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Darton’s first, and last, trip to JUCO was emotional

By Dale Shrull

Scot Hemmings paused, then his voice cracked as the emotions came pouring out at the post-game press conference. “This program is a big part of my family.” Then he apologized for getting emotional. But Hemmings and Darton State ...


Delgado breaks JUCO losing streak

By Jon Mitchell

Daniel Lahare summarized the emotions of the Delgado Community College (Louisiana) baseball team Sunday afternoon without saying a word. The freshman outfielder threw his arms up to celebrate his second home run of the day, capping a five-RBI ...


JUCO Notebook: Scheuermann wins 900th game

By Staff

Fathers and sons. Perhaps no junior college baseball program is as much about fathers and sons as Delgado Community College in New Orleans. The program was started in 1974 by Louis “Rags” Scheuermann, who brought the Dolphins to ...


Firefighters ‘fill the boot’ campaign helps those with muscular dystrophy

By Melinda Mawdsley

In small font, barely visible unless a Grand Junction Fire Department truck is stopped, the phrase “taking care of people and property” is painted. In most instances, ensuring the safety of area residents includes putting out ...

Student Spotlight, May 30, 2016

By Staff

■ Daniela H. Marin received the James R. Eaton Memorial Scholarship for achievement as a physics major at the Celebration of Honors on April 22 on the William Jewell College campus in Liberty, Missouri. ■ Cierra Cosslett of Grand ...


High-five for the Hive Five

By Melinda Mawdsley

A high school graduation requirement turned into a labor of love for the members of Hive Five. As part of the International Baccalaureate diploma program offered through Palisade High School, graduating seniors Jared Beshai, Nayeli Contreras, ...

Blotter, May 30, 2016

By Staff

Winds fuel brush fire Multiple agencies were called in Sunday afternoon, including a helicopter from Rifle, to fight what turned about to be a four-acre brush fire in the 1500 block of 10 Road. The fire burned most of the afternoon aided ...


Rolling tribute honors veterans

By Amy Hamilton

Not everyone who serves their country is hailed as a hero. Orchard Mesa resident Dick McIntyre aims to change that. For about seven years, McIntyre labored over his 1965 Chevy C10 short bed pickup, creating an alcohol-fueled truck that ...


Racist meme posted by hacker on Facebook, Delta Republicans say

By Duffy Hayes

An overtly racist Internet meme — comparing President Barack Obama to 1950s movie chimpanzee Bonzo — that appeared to be shared on the personal Facebook page of the chairwoman of the Delta County Republican Central Committee was ...


JUCO players, Hollywood star cross paths - in GJ

By Melinda Mawdsley

Jacob Means went in for a tuna fish sandwich and came out with a celebrity selfie. On Saturday night, Means was one of seven baseball players from Cowley College (Kansas) who made a late-night run to the Shell station, 745 Horizon Drive, when ...

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