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Articles from the March 17, 2021 edition

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 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...

 

Haxtun Health welcomes Dr. Cardon to team

When he was young, Trevin Cardon made a pact with his brother to one day become a physician. He aspired to make a difference in his community through a career in healthcare. After years of dedication and nearly a decade of education, he held up his e...

 

Gorman asked to continue as Treasurer; position remains open

The Fleming Town Council met for their regular monthly meeting on Wednesday, March 10 at the Fleming Community Center. The meeting was called to order by Mayor Sue Einspahr at 6:30 p.m. The following council members were present: Stefan Betley,...

 

Polis announces plans for $700 million State stimulus package

Governor Jared Polis, surrounded by legislative leaders from both parties, announced a $700 million stimulus package designed to help small business, agriculture and families recover from the economic effects of the pandemic and boost workforce...

 
 By Mary Brumage    Local    March 17, 2021

COVID-19 vaccination side effects means good news for your immune system

There are now three vaccines available with FDA Emergency Use Authorization and soon all adults over 18 will have the opportunity to be vaccinated. Now is the time to become more educated on these vaccines, the possible side effects and why this is...

 

Scholarship applications due April 15

The Don Fix Memorial Scholarship is available for the graduates of Haxtun and Holyoke high schools. It is also available for eligible students already attending colleges or trade schools. The Scholarship requirements are a 2.50 grade point average...

 
 By Gary Hodgson    Opinion    March 17, 2021

Under the Wire

“Hello. You have reached the offices of Never There Dot Com. If you wish to order our service, once we decide what it will be, push one. If you want to know the status of a previous order press...

 
 By Ken Frantz    Opinion    March 17, 2021

Fearless Faith

Sometimes it is nice to set aside guilt and allow someone else or some other circumstances to dictate a course of action. When a trip home from northern Utah was negatively impacted with unprecedented...

 

Colorado Preps Weekly

History was made last weekend, as CHSAA officially crowned its first set of sanctioned champions in girls wrestling. Three young ladies from the area were slated to be part of the State meet,...

 

Extension Column

There are both perennial and annual vines that can hide your fence or add to the fence in your landscape. There are some choices that are stunning but not drought tolerant. If you are looking for something pleasing along the fence line Black Eyed Sus...

 

Times Past

85 Years Ago March 18, 1936 Wike Harms, who was lodged in the county jail last week charged with the theft of chickens in this territory, was released on probation Wednesday by County Judge Avery T....

 
 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...

 

Lady Wildcats take Sweet 16 and Great 8 wins; move into Final 4

A shortened post season was made even shorter thanks to a round-one bye for the Fleming Lady Wildcats. The Lady Wildcats, who made their State Tournament debut on Thursday, March 11 in the Sweet 16...

 

Fleming falls to Caprock in round one

Round one of the Colorado State Basketball Tournament took the Fleming Wildcats on the road to Grand Junction last week. As the 23rd seed in the event, the Wildcats were forced to travel across the...

 

Three wrestlers make podium at State

The 2021 wrestling season didn't end as three State competitors from the Sedgwick County/Fleming wrestling team hoped it would. Despite that, all three represented their team and communities well and...

 

Lady Bulldog Volleyball

HAXTUN 2021 VOLLEYBALL team members are pictured front row (l-r), Megan Walker, Grace Gibson, Cassidy Goodwin, Aly Lock, Evelyn Mendoza, LouAnn Buccelli and Fallon Bamford; back row (l-r), Ella...

 

Leonard Michael

Leonard Lee Michael passed away on March 9, 2021 at the Regent Park Nursing Home in Holyoke at the age of 89. Leonard was the youngest of three sons born to George and Maude (Bjorklun) Michael born...

 

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