House candidate Spiller barnstorms 22 District 68 counties

January 20, 2021 | 0 Comments

House candidate Spiller barnstorms 22 District 68 counties BARBARA BRANNON  |  TEXAS SPUR AND CAPROCK COURER The steps of the county courthouse at nightfall might seem an unusual place for a stump speech in January, but for David Spiller of Jacksboro, it was one of the few gathering spots available on short notice if you…

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Payne Pharmacy aims to continue providing vaccine

January 20, 2021 | 0 Comments

by Liz Adams When rural pharmacies were encouraged to plan to participate in the distribution of the vaccine back in October, Payne Pharmacy in Floydada completed the application and took all the necessary steps to become a provider. Denise Payne said she felt it was an important service for those in Floyd and Motley Counties…

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Back Stage by Liz Adams: The Kids Are Alright

January 20, 2021 | 0 Comments

Throughout the month of January, I watched the junior livestock shows across Caprock country. I can see why the dedication required for these events and activities should make the families in our communities proud. Kids as young as 6 were leading their animals out into the ring and winning awards in a variety of competitions.…

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Barbara Gail Strain, 1951–2021

January 17, 2021 | 0 Comments

Barbara Gail Strain, 70, passed away Tuesday, January 12, 2021. A graveside service will be held Monday, January 18, 2021, at 3 pm. She will be laid to rest at Holly Hills cemetery in Granbury, Texas. She will be laid to rest next to her belated and beloved husband, Willie Strain. She is preceded in…

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Renomia Campbell, 1931–2021

January 17, 2021 | 0 Comments

Renomia Lewis Campbell was born in Marietta, Texas, on November 13, 1931, to the late Goree Lewis and Onivera Nickelberry and late grandparents, Lemon and Eula Nickelberry. She was the one of six siblings,  brother Charlie Johnson (Berkley, CA) and sister Minnie Golden (Portland, OR), and was preceded in death by her brother James Lewis…

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Four GOPs, 1 Dem file for District 68 seat

January 5, 2021 | 0 Comments

Special election set for Jan. 23; early voting starts Monday BARBARA BRANNON AND KAY ELLINGTON  |  TEXAS SPUR AND CAPROCK COURIER Early voting begins Monday, Jan. 11, for the Saturday, Jan. 23 special election to fill the unexpired term of Senator-elect Drew Springer (R-Muenster) in Texas House of Representatives District 68. Five candidates have filed…

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A look back in our rear-view mirror: The stories that mattered most in the past 12 months

December 30, 2020 | 0 Comments

Read all 10 Top Ten in our print edition of December 31, 2020 LIZ ADAMS  |  THE CAPROCK COURIER It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. Last December, no thoughts of plagues or murder hornets had entered our collective consciousness. The shock of losing basektball great Kobe Bryant and his…

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