Maggie Kleve, a first-grader and first-year Girl Scout, picked a significant year to join Holyoke Troop 83070 as the Girl Scout organization celebrates 100 years of cookie sales. —Johnson Publications photo

Jesus Trejo, pictured at right, attempts to circle Tanner Howells of Crowley County to gain control in this 120-lb. consolation match, which Trejo lost by a 2-5 decision. Dragon coaches Dusty McConnell and Luke Garrett are pictured from left in the background. —Johnson Publications photo

Austin Herman goes up strong for the layup over Yuma’s Connor Hixon in the Tuesday, Feb. 14, Pink-Out game. Herman had a great game, pulling off a double-double with 10 points and 17 rebounds. —Johnson Publications photo

1976 — The Holyoke Town Band, directed by Jeff Davis, provides music during the Homesteaders Park dedication ceremony on Colorado Day, Aug. 1, 1976. The park has been a Centennial project of the Phillips County Centennial-Bicentennial committee. It honors the direct descendants of Phillips County homesteading pioneers who still own homestead land.

Local

Everett Jaycox, Wayne Martin, Millard Rockwell, Eldon Bahler and Glen Martin are pictured as part of a threshing crew in the Pleasant Valley area, possibly in the 1940s or 1950s.

Five Years Ago
March 1, 2012

Lawana Browning of Holyoke, born Feb. 29, 1936, celebrated her 19th birthday on leap day this year.

Enterprise salutes grain producers in special section inserted this week

Maggie Kleve, a first-grader and first-year Girl Scout, picked a significant year to join Holyoke Troop 83070 as the Girl Scout organization celebrates 100 years of cookie sales. —Johnson Publications photo

    Thin Mint. Samoa. Tagalong. Bliss. It’s that time of year again, and this year there’s even more to celebrate, as 2017 marks 100 years of Girl Scout cookie sales.

Sports

Jesus Trejo, pictured at right, attempts to circle Tanner Howells of Crowley County to gain control in this 120-lb. consolation match, which Trejo lost by a 2-5 decision. Dragon coaches Dusty McConnell and Luke Garrett are pictured from left in the background. —Johnson Publications photo

    Success was measured in terms of experience for two Dragon wrestlers at the 2A state tournament in Denver Feb. 16-18.

Austin Herman goes up strong for the layup over Yuma’s Connor Hixon in the Tuesday, Feb. 14, Pink-Out game. Herman had a great game, pulling off a double-double with 10 points and 17 rebounds. —Johnson Publications photo

    Holyoke boys entered district play as the No. 1 seed after defeating Yuma 66-41 Tuesday, Feb. 14, at home and Wray 56-41 Friday, Feb. 17, on the road.

Freshman Taeryn Trumper eyes the basket for a 2-pointer in last Tuesday’s game against Yuma. —Johnson Publications photo

    It was a replay of two games earlier in the season, but this time district rankings were on the line.

Ag & Business

Jes-c French is a new face at The Holyoke Enterprise, starting her position Feb. 20. —Johnson Publications photo

    A welcome addition to The Holyoke Enterprise staff this week is Jes-c French, who relocates from Granbury, Texas, to join the Johnson Publications Inc. team.

    In a shake-up from past Phillips County Economic Development annual meetings, PCED Director Julia Biesemeier has a different program planned for the Monday, Feb.

    Holyoke Community Federal Credit Union and Imperial (Nebraska) Credit Union have set their annual meeting for Monday, Feb. 27.

School

Wednesday, Feb.

January students of the month are Isaac Strauss and Deacon Dittmer.

   January students of the month at Holyoke JR/SR High School have been named.

    The Don Fix Memorial Scholarship is available for graduates of Holyoke and Haxtun high schools.

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