BACKSTAGE BY LIZ ADAMS Endless Love

February 11, 2021 | 0 Comments

Texas lovebirds hoping for a romantic weekend with their valentines may have been early birds, planning for weeks ahead of this coming holiday of hearts. However, if you are a last-minute Romeo or you just caught Cupid’s arrow, you can still make your sweetie feel special.  Beautiful historic hotels in Roaring Springs and Matador may…

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Junior Livestock Shows 2021 highlights video

February 2, 2021 | 0 Comments

January is over, and with it we look back on the 2021 season of Junior Livestock Shows in Texas Caprock Country. Enjoy these highlights from Briscoe, King, and Motley Counties, courtesy of content editor Liz Adams. https://tinyurl.com/JrLivestock2021 Throughout Texas Caprock Country — the rural counties east of Lubbock on the margin of the Llano Estacado…

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Four teams in hunt for three playoff slots

February 2, 2021 | 0 Comments

BOYS 5-1A BASKETBALL Four teams in hunt for three playoff slots KAY ELLINGTON  |  CAPROCK COURIER There’s a whole lot of boys’ basketball left to play in district 5-1A between now and February 12. If you freeze frame the action where it is at press time, however, Paducah has sole possession of first place with…

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Caprock Courier/Texas Spur owners acquire Hesperian-Beacon

February 2, 2021 | 0 Comments

Caprock Courier/Texas Spur owners acquire Hesperian-Beacon STAFF REPORTS FLOYDADA—The weekly Floyd County Hesperian-Beacon newspaper is under new ownership as of January 31, 2021. Paragraph Ranch LLC, a media company based in Dickens County, has purchased the publication, which was founded in 1896 as the Hesperian-Gazette and eventually merged with the Lockney Beacon in 1991 under publisher…

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HD68 candidate Carter family suffers heartbreaking loss in crash

February 2, 2021 | 0 Comments

STAFF REPORTS NORTHLAKE—A car crash on I-35 northbound Sunday afternoon claimed the lives of a 59-year-old woman and a 4-year-old girl, and left a 3-year-old boy severely injured, according to law enforcement sources, and this is apparently the incident Texas House District 68 candidate Craig Carter referred to in a statement from his campaign Monday…

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Two Republicans headed for HD68 runoff race

February 2, 2021 | 0 Comments

Two Republicans headed for runoff race Carter, Spiller emerge atop field of five Jan. 23 BARBARA BRANNON  |  THE TEXAS SPUR   Jacksboro attorney and school board trustee David Spiller took 43.88% of the vote in the Jan. 23 special election for Texas HD68 and will face Nocona Boot Factory owner Craig Carter (18.07%) in…

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Junior Livestock Shows 2021 highlights video

Junior Livestock Shows 2021 Highlights Video

Junior Livestock Shows 2021 Highlights Video

January is over, and with it we look back on the 2021 season of Junior Livestock Shows in Texas Caprock Country. Enjoy these highlights from Briscoe, King, and Motley Counties, courtesy of content editor Liz Adams.

Throughout Texas Caprock Country — the rural counties east of Lubbock on the margin of the Llano Estacado and “below the Cap” —each January scores of elementary and high school students exhibit the livestock they’ve been raising all fall, or other non-ag projects they’ve been creating. These youngsters practice their best showmanship for the judges and hope for that coveted blue ribbon — but they’re all winners. Here are highlights from the 2021 junior livestock and project shows in Briscoe, Guthrie and Motley counties. | CONTENT BY LIZ ADAMS | THE CAPROCK COURIER www.caprockcourier.com

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