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Haxtun Schools works to fill gaps; accepts art teacher's resignation effective Dec. 30

In one of two final meetings of the 2022 year Haxtun Board of Education members approved a number of substitute teachers and janitors to help fill in the gaps of staffing needs. Additionally, board members approved the resignation of art teacher...

Phillips/Yuma county 4-H livestock judging team places third at Nationals in Louisville, Ky.

You might recall that in June the Phillips/Yuma County 4-H Livestock Judging Team won the state livestock judging contest. Because of their win, they were given the opportunity to compete at the...

CHS reports strong fiscal year 2022 earnings

CHS Inc., the nation's leading agribusiness cooperative, recently reported net income of $1.7 billion for the fiscal year ended Aug. 31, 2022, compared to $554.0 million for fiscal year 2021. Key...

Haxtun Schools seek input

The Haxtun School District is seeking input from both parents and community members. Recently, the District released a survey asking the community and parents a few short questions on a number of...

Fleming BOE opts to pay concurrent enrollment fees for 19 students

Nearly 20 juniors and seniors at Fleming High School are a part of concurrent enrollment classes at nearby Northeastern Junior College in Sterling. The concurrent enrollment program provides high school students with the opportunity to enroll in...

Fleming Town Council approves budget

The Fleming Town Council met for their regular monthly meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 9 at the Fleming Town Hall. The meeting was called to order by Mayor Stefan Betley at 6:30 p.m. The following council members were present: Andrew Muller, Cathy...

Election integrity symposium informs, inspires civic engagement

Several speakers at a symposium, implemented by the recently formed Phillips County Election Integrity Project, urged 187 attendees to work toward reforms to the current election system. Held in Heginbotham Auditorium at Holyoke High School on Nov....

Hometown Christmas event slated for Nov. 29

The countdown to Christmas is on and Santa will make his appearance very soon. Haxtun’s Hometown Christmas is slated for Tuesday, Nov. 29. The annual event promises opportunities for local shopping, visits with Santa himself and a hearty chili...

Bulldog football season comes to an end with a seven-point loss

It was a somber Saturday in Haxtun following a disappointing seven-point loss for the Haxtun Bulldogs. A loss that ended a 26-game winning streak for the Bulldog football program with dreams of...

Wildcats take semifinal victory in OT

Many life lessons, principles and values can be learned on the playing field. One of the most basic and common fundamentals ingrained in athletes is to never give up. Last Saturday's performance...

Strokes from Other Pens

On Sunday, Nov. 13, I attended the Phillips County Election Integrity Symposium. The speakers were fascinating. From Tina Peters, Dr. Douglas Frank, Ron Hanks, Jeffrey O’Donnell and Jeff Young to several other patriots and even a Zoom appearance...

Under the Wire

Thanksgiving is coming up soon. I’m not sure if it is a national tradition to use the occasion to stop for a moment and think of the things we are thankful for or not. At our house, however,...

Fearless Faith

Once again Thanksgiving is upon us before most of us are ready. This year has felt more last minute, in part due to inflationary food and travel expenses. And it sounds as if ‘over the river and...

Times Past

85 Years Ago Nov. 24, 1937 The J.J. Playmate Club met at the home of Mary Jane Jankovsky on Saturday, Nov. 20. During the afternoon, the members embroidered. Those present were Joan Bentson, Elaine...

Haxtun youngsters give instructions for cooking Thanksgiving favorites

In the spirit of Thanksgiving week, students in Mrs. Christie Philp’s kindergarten class in Haxtun shared their favorite recipes for the holiday. Bolton Price — Thanksgiving turkey Cook it. Eat it. Tayla McConnell — mashed potatoes Mash up...

Fleming kindergartners share recipes to prepare a delicious Thanksgiving feast

Fleming kindergartners in Mrs. Cindy Johnson's class recently shared their favorite Thanksgiving recipes. Below is a favorite from each student: Grady - turkey First get the grill going and drain the...

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