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HPD warrant results in arrest

The Haxtun Police Department recently conducted an investigation on a party for Internet Luring. After an investigation, the police department obtained an arrest warrant for Christopher Michael Whitcomb, 24, Sterling after he agreed to meet a...

6 community members vie for 3 open BOE seats

Voters within the lines of the Haxtun School District will be asked to choose three candidates to fill vacant seats on the local Board of Education. Six candidates are vying for the three open slots, including incumbents Audree Edwards and Jay...

Bundled up for the Broncos

Denver Bronco fans young and old bundled up on a chilly Friday night and headed to the Fleming Wildcat football field to greet Mark Jackson, former Denver Bronco, as well as four current Denver...

Ballots sent out locally; due back to PC Clerk by 7 p.m. on Nov. 2

Phillips County voters should have received ballots in their mail boxes last week for the general, Nov. 2 election. According to Phillips County Clerk and Recorder, ballots were mailed between Friday, Oct. 8 and Friday, Oct. 15. Locally, registered...

Death Notice

Janis Salvador passed away on Sunday, Oct. 17, 2021 at her home at the age of 82. She was born to Earl and Laura Cheney on Jan. 1, 1939. Funeral arrangements are pending. Baucke Funeral Home is entrusted with...

Vivian Bahler

Vivian Dorothy Bahler passed away peacefully on Oct. 12, 2021 in Thornton at the age of 81 after a valiant battle with Alzheimer's. Vivian was born in Phillips County on Jan. 8, 1940 to William and... Full story

Seniors finish with sweeps

FLEMING LADY Wildcat seniors (l-r), Sam Pope, Zoey Vandenbark and Whitney Chintala finished their home-court high school careers with sweeps last week over the Sedgwick County Lady Cougars and the...

Wildcats clinch conference title with 1-point win over Mustangs

A championship showdown Friday night in Fleming ended a perfect league record for one team. That team was not the Wildcats. The Prairie Mustangs came to town last week for the North Central Championship. Both the Wildcats and the Mustangs boasted...

Lady Bulldogs add 3 wins; move to 16-3

Haxtun’s Lady Bulldogs added three wins to their now impressive 16-3 season record last week. The local ladies in red took on Bethune and Hi-Plains in triangle action on Saturday and picked up a five-set victory over Weldon Valley on Monday....

Strokes from Other Pens

Dear Haxtun Community, I am extremely blessed that I have been able to serve you as the Chief for the Police Department for the last 19 years. During this time, I have watched many children grow and flourish and have seen many wonderful changes for...

Under the Wire

Calf and Kid. Ever notice they both sound, when pronounced, like both begin with the same letter? Given my spelling prowess (spell check said prowuse was wrong), I may have actually interchanged the...

Colorado Preps Weekly

Softball postseason took a starring role last week, as regional competitions were held across the State. This weekend will see the state tournaments take the spotlight. Lamar, La Junta, Sterling and...

Strokes from other Pens

Letter to the Editor, Proposition 119, on the ballot in your mail box, creates the Colorado Learning Authority to administer money for tutoring and other out-of-school learning opportunities. On the surface, this proposition looks like a good...

Fearless Faith

It can be hard for people to find themselves outside of their accustomed elements. To be removed from the known and cast into the unknown, sometimes with little notice or fanfare, can be, well ...

Times Past

85 Years Ago Nov. 4, 1936 Roosevelt sweeps nation in record-breaking election: Leading the Republican candidate for president, Al M. Landon, by probably 85,000 votes, President Roosevelt was assured...

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