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Ranchland Farm News (Newspaper) - March 30, 2015, Colorado Springs, Colorado To i see Page 21-26 a w 500 per copy go 0j 7 7-1 7> 7 71 p Sis Pitons Prav t to Prev it to try to pq0<?1 Pattat Pott Pattom to w Popov Owoo Poto Pano up too roq01-7qqq volume no. 107 Issue no. 11 Over neg the pikes Peak Plains Region since 1901 asps 455-020 Assn 0745 4279 thursday March 30, 2006email phone 719-541-2288 fax 719-541-2289 smile of the week in a smiling because. Quot i beat the Field to the finish in the 3,200-meter 95 run. Jen Bremser Sand Creek is new briefs Eastern Plains reining horse the easter Plains reigning horse association monthly potluck will be at 6 ., on wednesday april 5, at latigo trails heritage Centre indoor Arena meeting room. We will be discussing upcoming officer and Board election. Please bring a covered dish dessert of beverage. Call 719 683-5133 june or 719 347-2145 Janene for further information. Baby Shower there will he a baby Shower for Kelly Kocerha at 2 ., sunday april 2, at Matheson Community Bible Church. All friends and family Are invited. Eastern Plains Republican meeting there will be an Eastern Plains Republican meeting at 6 30 ., on april 6, at St. Michael a Catholic Church. This will be a potluck. Bridal Shower there will be a bridal Shower for Jessica Green on sunday april 9, at 2 In the Simla school blast from the past 16 classifieds 30-33 c Community scope 2 editorials 2 student of the week a a letters to the editor 4 Little bits 19 obituaries 13 Public notices 27-30 school menus 20 school news 20 service directory 34-35 sports 21 -26 c correspondents in uniform 12 Good Sam a a Edison 17 Hanover 13 Ellicott 14 Yoder 19 Rush 19 Ramah a a former Rush residents guilty of animal cruelty by Jenni Renzelman two former Rush residents were convicted on felony charges of animal cruelty last week after both entered guilty pleas regarding the starvation and neglect of livestock seized from their ranch in december 2004. A judge of the fourth judicial District court sentenced Lori Manire to 90 Days in jail As Well As five years probation on March 22, though her husband Alan Manire received no jail time but was placed on probation. The manures a horse transport and boarding business in Rush became the focus of investigation in november 2004 after a Colt had reportedly been starved to death while under the couple s care. Conditions at the ranch led to the seizure of to cattle and 29 horses in december 2004. One horse was found dead and the others deemed severely underweight several by As much As 400 pounds. The surviving horses were returned to owners or adopted out and those remaining were confiscated by the Bank during foreclosure proceedings. The manures by the Elpaso county District attorneys office in May 2005, by which time the couple had moved out of state and had to be extradited Back to Colorado. At the time chief Deputy District attorney Lisa Kirkman told the ranch land news that the delay in the filing of charges was because of the Large scope of the operation and stated a there were victims from All Over the county and some of the transactions occurred Over official charges were filed against described As one of the worst cases of animal cruelty Ever seen by pikes Peak Region humane society representatives from the District attorneys office stated that most of the neglect and abuse was the fault of Lori Manire. As part of her probation terms. Manire will be prohibited from owning or operating any business involving cattle or animals. The sentencing last week also included thousands of dollars in restitution be paid to the humane society owners of the animals under the manures a care and or those who have since adopted the animals. Elpaso commissioners continue development final plat water judges ruling has immediate Impact by John Hill after a March 17 ruling by a Pueblo water court judge to deny a motion by Cherokee metro District the Elpaso county Board of commissioners voted 4-1 on March 23, Douglas Bruce dissenting to continue a final plat approval for a land use application to april 27. Commissioners continued a request by Kasecamp land Lix for final plat approval of the ranch at whispering Springs filing no. 1. The proposed 31.029-acre subdivision is currently zoned pud planned unit development and re residential districts. The subdivision includes 152 single family lots with a minimum lot size of 3,664 Square feet. The property is located South of Barnes Road and West of Antelope Ridge Road and is not within an area of an adopted Small area plan. Approval includes authorization for the chairman to sign the plat subdivision improvements agreement detention Pond maintenance agreement and any other documents necessary to Complete the subdivision process. The application was approved unanimously with conditions and notations by the planning commission. The Board continued the application in contrast to a series of approvals of land use applications since March 2005, which included findings of water insufficiency by the state water Engineer. On March 17, division 2 water court judge Dennis macs denied Cherokee metro districts motion to enforce a previous stipulation and ruled that Cherokee can Supply water outside the upper Black Squirrel Creek designated ground water Basin a Only for the purpose of emergency and backup. Commissioners also changed conditions of approval in Light of the judges ruling for two other actions on the same development. Commissioners approved a request by Kasecamp land Elc to rezone 32.75 acres from the pud planned unit development and re residential districts to the pud planned unit development District. The 31.029-acre parcel is proposed for 185 single family lots with a minimum lot size of 3,664 Square feet. The property is located South of Barnes Road and West of Antelope Ridge Road and is not in an area within an adopted Small area plan. The application was approved unanimously with conditions and notations by the planning commission commissioners approved a request by Kasecamp land Lac for preliminary plan approval of the ranch at whispering Springs development. The proposed 31.029-acre subdivision is currently zoned pud planned unit development and re please see water Page 2 former Calhan cop in the Clear by Jenni Renzelman the Domestic violence charges tiled against former Calhan police officer James Albee were dropped by the Elpaso county District attorneys office last week after his accuser Monica Brown failed to appear in court to testify. The incident from which the charges of Misdemeanour assault false imprisonment and harassment stemmed occurred after a Domestic dispute Between the two in december 2004. The trial was set to begin March 22, but All charges were dropped after Brown ignored the subpoena by the 4th judicial District attorneys office requiring her to testify against Albee. According to reports Albee was the one who contacted the Elpaso county sheriffs office regarding the incident claiming that Brown his Girlfriend at the time was attempting to commit suicide by slitting her wrists. Though he did admit to physically restraining her to keep her from harming herself or him and also to keep her from leaving Albee stated that he did not at any time intentionally strike Brown. A i am obviously pleased by the outcome and i m glad to have this chapter in my life closed a Albee commented about the dismissal of charges against him. A i have Felt from the beginning that it was a misunderstanding and that the Community was very Quick to pass judgment without knowing All the facts involving this incident a because the charges resulted in no conviction. Albee s police certification remains valid though he was fired from his position w Ith the town of Calhan s police department after charges had been filed. Photo submitted Calhan school receives Farmers state Bank Grant Calhan High school has received a Grant from Farmers state Bank to Purchase six computers and six cd monitors. These computers and monitors will be placed in or. Kaiser Smath lab. With the new technology his students will be Able to run current math software programs enabling them to become More knowledgeable in math. Pictured left to right Dave Mackenzie High school principal Randy Pieper ceo of Farmer s state Bank of Calhan Falcon Ellicott and Ray Kaiser High schoolmate largest paid circulation weekly in Elpaso and Elbert counties done to forget to set your clocks Forward High school track amp baseball

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