The Haxtun-Fleming Herald - What can we reason but from what we know? -Alexander Pope

85 years ago, March 6, 1935


March 11, 2020

Herald file photo

MEMBERS OF THE kitchen staff at the Haxtun school lunch room are (l-r), Dora Howell, Charlotte Krogh, Corinna Lambert, LaVonne Hart and Theill Musecamp.

The Haxtun Harvest

The Fremont Cream Station at Haxtun, which had been closed for several months, was reopened Wednesday of this week. Roscoe Critchlow will be in charge of the station and he solicits cream, poultry, and eggs in an announcement elsewhere in the issue of the Harvest.

A new ordinance regulating traffic in Haxtun is called to the attention of local people this week. Various old ordinances covering traffic of motor and horse-drawn vehicles were found o be out of dae because of the change made in the state highway and for other reasons.

Announcement was made this week that a blacksmith shop would be opened I Haxtun, at the Ira Jones building in the west business district. The shop will be operated by Earl Dinsmore and his brother Guy. The latter and his family will arrive this week from Vona.

Miss Mildred Bamford of Dailey and Paul Dillehay of this city were married last Sunday at the Presbyterian parsonage in Sterling. The wedding ceremony was performed by the Rev. E. Raymond Cameron at one o'clock. Mr. and Mrs. Dillehay will make their home at Julesburg, where the former is employed.

40 years ago

March 6, 1980

The Haxtun Herald

There will be a race for the five trustee positions to be filled in Haxtun's town election on April 1 as eight candidates have filed petitions to seek a post o the Haxtun board of trustees. Filling petitions for trustee posts are Bob Fetzer, Herman Wolff, Eldon Hinde, Robert D. Henry, Eugene Morgan, Sharon McDaniel, Mike Koellner and Russ Widgery.

Susan Davis, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jim Davis of Haxtun is he recipient of a Sterling College Academic Scholarship. The academic scholarship is given on a competitive basis. Consideration is given to test sores and high school grade point average.

Rockland News - David and Joyce Fetzer, Danny, Anita and Damon enjoyed a weekend of snowmobiling with the Larry Barkley family.

Sunday dinner guest of Wilford and Shirley Wisdom was Clara Wisdom, Viola Hinde, Tom and Kay Wernsman, Josha and Jona. It was for Clara's birthday which was on March 1.

Fleming News - Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Lambert visited Sunday afternoon with Mr. and Mrs. Howard Prouty of Dailey and Mr. and Mrs. Seib Olson in Haxtun.

Several folks have reported having early flowers in bloom. We had a few days of very warm sunshine until Thursday late afternoon when a winter cold wind blew in.

Clarkeville and Wages News - Hazel Chapman hosted a birthday dinner Saturday night for her son, Wayne Chapman. Guests were Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Chapman and boys and Pastor and Mrs. Jim Rotz and boys from Wray.

20 years ago

March 8, 2000

The Haxtun-Fleming Herald

District Judge Steven Shinn has been named chief judge of the 13th Judicial District, which includes Kit Carson, Logan, Morgan, Phillips, Sedgwick, Washington and Yuma counties. The appointment was announced on Monday, March 6, by Colorado Supreme Court Chief Justice Mary Mullarkey. A district judge since 1986, Shinn will replace Judge James R. Leh as chief judge.

Diners celebrating the opening of the Haxtun Inn on Thursday March 2, noted the change n atmosphere and the wide variety of American cuisine that comes with the advent of new owners Fred and Carole Borra. The Haxtun Inn is the former Shirley Hotel Steakhouse.

Haxtun High School students Mike Ensminger and Megan Lampman qualified for the State Future Business Leaders of America competition for their American Enterprise project on how money flows through the nation's economy.

A little piece of Alaska is now in Northeast Colorado, in Fleming, in the shape of Uncle Buck's Direct Seafood Store. Keith Huss aka Uncle Buck, and his cousin Steve Miles and wife Cindy have opened a fresh-frozen, re-packaged seafood store in the Miles service building along Highway 6 in Fleming.

10 years ago

March 17, 2010

The Haxtun-Fleming Herald

Fleming Lady Wildcats took the consolation championship at the Colorado State 1A Basketball Tournament on Saturday, March 13 after defeating the Idiala Lady Wolves. The team played in the State Tournament at the Colorado State Fair Event Center in Pueblo.

The Haxtun-Fleming Herald earned three awards from the Colorado Press Association Better Newspaper contest. They won third place for Best Advertising Special Section and third place in the Best Small Space Ad category. Also placed third for Best Sustained Coverage with stories written by Candie Salyards regarding a strip club proposal in Fleming.

Haxtun Boy's Track team members are: Weston Salyards, Jeff Hawthorne, Luke Davis, Josh Turney, Brady Edwards, Brady Heinz, Matthew Wilcox, Garret Schaefer, Dillon Fetzer.

Haxtun Girls' Track team members are: Abby Kurtzer, Courtny Dickerson, Marquel Gueck, Kimber Hadeen, Sara Kurtzer, Ashley Vance, Kaitlin Hagemeyer, Natasha Helfer and Elizabeth Hadeen.


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