During the Jan. 26 meeting of Grand Mesa Post 9221 VFW and Auxiliary, awards were presented to students of Cedaredge Middle School for the Patriot Pen Essay contest and to students of Cedaredge High School for the Voice of Democracy Essay contest.
The theme for the Voice of Democracy contest was "My Responsibility To America" and the students were competing for scholarships. The theme for the Patriot Pen contest was "The America I Believe In" and students were competing for cash prizes.
On Dec. 2, officers of the Delta Police Department responded to a report of an assault. Officers spoke with a 64-year-old male with a bleeding injury on his neck.