Although not official until Thursday night's board meeting, Stonewall Memorial Hospital District CEO Billie Carter announced her plans for retirement earlier today. She said while it is difficult to say goodbye to a place that feels like home, she is looking forward to retirement and what the…
City workers and officials have practically worked round the clock since Saturday when a series of breaks in the city’s main water line interrupted service to Aspermont residents, and severe winter weather coupled with major power outages across the state hindered an already critical situation.…
(Abilene, Texas – Local Better Business Bureau CEO John Riggins warns Big Country residents and businesses that scam artists are likely to be active and possibly defrauding victims with new schemes. “Particularly when people find themselves in desperate situations, scam artists have absolutely no…
SOUP 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 2 lb boneless, skinless chicken breast, cubed 1 cup diced yellow onion 1 cup sliced carrot 3 cloves garlic cloves, minced 1 teaspoon salt 5 tablespoons unsalted butter 6 tablespoons all-purpose flour 6 cups chicken broth ½ cup heavy cream ½ teaspoon dried…
Texans from Lubbock to Longview shivered under single-digit temperatures as their week began, with snow and ice creating dangerous road conditions throughout the state. Gov. Greg Abbott issued a disaster declaration for all 254 Texas counties and urged residents to stay alert to changing weather…
Gloria Floyd passed away peacefully on February 10, 2021. She was born in Terrell, TX on December 17, 1945. She is the daughter of RW and Willena (West) Browne. She was preceded in death by her parents, RW Browne and Willena (West) Browne. She is survived by her loving husband of 54 years, Gary…
Last week the market continued its rise posting some rather impressive numbers. March futures advanced over four and half cents closing the week at 87.27. Similarly, December futures gained over three cents settling at 83.39. Quite remarkable when you consider that last year at planting, prices…
A few weeks ago, we spoke of the power of influence and that we become the average of the five people we spend the most time around. People often brush aside the idea that they are influenced by others. To do so is foolish. We are all influenced, and we all influence others. Today I want to speak…
Micah Ables has a company in Harker Heights called Ables Top Hat Home Services. He cleans chimneys. He bought the business from his dad, Doug Ables. “When my dad said he was going into the chimney sweeping business I thought who in their right mind thinks that chimney sweeping can be a fulltime…
“It was a mistake to think of houses, old houses, as being empty. They were filled with memories, with the faded echoes of voices. Drops of tears, drops of blood, the ring of laughter, the edge of tempers that had ebbed and flowed between the walls, into the walls, over the years. Wasn’t it, after…
I'm sure glad Joe and I got everything done Monday and Tuesday, went to Abilene to get the pills we needed, then instead of buying groceries and such, and said, "Joe we are going back by Stanford let's just stop at Wal Mart there, not as big of crowds."So that is what we did. It's not but 6 miles…
 
City workers and officials have practically worked round the clock since Saturday when a series of breaks in the city’s main water line interrupted service to…
Last week the market continued its rise posting some rather impressive numbers. March futures advanced over four and half cents closing the week at 87.27.…
Texans from Lubbock to Longview shivered under single-digit temperatures as their week began, with snow and ice creating dangerous road conditions throughout…
The Roby Lions had a tough final week of games. Tuesday night they lost a hard-fought game against the Rotan Yellowhammers. The Lady Lions played their first…
Aspermont Hornet Donovan Miller lays up two points during the game against the Rotan Yellowhammers.The Rotan Yellowhammers did not seem to be prepared for the…
With two games left in District play, the Hammers are battling for the top spot in 1A District 15. On February 9, the Hammers hosted the Roby Lions for the…
Gloria Floyd passed away peacefully on February 10, 2021. She was born in Terrell, TX on December 17, 1945. She is the daughter of RW and Willena (West) Browne…
A lifetime resident of Rotan, Patrick Ray Zambrano was born on November 15, 1976, in Rotan to Pat and Frances Zambrano. He believed in God and knew the power…
On February 7, 2021, Dianna Lynn (Acker) McKinney of Rotan, Texas passed away at the age of 65. She will be lovingly remembered by her husband of 48 years,…