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Milestones

  • Kyle Case graduates Air Force basic training

    Air Force Airman 1st Class Kyle B. Case graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

    The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

  • Derek Trujillo graduates Air Force Academy

    Derek J. Trujillo graduated as a second lieutenant from the U.S. Air Force Academy on May 28, 2014, with a bachelor of science degree in biology. He is a 2010 graduate of Brighton High School. He has achieved his goal of being assigned to pilot training, which he will be attending at Laughlin Air Force Base in Texas.

     

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  • Sparks, Singer wed in Fort Lupton

     Mr.  and Mrs. Vic Sparks, of Fort Lupton, and Mr. and Mrs. Dave Singer, of Firestone, are pleased to announce the recent marriage of their children, Chris Singer and Alison Sparks.

     

    The June 7 wedding was at the FourWay Baptist Church in Fort Lupton, followed by a dessert reception at the church and later a family dinner at the Sarchet Event center in Platteville.

  • Brighton's Hannah Reynolds set for centennial celebration this week

    BRIGHTON — Hannah M. (Morrison) Reynolds is preparing to celebrate a major milestone. Born July 13, 1914, she’s turning 100 this weekend.

    Hannah was born on a farm near Walbach, Neb., to Hans and Mary Morrison, one of six children. She attended a country school in Greeley County, Neb., through eighth grade before attending high school in Brayton, Neb., where she graduated. The family moved to North Loop, Neb., and later to Grand Island, Neb.

  • Brighton blood drive June 5

    Bonfils Blood Center has an upcoming blood drives slated for the Brighton area.

    From 10 a.m. to 11:40 a.m. and 1 to 3:30 p.m. on June 5, a blood drive will be held at the Recreation Center Conference Rooms, 555 N. 11th Ave.

    For more information or to schedule an appointment please contact Bonfils Appointment Center at 303-363-230

  • Saluting graduates: Brighton Heritage Academy grad Burke finds motivation to succeed

    BRIGHTON — After a rough start in high school, Brighton Heritage Academy student Denim Burke is happy to be graduating. 

    Much of her time in high school was spent bouncing back and forth from Prairie View High School and BHA due to multiple expulsions and attempts to drop-out.

     

    After coming back to BHA for the last time, she made up her mind that she wanted to graduate. She focused on her goal and worked to keep herself motivated.

  • Kevan Carr graduates from UNL

    LINCOLN, NEB. — Kevan Hunter Carr, of Brighton, was among more than 2,900 students who received degrees from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in ceremonies May 9 and 10. Carr received a bachelor of journalism from the College of Journalism and Mass Communications.

  • Andrew Schaneman promoted to staff sergeant

    CAMP GUERNSEY JOINT TRAINING CENTER, Wyo. — Andrew Schaneman of Brighton, was promoted to staff sergeant in the Wyoming Army National Guard May 2. Schaneman is a medic in the 213th Regional Training Institute, in Guernsey. He has been a member of the Wyoming National Guard for eight years.

     

    Besides serving in the Wyoming National Guard, he is a dental hygienist with various dentists in the Brighton area.

  • Fort Lupton Optimist Club Garage Sale May 17

    Saturday, May 17, is the date for the annual Ft. Lupton Optimist Club garage sale at R&M Services, 622 First Ave. in Ft. Lupton. The selling hours will be from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

    In case of rain, the sale will be held on Sunday, May 18. Organizers are looking for household items in good working condition. Children’s clothing and toys are highly saleable. All donations are tax deductible and receipts are offered. Proceeds go toward the Fort Lupton Optimist Club senior scholarships. 

  • McEndree graduates Air Force basic training

     Air Force Airman 1st Class Austin M. McEndree graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

        The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.