Community News

  • Sorting the past

    The Fort Lupton Museum has a new face at the helm. But for anyone familiar with the school system, library or local history, it’s a familiar one. Longtime local volunteer, artist and historian DebraRay Thompson picks up where retiring curator Nancy Penfold left off, caretaking the city’s collection of artifacts while putting forth some of her own ideas for the future of the museum. It’s a natural fit for Thompson, who takes the community and her involvement to heart.

  • Central College announces 2010 fall dean’s list

        PELLA, IOWA – Joel Mudd of Fort Lupton was named to the Central College dean’s list for the 2010 fall semester. 
        Joel is the son of John and Jody Mudd and is a senior majoring in political science. He is a graduate of Fort Lupton High School.
        The honor is awarded to full-time students who achieve a 3.5 grade point average or higher on a 4.0 scale while taking 12 or more graded credit hours for the semester.

  • Be an angel

  • Facebook lessons offered for beginners

        The Fort Lupton Public Library added a new one to its repertoire of community courses – an introduction to Facebook class.
        Facebook is a social utility website that connects people. It was started in 2004 by Mark Zuckerberger and his college roommates and fellow computer science students. While the site was initially limited to Harvard students, it gradually expanded and is now worldwide.

  • Mt. Calvary sells cabbage burgers

        Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church is having a cabbage burger sale on Nov. 6.
        The cabbage burgers sell for $24 per dozen, $12 per half dozen and $2.25 each. Phone in your order to the church office at 303-857-6827 by Nov. 3. Orders will be ready at the Church, 650 S. Park Ave., between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Nov. 6.

  • Upcoming Events

    Computer lab
             First United Methodist Church, 306 Park Ave, has a computer lab for students to use.  Tuesday and Thursday the computer lab is open from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m..  To use the computer lab, students need to have a computer contract. Contracts are available at each school in the district and at the church.  The lab is supervised by a retired teacher. 

    Community center craft fair

  • Art show winners named

    The annual Fort Lupton Recreation Center Fine Art Show was Sept. 10 as part of the Trapper Days celebration. The following is a list of winners.
    $100 Fine Art Award
    George Menning, Fort Collins

  • Lopez-Torres announce engagement

    Ronnie and Gina Lopez, of Brighton and formerly of Fort Lupton, announce the engagement of their daughter, Brittney Alease Lopez, to Mark Lee Torres, the son of Rudy and Cecilia Torres, of Fort Lupton.

  • Stork News


        Andrea Batalla, of Fort Lupton, announces the birth of her son, Jayson Izick Ratalla.  Jayson was born July 31, 2010, at Platte Valley Medical Center.  He weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces and measured 20 inches.

        Jayson’s granparents are JoAnn and Jaime Garza, of Fort Lupton.  His great-grandmother is Hennrietta Nicolson-Gonzales, of Fort Lupton.


  • Stork News


        Karen Schacknies and Jacob Torres, of Brighton, announce the birth of their daughter, Jadyn Li Anna Christine Torres.  Jadyn was born Aug. 3, 2010, at Platte Valley Medical Center.  She weighed 8 pounds, 7 ounces and measured 21 inches.

        Jadyn’s grandparents are Beverly Schacknies, of Longmont, Li Anna and Fred Torres, of Brighton.

        Jadyn joins sibling, Jacob, 2, at home.