Cheyenne County

Cheyenne County man sentenced to 8 years on drug charge

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During the first week of March, Clayton John Hoffman of Cheyenne Wells appeared in the Fifteenth Judicial District Court where he pled guilty to a felony drug charge.

Cheyenne County Sheriff's deputies responded to a call at the Trail Inn Motel in Cheyenne Wells in late August 2020. During an investigation, nearly 200 grams of methamphetamine was discovered and seized.

It may be February, but there’s high fire danger in southeast Colorado Saturday

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With weeks to go before the start of spring, southeast Colorado remains dry. Warmer temperatures, along with expected strong winds, are bringing high fire danger to the plains.

The National Weather Service has issued a red flag warning due to the risk Saturday. The warning will be in effect from 11:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. for Cheyenne, Kiowa, Otero, Bent, Prowers and Baca counties. Eastern Las Animas county is also included.

Obituary – Rebecca “Becky” June Tallman

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Rebecca "Becky" June Tallman

February 25, 1952 - February 16, 2021

Becky was the daughter of Betty Jo and Wayne E. Tallman. She was born in Burlington February 25, 1952.  She grew up on the family farm with her parents and two brothers just north of Brandon. Rebecca June Tallman passed away peacefully at her home in Denver on February 16, 2021.

Death Notice – Rebecca “Becky” June Tallman

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Rebecca "Becky" June Tallman

February 25, 1952 - February 16, 2021

A service celebrating Becky's life will be held Friday, February 26, at 11:00 a.m. at Brown Funeral Home in Cheyenne Wells.  Visitation will be held from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. Thursday, February 25 at Brown Funeral Home in Cheyenne Wells.

Private family interment will take place in the Brandon Cemetery.

Arrangements are under the direction of Brown Funeral Home.