All highways in Phillips County were closed from Wednesday afternoon to Thursday afternoon last week, as a result of the March 13-14 storm that swept through. That didn’t, however, stop some motorists from driving around the barricades. — The Holyoke Enterprise | Johnson Publications

Jerry Cox, Chuck Dvorak, Betty Hunter and Judy Danielson are pictured from left, as they play a friendly game of bridge during St. Patrick’s Catholic Church card party on March 17. — The Holyoke Enterprise | Johnson Publications

Las Animas Superintendent Elsie Goines, pictured taking notes during a focus group with Holyoke teachers, was one of over 30 guests at Holyoke School District for its System Supports Review last Monday and Tuesday, March 11-12. Teachers Brittany Dirks, Kari Sandquist, Tancy King and Andrea Schlachter, pictured from left, are just some of the local educators that participated. — The Holyoke Enterprise | Johnson Publications

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Randy Schafer

    Residents of Phillips County may not know all the hard work that goes on behind the scenes of a county administrator position, but they are undoubtedly enjoying the things that Randy Schafer wa

All highways in Phillips County were closed from Wednesday afternoon to Thursday afternoon last week, as a result of the March 13-14 storm that swept through. That didn’t, however, stop some motorists from driving around the barricades. — The Holyoke Enterprise | Johnson Publications

    Forecasts and warnings gave most people plenty of notice that last week’s storm was coming.

Jerry Cox, Chuck Dvorak, Betty Hunter and Judy Danielson are pictured from left, as they play a friendly game of bridge during St. Patrick’s Catholic Church card party on March 17. — The Holyoke Enterprise | Johnson Publications

    Gathered in Holyoke’s St.

Sports

    Staying focused and competing for all 14 innings were some of the goals laid out by the Holyoke High School baseball team before opening the 2019 season at Wray last Saturday, March 16.

Brenna Sullivan

    Unlike most sports, high school golf teams have just four varsity players competing in each tournament.

Returning letterwinners on Holyoke High School’s 2019 track and field team are pictured from left, front row, Rylee Oakley, Jacky Mosqueda, Yeidi Juarez, Jessy Mosqueda, Shianne Willmon, Taeryn Trumper and Josie Herman; second row, Alec Sprague, Emali Torres, Lauren Bergner, Jillian Hunter and Ashley Rahe; and back row, Miguel Soto, Victoria Race, Jalen Hunter, Aaron Sierra, Joey Beckner, Kylie Purkeypile, Michael Ramos and Luis Chafino. Not pictured are Emily Jelden, Blake Mosenteen and Emma Roll. — The Holyoke Enterprise | Johnson Publications

    Holyoke High School’s track and field team will be welcoming back 23 letterwinners this year, out of 24 girls and 25 boys participating.

Ag & Business

At the expo, new to this year’s CHS Grainland annual meeting, farmers had the chance to visit educational booths, speaking with experts in various fields and seeing such things as this map that shows “where your grain goes.”

    On top of the usual reports, one thing truly stood out about CHS Grainland at its March 12 annual meeting: community stewardship.

    How to write about what happened at the Colorado state Senate last week almost defies description.

    Highline Electric Association will host its annual meeting Tuesday evening, March 26, at the Phillips County Event Center.

School

Las Animas Superintendent Elsie Goines, pictured taking notes during a focus group with Holyoke teachers, was one of over 30 guests at Holyoke School District for its System Supports Review last Monday and Tuesday, March 11-12. Teachers Brittany Dirks, Kari Sandquist, Tancy King and Andrea Schlachter, pictured from left, are just some of the local educators that participated. — The Holyoke Enterprise | Johnson Publications

    Feedback was the key to Holyoke School District’s System Supports Review conducted last Monday and Tuesday, March 11-12.

    Wanting to make sure the Expanding Our Roots Greenhouse is done right has delayed the Holyoke High School FFA project.

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