“Grandma, I’m in jail. Could you please send me some money?!”
A few Phillips County residents have heard this on the other end of their phones, not knowing it wasn’t really their grandchild.
The Phillips County Sheriff’s Office (PCSO) along wi...
Holyoke boys’ basketball team added a nice pair of wins to their season after convincing victories over Merino and Wray this past weekend.
The Dragons pounded the Rams 82-36 Friday, Jan. 13 and beat the Eagles 67-53 Saturday, Jan. 14.
Coach Scott Dill...
Mark Edmonds at 132 lbs. and Broc Pelle at 170 were named champions in the Jan. 14 Chase County High School Wrestling Invitational in Imperial, Neb.
They were the only Dragons to place in the varsity tournament, and coach Jack Garrison said they wrestled...
Midway through the basketball season, the Lady Dragons suffered a loss to Merino last Friday night but came away from Wray with a win on Saturday.
Coach Arlan Scholl said he was pleased with the effort and hustle the girls gave last weekend.
In junior varsity basketball action last weekend, the Lady Dragons were defeated by both Merino and Wray.
Holyoke JV 17, Merino 22
Hosting Merino Friday, Jan. 13, Holyoke lost to the Rams 17-22.
First-half scores were close, with Holyoke leadin...
Leticia Penzing, mother of HHS Lady Dragon Eva Penzing, emerged from a tiebreaker to win the mothers’ free throw contest Friday, Jan. 13.
Penzing tied with Michelle Vieselmeyer, Horalia Lopez, and Laura Roll after the first round of shooting which forc...
In C team action, Holyoke girls’ basketball fell to Haxtun Tuesday, Jan. 10.
Outscoring the Dragons in three of the four quarters, Haxtun finished the game with a strong 27-17 win over Holyoke.
Top scorer for the Dragons was Stefani Razo with seven po...
Seventeen girls make up the 2012 junior high girls’ basketball roster.
Making up this year’s team are nine seventh-graders and eight eighth-graders. The Dragons will open their season Thursday, Jan. 19 when they host Caliche at 4 p.m.
Five seventh-graders and 12 eighth-graders make up the 2012 junior high wrestling team.
The team will open the season Saturday, Jan. 21 when they travel to Brush.
The team is coached by Jack Garrison and assistants Dusty McConnell, Cutter Garrison and J...
Holyoke residents may remember the Harlem Ambassadors basketball team that entered the gym in Holyoke in September 2010. That same team will visit Wray Monday, March 5.
Those wishing to see dazzling ball-handling tricks, high-flying slam dunks and hilari...
Holyoke’s boys’ JV basketball team came away with two impressive victories this past weekend.
Friday, Jan. 13, the Dragons played host to Merino and downed the Rams 70-20. They followed that up with a 56-39 road victory at Wray Saturday, Jan. 14.
Holyoke boys’ C basketball team came away with one win and one loss last week.
The team traveled to Haxtun Tuesday, Jan. 10 where they fell in an overtime heartbreaker 36-37. Friday night, Jan. 13, they came away with a dominating 36-13 victory over Me...
Holyoke High School cheerleaders have scheduled their annual Cheer Clinic Saturday, Jan. 28.
Open to youth age 3 through sixth grade, the clinic will be held in the HHS auditorium. Participants in grades 4-6 will go from 9:30-noon, while all others will ...
Seventy degrees in January? Perfect weather one day, snow and nasty wind the next? The “winter” weather that has been experienced in the area has many wondering what is going on?
Weather is something many people mention to each other in passing on a ...
Seven Holyoke students performed in the Honor Band held at Holyoke High School Monday, Jan. 16.
One junior high student and six high schoolers were selected.
Whitney Powell was the lone Holyoke junior high student to perform. She played flute and was he...
In an annual reminder to taxpayers, the Internal Revenue Service announced Wednesday, Nov. 30 that it is looking to return $153.3 million in undelivered tax refund checks.
In all, 99,123 taxpayers are due refund checks this year that could not be deliver...
A recent national survey by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety confirms that Americans desire a greater level of safety than they now experience on roads and are open to more government action to make it happen. Yet, many are unwilling to change potent...
Phillips County Commissioners adopted the 2012 county budget Dec. 22, 2011. The county mill levy has remained at 28.28 since 1992. The commissioners again adopted the mill levy of 28.28.
The county’s assessed value has increased from $52,397,200 in 201...
If someone is told there is one simple thing they can do that would provide relief from arthritis, restore balance, reduce the risk of falling, increase bone mass, control weight, manage diabetes, improve depression and sleep and reduce the risk of heart ...
FCE Jolly Dozen Club
FCE Jolly Dozen Club met Tuesday, Jan. 10 at First Christian Church. There were seven members and three guests present.
Officers for 2012 are Dreama Poe president, Mary Tomky vice president, Beverly Townsend secretary and Bijie Ande...