Articles from the May 5, 2021 edition

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 News    May 5, 2021

Rain wreaks havoc

HEAVY rainfall Tuesday evening, April 27 caused major damage south of Haxtun as some residents reported totals between five and eight inches overnight. Water levels forced law enforcement to close...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    May 5, 2021

Haxtun Health hires pharmacy director; Pace conveys opposition to Colorado's Option Bill

Colorado’s Option Bill, a new pharmacy director and main street construction update topped items of discussion from Chief Executive Officer Dewane Pace’s report to board members at Haxtun Health last week. Pace told board members during the April...

 
 By Holly Kelley    Local    May 5, 2021

Haxtun FCCLA Chapter holds year-end recognition ceremony

Haxtun Chapter of Future Career and Community Leaders of America held an end-of-year recognition ceremony on Thursday, April 29 at the Haxtun Community Center. It had been two years since the last...

 
 By Marianne Goodland    News    May 5, 2021

State legislature spends time on fair board appointments & related bill

The State Senate spent time during the week of April 26 working through appointments to the Colorado State Fair Board of Authority as well as dealing with a bill that requires the governor to pick appointments more reflective of Colorado's geographic...

 
 By Gary Hodgson    Opinion    May 5, 2021

Under the Wire

Did you ever get the feeling you’ve wasted your life? Maybe you should have gone into another line of work? Everyone else seems to have done better with their life than you? No? Well, me neither. Mo...

 
 By Ken Frantz    Opinion    May 5, 2021

Fearless Faith

Very few things are set in stone, even if we believe them to be absolute and unchanging. That is true in the case of our old farmstead and the concrete steps leading up to the back door. The original...

 
 By Kerry Sherman    Opinion    May 5, 2021

Colorado Preps Weekly

As Season C rapidly winds to a close, Season D is already underway. Girls’ volleyball is a week from wrapping up, as state champions will be crowned May 13 at the Broadmoor World Arena in Colorado...

 

Times Past

85 Years Ago May 6, 1936 Friends of George A. Voges and Miss Anna M. Higdon learned this week of their marriage, which occurred Wednesday afternoon, April 15, at Brighton. The couple had kept the...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    May 5, 2021

Businesspeople, volunteers and community members honored at Chamber's annual banquet

Fellowship, dinner and awards - Haxtun's Chamber of Commerce banquet drew businessmen and women, volunteers and community members together Friday night, April 30 at the Haxtun Community Center. The...

 

Death notice

Howard Duane Fix passed away on Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at the Haxtun Health Extended Care Unit at the age of 84. He was born on Sept. 22, 1936 in Sterling to Adolph Elmer and Ruby Lillian (Cunningham) Fix. Celebration of life arrangements are...

 
 By Candie Fix    Sports    May 5, 2021

Season ends for Lady Bulldogs following 8-set Regional showing

Haxtun's volleyball season came to a close following eight sets of play in Region 7 action in Briggsdale Saturday. The Lady Bulldogs earned a spot in regional volleyball action as the 18th seed in a 2...

 
 By Spring Atchison    Sports    May 5, 2021

Lady Wildcats earn State berth with single-match Regional victory

A one-match sweep in the Region 1 Tournament has sealed a State berth for the Fleming Lady Wildcats. The pool play tournament originally listed three teams, but positive COVID cases forced forfeiture...

 
 By Daniel Palic    Local    May 5, 2021

NRCS recommends planning for conservation

One of our founding fathers, Ben Franklin once said, “By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” This is true for land owner/producers as well. The success of a land owner/producer can be greatly improved with a conservation plan. A...

 

Weighing the benefits and risks of vaccination

Are you thinking about getting a COVID-19 vaccination? In making your decision, it is important to gather all of the information needed and weigh the benefits versus the risks. We currently have three COVID-19 vaccines that have all gone through the...

 

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