- WEDNESDAY, July 19, 2017 -

Starkebaums to lead 2017 Phillips County Fair
On Saturday morning, July 29, a parade will head down Holyoke’s main street led by 2017 Fair Grand Marshals Clark and Laverne Starkebaum. Members of the Phillips County Fair Board chose the long-time Haxtun residents for the Grand Marshall honor.

Fleming Town Council holds regular monthly meeting July 11 The Fleming Town Council met for their regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, July 11 at the Town Hall in Fleming. The meeting was called to order by Mayor Larry Schaefer at 7 p.m. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited. The following council members were present: Pam Harms, John Stone, Nancy Glaspie, Sue Einspahr and Shadow Tiger (by phone). Mike Dettmer was absent.

PC Fair Queen Kaitlyn
Kent counts down to July 25 d
The 2017 Phillips County Fair Queen, Kaitlyn Kent, has been busy preparing for the fair July 25-30 and she’s hoping for a good community turnout for the many events scheduled. The more people who attend the events, the better the junior livestock sale seems to go, she commented, and for her, one of the best parts of the whole experience is seeing younger kids find a passion for showing their animals.


Checking out the cars


RICK VANDERHEIDEN, left, and Lynda and Randy Firme, check out a racing engine with Monte Green, far right, during Haxtun’s 30th annual Old-Fashioned Saturday Night. Green’s dragster was among 48 others featured in this year’s car show, sponsored by the Haxtun Chamber of Commerce. For more coverage of OFSN, see pages 8 and 9 of this week’s edition of the Herald.

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