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 By Candie Fix    News    July 21, 2021 

Haxtun Town Council moves forward with street project ballot question for November

Discussion continues among members of the Haxtun Town Council regarding the possibility of a major street project in 2022. The project, if approved by voters in November, would allow for a complete overhaul of nearly 40 blocks worth of streets in...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    July 14, 2021

Salyards' to lead "Raisin' the Steaks" parade

By Candie Fix [email protected] The Phillips County Fairgrounds have seen many changes over the years; especially over the last decade. While the differences are notable, what some may not know is...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    July 14, 2021

Old-Fashioned fun slated for Saturday night in downtown Haxtun

It’s July and that means Haxtun’s Old-Fashioned Saturday Night is just round the corner. The 34th annual event is slated for Saturday, July 17 in downtown Haxtun and promises the popular car show as well as town-wide garage sales, a poker run,...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    July 14, 2021

Frenchman Board of Education begins preparations for next year

With just two months left of summer break, the Frenchman Board of Education is preparing for the start of the 2021-22 school year in Fleming. Board members gathered in the school/community library for a June 22 meeting to adopt the upcoming budget...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    July 14, 2021

Phillips County Commissioners pass resolutions at most recent meeting

Redistricting lines within the State of Colorado and the development of the 30x30 program are both topics of resolutions passed by the Phillips County Commissioners recently. In one resolution, the commissioners encourage the State to represent...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    July 14, 2021

Pace reports better than anticipated result to Colorado Option bill

The Colorado Option bill has been a topic of discussion at several Haxtun Health Board of Directors meetings over the past few months. At a meeting held in late June, Chief Executive Officer Dewane Pace told board members the bill was signed into...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    July 7, 2021

Rich & Dena Gerk receive Super Booster honor

The final baseball pitch has been thrown and the last relay baton passed and so the Haxtun Bulldogs wrapped up 2020-21 sports seasons in late June and to celebrate, athletes, friends, family and suppo...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    July 7, 2021

Country Rose changes hands; opens as Every Bloomin' Thing under Ensmingers' ownership

For more than three decades the Haxtun community has been accustomed to beautiful flowers with impeccable detail and florist Rebecca Ensminger plans to continue that tradition in her new business...

 
 By Candie Fix    Sports    July 7, 2021

Athletic year closes; four Bulldogs earn post-season honors

The conclusion of baseball and track season over the past few weeks has brought an end to all high school sports for the 202-21 school year. The Haxtun baseball team ended their post-season run at...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    July 7, 2021

HPD re-registers offender on Washington Avenue

The Haxtun Police Department re-registered a sex offender within Haxtun’s city limits last week. According to Police Chief Tanya Mayhew, 27-year-old Kaden Broaddus lives in the 200 block of South Washington Avenue. Broaddus is required to register...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    June 30, 2021

4 staff members resign from Haxtun Schools

A short, hour-long meeting of the Haxtun Board of Education was packed with resignation letters, new hires and the approval of a step increase for both certified and classified staff members. The District is currently seeking applications for a high...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    June 30, 2021

Account established for Everitt's medical expenses

What seemed like a normal, late-afternoon four-wheeler ride turned tragic for local resident John Everitt last Monday. Everitt, who was riding from his home southeast of Haxtun just up the road to the shop for dog food, rolled the ATV and was...

 
 By Candie Fix    Sports    June 23, 2021

Bulldog baseball season ends one-run short at Regionals

A tough, eight inning battle left the Bulldogs short just one run Saturday morning but despite a season ending loss at Regionals, Head Coach Trent Ham expressed his appreciation for the growth his...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    June 16, 2021

Local youth spend summer interning

Two Haxtun High School students and one recent graduate are taking part in Ogallala Commons internships this summer; Aly Lock, Jeff Miner and Tanley Andersen are all working at local businesses over t...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    June 16, 2021

Town of Haxtun website set to go live soon

Haxtun’s new website will roll out soon. Haxtun Town Council members saw a draft version of the website that is expected to go live later this month during a Monday, June 7 meeting at the Community Center. Deputy Clerk Kelsey Harms presented the dr...

 
 By Candie Fix    Sports    June 16, 2021

District runner-up finish gives Haxtun Bulldogs Regional tourney berth

On to Regionals! After a championship appearance and a second place finish at Districts last week, the Haxtun baseball team is headed to the Region 1 Tournament this Saturday in Johnstown. The Bulldog...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    June 9, 2021

Haxtun Health and EPHC continue to monitor rapidly changing situation with HB 20-1349

House Bill 20-1349, also known as The Colorado Option, has passed the House of Representatives and is now in the Senate. Haxtun Hospital Chief Executive Officer Dewane Pace updated members of the Board of Directors on the house bill during a meeting...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    June 9, 2021

Pool committee plans fundraisers

The Haxtun Swimming Pool project marches on; to date the committee tasked with raising funds to construct a new swimming pool in Haxtun reports a total of $358,000 so far. “The committee is encouraged by donation progress over the past six...

 
 By Candie Fix    Sports    June 9, 2021

Bulldogs pick up two to close season; enter Districts as 3rd seed

And that's a wrap on the regular season. The Haxtun Bulldog baseball team finished the final week of regular play on a high note with wins over Briggsdale and Prairie last week. The Bulldogs earned...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    June 2, 2021

Fleming's para team receives BOCES award

The Frenchman Board of Education met for their regular May meeting at the conclusion of eighth grade promotion on Tuesday evening, May 18. During the hour and a half long meeting, board members heard from teachers Cheri Bornhoft and Trish Etl while...

 
 By Candie Fix    Sports    June 2, 2021

Bulldogs take wins over Sedg. Co.; losses to Merino

The Bulldogs added two wins and two losses to their already even record last week with a double-header win over Sedgwick County and a double-header loss to Merino. Haxtun played both contests at...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    May 26, 2021

Haxtun Schools prepares for preschool expansion; over half of funds secured

A large preschool expansion project, staffing for the coming year and a new bus topped action items at the Tuesday, May 18 meeting of the Haxtun School Board. Board members approved the pursuit of a $450,000 project to expand the two existing prescho...

 
 By Candie Fix    Sports    May 26, 2021

Bulldogs' record split at 4-4 midway through 2021 baseball season

Midway through the season and the Bulldog baseball team holds a 4-4 record. With just two double-headers and a one contest match up with Briggsdale left on the schedule, Haxtun holds the sixth seed...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    May 19, 2021

HHS graduates close chapter on high school

As one door closes, the next one opens; that’s part of the message High School Principal Alan Nall gave the graduating Class of 2021 during Haxtun High School’s commencement ceremonies Sunday...

 
 By Candie Fix    Local    May 19, 2021

Riley re-registers with HPD

The Haxtun Police Department re-registered William Riley as a registered sex offender within Haxtun’s city limits last week. Riley, 33, lives in the 200 block of East Fletcher Street. Riley is required, by law, to register annually on his date of...

 

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