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Articles from the July 20, 2022 edition

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Smokin' the tires on Saturday night

ANDREW FULLEN leaves a plume of smoke down Haxtun's main street with his 2011 Chevy pickup as part of the burn out competition at the 35th annual Old-Fashioned Saturday Night event held on Saturday,...

 By Candie Fix    News    July 20, 2022

Phillips County's 2022 Fair dubbed "Country Pride, County Wide" set to kick off on Monday, July 25 in Holyoke

The 2022 Phillips County Fair kicks off next week with promises of lots of livestock shows, general projects, barrel racing, rodeos, a parade, stock car races, Bulls Gone Wild and much more. This year’s Phillips County Fair kicks off on Monday,...


Training program set to begin Aug. 1st for annual J. Jeffryes 5K

Haxtun Health, Colorado State University Extension Agent Stephanie Starkebaum and Personal Trainer Lane Anderson have combined forces to bring the Haxtun community an eight-week, 5K training program for anyone who wants to walk, run or do a combinati...

 By Deb Daniel    Local    July 20, 2022

Polis visits eastern Colorado

On July 6, Governor Jared Polis traveled across the Eastern Plains to hear directly from farmers, ranchers and local leaders working to boost Colorado’s agriculture economy and to protect Colorado’s water.  Governor Polis toured Vision Angus, a...

 By Gary Hodgson    Opinion    July 20, 2022

Under the Wire

Those of you who know who Cher is will be surprised to learn she and I share a unique similarity. Slightly younger readers probably wonder, “Who the heck is Cher?” Once you hear about her,...

 By Ken Frantz    Opinion    July 20, 2022

Fearless Faith

The old adage about the grass being greener on the other side of the fence still speaks as loudly today as when it was first coined around the time of Christ. Attributed to the poet Ovid, it speaks...

 By RF Myer    Opinion    July 20, 2022

Extension Spotlight

Soil erosion from both wind and water can happen nearly anytime in Colorado. When soil leaves a field due to wind or water, the field’s productivity is reduced. Topsoil that leaves a field is the best soil and is high in organic matter. Low organic...


Times Past

85 Years Ago July 21, 1937 A warning was issued by city officials this week that autoists must observe speed regulations when entering the town on various highways. The 25-mile speed limit will be enforced in the future, it is said. Friends will be i...


Barbara Meakins

Barbara Meakins passed away Monday, July 11, 2022 at the age of 91. Barbara Barkley Meakins was born Feb. 21, 1931, to Edwin A. Barkley and Mildred Sutley Barkley. She was the oldest of three girls, B...


Edna Koellner

Edna Irene Koellner died July 3, 2022, just three days short of reaching her 99th birthday. She was born July 6, 1923 to John and Phoebe (Reed) Sewell in Rexford, Kan. She was the third of nine... Full story


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