The Haxtun-Fleming Herald - What can we reason but from what we know? -Alexander Pope

HCCC now operating as Little Sprouts Learning Center; Scheopner leads as center's director

What was once the Haxtun Community Childcare Center is now operating as Little Sprouts Learning Center. Changes in the childcare center's operational business organization took place at the first of...

Bonnie Jackson appointed to fill vacant Fleming Town Council seat

The Fleming Town Council met for their regular monthly meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 12 at the Fleming Community Center. The meeting was called to order by Mayor Sue Einspahr at 6:30 p.m. The following council members were present: Stefan Betley, Bill...

Polis' Jan. 13 State of the State kicks off 2022 legislative session

The Colorado General Assembly got underway for its 2022 session on Wednesday, Jan. 12 and Governor Jared Polis gave his fourth State of the State address on Jan. 13. The speech reflected the priorities the governor and Democrats in control of the...

Elections to be held in April

The Town of Fleming will hold municipal elections on Tuesday, April 5. Several positions, including the Mayor’s, are up for election this year. The Mayor and three trustee positions are up for election. Additionally, there are two vacant seats on...

Howard Gibbs

Howard Eugene Gibbs quietly and peacefully slipped into eternity surrounded by his family on Jan. 14, 2022 at the age of 93. Howard was born in Haxtun on Dec. 27, 1928. He was the second child of...

Kenneth Fisher

Kenneth Dale Fisher Jr. passed away on Jan. 1, 2022 in Akron at the age of 77. Kenneth was born in Mt. Clemens, Mich. to Kenneth Dale Fisher Sr. and Josephine LaForge on Jan. 25, 1944. Kenny was the...

Haxtun Bulldogs nab win over Cougars; prepare for Holyoke and Otis

The Haxtun Bulldogs notched a 17-point win over the Sedgwick County Cougars on Friday night. The win over the Cougars marks the second for the Bulldogs this season as the two teams also met at the...

Wrestlers take top spots at recent meets; 3 take Championships

The Sedgwick County/Fleming wrestling team had a busy but successful week. On Thursday, Jan. 13 the team traveled to Holyoke for a triangular with St. Francis, Kan. and Holyoke. SCF came out on top against both teams beating St. Francis 39-10 and...

Lady Wildcats tack on three; remain #2

The Fleming Lady Wildcats remain in the number two spot in Colorado High School Activities' Association rankings following wins over Lone Star and Stratton last week and a Monday win over Otis. The...

Lady Bulldogs meet up with Sedgwick Co. for 2nd time this season

For the second time this season, the Haxtun Lady Bulldogs took on the Sedgwick County Lady Cougars. The Lady Cougars currently hold the third place seed in Colorado High School Activities Association 2A rankings. Despite falling by 26 points, Head...

Wildcats go 1-1 in week's action; take 3-point win over Lone Star

The Fleming Wildcats took a narrow three-point win over the Longhorns of Lone Star to mark their lone win of the week. The Wildcats fell to Stratton the following night on the road to go 1-1 for the week. Lone Star led by five after the opening...

Under the Wire

You can find one on just about any ranch, farm or horse place. They vary in color and age but otherwise there are striking similarities. Chances are you’ve got one, too. I’m talking about the...

Colorado Preps Weekly

COVID has once again caused havoc with schedules, as a number of events were either postponed or altogether canceled. Still, there were plenty of important competitions throughout the eastern portion...

Fearless Faith

An important factor when coming to equilibrium in one’s faith is the need to recognize that we simply do not know all there is to know about the Divine. It’s easy to proclaim otherwise because...

Extension Spotlight

Almost three million acres of Colorado farmland employs no-till strategies and this acreage is expected to continue to increase. No-till farming has continued to gain momentum in the state due to a number of positive factors associated with this...

Trooper Tips

As we arrive in yet another year, it’s time for a few New Year resolutions. If you’ll indulge me, I have a suggestion for one of them this year. 2022 needs to have a little more happiness than the last two seem to have severely missed and I...

Times Past

85 Years Ago Jan. 20, 1937 Earl Atkins, Fleming girl married Jan. 3: The marriage of Miss Mildred Bledsoe of Fleming and Earl Atkins of Haxtun took place on Sunday, Jan. 3 at the Community Church in...

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