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 By Candie Fix    News    April 21, 2021 

Cody selected by Haxtun BOE for superintendent

The Haxtun Board of Education has selected Marsha Cody as the next Superintendent of Haxtun Schools. Marsha was chosen during a special meeting last week and verbally accepted a short time later via...

 
 By Candie Fix    Sports    April 21, 2021 

Lady Bulldogs improve record with sweeps over Prairie and Wray

The Haxtun Lady Bulldogs improved their record with two wins last week, sweeping Prairie and Wray, both on the road. The team also took on Holyoke, but suffered a three-set loss at the hands of the Lady Dragons. Haxtun took the sweep over Prairie on...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    April 14, 2021

Rob Martinez appointed by Haxtun TC to fill vacant seat left by McCarty's resignation

The Haxtun Town Council will welcome a new member following a swearing in ceremony at the upcoming May meeting. Rob Martinez will fill a vacancy left by Craig McCarty earlier this year. McCarty was elected to the Council in the most recent election,...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    April 14, 2021

Commissioners lift mask requirements

As news comes from Colorado's Governor that the latest version of the State's COVID-19 dial will retire this week, the Phillips County Commissioners have chosen to lift face covering requirements....

 
 By Candie Fix    Sports    April 14, 2021

Lady Bulldogs take rough road losses at Otis, Wiggins & Merino

Despite a rough week of volleyball action, the Lady Bulldogs are determined to reset and finish the regular season strong. Haxtun took on Otis, Wiggins and Merino, all on the road last week, suffering 3-1 set losses in all three matches. “It was a...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    April 7, 2021

Tate Michael makes March 23 mask presentation to Haxtun Board of Education

Mask wearing inside the classroom, a possible four-day school week and hiring administration for the coming year topped agenda items in a lengthy Board of Education meeting in Haxtun on March 23. Before entering into a closed-door, executive session...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    April 7, 2021

Haxtun Police Dept. warns residents of on-going telephone scams

The Haxtun Police Department has seen a spike in fraud and scam reports in the area and Police Chief Tanya Mayhew reminds community members to be vigilant in giving out personal information. Lately, the department has seen a spike in unemployment...

 
 By Candie Fix    Sports    April 7, 2021

Lady Bulldogs beat Yuma, fall to Sedgwick County in triangular

Five games into the regular season and volleyball action is in full swing with a Season C, jam-packed schedule. The Lady Bulldogs hosted Yuma and Sedgwick County in a triangle event at home last...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    March 31, 2021

Three finalists selected in Superintendent search

Three finalists have been named in the search for a new superintendent of Haxtun Schools. Following a closed-door, executive session last week, the Haxtun Board of Education released the names of three finalists who will now take part in a school...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    March 31, 2021

Phillips County moves to Level Green

Phillips County is one of 29 counties in Colorado to move to level Green: Protect our Neighbors on the new COVID Dial 3.0. News of the level status change came from County Commissioners on Thursday,...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    March 31, 2021

Haxtun Town Council opts to go under contract with Haxtun Health

Under contract! After months of discussion and several special meetings later, the Town of Haxtun is under contract to sell property to Haxtun Health. At a special meeting last week, council members reviewed bids from three companies for a new town s...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    March 31, 2021

Haxtun Health enters contracts with Town of Haxtun and CEO Pace

At the conclusion of a meeting that lasted just over an hour, Board of Directors at Haxtun Health voted to approve two contracts: one to purchase land from the Town of Haxtun and the second to extend an employment contract with Chief Executive Office...

 
 By Candie Fix    Sports    March 31, 2021

Bulldogs receive post-season honors for 2021 basketball season

Four Haxtun student athletes were recently honored for their efforts on the basketball court at the conclusion of the 2021 season. All-Conference honors are determined by a vote of head coaches from e...

 
 By Candie Fix    Sports    March 31, 2021

Haxtun falls to Akron; set to face Yuma and Sedg. Co. this week

For the second time so far this season, the Haxtun Lady Bulldogs met up with the Lady Rams from Akron on the volleyball court. The season kicked off just over a week ago and last-minute schedule changes due to COVID sent the Lady Bulldogs to the...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    March 24, 2021

Frenchman BOE approves salaries & contract

In preparation for the school year ahead, Frenchman Board of Education members voted on salary schedules and approved the principal’s contract for the 2021-22 school year. The short, March meeting was held in the Fleming School/Community Library...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    March 24, 2021

Survey results released; four-day week favored

Results are in. Haxtun residents and parents of students in the Haxtun School District recently received a survey regarding information about potentially moving to a four-day school week in their mailboxes. Of the nearly 800 surveys mailed, 118 were...

 
 By Candie Fix    Sports    March 24, 2021

Haxtun Bulldogs fall to DeBeque Dragons in Great 8 road game

Out of all the Colorado 1A boys’ basketball teams, the Haxtun Bulldogs ended their season with a Great 8 finish, and despite a tough loss to a team that finished in the championship, the Bulldogs boast a final 11-6 winning record. The Haxtun team...

 
 By Candie Fix    Sports    March 24, 2021

Lady Bulldogs take home-opening match over Akron Lady Rams

Just four days after their basketball season ended, the Lady Bulldogs took the court again, this time to kick off the 2021 volleyball season. The 18-member squad is under the direction of Head Coach Paige Thompson, Assistant Coach Don Schelling and...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    March 17, 2021

Haxtun Town Council's property sale proposal under review by attorney

The sale of Town-owned property was the topic of a special meeting held last Monday, March 8. The Haxtun Town Council entered into executive session for the first half hour of the meeting to discuss the sale of Town-owned property including shop, tru...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    March 17, 2021

"Meat out" prompts recognition of local cattlemen

Saturday marks Phillips County Cattleman’s Day. In response to Colorado Governor Jared Polis’s “meat out” proclamation, the Phillips County Commissioners adopted a resolution recognizing the many past and current contributions of Phillips...

 
 By Candie Fix    Sports    March 17, 2021

Haxtun Lady Bulldogs make it to Sweet 16 in 1A basketball action

The end of the 2021 Lady Bulldog basketball season brought just as much uncertainty as the beginning as possible COVID-19 exposure threatened to change a Sweet 16 matchup between Haxtun and Briggsdale...

 
 By Candie Fix    Sports    March 17, 2021

Haxtun Bulldogs advance to the Great 8

The Haxtun Bulldogs advanced to the Great 8 in post-season playoff basketball action. The road to the Great 8 started with a 22-point victory over the Simla Cubs at home last Tuesday. Haxtun entered...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    March 10, 2021

Town of Haxtun looks into sale of property

The resignation of a council member, sale of Town owned property and wording of a bond ballot question topped business at the Monday, March 1 Haxtun Town Council meeting. Member Craig McCarty submitted a letter of resignation, effective as of the...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    March 10, 2021

Kelsie Schelling trial closes; Lucas gets life for murder

After only a few hours of deliberation, a Colorado jury found Donthe Lucas guilty of first degree murder in the disappearance of Kelsie Schelling. Shortly after the verdict was read, Lucas was...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    March 10, 2021

Commissioners increase rental rates

Event center rental fees and weed and pest application rates are changing in Phillips County following several votes by the Commissioners throughout the month of February. One-day rental for private individuals increased from $575 per day to $775 for...

 

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