Red Hat Hotchkiss Lady Bugs met at Zach's in Hotchkiss to celebrate its first anniversary on Thursday Feb. 16. The hostesses for the event were Sue Sidebottom and Mollie Young. In attendance were Queen Carole McDaniel, Queen Mother Founder and Vice Queen Margie Brungardt, Beverly Owens, Bonnie Eisenberg, Delores Benson and Gigi Deegan. The ladies were attired in purple outfits and red accessories to commemorate the occasion.
Queen Carole came in her crown and royal purple robes to claim the day officially and to bestow with her want royal names to all in attendance. A couple of the names were Queen Scrap Happy Bookie and Royal Money Bag. They had a lovely lunch and then cut a wonderful birthday cake and gave out several door prizes.
Two accidents involving school property are proving costly for Delta County Joint School District, district business manager Jim Ventrello reported last week. Both incidents involved uninsured drivers, forcing the school district to file claims with its insurance provider and pay deductibles of $10,000.