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Five Years Ago
Dec. 14, 2006

Ballyneal Golf Course was recently recognized by Golf Digest as number six on the top best new private golf courses in the world and by Colorado Golfer Magazine as the best new course in Colorado.

A string of robberies has been reported in recent weeks in Logan, Phillips and Sedgwick counties as well as in surrounding counties in Nebraska.

Ten Years Ago
Dec. 13, 2001

The old “point of interest” sign along Highway 6 just inside the state line was removed last week, and a new one is expected to be installed in about a month.

The GPRC board is now hosting Bingo twice a month to help raise funds to support the Peerless Center.

HHS students in Steve Abbott’s advanced manufacturing technology class are remodeling a house at 319 E. Furry.


Twenty-Five Years Ago

Dec. 18, 1986

Rick Krueger of Amherst was recently selected for inclusion in the 1986 edition of “Outstanding Young Men of America.”

Monica Crocker, daughter of Karen Crocker of Holyoke, was crowned Miss HHS at the annual Snowball Dance held Friday evening.


Forty Years Ago

Dec. 16, 1971

Keith Rundall of Ovid is appointed the new postmaster for the Holyoke Post Office. He replaces Everett Lappart who has been acting postmaster since 1967, following the retirement of F.B. Flanagan.

Ben L. Garman celebrates his 50th anniversary in his law practice in Holyoke, which he began Oct. 21, 1921.

Ann Bird has been named clerk of the Phillips County District Court, effective Jan. 1, 1972.

Fifty Years Ago
Dec. 14, 1961

Heidbrink & Travis have bought out the tax and accounting business of Elbert Chapman in Holyoke and plan to be open for business on Dec. 20.

Ervin Byrkit was re-elected chairman of the 1962 Phillips County ASC committee Monday at the county convention held at the courthouse.


Holyoke Enterprise December 15, 2011