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Articles from the September 8, 2021 edition

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Returning home for homecoming

FLEMING LADY Wildcats watch intently as senior Whitney Chintala reaches to put up a bump set to prepare for a kill in their only home contest so far this season against Weldon Valley. Pictured from...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    September 8, 2021

Frenchman BOE ups JH class sizes by 2

Concurrent enrollment, graduation requirements and this year’s preliminary student count all topped information presented to the Frenchman Board of Education during an August meeting in the Fleming Library. Counselor Randy Stahley, Athletic...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    September 8, 2021

Six candidates vie for three open seats on Haxtun BOE

On Tuesday, Nov. 2, voters within the lines of the Haxtun School District will be tasked with selecting the candidates to fill vacancies on the local school board. Seats currently held by Tamara Durbin, Jay Wisdom and Audree Edwards are up for...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    September 8, 2021

Frenchman BOE seats filled; election to be cancelled

Four of five seats on the Frenchman Board of Education are up for election this fall. Four community members returned petitions for the open seats, which means the Board of Education will cancel the general election in Fleming this November....

 

Phillips County youth bring home honors from Colorado State Fair

Local 4-H members recently competed at the Colorado State Fair held in Pueblo Aug. 27-Sept. 6. The following is a list of both general project and livestock placings from the State Fair: Market hogs:...

 

HHD files waiver applications for employee COVID-19 vaccination mandate

On Friday Sept. 3, Haxtun Hospital District filed a State Regulation Waiver Application Request with the Colorado Department of Health and Environment on behalf of Haxtun Hospital District regarding t...

 

Milestone achieved: full FDA approval of COVID-19 vaccine recently announced

Any of the authorized vaccines will help to keep you safe against COVID-19 and the Delta variant Last week, the Food and Drug Administration gave full approval to Pfizer-BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine...

 

Extension Spotlight

Trees are more valuable to us because they are an integral part of our lives. Without trees we would have less oxygen since they take in carbon dioxide and release oxygen. Trees cool the atmosphere. Trees give us food and materials to build our homes...

 

Colorado Preps Weekly

Another week of the fall season is in the books and the top teams and individuals are already beginning to separate themselves from the pack. The past week was full of important clashes that filled...

 

Strokes from Other Pens

Letter to the Editor, Some of you I know won’t agree with me however I’m not responsible to protect others who won’t protect themselves or others. A COVID card, not a mask, is my defense. Some 90 percent of recent hospitalizations ion Colorado...

 

Under the Wire

Writing “Under The Wire” the past few months has been more challenging than anytime the past 35 years of cranking them out. The reason? Too many topics have become difficult to make fun of....

 

Fearless Faith

It is late summer, otherwise known as tickle grass time. Its grassy seed heads seemingly pop up overnight and manage to cartwheel their way into every nook and cranny around the exterior of the house...

 

Capital Review

New presidents often find themselves tested early in their administration; their performance is revealing to allies and enemies alike. JFK’s failed Bay of Pigs invasion of Cuba and subsequent summit with Soviet premier Nikita Khrushchev, about...

 

Times Past

85 Years Ago Sept. 9, 1936 George Decker, 67, passed away at a hospital in Haxtun Thursday morning. Mrs. Clifford Gum of the Wages community passed away last Friday at a Denver hospital at the age of...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    September 8, 2021

Offender re-registers with HPD

Haxtun Police Chief Tanya Mayhew reported the re-registration of sex offender James Leonard within Haxtun’s city limits last week. Leonard, age 34, is registered at an address in the 200 block of North Wallace Avenue. According to Mayhew, Leonard...

 
 By Candie Fix    Sports    September 8, 2021

Bulldogs move to 2-0 with 60-14 victory over West Grand Friday

Not even the rain could stop Haxtun's ground game Friday night as the Bulldogs rolled to a 60-14 win over West Grand at Adam Wernsman Field Friday night. The Bulldogs have racked up 126 points just...

 

Lady Wildcats suffer first loss to Briggsdale; win over Peetz

The Fleming Lady Wildcats dropped their first match of the season at the home of the Briggsdale Lady Falcons last week. Both teams saw 1A State Tournament action earlier this year in mid-May and fell...

 

Wildcats go 2-0; dole out second consecutive shutout at Peetz

Week two of 6-man football action put the Fleming Wildcats on the road to Peetz where they faced off with the Bulldogs. Both teams took wins in the opening week of play; Fleming won at home over...

 

Kenneth Houghtelling

Kenneth Eugene Houghtelling passed away on Sept. 1, 2021 in Greeley at the age of 74. Kenny was born in McCook, Neb. on Oct. 24, 1946 to Milton Houghtelling and Leona Williams. In 1964 Ken met the...

 

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