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The undersheriff for Elbert County was dismissed from his job last month “due to a clear violation of policy,” according to County Commissioner Danny Willcox. No specifics were provided about the violation. Tony Schiefelbein had been employed … more
Many residents of Elbert County are apt to say that “water is more precious than gold.” To that end, the Elbert County Water Advisory Committee is conducting a series of three workshops to inform residents about a comprehensive water study … more
A nationwide warrant has been issued for a former Elbert County Sheriff's deputy accused of illegally hunting deer late last year. Former Elbert County Sheriff's Deputy Steve Few was named as the suspect for an alleged deer poaching incident on … more
The elected officials of Elbert County are in discussions about the potential purchase of the former Bank of the West building at 440 Comanche St. in Kiowa. Elbert County Manager Ed Ehmann said the 10,000-square-foot building would provide … more
A proposed 1,100-acre community in northwestern Elbert County called Independence would contain 920 homes constructed over a seven- to 15-year period. Lot sizes are planned in the range of one-third of an acre to a full acre. Opponents of the … more
Luke Sigmon of Kiowa has been chosen to serve as a Shooting Sports ambassador for the 4-H Club of Colorado. Each year the club selects nine members to serve in the prestigious role. “I didn’t think I was going to get it. When my mom told me … more
In a public hearing that ended in applause from the nearly 100 attendees, the Elbert County Board of Commissioners approved applications from Rush Creek Wind Farm and Xcel Energy to build a $1 billionwind farm and accompanying transmission lines in … more
Danny Willcox was appointed as county commissioner of District II by the Elbert County Republican Party Vacancy Committee last fall. He was elected to the position in November and will serve four … more
The man for whom Elbert County was named — Samuel Elbert — no doubt would have been proud. At 10 a.m. on Jan. 10, Chris Richardson, Danny Willcox and Grant Thayer were sworn in as county commissioners by Judge Palmer Boyette at the Old Elbert … more
The new year has ushered in several changes designed to attract and benefit residents who utilize the Pines & Plains Libraries of Elbert County. “Our ultimate goal is to get everyone to use their library and, by doing so, provide a better … more
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