by William T. Beverly, Ph.D.
AGUILAR– Aguilar’s new Town Marshall, James Barr, is working on getting situated, organized and “making the quality of life better in Aguilar.”
Marshall Barr was born in Detroit, Michigan and moved to Colorado as a child. He has six years of experience in police work and has previously been assigned to the Florence Police Department as well as the Bent County Sheriff’s Office.
Barr takes office in the footsteps of the recently deceased Marshall John Wiggins (31) of Walsenburg and Trinidad, who passed away in November 2010 during his fifth month in office. Wiggins died of as-yet-undetermined causes.
Gary M. Vezzani was elected Walsenburg’s mayor in Tuesday’s special mayoral election/recall vote. Preliminary results announced Tuesday night show that both Nick Vigil in Ward