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Honoring our Veterans

NICOLE KLEVE, who served in the 115th Field Artillery Brigade with the Army National Guard, served as guest speaker at Haxtun High School's annual Veteran's Day assembly. Steve Firme, Phillips...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    November 18, 2020 

Case spike moves Phillips County to Level Orange

Phillips County has seen a spike in the number of positive COVID cases over the past two weeks. The County also saw its first COVID-19 related death. According to the Northeast Colorado Health Departm...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    November 18, 2020 

Herald offices officially remote

Herald offices have gone remote; sale of the store front and building along Haxtun’s main street is final this week. Owners Spring Atchison and Candie Fix announced the sale of the building and the relocation of their offices several weeks ago....

 

The COVID-19 pandemic and its effect on our rural hospitals

Haxtun Health is here to weather the storm for patients and community. For most of America, the city that never sleeps often represents New York City or Las Vegas, or any other bustling metropolis...

 

Vote to give employee raises follows executive session

The Fleming Town Council met for their regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 10 at the Fleming Community Center. The meeting was called to order by Mayor Pro-Tem, Stefan Betley at 6:30 p.m. The following council members were present: DeeAnn...

 
 By Andrew Nygaard    News    November 18, 2020 

Faith, Family & Friends: Bryan Kroeger benefit scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 21

A benefit for Bryan Kroeger is scheduled to be held Saturday, Nov. 21, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Phillips County Event Center. Kroeger was recently diagnosed with ALS and the benefit is meant to r...

 

Celebrating champions!

HAXTUN HIGH SCHOOL football team members celebrated past championship teams from 1990 and 2000 during the Bulldogs' Saturday afternoon contest with Akron. During halftime activities, trophies from...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    November 11, 2020

Haxtun Health adopts new mission statement

“We promote optimum wellness through compassionate and high-quality care.” That is the new mission statement at Haxtun Health. A final product of a recent strategic planning project was presented at a late-October meeting of the Board of...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    November 11, 2020

Haxtun Town Council agrees to pay PD's unused vacation days

With just two officers on staff at the Haxtun Police Department, the possibility of taking any vacation time is limited. The Haxtun PD, usually staffed with three officers, has been down to two since April when Officer Mike Beard made the move to...

 

Haxtun Health COVID-19 rapid test hotline now active

Haxtun Health has implemented a COVID-19 Rapid Test Hotline. This phone line is to be used for individuals to call when they need to register for a COVID-19 drive-up rapid test. Rapid tests currently...

 

Drop-off sites open for International Operation Christmas Child project

This month, nearly 5,000 United States drop-off locations across the Nation open to collect shoebox gifts for children overseas during Operation Christmas Child's National Collection Week, Nov....

 
 By Candie Fix    News    November 11, 2020

Local Chamber offers COVID relief funds

2020 has been anything but normal and as local businesses continue to operate and navigate COVID-19 restrictions and regulations, the Haxtun Chamber of Commerce hopes to help. The Haxtun Chamber of Commerce has created a fund to help small Haxtun...

 

Conquerors of the costume crusade

HAXTUN HIGH SCHOOL'S FBLA Chapter sponsored a Halloween costume contest during halftime of Saturday's football game against Merino. Earning prizes this year were back row, Tom Bullard as a...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    November 4, 2020

Commissioners approve purchase for BOC Pavilion

Upgrades to the Bank of Colorado Pavilion floor, the purchase of a new road grader and briefings with various department heads fills the month-end report from the Phillips County Commissioners for October. The Commissioners met three times each month...

 

Haxtun Health engages community regarding services to be offered at Old Smith Hardware

Haxtun Health has been working diligently to gather information, assess and evaluate the building and work toward developing a plan for the Old Smith Hardware location that the District recently...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    October 28, 2020

HF Herald offices to relocate; publication and office supply services will continue

It is no secret the year 2020 has brought on new challenges and with challenge comes change. Changes are coming for The Haxtun-Fleming Herald; owners Spring Atchison and Candie Fix announce the sale...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    October 28, 2020

Martinez and Seger report to Haxtun BOE on recent smart board purchases for classrooms

School districts across the nation received funding relating to the recent COVID-19 pandemic. For the Haxtun School District, that amount has totaled nearly $288,000. While the funds are restricted to budget items directly related to educational...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    October 28, 2020

New offender registers with Haxtun PD

The Haxtun Police Department registered a sex offender within Haxtun’s city limits last week. According to Police Chief Tanya Mayhew, 26-year-old Kaden Broaddus lives in the 200 block of South Washington Avenue. Broaddus is required to register as...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    October 28, 2020

McCracken updates Frenchman BOE on complaint procedure

As the first nine weeks of school winds down, board members with the Frenchman School District in Fleming heard reports from several teachers as well as administration at their Oct. 20 meeting. The monthly meeting opened with staff reports followed...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    October 28, 2020

Local boutique to host holiday food drive

The Turquoise Chandelier in Paoli is on a mission; one to help stock the local food bank during the holiday season. Owner Allison Horton hopes to be able to help local community during a time of need. Horton plans to host a non-perishable food drive...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    October 21, 2020

HVFD sends firemen to Cameron Peak Fire

Three of Haxtun's volunteer firemen set out to help fight the Cameron Peak Fire, now dubbed the largest wildfire in Colorado's history. The Cameron Peak fire ignited on Aug. 13 in the Arapaho and...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    October 21, 2020

Town of Haxtun seeks website design grant

The Haxtun Town Council took first steps in applying for grants to help set up a website. Council members voted to approve an agreement with SIPA, the Statewide Internet Portal Authority, with plans to apply for a grant that would cover website...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    October 21, 2020

Haxtun voters to see municipal election question on ballots

Haxtun residents received ballots in the mail last week and voters are asked to make a decision on local election processes. The November ballot includes a question asking Haxtun residents to align municipal elections with County elections in...

 

Town of Fleming's new website is live and ready for use

The Fleming Town Council met for their regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 13 at the Fleming Community Center. The meeting was called to order by Mayor Pro-Tem, Stefan Betley at 6:30 p.m. The following council members were present: DeeAnn...

 

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