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Ranchland Farm News (Newspaper) - July 29, 1976, Colorado Springs, Colorado
Colorado co 80901 Ion since 19o1 serving the pikes Peak Plain july 1976 the largest Rural weekly in All paso county 76 volume bulls and bruises i this taken last year at the Elpaso county gives you a Good idea of Only one reason folks from All Over come to Calhan for the ranch land country businesses have again sponsored this edition of the paper and we urge everyone to remember them when you need their products and Ramah Council approves hew bandstand water line improvement in Simla b the Ramah town coun cil meeting was called to or Der at 8 july by Council suggestions were made on the purchasing of a new picnic table and benches and the Purchase of paint for the storage shed at the rear of the Park and me Bare spots of grass to be another table and benches Are needed for the accommodation of Large crowds such As the Over 55 who used the Park and the Ramah residents who attended the Bicentennial picnic a few Sun Days a discussion was held on the request for the Grant monies for improvement of water a Ramah resident at tended the meeting and pro tested that the Grants suggested of Charity and they Dis approved of the asking for the Grant from the land use com since the new water lines Are badly the Council attempted to clarify the a vote was taken and unanimously approved to apply for the there was recent Vandal ism in the town and this was the repair of the old Park benches in use by the town baseball team was mentioned and Kenneth ski mores work on them was following Elpaso county new Law on animal rabies the Council remind cat owners that their pets must have rabies shots the meeting adjourned at state offices closed monday in Observance of Colorado All state offices in Colo Rado will be the state offices in the Simla municipal building will be including the social service office and Elbert county Extension the male shop sets Coupon Date on Page 22 of the 1976 Elbert county fair Book is a Coupon offered by the male the Coupon has a 00 value on any Purchase of Reg ular priced merchandise total ing this Coupon is valid at the male shops in Simla and an expiration Date has been set As being the close of business August this Date is the last weekday of the Elbert county the old bandstand in Sim Las municipal Park has been torn Down and construction is underway to erect a new the Simla town Council and the Simla Jaycees Are coordinators for the new band As the town will provide the materials and the Jaycees will donate their the new bandstand is be ing built on the North end of the Park and is to feature a More modern design Tyfian the old the North Side will be giving the Struc Ture a theatrical Type of plans provide for comple Tion of the project in time for the annual labor Day Celebration in of 2 Calhan mail routes combined Rural route 1 and Rural route have been combined and the route is now known As Rural route this combination will pro vide an estimated savings of Over 000 to the Post Al the new route was combined july and will service 199 it will be 147 Miles Long and re quires the mail to work an 8hour according to postmaster Elaine the proposed Centennial fire Protection District was again taken under advisement by the Elpaso county commissioners tuesday july in a Public the initial plans were turned Down earlier by the com missioners and at that time they requested a revised plan to be drawn these revised Protection District plans will now be either passed or voted or approved with Amend the commissioners must actin 20 if the Issue would then go to the District courts to set an election Only residents within the District would be allowed to vote in mat the residents in the Elli Cott school District petitioned to be excluded from the District and were granted that right by the Elpaso county planning commission earlier this the proposed fire Protection if approved by a majority would serve roughly 385 Square Miles in which approximately 500 people the Cost of the project is approximately and would entail a raise in taxes for these residents of almost 4 plans include fire stations in Falcon and one in the Northwest Region of the the main station continued on Page 17 celebrate Colorado Centennial in Kiowa there will be a Colorado Centennial Celebration in Kiowa at the Kiowa Park a gust 1st at 6 the Public is invited to help celebrate Colorado there will be free ice free musical and free fireworks anyone wishing to Demon Strate their musical Talent free Are asked to Contact Darrel Abbey at Kiowa volunteers Are needed to bake ingredients will be furnished free by the Kiowa Centennial commission and May be picked up at the Kiowa who will charge them to the there Are no seating facilities in the so you May want to bring your Lawn saluting the Elpaso county fair Glaser aviation is sponsoring the 3rd annual aviation Days this sunday at the Elpaso county see and on Page 8 for More
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