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Articles from the January 12, 2022 edition

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 By Candie Fix    News    January 12, 2022

Haxtun Town Council opens year with Jan. 4 meeting

Swearing in a new police chief, paying off the main street bond and employee job descriptions and pay scales topped agenda items at the Haxtun Town Council's first meeting of the new year. Council...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    January 12, 2022

Nathon Nadow sworn in as Chief at recent town council meeting

Nathon Nadow took over as Haxtun's Police Chief last week. He was officially sworn into office on Tuesday, Jan. 4 and began duties the following day, Wednesday, Jan. 5. Nadow takes the reins after the...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    January 12, 2022

PC Sheriff's Office welcomes Deputy Darrell Smith

The Phillips County Sheriff's Office welcomed new Deputy Darrell Smith recently. Smith and his wife, Kyla, and their children moved to Haxtun a year and a half ago. "We have been loving it," Smith...

 

2022 legislative session set to open Wednesday, Jan. 12

The 2022 General Assembly session, which begins its 120-day run on Wednesday, Jan. 12, will be the last year in the legislature for state Senator Jerry Sonnenberg, R-Sterling. He intends to go out with a bang, sponsoring a measure that could be...

 

Pelton announces bid for Senate District 1 seat

Byron H. Pelton, Logan County Commissioner for District 1, is announcing his bid to serve as the Colorado State Senator from District 1. "It is crucial that Colorado elects someone to the Senate that...

 

Under the Wire

I have lived my entire life near small towns. I’ve never had an address connected to a big town for very long. If the little town I lived near became a big one, or heaven forbid, began calling...

 
 By Ken Frantz    Opinion    January 12, 2022

Fearless Faith

The origin of New Year’s resolutions is uncertain though many sources note their presence during the rise of Babylonia some four thousand years ago. They became ritualized and persist to this day...

 

Colorado Preps Weekly

After taking two to three weeks off, area sports teams were back in action last week, and they kicked 2022 off in a big way. Upsets were plentiful on the hardwood, and outstanding performances were found on the mats in many tournaments across the...

 

Extension Spotlight

Little Bluestem is the most widely distributed native grass in the United States according to the United States Department of Agriculture. Now its cultivated varieties have been chosen as the Perennial Plant of 2022. For our western region,...

 

Capital Review

Like a demolition team swinging a sledgehammer, legislators intent on purging Native American mascots from Colorado schools smashed their opposition with little consideration of the wreckage they were creating. So certain of the righteousness of...

 

Times Past

85 Years Ago Jan. 13, 1937 The Haxtun Volunteer Fire department will probably display a new fire truck in the near future, following action by the town board to purchase complete new equipment. The...

 
 By Candie Fix    Sports    January 12, 2022

Lady Bulldogs notch win over Prairie on the road Saturday night

The Haxtun Lady Bulldogs notched a win in the record column in their first outing back from Christmas break. An 18-point win gives the Lady Bulldog team their third win this season. Haxtun currently h...

 
 By Candie Fix    Sports    January 12, 2022

Bulldogs fall to Yuma & Prairie; still hold top 10 spot in rankings

The Haxtun Bulldogs dropped to 5-3 with two losses the first weekend back from Christmas break. The Bulldogs fell on the road to Yuma on Friday night and to Prairie at the home of the Mustangs on Saturday. “Obviously it wasn’t the start we...

 

Lady Wildcats add 2 wins to perfect record

Fleming's Lady Wildcats maintain their number two spot in Colorado High School Activities Association rankings following back-to-back wins after returning from Christmas break. The Lady Wildcats now...

 

Wildcats return from break to gain a pair

A two-weekend holiday hiatus gave the Fleming Wildcats some much needed momentum to bounce back from the 1-4 record that opened their 2021-22 season. The Wildcats returned to the court last weekend...

 

SC/F wrestling team brings home championships; Burr earns 100th win

On Dec. 18 the Sedgwick County/Fleming wrestling team traveled to Wray to participate in the Bob Smith Invitational to close out the 2021 portion of the season. The team finished in fifth place with 70.5 points out of 13 teams. They team also...

 

Lloyd Nelson

Lloyd Allen Nelson passed away Dec. 27, 2021, in Bertram, Texas at the age of 88. He was born to John and Clara Nelson on July 29, 1933, in Peetz. Lloyd grew up in the wheat farming community of...

 

Wayne Crowell

Wayne Crowell died Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2021 in Athens, Ga. at the age of 81 Wayne Allen Crowell was born Nov. 25, 1940 to Carl and Lorraine (Rambow) Crowell in Sterling. Wayne attended Dailey Grade...

 

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