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  • 4-H achievement rewarded at Fair

    All 4-H members deserve pats on the back for their project effort at the 2010 Phillips County Fair. Grand Champion (GC) and Reserve Grand Champion (RGC) efforts in food, booths, clothing and other general home ec/general 4-H projects were recognized at l...
  • 4-H, FFA projects sold at Jr. Livestock Sale

    4-H and FFA livestock sales went well at the Phillips County Fair sale Saturday, July 31. Kendra Timm’s Grand Champion Market Lamb was purchased by Colorado Agri Products. Katie Gibson’s Grand Champion Market Goat was purchased by Miller & Assoc...
  • Dragon's Wagon claims top honors at parade

    Dragon’s Wagon Preschool—First Place Civic and Overall Grand ChampionStalks of corn seemed to be a common sight on many of the floats throughout the Phillips County Fair parade while people kept to the “Keepin’ it Growing” theme Saturday, July 3...
  • Lutheran group travels to New Orleans for gathering

    A trip to New Orleans, La. but it wasn’t for Mardi Gras. Although they did take the Mardi Gras tour, they were there for something completely different. Nine students and four chaperones from Zion Lutheran Church in Holyoke traveled to New Orleans, La....
  • Summer break isn't all vacation for school teachers

    Kate Shoemaker, of classroom 4A, knows that preparing for the arrival of her students this school year isn’t just about a big stack of books. She has been busy setting up her classroom and putting the finishing touches on her lesson plans. —Enterprise...
  • New law requires children under age 8 to be in child safety seat

    Colorado expanded its child passenger safety law beginning Sunday, Aug. 1 requiring all children under age 8 to be properly protected in a child safety seat when traveling in a motor vehicle. The change means thousands of 6 and 7-year-olds across the stat...
  • Amendments 60, 61 and Proposition 101 among discussion at NECALG meeting

    The regular meeting of the Board of Directors of the Northeastern Colorado Association of Local Governments was held July 21 in Holyoke. Executive Director Larry Worth distributed information on Amendments 60, 61 and Proposition 101. Worth stated, “NEC...
  • Another Perspective

    Admitting mistakes might draw entertaining feedback I had to get something in the mail one day so I dashed out the back door to head to the post office. Although my destination was just a block and a half away, every minute counted and I didn’t want to...
  • Fair board is happy with higher numbers at fair

    Numerous people frequented Phillips County Fairgrounds while “Keepin’ it Growing” at the Phillips County Fair. According to fair board chairman Ron Thompson, the fair board as a whole was pleasantly surprised at the turnout. “We couldn’t be happ...
  • Fair board is happy with higher numbers at fair

    Numerous people frequented Phillips County Fairgrounds while “Keepin’ it Growing” at the Phillips County Fair. According to fair board chairman Ron Thompson, the fair board as a whole was pleasantly surprised at the turnout. “We couldn’t be happ...
  • District hospital board receives overview from Centennial Mental Health Center

    East Phillips County Hospital District board members learned about the many services Centennial Mental Health Center has to offer at their Tuesday, July 27 meeting. Dr. Liz Hickman, executive director of Centennial Mental Health Center, brought board memb...
  • District hospital board receives overview from Centennial Mental Health Center

    East Phillips County Hospital District board members learned about the many services Centennial Mental Health Center has to offer at their Tuesday, July 27 meeting. Dr. Liz Hickman, executive director of Centennial Mental Health Center, brought board memb...
  • Primary Election mail-in ballots due next Tuesday

    The second Tuesday in August marks the 2010 Colorado Primary Election, and voters affiliated with the Democratic, Republican or Libertarian parties in Phillips County may cast a ballot for the candidates of that party. Phillips County residents are remin...
  • Primary Election mail-in ballots due next Tuesday

    The second Tuesday in August marks the 2010 Colorado Primary Election, and voters affiliated with the Democratic, Republican or Libertarian parties in Phillips County may cast a ballot for the candidates of that party. Phillips County residents are remin...
  • Commissioners oppose three ballot measures

    Two resolutions were signed by Phillips County Commissioners in the month of July addressing tax reduction and medical marijuana centers. In an effort to protect the fiscal health of local government, commissioners oppose Proposition 101 and Amendments 6...
  • Commissioners oppose three ballot measures

    Two resolutions were signed by Phillips County Commissioners in the month of July addressing tax reduction and medical marijuana centers. In an effort to protect the fiscal health of local government, commissioners oppose Proposition 101 and Amendments 6...
  • Holyoke, Haxtun contract for food services management

    Chartwells School Dining Service will handle management of food service programs for 2010-11 in a cooperative involving Holyoke and Haxtun school districts. A cooperative was necessary to combine both districts in order to generate enough meals sold to b...
  • Carriage House living showcased for public

    Activities from room tours to Wii bowling, and on to musical entertainment and more greeted those attending the July 22 Open House at Regent Park Carriage House at 816 S. Interocean in Holyoke. A triple strike on the 10th frame in Wii bowling is cause for...
  • Theresa Tharp inducted into Limon HS Athletic Hall of Fame

    Theresa Tharp, a standout athlete at Limon High School in the mid-1980s, was honored this year as an inductee into the Limon High School Lloyd Gaskill Athletic Hall of Fame. It was a formal occasion on Monday, May 24 when current Limon athletes were reco...
  • Bike and Build riders return to Holyoke, stay at new Event Center

    After a 100-mile ride from McCook, Neb., 32 Bike and Build riders made their way into Holyoke Wednesday afternoon, July 21. Phillips County Event Center served as the group’s home Wednesday night. They were very appreciative of the hospitality as 100 m...