NEWS: Tuesday October 12, 2010

Oct 12th @ 5:50 am in News by Scott Staley

Those driving through Olathe might notice a new police car in town; it’s white with a dark stripe down the sides. This is Olathe’s new police car, set to retire two cars on the squad that are inoperable.  Within the next two weeks the stripes will be removed from the white patrol car and a badge emblem with Olathe Police Department will be put on the sides. Olathe PD currently employs one chief and three full-time officers.
(Posted 5:47a)

A man wants to remain anonymous but his Grand Junction billboard is creating quite a disturbance. KJCT says artist Paul Snover was paid to create a billboard regarding the man’s thoughts on President Obama.  In the billboard, Obama is depicted as a terrorist, mobster, illegal immigrant, and a homosexual. Snover says the billboard is designed to be perceived as satirical political humor. It’s located near 29 Road and I-70B for at least the next month.
Source: KJCT (Posted 5:48a)

Jury selection for an old murder case is expected to start this morning. Jerry Nemnich is accused of murdering a Grand Junction woman and her daughter in 1975. Nemnich was linked to the case in recent years through DNA.  A CBI investigator tells NBC 11 News that the past that’s there’s only a one in one quintillion chance that a DNA sample taken from the scene does not belong to Nemnich.
Source: NBC 11 News (Posted 5:49a)

The Montrose-Extension campus of Colorado State University is offering a $5 Safe Food Handler Training class today from 2-5p. To attend this class, stop by 1845 S. Townsend Avenue at the Montrose County Health & Human Services building or call Jeanne Rice at 252-5071. Walk-ins welcome. This class covers the basic requirements for safe food handling. Participants will receive a laminated food handler’s card and a pocket dial thermometer.
Source: PSA    (Posted 5:50a)