Friday, July 19, 2019
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Texas Congressman Drew Springer passed through Aspermont the week, speaking to local citizens on topics ranging from immigration to EMS and air evacuation services to changes in agricultural... + continue reading

Pictured L to r: Coach lisa Schumacker & Caitlin Benson

Friday, July 19, 2019
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Caitlin Benson, a senior from Roby High School was selected for Texas All Star Track 2019 by the Girls Coaches Association. Only 3 girls in Texas 1 A schools were selected this year so this is... + continue reading

Stonewall Commissioners listen as Prichard and Abbott reps try to explain the million dollar drop in values for Stonewall County.

Friday, July 12, 2019
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Doug Sahli with Prichard & Abbot Inc. — a property valuation firm out of Amarillo that works with the county appraisal district — explained to Stonewall County officials the almost $21 million... + continue reading
Wednesday, July 3, 2019
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2019 Rotan graduate, Levi Garland, was sworn into the Navy in Amarillo, Texas on June 25. Levi, is the son of Jamey & Amy Garland and brother to Bode. To read more please log in or... + continue reading

112 pounds of Marijuans confiscated after dug bust and hish speed chade last Friday. (photo provided by Fisher County Sheriff's Office)

Thursday, June 27, 2019
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The Fisher County Sheriff’s Department seized 112 pounds of marijuana after a vehicle chase at high speeds across three counties Friday evening. Suspects are being held at the Fisher County Law... + continue reading

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07/19/2019
The Stonewall County Grand Jury met last Wednesday, July 13, where they indicted Cody Hicks on the charge of Cruelty to Non-livestock Animals — a third-degree felony—regarding the shooting death of a dog in the parking lot of Stonewall Memorial Hospital. A subsequent warrant was issued, and the Stonewall County Sheriff’s Department arrested... + continue reading
07/19/2019
While changes to teacher salary schedules have become a hot-button topic as the effect of House Bill 3 ripple across the state, it was deciding upon a superintendent evaluation tool that caused debates to escalate between board members and administrators Monday night. Lines were drawn and accusations made in open session, and opinions were... + continue reading

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Noah Constancio (Courtesy Photo)

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Noah Constancio (Courtesy Photo)

06/27/2019 - 0 comment(s)
His short life has been a series of complications and miracles, and the Constancio family got one more miracle over the weekend when the team at Children’s Medical Center Dallas performed a life-saving heart transplant for young Noah. Reports are that Noah is resting and improving after his surgery on Saturday, and Constancio’s ask to please keep... + continue reading

Pictured: Jacob Cox with wife Miranda and daughters Hanna and McKenna Cox

06/20/2019 - 0 comment(s)
In a special-called meeting Monday night, the Rotan ISD Board of Trustees hired Jacob Cox as secondary campus principal, extending a one-year administrative probationary contract. The district also filled its final coaches position, as Gordon Thomas was also offered a dual assignment contract for teacher/coach. The trustees have been... + continue reading

"Clifford", driven by Rotan's Smallwood brothers, tears through the mudbog. Photo By: Mark Martinez

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A group of Mud Bog winners modeled their custom made trophies from last weekend's Red Dirt Mud bog. (Photos by Mark Martinez)

06/07/2019 - 0 comment(s)
The ground shook once again in Rotan last Saturday, as the Red Dirt Mud Bog once again pitted man and machine against West Texas Mud to the tune of high-powered engines unleashing hundreds of horses. It has become an annual event in recent years, pulling in competitors from hundreds of miles away. However this year, the mud bog was at the... + continue reading

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07/19/2019 - 0 comment(s)
Macy Morris represented the Stonewall County Youth Sports Organization in the TAAF Region 9 Track meet held in Lubbock on July 13. The Texas Amateur Athletic Federation is a nonprofit... + continue reading

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07/19/2019 - 0 comment(s)
Essays from West of 98 As you know, my essays are identified as “from West of 98.” You’ve also no doubt seen that my bio promises the “forthcoming ‘West of 98... + continue reading

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Michael Shugart & "The Man" Brandon English Photo by Steven Ellis)

07/12/2019 - 0 comment(s)
Aspermont citizens gathered downtown Thursday in front of Local Business E&C Drilling to enjoy an evening of fireworks and hotdogs. For five years running, Father and Son owners of E&C, Roger... + continue reading

Hornet Fairy Yard Mother, Lola Gholson, Karter Morris and Caden McLaury get the flower bed ready to plant.

06/14/19 - 0 comment(s)