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Articles from the February 10, 2021 edition

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 By Candie Fix    News    February 10, 2021

Voters could see street question on Nov. ballot

Haxtun residents could see a ballot question in November pertaining to a major street project. Council members along with Town Superintendent Ron Carpenter looked over several different scenarios to f...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    February 10, 2021

Phillips County moved to blue on COVID dial

Phillips County moved to level blue on the State's new COVID dial. The change took place Saturday morning, Feb. 6 following official notification from the Northeast Colorado Health Department the day...

 

Haxtun FBLA Chapter attends District 4 Leadership experience virtually

The Colorado Future Business Leaders of America District 4 Leadership experience was held on Feb. 4. Haxtun High School's FBLA Chapter attended virtually from the comfort of their own school. FBLA...

 

Haxtun honor students named

Haxtun Elementary and Junior High School recently released the list of honor roll students for the first semester of the 2020-21 school year. Those on the Superintendent’s honor roll with a grade point average with 3.8 and higher are: Fifth grade:...

 

Haxtun HS releases honor roll

Haxtun High School recently released the list of honor roll students for the first semester of the 2020-21 school year. Those on the Superintendent’s honor roll with a grade point average with 3.8 and higher are: Freshmen: Cassidy Goddard, Brock Mi...

 

Farm Service Agency releases 2021 rates for CREP program

Everyone has heard of the conservation programs that FSA and NRCS offer. And you probably know that the Republican River Water Conservation District offers supplemental contracts for each of these programs. But have you looked into what you could be...

 

Trees available for Haxtun residents

February is upon us and the cold has moved in making winter official. This is the perfect time to be thinking about an opportunity to be given a tree replacement for your property. Be a part of a much larger project which is creating a town tour of...

 

Farm Bill webinar set for Feb. 16

The March 15 deadline for farmers to make their ARC/PLC decisions for the 2021 crop year is fast approaching. In an effort to provide growers with the most up to date information needed to make this important decision, Colorado State University...

 

Under the Wire

“Thar’s gold in them thar hills!” I’m not sure who this quote should be credited to, but he sure knew his geography. In the old days, that meant you could apply shovel to hillside, add a...

 

Fearless Faith

The best part of each day for many is that moment when new sunshine breeches the eastern horizon quickly illuminating landscapes outside and inside the house. In this season of wintry weather, each...

 

Capital Views

I had the opportunity to partake in one of my favorite hometown activities this week: supporting local high school student athletes. Well, sort of. The few parents who were selected to actually attend the event thoughtfully videoed the events live...

 

Colorado Preps Weekly

The second week of Season B was packed with action, both on the mats and on the hardwood. This weekend marks the midpoint of the campaign and despite the frigid temperatures outside, the push for the...

 

Strokes from other pens

There is an element out there in the local regional truck driving breed with a bad attitude. The speeding, pushing, bullying, tailgating and careless passing by a few hurts your image. And I know several good drivers in town who are a credit to the...

 

Times Past

85 Years Ago Feb. 12, 1936 Mercury drops to new low as winter rages during week. The temperature in this region dropped to 25 degrees below zero, the coldest weather to be recorded in six years. Excep...

 
 By Candie Fix    Sports    February 10, 2021

Haxtun Bulldogs improve to 4-1 in busy week of basketball action

For the first time this season, more fans packed the stands to watch the Bulldogs as the team took on the Prairie Mustangs at home Saturday afternoon. A level change on the new State of Colorado's...

 
 By Candie Fix    Sports    February 10, 2021

Lady Bulldogs wrap up busy week of basketball with win over Prairie

Despite two notches in the losing column this week, the Haxtun Lady Bulldogs held their own against top-ranked teams and continues to improve each contest. The Lady Bulldogs took on the number-one...

 

Fleming takes narrow victories over Weldon Valley and Genoa-Hugo

The Wildcats of Fleming hit the road for the second consecutive week of this year's basketball season last week. The second week of the season took them to Weldon Valley where they took a five-point v...

 

Lady Wildcats take OT road win over Genoa-Hugo

Fleming's Lady Wildcats squared off with Genoa-Hugo last weekend in their lone contest of the week. The two teams put on an exciting show in an evenly-matched game that ended with Fleming on top by...

 

Local wrestlers compete in quad at Yuma

On Feb. 6 the Sedgwick County/Fleming wrestling team traveled to Yuma to participate in a quad against Limon, Yuma and Merino/Akron. SCF defeated Limon 47-28; lost to Yuma 36-44; and beat Merino/...

 

Curtis C. Starkebaum

Dr. Curtis C. Starkebaum, DVM, passed away peacefully, at home with family, on Feb. 1, 2021 at the age of 97. Curtis was born on the family farm near Haxtun on April 10, 1923 to Ernest and Vera...

 

Richard Moon

Richard Charles Moon passed away on Monday, Jan. 18, 2021 at the Sterling Regional MedCenter at the age of 75. Richard was born on Oct. 22, 1945 south of Haxtun to Richard Wilson and Betty Lou (Whited) Moon. He attended schools in Stoneham, Sterling...

 

Richard Jackson

Richard Lee Jackson passed away unexpectedly on Jan. 29, 2020 at the age of 79. Richard was born on Jan. 21, 1942 in Merina, Neb. to Kenneth and Pauline (Prescott) Jackson. He attended school at...

 

Thomas Brooks

Thomas Keith Brooks, known as Tom by all, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, Jan. 29, 2021 following a tragic accident at the age of 58. He was born, the youngest of four siblings, on July 31, 1962...

 

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