"Fruit of the vine and work of human hands." From Greek Gods and Roman mythology, fairy tales, myth, legend and folklore, biblical narratives, secular festivals, religious celebrations and rituals, wine and the art of winemaking have held a prominent place in the history of civilization.
Even today, the art of winemaking continues to fascinate us "mere mortals," as it once did for our ancestors who lived centuries ago.
Ruth Wild has spent more than half her life dedicated to swimming. Now, after 43 years of coaching, teaching learn-to-swim classes, leading swimnastics programs and managing the old Cleland Pool, she is retiring.
Veterinarian and rancher Bill Houseweart is not known for being loquacious. But folks who attended his recent historical society presentation on five generations of Rogers Mesa Housewearts were treated to a full hour of interesting family history.
W.Richard "Dick" Doherty could be considered the "father" of the City of Delta's mural program. "Delta County Ark," a mural that depicts the wildlife found in western Colorado, paved the way for fellow artists Connie Williams, Virginia Blackstock, Seth Weber, Ginny Allen and Emanuel Martinez.