Keyword: Elbert County
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Program offers path from military to civilian careers

Douglas Chimenti guided 650 soldiers and their families across three countries. His annual budget was about $3 million. He knows how to calculate trajectory. Chimenti recently applied to about 90 … more

‘He would want us to forgive’: Arrest made years after teacher's death

Kiowa High School let out for the summer in May 2010, with popular science teacher Randy Wilson’s youngest son Dean among the 29 graduates. Wilson’s sons Cody and Weston had recently told their … more

‘You can’t fill those shoes’: Teachers, students remember slain teacher

A wooden cross marks the lonely prairie crossroads where Kiowa High School teacher Randy Wilson was found dead in 2010. At the school, 16 miles south, Wilson’s final, stoic yearbook photo hangs in … more

Cardinals win diamond opener

Elizabeth's baseball team provided a sizable home crowd with a lot to cheer about March 8 as they opened the season with a 5-3 win over Cheyenne Mountain. The Cardinals led midway through the game … more

Brush fire destroys nine structures near Kiowa

A brush fire fueled by strong winds and dry conditions destroyed four homes and five outbuildings in the rural area south of Kiowa on March 4, according to the Elbert County Sheriff's Office. No … more

Ex-Kiowa mayor gets probation for threatening son with gun

The former mayor of Kiowa has been placed on probation for four years for threatening his son with a gun. Lawrence Perreault, 45, was the mayor of the town at the time of his arrest in April 2017. … more

`TV Tuesdays' is a hit

Every other week the student-created, award-winning “TV Tuesdays” program is aired to the whiteboards in every Elizabeth High School classroom. Hundreds of student hours of planning, preparation, … more

Q&A with Elbert County Attorney Bart Greer

Elbert County Attorney Bart Greer, who took his position in the summer of 2017 after the resignation of predecessor Wade Gateley, recently spoke with the Elbert County News about himself and his job. … more

Indictment paints picture of large pot-trafficking ring in south metro area

An enterprise based in the south metro Denver area sent marijuana through the mail, sold it to out-of-state buyers and cultivated pot in upscale neighborhoods, according to a 98-page indictment. Two … more

24 suspects indicted in illegal marijuana-grow operation

Two dozen people suspected of participating in a drug-trafficking ring that illegally grew marijuana in at least 10 homes in Arapahoe, Douglas and Elbert counties have been indicted on at least nine … more

Cardinals capture state gymnastics title

Elizabeth brought home a number of gymnastics honors as the Cardinals won the Class 4A state team title and Anastasia Buzalsky won the state all-around championship, plus she won state individual event championships in floor exercise, balance beam … more

Elizabeth runner wins silver medal

While the Cardinals ran well, they didn't earn a team trophy, but Elizabeth junior David Fine received the silver medal as he was the second runner across the finish line at the Class 3A boys race that was part of the Oct. 28 State Cross Country … more
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