Articles from the May 17, 2023 edition

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 By Candie Fix    News    May 17, 2023

HHS graduates 25 on Sunday

There were several lasting thoughts delivered to Haxtun High School's Class of 2023 during commencement ceremonies on Sunday, May 14 but there was a common theme in each of the speeches conveyed to...

 
 By Spring Atchison    News    May 17, 2023

FHS holds emotional farewell

A very traditional and highly emotional commencement ceremony was held last Sunday, May 14 at Fleming High School. On a rainy, chilly Mother's Day, 19 members of the Class of 2023 parted ways with...

 
 By From the minutes    News    May 17, 2023

Siren sounds during discussion about tornado shelter in Fleming

The Fleming Town Council held their regular monthly meeting on Wednesday, May 10 at the Town Hall. The meeting was called to order by Mayor Stefan Betley at 6:32 p.m. The following council members were present: Andrew Muller, Cathy Castillo, Bill...

 
 By Marianne Goodland    News    May 17, 2023

House Republicans walk out in final days of session over HB 1311

The Colorado General Assembly wrapped up its 2023 work on Monday, May 8, after 120 days of what’s been called one of the most contentious sessions in recent memory. The last day was capped by a walk-out by House Republicans over the rush by...

 
 By Gary Hodgson    Opinion    May 17, 2023

Under the Wire

A recent and very rare vacation found Sue and I wandering Western Colorado recently. When someone, years ago decided to draw a line smack dab through the middle of a Colorado map, they set many...

 
 By Ken Frantz    Opinion    May 17, 2023

Fearless Faith

This is the time of year when professional sports teams are deep into basketball and hockey playoff runs, the kind that demand both individual and team efforts to move forward. Egos and...

 
 By Mark Hillman    Opinion    May 17, 2023

Capital Review

For the first time I can recall, this year’s session of the Colorado General Assembly concluded with frenzy and confusion more typical of what we see in Washington, D.C., than what’s expected of our citizen legislature. It’s not unusual for a...

 

Times Past

85 Years Ago May 18, 1938 Dr. Limus Maurice Raring, Haxtun physician, passed away at a Sterling hospital Saturday afternoon. He had not fully recovered from an attack of influenza. He was taken to...

 
 By Candie Fix    Sports    May 17, 2023

Bulldogs make final four following wins over Wiley and Simla

The Haxtun Bulldogs made the final four. Haxtun took down Wiley and Simla in the Regional round of 1A baseball playoffs on Saturday to advance to final four action slated for this Thursday at All...

 
 By Candie Fix    Sports    May 17, 2023

Goddard breaks discus record

Several members of the Haxtun boys' and girls' track teams have qualified for the State Track Meet slated for later this week at Jeff. Co. Stadium in Lakewood. In the team's final outings of the...

 
 By Spring Atchison    Sports    May 17, 2023

Wildcats compete at Last Chance

The Fleming Wildcat track team wrapped up the regular track and field season at the Last Chance Meet in Limon last Saturday. Top-10 placers from the meet are as follows: Girls 3,200-meter run: Emoree...

 

Jacob Beu

Detective Jacob Arthur "Jake" Beu passed away on Sunday, May 7, 2023 at the age of 31 as he was serving the citizens of Rutherford County, Tennessee. Jake was born in Elgin, Ill. on March 1, 1992....

 

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