Bent County

One found dead following structure fire in Las Animas

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The Bent County Sheriff's Office is investigating following a fire Saturday in the 1700 block of 8th Street in Las Animas.

One person was found dead at the home, and BCSO has termed the location as "an active crime scene" in a social media post. The person's identity has not been released.

Eighth Street between Park and McAfee Avenues, as well as the intersection of 8th Street and McBride Avenue are closed and not expected to reopen until at least Monday.

County Line wrestlers take fourth place at Limon

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Well it's not a sprint, it's a marathon and two weeks into the 2019-20 wrestling season the Rivals are rolling right along.  It was a 4thplace finish in a 24-team field that County Line finished up with and although no 1stplace winners it was a pretty solid field of medalist as we had 2 - 2ndplace; 4 - 3rdplace; and 1 - 4thplace finisher.  The Rivals racked up 125 points for 4thplace losing to 1stplace, Lyons and Peyton tying for 1stwith 138 points, and Yuma getting 135.5 for 3rd