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 By Candie Fix    News    October 20, 2021 

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...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    October 20, 2021 

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 v...

 
 By Candie Fix    Sports    October 20, 2021 

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....

 
 By Candie Fix    News    October 13, 2021

Phillips County 4-Hers celebrate successes of 2021

The beginning of October always marks an annual celebration of the current 4-H year's success and this year was no different as Phillips County 4-H members gathered at the Phillips County Event...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    October 13, 2021

Thayer appears before Judge Killin for advisement

Julie R. Thayer attended an advisement hearing on charges of child abuse and assault via web cam in Phillips County Court on Thursday, Oct. 7. The 40-year-old former childcare director appeared via Webex software in front of Judge Kimbra L. Killin...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    October 13, 2021

Haxtun TC accepts resignation from Mayhew; votes to retire badge

Police Chief Tanya Mayhew submitted her letter of resignation to members of the Haxtun Town Council on Monday evening, Oct. 4. Her intended last day of employment with the local police department will be Monday, Nov. 1. After accepting her letter of...

 
 By Candie Fix    Sports    October 13, 2021

Haxtun Bulldogs pick up 36-12 over Sedg. Co.; advance to 7-0

For the first time in nearly a decade, the Haxtun Bulldogs put a stomping on the Sedgwick County Cougars. Haxtun defeated the Cougars in their annual homecoming celebration on their home turf in...

 
 By Candie Fix    Sports    October 13, 2021

Volleyball team sweeps Fleming at home; sit 2nd in league play

With just a handful of games left on the regular season schedule, the Haxtun Lady Bulldogs boast a 13-3 overall record while clinching the second place seed in the 2A/1A Lower Platte League following...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    October 6, 2021

Haxtun BOE hears possibilities for use of ESSER funds

Utilizing ESSER funds to purchase two new busses was one of many highlights of Superintendent Marsha Cody’s report during the regular September Haxtun Board of Education meeting. In addition to busses, board members and administration also talked...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    October 6, 2021

Haxtun Health Board of Directors hears mandate update

The COVID vaccine mandate discussion continues at Haxtun Health. Chief Executive Officer Dewane Pace gave an update to members of the Haxtun Health Board during a recent month-end meeting on Monday, Sept. 27. Pace said the administration team has...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    October 6, 2021

Pool committee plans fundraising event

Groove ‘N Motion is coming to town! In their efforts to raise local funds for a new community pool, the Haxtun Swimming Pool fundraising committee plans to host the premier powerhouse variety performers on Saturday, Oct. 23. A special meet and...

 
 By Candie Fix    Sports    October 6, 2021

Lady Bulldogs knock off Rams; move up in State RPI standings

Two more wins, including a sweep over the Merino Lady Rams, gives the Lady Bulldogs an 86 percent winning percentage and a third place ranking in Colorado Preps 1A volleyball action. Haxtun beat Yuma...

 
 By Candie Fix    Sports    October 6, 2021

Bulldog football picks up win over Merino; looks to Sedg. Co. next

The Haxtun Bulldogs remain unbeaten as the team rolled to an impressive 64-20 victory over the Rams in a Plains League match up at Adam Wernsman Field Friday night. The Bulldogs are one of just three...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    September 29, 2021

Students earn impressive NWEA scores

Fall student test scores, a new student services program and a bid for electric work for the new bus barn all topped action items in a recent Frenchman Board of Education meeting in September. Principal Kortney Firme reported on NWEA test scores...

 

Lady Bulldogs notch win over Wray-on a 10-game winning streak

The Haxtun Lady Bulldogs added another notch to the win column in their lone contest last week. A three-set sweep over the Lady Eagles in Wray leaves the Lady Bulldog 10-2 overall and 4-0 in league pl...

 

Haxtun picks up win over DS; improves undefeated record to 5-0

They're on a roll - the Haxtun Bulldogs secured a Plains League win over Dayspring Christian on the road last week to improve to 5-0. The Bulldogs remain the only Plains League team to be unbeaten so...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    September 22, 2021

Chandler's opens for business in downtown Haxtun

Haxtun's new restaurant is open and serving customers. Chandler's Backyard Bar and Grill opened at the corner of Colorado Avenue and Fletcher Street earlier this month and is aiming to serve the...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    September 22, 2021

PC Commissioners continue distribution of COVID relief funds

The Phillips County Commissioners continue to disburse CVRF funds through grants to business owners in Phillips County. Throughout the month of August, the Commissioners distributed $123,529 to local businesses affected by COVID shutdowns over the...

 

Lady Bulldogs sweep Wiggins Lady Tigers

The intensity level was at a 10 in Haxtun's gymnasium last Tuesday as the Haxtun Lady Bulldogs cruised to a three-set victory over the Wiggins Lady Tigers. A victory over the defending 2A State...

 

Bulldogs stand undefeated after shut out

Chalk up another gridiron win for the Haxtun Bulldogs. A 50-0 shutout of the Caliche Buffs leaves the Haxtun football team with a perfect 4-0 record midway through the 2021 season with just five games...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    September 15, 2021

Michael to be honored for decades of service

Throughout her 37 years as a small business owner, local florist Marilyn Michael has been honored for her service to the Haxtun community more than once. As she packed up her belongings from The...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    September 15, 2021

Pool committee reports over half of goal raised

The Haxtun Swimming Pool committee has surpassed the half way mark in the goal of raising $750,000 to construct a new swimming pool. Committee members Lee Salyards and Barb Ensminger reported recent totals to members of the Haxtun Town Council... Full story

 

Haxtun Bulldogs shut out Wildcats in Saturday afternoon contest

For the first time in nearly two decades, Haxtun met the neighboring Fleming Wildcats for a gridiron contest. The two teams played an eight-man game on Fleming's six-man field for the Wildcats'...

 

Haxtun goes 4-0 in action last week; on a 7-game winning streak

The Lady Bulldogs are on a seven-game winning streak after going 4-0 in volleyball action last week. Haxtun took down Flagler at home in a varsity only match up last Tuesday and went undefeated in...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    September 8, 2021

Frenchman BOE ups JH class sizes by 2

Concurrent enrollment, graduation requirements and this year’s preliminary student count all topped information presented to the Frenchman Board of Education during an August meeting in the Fleming Library. Counselor Randy Stahley, Athletic...

 

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