- WEDNESDAY, Nov. 15, 2017 -

Haxtun Town Council covers short agenda Members of the Haxtun Town Council held their regularly scheduled November meeting the night before last week’s elections. The Town of Haxtun placed measure 2A on ballots asking voters for a one-percent sales tax increase to benefit the Town’s parks, recreation and library funds. The following night, 2A passed by voters with a 57-percent turnout.

Voters pass two ballot measures Haxtun voters passed two ballot measures during elections last Tuesday. A sales tax increase for the Town of Haxtun parks and recreation departments passed along with a mill levy override for the Haxtun School District.

Sheriff Rob Urbach resigns after 15 years;
Phillips County seeks replacement sheriff
After serving 15 years with Phillips County, Rob Urbach is hanging his hat as Sheriff. Urach submitted a letter of resignation to the Phillips County Commissioners dated Nov. 3, stating his last day would be Nov. 22.

Haxtun collection site open to help global Christmas project reach children in need Haxtun area families are on a mission to make an impact in the lives of children in need. They are donating colorfully wrapped shoebox gifts to be sent to children around the world — many of whom have never received a gift before and have very little to call their own.


1A Volleyball State Runners-up


FLEMING'S LADY Wildcats took the runner-up title at the Colorado 1A State Tournament last weekend at the Denver Coliseum. The Lady Wildcats finished the Tournament at 3-1 taking wins over Genoa-Hugo, Springfield and La Veta. The team fell in the Championship match to Kit Carson. Team members pictured are: front row (l-r), Whitney Chintala, Kally Kirkwood, Madisyn Serrato, Jenna Lengfelder, Morgan Cockroft, Hannah Blom, Bailey Chintala and Jessalyn Estrada; back row (l-r), Head Coach Doug Kamery, Hailey Harms, Kendyl Kirkwood, Alli Keisel, Brooke Sigmon and Assistant Coach Connie Wilkening.

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