Area News

Kenneth Tate

Kenneth W. Tate September 18, 1923 – February 22, 2018 Kenneth W. Tate, 94, of Amarillo passed from this life on Thursday, February 22, 2018. Funeral services will be at 11:00 am, Saturday, February 24, 2018 at the Main Street Church of Christ, 505 S. Main St. in Lockney, TX with Pastor Jerry Klein officiating. …

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TxDOT Childress Crews are Ready for Winter Weather

TxDOT  CHILDRESS CREWS ARE READY FOR WINTER WEATHER  February 21, 2018 CHILDRESS – The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) Childress District’s 13-county maintenance sections are ready to respond to colder temperatures with sleet and snow predicted to impact the southern and eastern South Plains, and all of the Rolling Plains and the far southeast Texas…

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Crawford Wesley

Crawford Wesley Crawford Wesley, 89, passed away on Tuesday, February 20, 2018 in Tulia. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 am Saturday, February 24, 2018 in the First Assembly of God Church with Mr. Harold Drake officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. Arrangements are under the care of Kornerstone Funeral Directors of Tulia. A…

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AgriLife Today: AgriLife Extension cotton trial results released

AgriLife Extension cotton trial results released for High Plains, Rolling Plains Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contacts: Dr. Jourdan Bell, 806-677-5600, jourdan.bell@ag.tamu.edu Dr. Seth Byrd, 806-746-6101, Seth.Byrd@ag.tamu.edu Dr. Emi Kimura, 940-552-9941 ext. 233, emi.kimura@ag.tamu.edu AMARILLO – Just in time for cotton producers making variety selections for the coming year, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agronomists in the High Plains and Rolling Plains have…

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2018 Texas State Bison Herd Annual Roundup

2018 Texas State Bison Herd Annual Roundup   By: Donald Beard, Park Superintendent Caprock Canyons State Park’s annual roundup and working was recently completed here at the park.  After about a month of gathering and penning animals from the park interior, staff spent the better part of two days working them through the system.  The…

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Matador News Beyond the County…

Former Matador family featured on HGTV By: Marilynn Hicks We are so encouraged when we hear of the kindness all around us.  It was especially brought home last week when former resident Jody Copp and his wife Melissa along with their children, Calan(9) and Lawson(5) were blessed, and we got to watch on live television. Thanks…

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John Richard Gill

John Richard Gill    John Richard Gill, age 90 of Silverton,TX left this earth on February 1, 2018.  Born September 7, 1927, in Groom, TX he was the 10th of 11 children of Robert Eber and Loyce Buzan Gill, all who have preceded him in death.  At the age of four (4) weeks his family…

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Billy (Sonny) Turner

Billy (Sonny) Turner    Billy (Sonny) Turner, age 85, of Silverton, passed from this life on February 1, 2018. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M., Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at Silverton Cemetery. Visitation will be held prior to the service from 9:00 A.M.-10:00 A.M. at the Moore-Rose Visitation Parlor in Silverton. Arrangements are…

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Local Students on WTAMU President’s and Dean’s Lists

West Texas A&M University President’s and Dean’s Lists There were several names from our local area that graced the WTAMU President’s List and Dean’s List for the Fall 2017 semester. Congratulations, and great job, to these students!   Fall 2017 President’s List Isaias Colunga, a Freshman from Silverton, majoring in Sports and Exercise Science Dan…

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Joe Ross Self

   Joe Ross Self, 70, passed from this life early Monday morning, January 22, 2018 in Plainview, Texas.  Memorial Services will be held at United Methodist Church in Silverton, Texas, Friday February 23, at 11 o’clock, with Rance Young officiating.     Joe was born to J. Vaughter and Carolyn Schott Self on October 26, 1947…

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