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85 Years Ago July 7, 1037


(Herald file photo from Thursday, July 9, 1987)

SEVEN MEMBERS of the Haxtun girls' basketball beam have recently returned from a week-long camp at Medland Lutheran College, Fremont, Neb. Pictured above are back row (l-r), Sandy Ham, Kendra Goddard, Lisa Salvador and Coach Cathy Starkebaum; kneeling (l-r), Sherrie Prottsman, Jennie Harris and Cindy Fuesz. Debbie Fetzer is pictured in front.

85 Years Ago

July 7, 1037

Martin Bryant, a resident of the Haxtun community for nearly 30 years, passed away last Saturday night (July 3, 1937) at the farmhouse where he was farming southwest of town. He was 52 years of age. He also served for a time as a night marshal here.

North County Line - Phyllis Anderson, Arvid Anderson and Hele Trego visited over the Fourth in Greeley. Miss Freda Anderson, who has been visiting here for a couple of weeks, accompanied them home.

Dailey News ­- Mr. and Mrs. A.A. Fuesz entertained Mrs. Gus Schroeder, Mary Fuesz, Mr. and Mrs. E.L. Schroeder and Mrs. Pearl McIntyre and Iris at a Sunday dinner.

50 Years Ago

July 9, 1952

Two men dressed in Air Force uniforms stopped at the Highway Service station operated by Ed Buss Thursday afternoon and asked that their car be filled with gas and the oil checked. The car did not need any oil, but the men decided to take a quart anyway. While Mr. Buss went back into the station after the oil, the two men sped away east on the highway. The sheriff at Holyoke was notified and it is reported the men were picked up and found to be driving a stolen car with a Denver license plate.

Leonard Michael of Chanute, AFB, Ill., is home on a week's harvest furlough.

Miss Mary Kurtzer, who is attending school in Greeley, spent the weekend with home folks.

45 Years Ago

July 7, 1977

Like so many relatives over a holiday weekend, John Denver decided to drop in on his family for a short visit, landing his Cessna 210 airplane at the Haxtun Airport. Family and friends were working near Haxtun with wheat harvest.

Al Renzelman, Haxtun, walked into his office last Friday as the new superintendent of the Lone Star School District No. 101.

The Haxtun chapter of the Future Business Leaders of America was presented the Hamden Fordner Award for the 10th best chapter in the nation at the national convention held July 14 in Denver.

Community leaders gathered Monday for the official groundbreaking ceremonies for the Haxtun Medical Center on the hospital land: Bob Anderson, a member of the hospital board, holds the shovel the dug up the first piece of turf. The doctors are expected to arrive later this month.

Fleming News - Mr. and Mrs. Steve Sutton are the parents of a baby girl, Mary Katherine, born June 24, in Greeley.

30 Years Ago

July 9, 1992

Helen Maxine Hoadley and Cheryl Lee Ham crossed the stage of Corseburg Theatre at Northeastern Junior College in Sterling Thursday night, successfully completing the Licensed Practical Nursing program at the college.

Obituaries: Galen W. Bamford, 73, businessman and civic leader, July 4, 1992; Gaylord McConnell, 94, June 29, 1992; Joseph Hoefler, 91, Fleming, July 1, 1992; William Ehrlich, 55, June 30, 1992, Greeley.

Members of the Parliamentary pro team that took fifth place at FBLA Nationals: Jennifer Waite, Tommy Herndon, Jill Potter, Josh Ley and Justin McDaniel.

Hello, world: K.C. and Melonie Brammer of Sedgwick announce the birth of their daughter, Tessa Marie, born on July 6, 1992.

10 Years Ago

July 4, 2012

New leaders have joined staff members at the Haxtun Community Childcare Center over the past few months and the Center has a new Director, Audree Edwards. Additional new employees include toddler room leader Kortney Firme and preschool room leader Julie Thayer.

Fleming News - Finnis and Virginia Brown will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary on July 9. Finnis Brown and Virginia Lousberg were married in 1947 at St. Peter's Catholic Church in Fleming.

Sigma Alpha Lambda announced that Kaitlin Hagemeyer has recently become a recognized member of Sigma Alpha Lambda at the Colorado State University in Fort Collins. She is a 2010 graduate of Haxtun High School.


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