- WEDNESDAY, Dec. 4, 2019 -

Vandenbark & Nolde take seats at Frenchman BOE table; Schliesser returns for two years New members of the Frenchman Board of Education took their place around the table during the Nov. 25 meeting in Fleming. Three seats were open on the Board during this year’s election season and only one interested community member, Carmen Vandenbark, submitted the proper paperwork to fill a seat; requiring the Board of Education to cancel elections last month.

PC Commissioners appoint Assistant Director
at Phillips County Communications Center
The 2019 Bell Ringing season is upon us. The local Salvation Army plans to kick off the season at the Peerless Theatre on Monday, Dec. 2 during the Holyoke Country Christmas and Parade of Lights. The primary location for bell ringing will be at the Holyoke Marketplace but others include the Haxtun C-Mart on Tuesday, Dec. 3, during the Haxtun Country Christmas event. A counter kettle will be located inside the C-Mart during the Red Kettle campaign in Haxtun.

Christmas performance set for Dec. 15 The Haxtun Community Choir plans to present “Joy! He Shall Reign!” this month. The Choir, made up of people from different denominations, backgrounds and towns have been practicing since August for the Dec. 15 performance.


Wind & snow wreak havoc


A POWER POLE along Highway 6 in front of the Barlo Café is one of two that were damaged during a severe wind storm over the weekend. The National Weather Service in Boulder reports wind gusts of up to 69 miles per hour in the Haxtun area on Saturday afternoon, Nov. 30. According to Town Superintendent Ron Carpenter, in addition to the two poles, the Town also had damage to one power line and numerous broken trees and large branches.


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