to extend our thanks to the Berthoud Community Fund and the Community Foundation of Northern Colorado for their support of our organization and our Kids Helping Kids grant program, which has been designed to lend immediate financial assistance to those children and families within the Berthoud community.  Thanks to this grant ... Full Story

Kudos to the Moon Theater Company

Kudos to the Moon Theater Company

To the Editor: Kudos to director Kathleen Gruman and the cast and crew of Moon Theatre Company's just-ended run of You Can't Take it with You. Thanks for treating the Berthoud community to a funny and professional-quality production. As all of us deal with the effects of our economy's downturn and many are vowing to live more simply, Grandpa's line "You can't take it with you" has renewed meaning. Outstanding acting and directing, a comfortable venue, the chance to ... Full Story

Christmas Jars

Christmas Jars

I just read a wonderful novel by Jason Wright entitled Christmas Jars. Following is a summary and an idea. The Maxwell’s were a young couple with a delightful daughter named Hannah.  Rather than go into debt for Christmas gifts, they spent the entire year putting pocket change (and sometimes bills) into the :Christmas Jar”.  On Christmas Eve they would take the jar to the bank, cash in the coins and see what there was to spend on gifts for each other.  When Hannah was eight, ... Full Story

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