Area News

Silverton Egg to Chick Project

Molly Forman, Briscoe County Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Agent, is starting the Egg to Chick project with Silverton Elementary. The students paired up and wrote their initials on an egg, so they could monitor their egg through the process. The eggs were then placed in an incubator that will be kept in the classrooms. The…

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Barbara Kay Banister

   Barbara Kay Banister, 74, of Lubbock, died Thursday, April 12, 2018.    Graveside services will be at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, April 21, 2018, at Silverton Cemetery.  Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.    Barbara was born February 2, 1944, in Plainview, to Berle and Aloha Fisch.  She lived in Plainview…

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AgriLife Extension offers new agricultural leasing fact sheet

AgriLife Extension offers new agricultural leasing fact sheet Writer: Kay Ledbetter AMARILLO – Texas landowners have a new tool when it comes to determining agricultural leasing rates. Tiffany Dowell Lashmet, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agricultural law specialist in Amarillo, has published the fact sheet “Negotiating a Fair Cash Lease Rate in Texas.” The document is…

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Bob Wills Day to feature fan favorites and a few surprises

Are you ready for a weekend of great music, yummy food, and fun crafts? The last weekend in April, in Turkey, never disappoints. The Annual Bob Wills Celebration is promising to be a good one, with lots of old favorites, and plenty of new things, too! Thursday, April 26, the festivities kick off with the…

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Danny Ray Davis

Danny Ray Davis    Danny Ray Davis, 70, passed away Sunday, April 8, 2018 in Wichita Falls, Texas. Memorial services will be held on Thursday, April 12, 2018 at Faith Baptist Church of Iowa Park with Dr. Greg Ammons, First Baptist Church of Garland, Texas officiating and Pastor Tim Franks, Faith Baptist Church of Iowa Park assisting.…

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Joan Patton

Joan Patton   Joan G. Patton, of Matador, born May 29, 1925 in Brooklyn, a borough of New York City, passed away on April 3, 2018.  Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, April 13, 2018, at the East Mound Cemetery in Matador.  Arrangements are under the personal care of Moore-Rose Funeral Home…

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Theta Holt

Theta Holt Theta Holt was a morning person, she was born at 4:00 in morning on October 30, 1926, and she went to meet her Lord on the morning of Saturday March 17, 2018 at her home in Silverton, Texas. Funeral service will be Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at 10:00 a.m.at First Baptist Church in Silverton with Pastor…

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Tommie Jo Cruse

Tommie Jo Cruse Tommie Jo Browning Cruse, of Turkey, passed away on March 15, 2018. Services will be at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, March 17, 2018, at the Church of Christ in Turkey, with J Henderson, Brand Cruse,and Gerald Bedwell officiating. Interment will follow at Dreamland Cemetery in Turkey.  Services are under the personal care of…

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TEXAS TEENS JOIN TxDOT TO URGE YOUNG DRIVERS TO BUCKLE UP

TEXAS TEENS JOIN TxDOT TO URGE YOUNG DRIVERS TO BUCKLE UP 4 in 10 teens killed in vehicle crashes in 2016 weren’t wearing a seat belt   AUSTIN – Texas teens have an important message for their friends and fellow students: Always buckle up. The message is part of the Texas Department of Transportation’s annual…

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