The number of participants in this year’s stock show required hosting the event over two weekends, and opening day on Saturday saw one of the largest crowds the Fisher County stock show has seen in years, officially opening the doors to the Spencer Show Barn. With somewhere around 80 pigs and more…
Aspermont Independent School District announces the closing of the Unlimited Tax Refunding Bonds, Series 2020. The Refunding Bonds will save Aspermont ISD over $581,500.00 in interest costs. Superintendent Zach Morris, stated, "the refunding provides significant interest cost savings showcasing our…
Rotan ISD took advantage of January being School Board Appreciation month, spending some time during last week's meeting to recognize former members as the district also welcomes new and currently seated trustees. Rotan ISD Board President Britt Sipe served alongside each of the three members…
The Aspermont City Council met earlier this week, officially calling for a special election for a one-year term mayor position to coincide with the regular election to fill three council seats during this election cycle. The Council also learned it will soon need to address additional properties as…
SNYDER— The Texas Workforce Commission awarded Western Texas College (WTC) a second Skills Development Fund Special Initiative Grant for $100,000. The grant provides workforce training to local businesses at little or no cost. WTC renewed the grant after successfully distributing $50,000 from their…
Well another week has gone by and things seem to be getting worse. More folks around here have gotten sick and more funerals have been held. Please pray for all the ill and families of the deceased. Pray for our country. No activities and still afraid to leave home, so no news. Yesterday and…
The Texas Legislature opened quietly, which delighted everyone after the violence inside the U.S. Capitol the previous week. At the Texas State Capitol, a variety of legislative agendas took center stage at the start of the 87th session, which will run 140 days. Gov. Greg Abbott’s goals include…
Charles Raymond Meek, 83, passed away Thursday, January 14, 2021 at his home in Sylvester, Texas. A private family service will be held Sunday, January 17, 2021, with burial to follow at the Sylvester Cemetery. Due to COVID the service will be for family only. We will attempt to live-stream the…
Fisher county sheriff’s office received (38) 911 calls, (6) reports of stray livestock, assisted other agencies on (3) calls, and (35) other calls for service. Fisher county ems responded to (12) emergency calls and (6) nonemergencies. Fisher county volunteer fire departments responded to (1) calls…
As producers begin planning for their new cropping season, the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has released the 2021 District 1 Texas Crop and Livestock Budgets (https://agecoext.tamu.edu/resources/crop-livestockbudgets/budgets-byextension-district/district-1-panhandle/2021-district-1-…
Texas seceded from the Union in 1861 for political reasons. Some in the Lone Star State want to do this again. I would rather be identified as both an American and a Texan. Smugly I say, there is no more extraordinary birthright. But, for those of you on the secession train right now, here are some…
The number of participants in this year’s stock show required hosting the event over two weekends, and opening day on Saturday saw one of the largest crowds the Fisher County stock show has seen in years, officially opening the doors to the Spencer Show Barn.
As producers begin planning for their new cropping season, the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has released the 2021 District 1 Texas Crop and…
Fisher county sheriff’s office received (38) 911 calls, (6) reports of stray livestock, assisted other agencies on (3) calls, and (35) other calls for service…
SNYDER— The Texas Workforce Commission awarded Western Texas College (WTC) a second Skills Development Fund Special Initiative Grant for $100,000. The grant…
The Rotan Hammers added two road wins, during the second week of January. On January 12, the team traveled to the Red Raiders’ gymnasium for their fourth…
The Aspermont Lady Hornets hosted a district basketball match up against the Rule Bobcats on Jan. 15th.
On Jan. 18th, the Knox City Greyhounds hosted the Roby Lions varsity boys and girls basketball teams for a district match-up.
Charles Raymond Meek, 83, passed away Thursday, January 14, 2021 at his home in Sylvester, Texas. A private family service will be held Sunday, January 17,…
The family of Evelyn Elzora Hughs Nowlin, age 81, is sad to announce that Evelyn passed from this earth and received her wings on January 12, 2021, after a…
George Reid Simmons, 74, passed away Tuesday, January 5, 2021 in Waxahachie. George was born on February 19, 1946 in Roby Texas to Jeff and Alice (Casey)…