Rotan graduate kicks off new opportunity as a college athlete

Gaberial Daniel

Thursday, July 2, 2020
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While there are no more small-town Friday Night Lights for this 2019 Rotan graduate, there is still an opportunity for time on the gridiron for Gaberial Daniel, who recently signed an offer to play... + continue reading
Fire destroys Aspermont First Baptist Church

Stonewall County Emergency personnel work to contain the fire that swept through the First Baptist Church of Aspermont. (Photo by Steven Ellis)

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Aspermont resident, John Jouet, sifts through the remains of his boyhood church after Saturday morning's fire

, Fire destroys Aspermont First Baptist Church

First Baptist Church of Aspermont Pastor , Kenny Platte, submtted this photo.

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First Baptist Church of Aspermont after Saturday morning's fire.

Thursday, June 25, 2020
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In the first hour of Saturday, June 19, emergency personnel responded to reports of a fire at the First Baptist Church of Aspermont, but were unable to combat the astonishing rate of spread, as the... + continue reading
Rotan ISD Softball Field vandalized

Late night joyride leaves the Rotan school with over $7500 in repair bills for the softball field. (Photo by Dillan Cullifer Photography)

Thursday, June 25, 2020
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The Rotan ISD Softball Field was vandalized last week when a vehicle spun doughnuts through grass and dirt Wednesday night, causing roughly $7,500 and has community members pooling money to offer a... + continue reading
Roby Cemetery Association takes fundraising online
Thursday, June 25, 2020
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In the effort to generate funding for its perpetual care of the Roby Cemetery, the Roby Cemetery Association (RCA) recently launched a GoFundMe page, hoping to reach a wider range of people to... + continue reading
Roby pool restricted for locals only

Roby City Manager Jack Brown said the city pool was more difficult to clean and repaint this year, and although the challenges set opening day a little further into the summer than usual, the pool should be filled and ready for swimmers this weekend.

Thursday, June 18, 2020
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The Roby City Council ended last week with a meeting on Friday, where it agreed to open the city pool but will restrict attendance to only students from the Roby School district, and remaining open... + continue reading

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07/02/2020
No popping fireworks after 11 pm except on the 4th of July. Only on the 4th of July will you be allowed to pop fireworks until midnight. Violations of these rules could result in a citation for disorderly conduct. Please be considerate of others and please be extremely careful in this dry weather to avoid starting any fires. Fisher County is in a... + continue reading
07/02/2020
While school officials are still sifting through the aftermath of 2020, they are also trying to plan for every contingency looking toward the next school year, and as the state continues to urge districts to rethink school calendars, superintendents and trustees have discussed several options but are not yet sold on year-round-school. Since... + continue reading

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06/11/2020 - 0 comment(s)
The Double Mountian Chronicle went along with Robert and Paula Kelly on a beach outing to Port Aransas. "Under the current ever so lightly relaxed travel restrictions we thought its time to enjoy what Texas has to offer." If you are traveling somewhere that you think is interesting and exciting or going to meet someone famous, or... + continue reading
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Rotan ISD board members look on as Steve Risser (L) and Robb Sidebottom (R) with Gallagher Construction point out a few of the district’s more severe drainage issues.

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Rotan ISD has been inching toward the possibility of a bond election for months, and with the culmination of a management team and a bond committee, the administration is taking the next steps toward deciding where to focus future facility priorities. In a special-called meeting last week, the trustees heard presentations from Mike Holmberg and... + continue reading
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Council members Jackie Bingham (R) and Matt Frazier (L) are sworn into office by Aspermont City Secretary Tammy Gentry. Councilman Chris Lipham (seated) received unanimous votes to retain his appointment as Mayor Pro-tem in the council’s first official action after the May Election.

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Although the City of Aspermont canceled its May Election as incumbents ran unopposed, councilmembers officially took their oaths of office to keep their seats for another few years. The city’s CPA and financial auditor was also present during the late May meeting, presenting a clean annual report and reviewing the city’s solid finances... + continue reading

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05/21/2020 - 0 comment(s)
Catherine Whiteley Roby Class of 2020 What sports did you participate in while in high school? Softball, powerlifting, golf, and track. What is your favorite sport? Golf.... + continue reading

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07/02/2020 - 0 comment(s)
Grab you a glass of tea and let's set and visit awhile. Joe and I have had a good week, staying close to home, and if we do have to go anywhere that big 6 foot 6 inch cowboy is wearing a mask, so... + continue reading

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Community Action Network Celebrates 56 years of Service
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Aspermont, Texas – 2020 marks the 56th year since the Community Action Network was established to help American families and communities overcome obstacles to poverty. Over 1000 agencies across... + continue reading
Parents adjust to playing the role of in-home teacher

Zach & Rose Yanez's home store they set up for their children to purchase items from after earning "cash" from completing their chores (Courtesy Photo).

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