Delta Elks Lodge #1235 sponsored its annual golf tournament at Devil's Thumb Golf Club last Saturday, June 24.
There were 11 teams vying for honors in the 18-hole scramble. With near perfect weather conditions for the day, the team of Larry Raney, Vernann Raney, Chad McCune and Mariah McCune bested the field to shoot a round of 60 and claimed the tournament title.
Second place in tournament play went to the team of Josh Applegate, Cody Carlson, Steve Stone and Erec Kelly with their round of 61.
Jerry Sandoval, Chuy Sandoval, Duane Sutliff and Nathan Trujillo finished with a score of 64 to finish third in the 11-team field.
After that, there were two teams tied at 66, a 68, 69, 70, 72, 77 and a 79.
Jerry Sandoval and Alvin Towel were long drive winners in the tournament with Vernann Raney getting closest to the pin on #7 and Mike Gibson claiming closest to the pin for the men competitors.
On Dec. 4 Delta County Commissioners Doug Atchley, Mark Roeber and Don Suppes denied the application of Paonia Holdings, LLC for a change of land use for the property at 41322 Highway 133, with an adjacent residence at 41402 Highway 133 and an ancillary property at 16180 Stevens Gulch Road.
The property is owned by Bowie Resources, LLC, and was formerly used as a coal load-out site.