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  • Players present soulful, ‘smokin’ performance

    Filling the HHS auditorium with stories, hymns and the joy of the Lord, Phillips County Players presented “Smoke on the Mountain” Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 12-14. “Smoke on the Mountain” is a gospel musical set in 1938 in Mount Pleasant, ...
  • Hargreaves homestead on National Historic Register

    Occupied by the Hargreaves family for a little over 100 years, the 320-acre farm south of Holyoke was placed on the National Register of Historic Places on Dec. 3, 2013. The Hargreaves farm was added to the register the same time as the Millage farm, whi...
  • New Peerless co-managers excited to lead operations

    A movie theater has always been a fun place to attend and to work. Ileana Rico and Braden Gift plan to keep it that way as the new co-managers at the Peerless Theatre. Rico has been working concessions at the Peerless since November 2012. She officially ...
  • Area church schedules set for the holiday

    As the holidays rapidly approach, a number of Holyoke and surrounding-area churches will be hosting special services on Christmas Eve, Wednesday, Dec. 24, and Christmas Day, Thursday, Dec. 25. Fairfield Covenant Church, located north of Paoli, will not h...
  • Conklin wins district Voice of Democracy

    HHS senior Anastasia Conklin was recently named the first-place winner in the District 4 Voice of Democracy competition. Her speech will now be entered in state competition. “Why Veterans are Important in our Nation’s History and Future” was the the...
  • 21st Century hosting food drive

    21st Century Equipment is conducting a food drive for the Zion Lutheran Church food pantry which supports local social services. They will be accepting donations through noon Wednesday, Dec. 24, and have pledged to match donations in food, cash and servic...
  • I'm Just Cookin' Holiday Recipe Swap

    I got this recipe from another teacher many years ago. The Poor Man’s Turtles make great gifts to neighbors, friends and teachers!! You can make as many or as little as you want, but they might not last long!Poor Man’s TurtlesSmall, bite-sized pretze...
  • Swimmers vie with Windsor, Estes

    Dragon swimmers competed in a double dual at Windsor Thursday, Dec. 11, scoring dual points with both Windsor and Estes Park. Scores are being recalculated, but at presstime of this newspaper, it appears that Holyoke won the dual with Estes Park. Strong ...
  • Rojo named outstanding wrestler at Banner County Invite Saturday

    Eric Rojo’s commanding performance at the Banner County Invitational Wrestling Tournament in Harrisburg, Neb., Saturday, Dec. 13, earned him Outstanding Wrestler of the Tournament honors. In addition to Rojo’s 106-lb. championship, Holyoke’s Dylon ...
  • Wrestlers dual at Yuma, Fort Morgan

    Dragon wrestlers were on the road for two duals last week as they competed in Yuma Tuesday, Dec. 9, and at Fort Morgan Thursday, Dec. 11. Numbers were down due to injuries, illness and more, which resulted in a number of match forfeits for the Dragons. Y...
  • Dragon boys fall behind in first half, lose game to Akron

    Holyoke’s varsity basketball boys battled a tough game in Akron Friday, Dec. 12, but ultimately fell to the Rams 56-72. “I thought that the kids came out focused and did a very good job attacking early,” said coach Scott Dille. The Dragons attacke...
  • B-ball girls suffer big loss at Akron

    Holyoke’s Lady Dragon varsity basketball team suffered a lopsided loss in Akron Friday, Dec. 12, falling 32-72. Coach Arlan Scholl said the team ran into a very talented, “hot shooting” Akron team on Friday night. “We had been working very hard ...
  • Kotch receives first dollar of profit

    Spencer Kotch, pictured at left, accepts a first dollar of profit certificate from Holyoke Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Mary Tomky for his business Kotch’s Heating and Air.  —Enterprise photoHolyoke Enterprise December 18, 2014...
  • Dairy margin protection app.deadline extended to Dec. 19

    U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that the application deadline for the dairy Margin Protection Program will be extended until Dec. 19. The program, established by the 2014 Farm Bill, protects participating dairy producers w...
  • It's the Pitts

    The perfect neighbor Billionaires have rediscovered land as a secure investment, and my neighbor ReRide and I were wondering what kind of neighbors these new ranchers will be. “They’ll make awful neighbors,” opined ReRide. “Them and their huge r...
  • Thinking About Health

    Medicare will pay for obesity counseling, really? It’s amazing how much we talk about making people healthier. Consider all the discussion in America about overweight people who are stigmatized for making poor food choices. Think about the warnings tha...
  • Investor Guide

    Social Security questions from the readers This year, I wrote a five-part series on Social Security issues, especially those that affect Baby Boomers. All five parts can be accessed by clicking on www.DrWongInvestorGuide.com. Here are some of the common...
  • Peekin' into the Past

    Five Years AgoDec. 17, 2009 Nygaard Chiropractic relocated to the former RadioShack headquarters at 102 S. Campbell Ave. this week from its former location a block south at 143 S. Campbell Ave. Snow delayed corn harvest this year, but it hasn’t comple...
  • CDOT ‘roadmap’ now available for review, comment

    Colorado Department of Transportation’s blueprint for improving the state’s transportation system over the next 10 to 25 years now is available for public review and comment. Known as the Statewide Transportation Plan, it includes the goals and objec...
  • St. Nicholas a true model for the generous Santa Claus

    Every Christmas Eve, children go to bed eagerly anticipating a visit from Santa Claus. This merry gentleman is purported to visit the home of every good girl and boy, delivering gifts and cheer along the way. Before the modern evolution of Santa Claus, t...