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A ministry of presence

Chaplain Tim Ralph has frequented Parker Adventist Hospital over the past few weeks. He visits Dan Brite, a member of the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Impact Unit, and Brite’s wife Christine, a sergeant with the sheriff’s office. On …
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Local resident wins horse show honors

Elbert resident Charlene Morgan won the  2016 American Quarter Horse Association’s world championship title in ranch riding at the Adequan Select World, a horse show open exclusively to amateur exhibitors age 50 and older. Morgan, riding a …
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    • Outdoor goods chain opens in Parker

      Mike and Rachael Sundeen have driven past the new Gander MTN store before, but the evening of Sept. 13 was the first time they saw people going in. Though they didn't have an invitation for the exclusive pre-opening event, they said the store's …

    • ‘He knew who he wanted to help’

      Castle Rock parents Robert and Melissa MacTaggart never got the chance to celebrate the 21st and 22nd birthdays of their son, Jordan, with him. For both, Jordan was fighting overseas with the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG), a militia …

    • Charobee running for seat as commissioner

      The resignation of District II County Commissioner Kelly Dore in August has created an unusual election season in 2016. With two commissioner seats already up for grabs, the addition of a third race for the District II seat has given Elbert County …

    • Men who died fighting ISIS come home

      The bodies of two young Americans who died fighting the Islamic State group in Syria were returned to their sobbing families early Sept. 16 in simple, gray caskets that were pulled from an Amtrak train in Denver as throngs of sleepy passengers …

    • Schools upgrade emergency radio systems

      The Elizabeth School District completed upgrades this summer to three schools, improving radio communication for first responders in the event of an emergency. Running Creek Elementary, Singing Hills Elementary and Elizabeth Middle School …

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