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  • Journey to past reveals history

    Editor’s Note: In a quest to discover her roots, Carolyn Wallin of Lamar, Neb. took a journey to Iowa and Ohio that proved to be a fun trip into the past. She shares her story of discovery for readers to enjoy.   I was always fascinated with th...
  • National Survivors of Suicide Day is Nov. 20

    It’s a startling fact. By the end of today, approximately 96 people in the United States will take their own lives. 1,500 more will try to do so. What does that mean? It means every minute of every day someone in America is attempting suicide. And every...
  • Ault to play softball at UNK

    HHS softball stand-out Makenzie Ault has signed on as a scholarship softball player at the University of Nebraska at Kearney for the 2011-12 season. She is pictured in center with HHS softball coach Ashley Clayton, at left, and her mom Lisa Ault, at right...
  • Bennett on volleyball All-Conference List

    Mallory Bennett, senior volleyball player and middle hitter for the Lady Dragons, was recently recognized on the LPAA 2010 Volleyball All-Conference list. Joining Bennett as All-Conference picks were Sydney Clarkson, Allyson Vasquez and Jesse Quint, Akro...
  • Cheer team competes

    HHS cheerleaders competed well in the 2010 Mile High Regionals Saturday, Nov. 13 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver. The local squad earned a sixth-place trophy amongst the small varsity competition made up of 4A and 5A schools, as well as Holyo...
  • HHS fall athletic awards Monday

    HHS fall athletic awards banquet will be held Monday, Nov. 22 at 6 p.m. at HHS. A meal will be held in the old gym followed by the awards in the auditorium. Last names beginning with A-L are asked to take a salad while last names M-Z should take a desse...
  • Wray advances to 1A FB semis

    Wray captured another impressive win in the quarterfinals of the Class 1A state football playoffs. The Eagles ran past Hayden 47-7 to advance to the semifinals Saturday, Nov. 20. They will travel to Limon, who beat Paonia 46-21 to advance. On the other s...
  • Drumroll Please

    College football There’s a lot of hype out there about college football. You turn on the TV; there’s college football. You walk into the office; one of your coworkers is bound to be talking about some college football team. Always having been in the ...
  • Another Perspective

    Is a Kung Zhu pet worth buying? Birthday time is approaching for our grandson. What does a 7-year-old boy desire these days? I’m so certain that he would jump with delight at a contribution to his college fund. Or maybe not. I think back a year when h...
  • The Laughing Mom: humorous tales of motherhood

    Laughter doesn’t always come easy I’m not always a laughing mom. Sometimes I’m a frustrated mom or even an “I’ve had it up to here” mom. It seems that the older and more independent my daughter Melise gets, the more she does the things that ...
  • Reader appreciates Veterans Day

    Dear Editor, The Veterans Day program was very special to me and I believe it was special to many people who had or still have relatives in the military or armed forces of our country. We as parents do the best we can with our children, and we worry as ...
  • Peekin' into the Past

    Five Years AgoNov. 17, 2005 Brad Frantz is the newest deputy to be added to the ranks at the Phillips County Sheriff’s Office. A special holiday tea and program was held Nov. 13 to honor doctors and nurse practitioners for their commitment to healthca...
  • Jolly Dozen learns ins and outs of wheat, grain and flour

    John Stromberger, CSU Research Associate, visited with the FCE Jolly Dozen Club and guests Tuesday, Nov. 9. The group met at Phillips County Event Center to listen to the presentation on different whole grain and flour varieties. Stromberger also gave an ...
  • Sonnenberg named chair of House Ag Committee

    State Rep. Jerry Sonnenberg, R-Sterling, was named the new chair of the House Agriculture, Livestock and Natural Resources committee Tuesday, Nov. 9. “I am excited to chair the committee that handles the issues from the top two industries in the state,...
  • Conservation loans available to CO farmers and ranchers

    SED Trudy Kareus, State Executive Director with the USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA), reminds farmers and ranchers the agency will make and guarantee Conservation Loans (CL) to producers who want to promote conservation on their land as well as conserve the...
  • Grazing management program to be held in Nebraska counties

    Want to harvest more of what is already grown without hurting animal performance? “What Really Matters in Grazing Management?” featuring Jim Gerrish will be presented in eight locations across Nebraska. The three workshops close to Colorado will be h...
  • Blye's Quest Benefit is huge success

    More than 700 meals were served, auction bidders were plentiful as well as generous, and community members supported Blye McCallum wholeheartedly in the Nov. 12 Benefit Dinner and Auctions. 5-year-old Blye’s trip to Germany for specialized therapy in F...
  • Blye's Quest Benefit is huge success

    More than 700 meals were served, auction bidders were plentiful as well as generous, and community members supported Blye McCallum wholeheartedly in the Nov. 12 Benefit Dinner and Auctions. 5-year-old Blye’s trip to Germany for specialized therapy in F...
  • Do youth have a role in the future of the United States?

    Does my generation have a role in America’s future? This question was asked and answered many times throughout the Veterans Day program held at the HHS auditorium Thursday, Nov. 11. Veterans, both alive and deceased, were recognized all around the coun...
  • Do youth have a role in the future of the United States?

    Does my generation have a role in America’s future? This question was asked and answered many times throughout the Veterans Day program held at the HHS auditorium Thursday, Nov. 11. Veterans, both alive and deceased, were recognized all around the coun...