Apologies to the artists: The entire mural students have painted for Main Street in Grand Junction wouldn’t fit in the picture.
By ANDREW MCGINN a.mcginn@beeherald.com The original plan for a new mural to commemorate Grand Junction’s upcoming sesquicentennial — 150th anniversary, in layman’s terms — called for it to go on the side of a building next to the community center.
By ANDREW MCGINN a.mcginn@beeherald.com Greene County’s first National Night Out event on Aug. 6 will feature 10 residents who love their community so much they’re willing to be incapacitated for it.
Dustin Hoffman in "Tootsie."
By ANDREW MCGINN a.mcginn@beeherald.com Nancy Morris knew how to pick ’em.
If purchased new today, Greene County High School’s Steinway Model B grand piano would cost more than $101,000. “What a great thing to have,” says vocal music director David Heupel, pictured last week at the keys. Unfortunately, 45 years in a high school setting have taken their toll. The piano will be restored in time for the opening of the new high school and its 700-seat performing arts center. ANDREW McGINN | JEFFERSON HERALD PHOTOS
By ANDREW MCGINN a.mcginn@beeherald.com The first time Tom Hinote, the piano tuner with the best-ever name, walked into the music department at Jefferson-Scranton High School, he was dismayed to discover a “great big Fila tennis shoe print” on the lid of the grand piano.
“I’ve had so much fun,” says Teresa Green, pictured at center with students at prom in 1988. “It’s gone so fast.” A business education teacher at Greene County High School, Green has overseen the prom for 39 years. In that time, students who once sported perms and mullets became the parents of a new generation of kids.
By ANDREW MCGINN a.mcginn@beeherald.com Teresa Green still doesn’t know who snatched the dead elk’s tongue. Some things about prom are better left a mystery.
By JARED STRONG j.strong@carrollspaper.com
Apologies to the artists: The entire mural students have painted for Main Street in Grand Junction wouldn’t fit in the picture.
Dustin Hoffman in "Tootsie."
If purchased new today, Greene County High School’s Steinway Model B grand piano would cost more than $101,000. “What a great thing to have,” says vocal music director David Heupel, pictured last week at the keys. Unfortunately, 45 years in a high school setting have taken their toll. The piano will be restored in time for the opening of the new high school and its 700-seat performing arts center. ANDREW McGINN | JEFFERSON HERALD PHOTOS
“I’ve had so much fun,” says Teresa Green, pictured at center with students at prom in 1988. “It’s gone so fast.” A business education teacher at Greene County High School, Green has overseen the prom for 39 years. In that time, students who once sported perms and mullets became the parents of a new generation of kids.

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Warren Hoyt Monroe (Hoyt), 98, went to heaven to be with the Lord and Cathie on April 5 after spending several days in hospice care at the Greene County Medical Center. 

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