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 By Candie Fix    News    August 5, 2020 

Haxtun BOE hears from concerned parents before pushing back school start date

With the start of the school year quickly approaching, parents and staff members have eagerly awaited news on Haxtun Schools’ plan for beginning the 2020-21 school year while in the middle of a global pandemic. That news came at a board of...

 
 News    August 5, 2020 

Haxtun Hospital introduces new nurse practitioner Jessica Bullard to provider team

Jessica Bullard knew she wanted to be a nurse at the age of 14. Encouraged by her parents to find employment, she landed her first job at a nursing home in Yuma and that's where her lifelong career in...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    August 5, 2020 

Haxtun Hospital District's Board of Directors holds hour-and-a-half long executive session relating to property

More time was spent in a closed-door, executive session than in the regular July meeting of the Haxtun Hospital District Board of Directors last week. The Board met on Monday, July 27 and spent an hour conducting regular business before holding an...

 
 News    August 5, 2020 

Confirmed death associated with COVID-19 in Northeast Colorado

It is with great sadness that the Northeast Colorado Health Department announces the notification of a confirmed death associated with COVID-19 in a Sedgwick County resident. "We want to express our...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    July 29, 2020

Phillips County 4-Hers celebrate success!

Although some things may have looked a little differently this year, for the most part, the 2020 Phillips County Fair went on without a hitch despite many local county fairs being cancelled due to...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    July 29, 2020

Body identified; death ruled suicide

The body discovered in an abandoned building in rural Phillips County earlier this has been identified. Phillips County Sheriff Thom Elliott said the remains are that of Bradley R. Dye, 56, of Castle Rock. The cause of death has been ruled as...

 

Andersen places at Nationals

TANLEY ANDERSEN, an incoming senior at Haxtun High School, placed 10th at the National Future Business Leaders of America Conference in the Electronic Career Portfolio contest. To compete in the...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    July 22, 2020

Just hangin' around

BUDDIES KASON HADEEN and Tannor and Cail Wilson sit near the curb of the Haxtun Fire hall while waiting for the burn out competition to start during Haxtun’s 33rd annual Old-Fashioned Saturday...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    July 22, 2020

Haxtun Town Council hears residents' concerns

The Haxtun Town Council tackled a long list of action and discussion items during the latest regular meeting held on July 13 at the Haxtun Community Center. The 2019 financial report, special event permits and applications, and ballot questions for...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    July 22, 2020

Woodward registers with HPD

Haxtun Police Chief Tanya Mayhew registered a sex offender within the city limits on Wednesday, July 15. Michael Woodward, 40, is required to register annually after convictions of internet sexual...

 

Fleming Town council member term limits to be left to voters

The Fleming Town Council met for their regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, July 14 at the Fleming Community Center. The meeting was called to order by Mayor Pro-Tem, Stefan Betley at 6:01 p.m. The following council members were present: Levi Lowe,...

 

Haxtun's 33rd Annual Old-Fashioned Saturday Night

Sponsored by The Haxtun Chamber of Commerce...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    July 15, 2020

Wiebers excited & humbled to serve as "Barn in the USA" Grand Marshals

The 2020 Phillips County Fair kicks off next week and this year's honored couple is excited and humbled to be at center of the "Barn in the USA" themed annual event. Gail and Pat Wiebers are no...

 

Card shower to honor Dr. Breck McCarty following resignation

Serving the community of Haxtun for the last five years, the impact that Dr. Breck McCarty has made has been immeasurable. Dr. McCarty has seen hundreds of patients in her time serving Hospital Distri...

 

Locals spend holiday weekend in wheat fields

MIKE ENSMINGER, in the combine, and Brandon Durbin, grain cart driver, cut a wheat field south of Haxtun on Monday morning near the Gary Koch farm. Many local farmers spent the hot, Fourth of July...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    July 8, 2020

33rd annual Old-Fashioned Saturday Night set for July 18; event promises several activities

By Candie Fix [email protected] The third Saturday in July always brings community members together as crowds gather downtown for the annual Haxtun Old-Fashioned Saturday Night. The night, which promises a car show, vendors, burn out and other...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    July 8, 2020

Frenchman Board of Education holds final meeting before 2020-21 school year opens; finalizes budget despite decreased revenues

Meal prices, graduation requirements, hiring a first-grade teacher … all action items at the final board meeting of the Frenchman Board of Education before school begins in the fall. The local Fleming school board does not typically meet in July,...

 

Haxtun Hospital welcomes Wendy Evans to Physical Therapy department as Rehabilitation Director; new service lines added

With more than 20 years of experience in physical therapy and massage therapy, Physical Therapist Wendy Evans recently joined Haxtun Hospital Physical Therapy with the goal of helping patients get...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    July 8, 2020

PC Commissioners make emergency declaration following recent storms

Throughout the month of June, Phillips County Commissioners conducted several items of business related to storms that struck Paoli and Haxtun the same month. In addition to hearing information related to removal of storm debris from the County...

 

Hail storm causes damage

A FRIDAY night thunderstorm producing hail up to two inches in diameter passed through Fleming and the surrounding area causing damage to structures, vehicles and crops. At left, Fleming resident...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    July 1, 2020

Dr. Ben Stephenson appointed to chief of staff following resignation from Dr. Breck McCarty

Doctor Ben Stephenson is the new Chief of Staff at the Haxtun Hospital District. His appointment came early last week following a resignation of Doctor Breck McCarty from her duties as both a physician with the District and Chief of Staff. Dr. Breck...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    July 1, 2020

PC Sheriff's Office investigates dead body found in abandoned building

Phillips County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of a body with a gun in an abandoned building earlier this week, according to Sheriff Thom Elliott. Deputies discovered a mummified, unidentified deceased white male at an abandoned...

 
 By Marianne Goodland    News    July 1, 2020

Legslative session closes; 67 bills introduced in final 3 weeks

The 2020 legislature session that ended on June 15 was unlike any other and not in a good way. In the session’s final three weeks, 67 bills were introduced in the House and 20 in the Senate. The House’s list included 42 bills tied to the 2020-21...

 

Graduates receive scholarships

FLEMING HIGH SCHOOL 2020 graduates Peter Betley and Bonnie Polis are recipients of the Fleming Library Association's annual scholarships. The two were recognized during commencement ceremonies two...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    June 24, 2020

Uncertainty remains regarding next school year

The ending to the 2019-20 school year and the recent COVID-19 pandemic has left many parents and community members wondering what the coming year will look like. Even with the 2020-21 school year approaching quickly, Superintendent Darcy Garretson...

 

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