- WEDNESDAY, November 25, 2015 -
Santa to make annual stop in Haxtun on Monday, Nov. 30 Rumors abounded this past week that Santa plans a visit to Haxtun this coming Monday evening, Nov. 30, accompanied by a serving of chili based on the secret recipe of local Gerry Firme. Confirmation finally came that yes, Santa does plan his annual visit sponsored by the Haxtun Volunteer Fire Department for that night, but Mrs. Firme adamantly denies that she supplied the recipe for the chili. “I make mine by guess and by golly,” she said.

Muller takes BOE oath of office; elected President Scott Muller took his oath of office to fill a seat on the Frenchman Board of Education for the Fleming School District last week. Moments after reciting his oath, Muller claimed the seat at the head of the table as he was elected to fill the role of President for the coming year. In addition to Muller, Shane Schliesser joined the Board and Dave Etl took an oath for another term in office. The three join members Michelle Asfeld and Randy Kirkwood to fill the five-member Board..

Haxtun Kindergarteners share favorite Thanksgiving recipes Students in Mrs. Sara Michael’s kindergarten class at Haxtun Elementary recently shared their favorite Thanksgiving recipes.


Prayers for Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes


PASTOR JEREMY Woodhouse, with the Berean Bible Church in Haxtun, prays over a tower of shoeboxes collected in conjunction with National Collection Week for Operation Christmas Child. Locally, the event has been deemed a huge success by organizer Kimberley Woodhouse, who said hundreds of shoeboxes left the Haxtun Relay Center for the area collection center on Monday.
Organizations who participated in the event include Prairie Home Baptist Church, Berean Bible Church, Julesburg Mennonite Church, Christ the King Catholic Church, Immanuel Lutheran Church, First Baptist Church of Holyoke, Holyoke Assembly of God, Girl Scout Troop 81080, Christian Motorcyclists Association — Light of the Plains Chapter, and many other civic groups, families and individuals. For more information about Operation Christmas Child and how to start planning for next year’s visit: http://www.samaritanspurse.org/what-we-do/operation-christmas-child.

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