Articles from the March 29, 2023 edition

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 By Candie Fix    News    March 29, 2023

Harts selected as PC Fair Grand Marshals

Details of the 2023 Phillips County Fair are out and organizers are gearing up for a full-filled week July 25-30 at the fairgrounds in Holyoke. The local fair board recently announced that Haxtun's...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    March 29, 2023

Haxtun BOE accepts three resignations

The Haxtun Board of Education accepted three letters of resignation in a Tuesday evening meeting last week, one of which came from Secondary Principal Dustin Seger. In addition to approving the three resignations, board members approved a Monday...

 

Veterans honored through local contest

The Haxtun American Legion Auxiliary is sponsoring a Patriotic Quilt contest to honor veterans and provide support to wounded military personal. Operation First Response needs Cot Quilts for backpacks to provide to the wounded when they arrive at...

 

Feather plays in The Show

BRAYLEN FEATHER, Fleming Wildcat senior, was selected to play in the 23rd annual The Show: Colorado Boys' and Girls' High School Basketball All-Star Games presented by Biokats Sports Network. Biokats...

 

Trio of firearm bills dominate debates at State Capitol

The Colorado State House spent the weekend working on a trio of gun bills, with approval largely along party-lines, although there were a few Democratic defections along the way. Majority Democrats also invoked a rarely used rule to limit debate,...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    March 29, 2023

Hadeen signs letter of intent with 21st Century Equipment

Haxtun senior Kristopher Hadeen signed a letter of intent with 21st Century Equipment on Friday afternoon in front of family, friends and school supporters. Hadeen plans to attend Southeast Community...

 
 By Gary Hodgson    Opinion    March 29, 2023

Under the Wire

You gotta be kidding? That is my standard response to all the suggestions floating around out there about how I should be spending my “Stay At Home” time. Seems everyone has an opinion and you...

 
 By Ken Frantz    Opinion    March 29, 2023

Fearless Faith

“Temperance, tolerance, and moderation” has been a catch phrase emerging from over three centuries of denominational DNA. Though unable to pinpoint the exact moment it was coined, the embodiment...

 
 By Mark Hillman    Opinion    March 29, 2023

Capital Review

State Representative David Ortiz (D-Littleton) makes a compelling advocate for the rights and struggles of disabled Coloradans. “I lived 30 years as an able-bodied leg-walker, a five-minute-mile running, hard-charging combat aviator — until a...

 

Times Past

85 Years Ago March 23, 1938 In honor of their 70th wedding anniversary, Mr. and Mrs. G. L. McConnell, were given a surprise party last Wednesday, March 16, by their neighbors and friends. Guests: Mr....

 
 By Candie Fix    News    March 29, 2023

HPD re-registers offender

The Haxtun Police Department re-registered a sex offender living within Haxtun's city limits. Steven Michael Saign, 55, lives in the 200 block of North Wallace Avenue. According to the local PD, Saign is a dual resident, meaning he is registered at...

 

Haxtun Bulldog Track 2023

HAXTUN BULLDOG TRACK team 2023 is pictured front row, (l-r), Jayleigh Bullard, Tessa Gales, Josie Freeman, Addison Imhof, Faith Woodside, Annie Guiterrez, Kinsley Koberstein and Julia Freeman; second...

 

Haxtun Bulldog Baseball 2023

HAXTUN BULLDOG BASEBALL 2023 team members are pictured front row (l-r), Isaac Wagoner, Kyle Fryrear, Coleman Firme, Aly Lock, Joseph Helfer, Trevon Thayer, Brandon Nall and Bret Kanode; second row...

 

Fleming Wildcat Track and Field 2023

FLEMING WILDCAT track team members for the 2023 season are pictured back row (l-r), Matix Haney, David Betley, Pierson Japp, Beau Ashburn, Ashley Bornhoft, Jared Betley and Christian Polly; middle...

 
 By Candie Fix    Sports    March 29, 2023

Bulldogs kick off 2023 baseball season with perfect 4-0 record

Spring sports seasons are in full swing and the Haxtun Bulldog baseball team is off to a perfect, 4-0 start. The Bulldogs kicked off the 2023 season in Akron on Monday, March 20 where they picked up...

 

Ellis Schmidt

Ellis Edward Schmidt passed away Friday, Dec. 30, 2022 at the age of 99. Ellis was born Sept. 25, 1923, in Sterling to Alfred E. Schmidt and Amelia (Luther) Schmidt and lived on the same farm south...

 

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