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  • 1941 game puts a new spin on Colo. basketball history

    Dragon fans have been out in large numbers for this season’s basketball games, packing the home side of the HHS new gym with green and gold. They love the action, and fans of all ages can really be heard when HHS athletes sink a basket or two. Here’s...
  • Dragons think pink for breast cancer

    Dragon gym was filled with pink last Saturday, Jan. 29 as girls’ and boys’ basketball teams raised awareness for breast cancer. Pink and white uniforms were worn by the Lady Dragons while the boys’ team sported bright pink socks for this Women’s ...
  • Tharp wins FT contest

    Jeff Tharp, father of HHS Dragon Logan Tharp, came out on top after a shoot off to win the fathers’ free throw contest Friday, Jan. 28. Tharp was one of six fathers to go 2-3 and was the only one to sink both of his extra shots to win the contest. A we...
  • Lady Dragons beat Caliche, fall to Akron last weekend

    Dragon fans were treated to two great games of basketball last weekend as the HHS girls’ basketball team took on Akron Friday night, Jan. 28 and Caliche Saturday, Jan. 29. The Lady Dragons put up a good fight against the Rams Friday, but suffered a 40-...
  • JV girls win one, lose one

    In junior varsity action last weekend, the Lady Dragons were defeated by Akron Friday, Jan. 28 but came back for a nice win over Caliche Saturday, Jan. 29.   Holyoke JV 24, Akron 44 Holyoke girls struggled in their home game against Akron Friday n...
  • JH girls fall to Wray

    Holyoke junior high girls’ basketball teams were on the road Thursday, Jan. 27 to face Wray. Holyoke A, B and C teams all came up short against the Eagles. The A team fell 23-32 and was led by Stefani Razo with 11 points. Megan Vieselmeyer and Rosa Oc...
  • Be the MVP of the Super Bowl party: Be a designated driver

    Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), Colorado State Patrol (CSP), Denver Broncos and members of the Colorado Licensed Beverage Association are reminding football fans if Super Bowl celebrations include alcohol, make sure there is a sober designat...
  • Hospital board gets menu overview

    Dietary menus and changes within the dietary department were a topic of interest for East Phillips County Hospital Board members at their Jan. 25 meeting. Director of the dietary department Linda Alberts provided a brief overview for board members and ex...
  • Whitni Redman elected FCCLA district president

    HHS junior Whitni Redman was elected Northeast District FCCLA president at the Wednesday, Jan. 26 winter meeting at NJC in Sterling. Redman just completed her one-year term as district secretary. The winter meeting was a chance for the HHS FCCLA chapter ...
  • Bills dealing with ag motor vehicles survive initial approval

    Two bills dealing with the motor vehicle issues for farmers and ranchers got through their initial approval processes last week. On Jan. 24 the House Transportation Committee approved House Bill 11-1024, which would create an agricultural youth license. ...
  • 4th graders share winning essays

    Holyoke fourth grader Brenna Sullivan was recently recognized as the winner of the Family Community Education (FCE) Club’s “Character Counts” essay and artwork contest. Sullivan received a savings bond from FCE and her essay and artwork were sent ...
  • NJC offers help on financial aid forms

    Students and parents will be offered free professional help as they take an important first step to getting college financial aid Sunday, Feb. 13 at 15 locations across Colorado, including Northeastern Junior College (NJC) in Sterling. It’s all part of...
  • Drumroll Please

    Brightening a day of winter blues Winter can get rather long sometimes, and I’m sure anyone who lives in an area with a legitimate winter can recall the feeling that spring will never come. Since returning to Amherst, Mass. this January, it’s been a...
  • The Laughing Mom: humorous tales of motherhood

    Good things happen in the hallway If you were in downtown Holyoke at the right time of the right day, you may have witnessed a few police cars escort a little Honda Civic through town at high speed. Let’s just call that the welcome wagon for the newest...
  • Young at heart

    I want to focus this month’s article on maintaining a healthy heart and mind. Depression is always a concern, but it seems to be made even more aware this time of year around the holidays and starting of a new year. Older adults are less likely to see...
  • Peekin' into the Past

    Five Years AgoFeb. 2, 2006 Nici Bishop officially began her position as the new executive director of Phillips County Economic Development in mid-January, taking over the duties formerly handled by Julia Biesemeier. Melissa Memorial Hospital recently re...
  • Highlighting the need for mental health treatment

    The recent tragedy in Arizona has raised a lot of concerns about people with mental health disorders and their potential to be dangerous. It should be noted that a person with a mental health disorder is no more likely to be violent than any other person....
  • PC Fair Queen attends National Western Stock Show in Denver

    2011 Phillips County Fair Queen Janna Smith recently attended the 2011 National Western Stock Show (NWSS) in Denver. Smith spent much of her time greeting people as they attended different parts of the stock show while also spreading the word about the 2...
  • FFA plans special activities

    FFA members at Holyoke High School have special plans for this year’s FFA Week Feb. 7-11. The chapter invites the community to show their support. The FFA officer team has put together plans for a fun week with activities including dress-up days; horse...
  • Pasture, range and forage program to be held in Brush

    Join fellow producers and CSU Extension personnel for an update on the Pasture, Range and Forage (PRF) Pilot Insurance Program and range management resources Wednesday, Feb. 16 in Brush. The program will be held from 1:30- 4 p.m. at the Morgan County Fai...