- WEDNESDAY, Nov. 14, 2018 -

Haxtun Town Council approves land sale Trisha Herman, Phillips County Economic Development Director, and Vickie Freemyer, Haxtun Librarian, opened the November Town Council meeting following a short public hearing about a subdivision along Westridge Avenue.

Local election results released; Fleming sales tax passes 98-95 Fleming residents passed two measures on the ballot during elections last week. Initial reports indicated a question on imposing a use tax had failed but as numbers continued to post Tuesday evening and early Wednesday, the measure passed by a narrow 98 to 95 margin.

Haxtun FFA members attend the 2018 National Convention On Oct. 22, 12 local FFA members and their advisor left Holyoke on two big charter buses with 10 surrounding schools headed toward Indianapolis, Ind. for the National FFA Convention. The first stop was Memorial Stadium in Lincoln, Neb. The group received a tour of the athletic department of the University of Nebraska. The tour guides also presented the history of the college and at the end of the tour the students got to walk on the playing field of the stadium, which was an experience. From Lincoln, members made their way to Des Moines, Iowa to check in to the hotel for the night.


Senior year State showing


FLEMING LADY WILDCAT senior Jenna Lengfelder made the final State volleyball showing of her high school career last weekend at the Denver Coliseum. Lengfelder, pictured bumping the ball as freshman Zoey Vandenbark looks on, helped lead her team to the 1A State Volleyball Tournament as an outside hitter. In her senior season, Lengfelder added 372 kills, 603 digs and 27 aces for the Lady Wildcats. She earned 113 kills, 132 digs and five aces over the course of the Lady Wildcats’ three-day, six match State appearance. Fleming’s Lady Wildcats won 14 out of 23 sets at this year’s tournament. They entered as the number 10 seed and defeated number seven Walsh, number nine Springfield, number 12 Sangre de Cristo and number five Merino. The team suffered a second-round loss to the number two ranked Otis Lady Bulldogs and a final four loss to the State Runner-up La Veta Lady Redskins who entered as the number three seed. For complete coverage of the Lady Wildcats’ State journey see page 9 of this week’s Herald.

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