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Articles written by Lynette Hutt

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  • Legion Auxiliary seeks new members to join efforts

    Lynette Hutt, Haxtun American Legion Auxiliary|Sep 7, 2023

    Red, white and blue - Veterans we honor you ... this was the theme for the Phillips County Fair held in July in Holyoke. The Haxtun American Legion Auxiliary sponsored a Patriotic Quilt Contest to honor Veterans and provide support to wounded military personnel. Operation First Response uses cot quilts for the backpacks to wounded military personnel when they first arrive at an overseas hospital, often with little to no personal belongings. These plain backpacks are filled with a homemade red,...

  • Auxiliary quilt goes to Veteran Milton Hunholtz

    Lynette Hutt, American Legion Auxiliary|May 25, 2022

    The women of the District Three American Legion Auxiliary wanted a fun way to select a winner of a quilt stitched together in 2017 by Elenna Firme of Haxtun from blocks made by members of the units in the District. District Three includes units from Fort Morgan, Sterling, Wray, Akron, Brush, Holyoke, Yuma, Peetz and Haxtun. Each unit sold numbered tickets to Veterans from their unit. The contest, called "Chicken Poop Bingo," took place in Brush. Auxiliary member Carrie Anderson of Haxtun...