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Times Past

85 Years Ago Oct. 20, 1937


October 19, 2022

(Herald file photo from Thursday, Oct. 8, 1987)

AMANDA EINSPAHR center, is enjoying the attentions of a clown at the Haxtun Corn Festival. Amanda, 5, is the daughter of Marvin and Sue Einspahr.

85 Years Ago

Oct. 20, 1937

One of the largest hunting parties from this section, composed of Ace Goddard, Rex Meakins, Ray Goddard, Buster Meakins, Jerry Goddard, O.K. Clark, Roy Goddard, and W. C. Goddard of Holyoke returned with eight deer. They were hunting about 17 miles northeast of Glenwood Springs and eight miles southwest of Trappers Lake. Their deer were on exhibit this morning at the Clark garage.

Pumpkin Vine News - Dinner guests at the Ernest Yost home Sunday were Mr. and Mrs. Howard Lundgren and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Harold, Yost and son, Mr. and Mrs. Hillard Yost and family, Lester Yost, and Miss Rosie Cole of Boulder.

70 Years Ago

Oct. 22, 1952

Hospital News - A baby boy, Cecil Monroe, was born Oct. 15 to Mr. and Mrs. Paul McPherron of Fleming. Dr. and Mrs. R.J. Ridenour are the parents of a baby daughter born Oct. 16. She has been named Barbara Jean.

The Holyoke Dragons rolled over the Haxtun Bulldogs Friday night at Holyoke to the tune of 53 to one. This leaves Holyoke still the top ranking team. Haxtun will play Julesburg Wednesday night.

A belated silver wedding anniversary was observed at the Alvy Garretson home honoring Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Garretson. Their anniversary was June 1, but the celebration had been postponed until the couple's son, Ronald, who is in the Navy, could be present.

Fleming News - Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Warren and Mrs. Dessie Graham left Thursday for Mt. Carroll, Ill., with Roy Fritz, a brother of Mrs. Graham, who has been visiting here for the past week.

Marianne Kinzie is among the girls who will compete in the Make It With Wool contest in Fort Morgan on Nov. 1. So far 33 girls from northern Colorado and western Nebraska have sent in contest blanks.

45 Years Ago

Oct. 20, 1977

Mr. and Mrs. Leon Atkins are the parents of a baby girl, Sarah Ruth, born Oct. 15.

Brian Biesemeier topped the Haxtun football offensive stats with 255 yards rushing in five games, while Max Fetzer led the defensive stats with 33 unassisted tackles in five games, according to the Haxtun coaching staff.

Fleming Wildcat volleyball team, pictured: Rose, Burnheide, Tammy Schaefer, Becky Dreier, Phyllis Schaefer, Julie Brownell, Kris Acott, Tammy Yockey, Kim Herrick, Lynn Schaefer, Cindy Pyle, Pattie Bornhoft, Luann Loos, Sandy Dreier, Mary K. Bornhoft, Paula Dodd, Karen Rigel, Tina Dodd, Doris I. Einspahr, Kindra Morison, Louise Dodd, Arlene Wiebers, Darlene Wiebers, Cindy Sweet, Valerie Mitchell, Lisa Bornhoft and Jodie Lambert. Bob Miles is coach and Jodee Grauberger is manager of the team.

30 Years Ago

Oct. 21, 1992

Obituaries: Richard "Dick" Salvador, 94, Oct. 15; Irene I. Gueck, 89, Oct. 13.

Ad: Elect Keith Sharpe, Phillips County commissioner, District Three.

Haxtun's Lady Bullpups, pictured: Cara Munday, Kayte Koch, Shannon Gutka, Stacey Ryles, Darci McConnell, Jenna Heermann, Alicia Hofmeister, Melissa Himes, Melissa Brasby, Shannon Hessler, Senaida Kinzie, Krystal Lock, Beth Hovel, Joleen Hofmeister, Melisa Lindeken, Michelle Wolff, Gia Gillotte, Cindy Klassen, Brecken Harshbarger, Mariah Wagner, Susan Bishop, Brenda Jeffers, Crystal Lueth and Jodi Starkebaum. Manager is Yolanda Stryker. Sue Kurtzer is head coach with assistance from Torri Lutz.

Fleming Wildcat junior high cheerleaders are pictured: Niki Becker, Nicki Unrein, Courtney Lousberg, Jeannine Schmidt and Michelle Wernsman.

10 Years Ago

Oct. 17, 2012

Two suspicious incidents in Haxtun last week have put some community members and parents on high alert. According to Haxtun Police Chief, Tanya Mayhew, on Oct. 11, her department took a report of an attempted child abduction. The Haxtun PD also took a report of a suspicious incident in which a van passing by made a young elementary student uncomfortable on Oct. 9.


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