Articles from the December 22, 2021 edition

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We honor you

THE ANNUAL holiday program at Haxtun fell on the anniversary of the attacks on Pearl Harbor in 1941. As part of the performance, Haxtun elementary students performed "We Honor You" at the start of...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    December 22, 2021

Haxtun Police Chief position to be offered to Nadow

The Haxtun Town Council approved a conditional job offer for the open police chief position on the local police department. Former police chief Tanya Mayhew resigned from her role in October. Her last day on the department was Nov. 1. A committee...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    December 22, 2021

Frenchman BOE approves 2022 senior trip to Texas

Eleven Fleming students will embark on their final big outing together as the Class of 2022 prepares for their senior trip. Cheri Bornhoft and members of the senior class presented trip details to the Frenchman Board of Education held on Tuesday,...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    December 22, 2021

Town looks at solutions following lengthy outage

Haxtun residents experienced a near 20-hour power outage earlier this month and since then, questions continue to arise regarding the power failure and a solution should it ever happen again. The Town of Haxtun is currently working on a solution...

 

Haxtun Health partners with HealthONE

Technology offers 24/7/365 access to HealthONE’s H1VN Telemedicine Network neurologists, psychiatrists and behavioral health clinicians for the diagnosis, treatment of stroke victims and patients with neurologic and behavioral health needs....

 

Under the Wire

It is traditional for a columnist to write a Christmas column. I need the job so I had better crank one out. My problem is, these need to be written a month or so before the paper needs them. The day...

 

Fearless Faith

Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve share common ties in heralding the advent of something new and wonderful, something beyond egoistic self-interest. Elements of faith - peace, hope, love and joy ...

 

Colorado Preps Weekly

Colorado High School Activities Association announced the All-State team for spirit last week, and one area athlete was a recipient of the honor. Holyoke's Tamara Penzing gained first team...

 

Extension Spotlight

If you happen to be gifted a beautiful amaryllis, poinsettia or paperwhites, do you know how to care for them? Where to properly place them in your home? Here is some helpful advice for you. Amaryllis are gaining in popularity even over poinsettias....

 

Times Past

85 Years Ago Jan. 6, 1937 Hanson L. Friend, 76, well known farmer of south of Haxtun, passed away at a hospital in Sterling last Saturday morning (Jan. 2, 1937). He is survived by sons Leslie, Alva...

 

Haxtun FFA holds Christmas meeting

On Dec. 5, the Haxtun FFA chapter held its annual Christmas meeting filled with all sorts of festive activities as well as a normal business meeting. The night kicked off with the regular business mee...

 

Fleming preschoolers send Christmas requests to North Pole

Dear Santa, This Christmas, I am three years old. This year I am three years old. This year, I have been good some of the time. What I would like most this Christmas is a motorcycle. And I promise to leave out dinos and cookies for you! Merry...

 

Fleming kindergartners prepare for yearly visit from Santa Claus

Dear Santa, Thank you for bringing Presents. How do you make toys? I want Barbies. Also some art stuff. Love, Claire Dear Santa, What do you feed your reindeer? I would like a alien toy. Love, Kye Dear Santa, What do you when ts not cristas? I would...

 

Fleming 1st graders pen lists for Santa

Dear Santa, My name is Caden and I am seven years old. Thank you for the gifts you brought me last year! I have been good this year. I would really like Pokemon cards for Christmas because they are cool. I really need Pokemon cards. On Christmas Eve...

 

Fleming second graders offer Christmas gift ideas to Kris Kringle

Dear Kris Kringle, Be careful of our chimney because we light it to keep warm. Thank you for giving me a bb gun last year. How cold is the North Pole and how do you keep warm? I have been nice. I have helped my friends Blake and Tristan. Please can...

 

Haxtun preschoolers anticipate visit from jolly Saint Nick

Dear Santa, For Christmas I would like a barbie car and some new barbies and Peppa pig. Thank you Santa. Love, Lorelai Jansen, 3 Dear Santa, I want an orange hat, a yellow hat for my sister and some toys. Santa have you put your tree up? Merry...

 

Kindergartners in Haxtun ask for deliveries

Dear Santa, How are you? Is your sleigh ready for Christmas. May I plese ask for Hot wels ulximate eurot. Love, Camden Dear Santa How are you? Is your sleigh ready for Christmas/. May I please ask for an ipad? Love, Amber Dear Santa, How are you? Is...

 

Haxtun first graders make annual requests to the North Pole

Dear Santa, What is your favorite holiday? Please can I have a Paw Patrol lookout tower and all the Paw Patrol cars and figures? Can I also have a transformer that turns into anything? From Leyton Sparks Dear Santa, What are the names of your...

 

Second graders at Haxtun Schools promise good behavior

Dear Santa, How are your raindeer and what are your elfs names and how do you eat so many cookies in one night? I’ve been pretty good this year. Anyway this is what I want for Christmas! I want an okuileiss and an Adopt me Bees Blaster and an...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    December 22, 2021

Schram to continue VB career at North Platte Community College

Haxtun senior Taylor Schram committed to continuing her volleyball career by signing a letter of intent with North Platte Community College. Schram made her commitment in front of family, friends,...

 

Chintala signs with NPCC; third sister to wear Lady Knight jersey

Fleming Lady Wildcat senior Whitney Chintala made her college selection official during signing ceremonies held last Thursday, Dec. 16. She has opted to play volleyball at the alma mater of her two...

 
 By Candie Fix    Sports    December 22, 2021

Football honors continue to roll in

Post-season honors continue to roll for the 2021 State Champion Bulldog football team. The Bulldogs earned an impressive 13-0 record on their trek to Haxtun High School's eight state football title...

 
 By Candie Fix    Sports    December 22, 2021

Lady Bulldogs pick up win over Leyton, Neb. before break begins

The Lady Bulldogs enter Christmas break with a 25-point win over the Lady Warriors from Leyton, Neb. Haxtun picked up their second win at home Thursday night and will break from play until action...

 
 By Candie Fix    Sports    December 22, 2021

Bulldogs enter holiday break at 5-1; #2 in State rankings

Despite their first loss of the season last week, the Haxtun Bulldogs head into Christmas break in the number two spot in Colorado High School Activities Association rankings. Haxtun fell to Holyoke o...

 

Lady Wildcats emerge undefeated from 1st Fleming Tourney

The Lady Wildcats continue to maintain their undefeated season finishing last week at 2-0 with wins over Arickaree/Woodlin and Gilpin County. They sit in Colorado High School Activities Association's...

 

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