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Articles from the September 28, 2022 edition

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Gilliland honored at 101st Corn Festival

FRAN Gilliland waves as she rides through the 2022 Corn Festival parade as Grand Marshal on Saturday morning, Sept. 24. Gilliland, who recently turned 101, led this year's parade from the front seat...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    September 28, 2022

Cody introduces new policies to Haxtun BOE

An hour and a half long meeting brought on the approval of winter sports coaches along with reports from administration during a Monday night, Sept. 19 regular meeting of the Haxtun Board of Education. The Board also reviewed a number of policies as...

 

Fleming voters to see ballot question regarding elections

Fleming residents will be asked to vote on a ballot question this November. The Fleming Town Council is asking residents to hold municipal elections in conjunction with general elections in November. The ballot question asks voters if they would...

 

Fox concerns brought to Fleming Town Council meeting

The Fleming Town Council met for their regular monthly meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 14 at the Fleming Town Hall. The meeting was called to order by Mayor Stefan Betley at 6:30 p.m. The following council members were present: Andrew Muller, Cathy...

 

Haxtun crowns homecoming royalty

HAXTUN HIGH SCHOOL 2022 Homecoming King Kyle Fryrear and Queen Aliyah Engle were crowned on Friday night at halftime of the Bulldog football contest against the Fleming Wildcats. Candidates and queen...

 

Hello World

Kirk and Kaitlin Hiller, Haxtun, announce the birth of their son, Colton Martin Hiller, on Sept. 12, 2022 at Sterling Regional Med Center. Colton weighed nine pounds, two ounces and measured 20 and a...

 

Fearless Faith

It’s been a trying summer for gardening. Between the drought, a thriving crop of tomato worms, the dogs playing in the raised beds and a few hungry bunnies, things still turned out rather well in...

 

Under the Wire

A few weeks ago I wrote an “Under The Wire” in which I complained about my on going battle with weeds here on the Hodgson Rancho. It included descriptions of moving, spraying, chopping with a...

 

Times Past

85 Years Ago Sept. 29, 1937 Clithro Barkey sold 55 head of hogs on the Haxtun market today to B. Wiliams for the sum of $2,232. The hogs weighed 23,620 pounds and Mr. Barkey was paid $9.45 a hundred...

 

Knode & Michael take coveted trophy during annual street games

Crowds drew in large amounts on Haxtun’s main street for the annual street games at the 101st Corn Festival on Sept. 24. The day’s popular event brings kids and adults of all ages together for an afternoon of fun. Results from this year’s...

 

J. Jeffryes draws nearly 100

Nearly 100 participants registered for the J. Jeffryes 5K and one mile fun run on Saturday morning. The event kicked off the 101st annual Haxtun Corn Festival. Entry fees from the run/walk are used for scholarships for local high school seniors....

 

Quilt show winners released

The High Plains Heritage Quilters hosted the group's annual quilt show in conjunction with the Haxtun Corn Festival on Sept. 24. Results from the show are posted below: Raffle Quilt: Bob Cionek. Ann...

 

Kids earn honors at Kiddie Parade

The 2022 kiddie parade kicked off Saturday morning on Haxtun main street. The follow is a list of winners who decorated bikes, trikes and more. Preschool and kindergarten: Tavi Brady, first, Jaymie Ham, second, Harrison Bruce, third. First and...

 

Growers enter crops in annual Corn Festival crop & garden show

Local farmer Gary Hill took top honors as the 2022 Corn King. The honor is given each year as part of the Haxtun Corn Festival’s annual crop and garden show. Complete results from the show are below: Yellow Green Beans: Eastin Salyards, first....

 

Parade entries judged at annual Corn Festival

Grand Marshal Fran Gilliland led the 101st annual Corn Festival parade on Saturday morning, Sept. 24. She recently turned 101 and celebrated her milestone with the community and it’s most popular event. Results from this year’s parade entries...

 

Flower show entrants earn recognition

The Violet Mae Anderson Memorial Flower Show is a continued hit as many entered flowers and arrangements into the 101st annual Corn Festival event. Results are as follows: Adult Dahlia: Linda Heater, first; Linda Heater, second; Betty Uber, third....

 

ECU crowns king and queen

HAXTUN HOSPITAL'S Extended Care Unit Corn Festival King Bud Biesemeier and Queen Linda Fuesz were recently crowned. Residents and staff vote on royalty each year and residents are crowned during a...

 

101st Annual Corn Festival Herald photos by Candie Fix

HAXTUN - Pulling Together Since 1909...

 

Bulldogs hold onto perfect 4-0 record; prepare for Akron this week

Nearly half way through the regular season and the Haxtun Bulldogs hold onto an unblemished record and just four games into their schedule have outscored their opponents 200-46. The most recent win...

 

Haxtun picks up win over Wray at home

The Lady Bulldogs took a home court win last week, taking down the Lady Eagles from Wray in front of a home crowd for the first time this season. Haxtun's schedule featured two home games last week...

 

Fleming takes down Briggsdale at home and Haxtun on the road

Despite last week's home win over Briggsdale and a road win over Haxtun, the Fleming Lady Wildcats dropped two spots to number four in Colorado High School Activities Association standings to the numb...

 

Wildcats take first loss of the season in 8-man game at Haxtun

The Fleming Wildcats returned to gridiron action last week following a two-week hiatus due to game cancellations. Fleming was scheduled to play at Granada and Crawford, Neb., but a forfeit and a...

 

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