Area News

Joe Edd Helms

Joe Helms Joe Helms, age 81, of Quitaque, passed away at his home on Wednesday, February 13, 2019. Funeral services will be held on 2:00 p.m.,  Saturday, February 16, 2019 at the First Baptist Church of Quitaque where he was a long time member. Interment will follow at the Resthaven Cemetery in Quitaque. Visitation will…

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Silverton student captures a win at Fort Worth Stock Show

LOCAL STUDENT CAPTURES WIN AT FORT WORTH STOCK SHOW & RODEO FORT WORTH, TEXAS, February 13, 2019 – Cooper Mullins, 4-H student from Silverton, TX, captured Reserve Champion Shorthorn Steer in the Junior Shorthorn Steer Show at the 2019 Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo on February 8. The 2019 Show is hosting junior steer exhibitors…

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Robert Thomas “Robin” Darsey, Jr.

Robert Thomas “Robin” Darsey, Jr. Robert Thomas “Robin” Darsey, Jr. of Afton, TX, passed away Sunday morning, February 10, 2019, at Crosbyton, TX. Robin was born March 13, 1942, in Paducah, Texas. His parents were Robert Thomas Darsey and Ann Winifred (Estes) Darsey. He grew up in the Whitestar and Matador communities, graduated from Matador…

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Ronnie Davis

Ronnie Davis Ronnie Davis was born July 20th, 1945 in Matador, Texas. He passed away February 8th, 2019.  Ronnie married Karen Williams Davis August 20th, 1966 in Roaring Springs, Texas. He was preceded in death by his father, Jack Davis; and his mother, Katie Davis.  He is survived by his wife Karen Davis; daughters Renee…

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Ronald “Lance” Bailey

Ronald “Lance” Bailey Funeral services for Ronald “Lance” Bailey, 54, of Lamesa will be held Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at First Baptist Church in Lamesa with Pastor Jim Medley officiating. Interment will be held at 3:00 p.m. at East Mound Cemetery, Matador, Texas with Reverend Chuck Harrison officiating. Arrangements are under the…

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Jesse Swim

J. R. Swim, 73, of Abilene, passed away with his wife by his side on Thursday, January 17, 2019. Funeral services were on Monday, January 21, 2019. The Rev. Archie Nichols officiated. A private interment will follow at a later date. J. R. was born on November 30, 1945 in Matador, Texas and raised in…

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R. Mack White

R. Mack White, 78, of Plainview and father of Matador resident Robert White, passed away on Monday, January 14, 2019. Funeral services were January 17, 2019, at Kornerstone Chapel with the Rev. Roger Foote, pastor of Colonial Baptist Church, officiating. Interment followed in Plainview Memorial Gardens. Mack was born on November 7, 1940 in Plainview,…

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Robert Wilson Reeves

Robert Wilson Reeves, age 87, passed away, Thursday, January 17, 2019. Funeral services were held at 2pm, Monday, January 21, 2019 at the First Baptist Church in Silverton, with GJ Walton officiating. Interment followed at the Silverton Cemetery. Visitation was Sunday, January 20, 2019 at the Moore-Rose Visitation Parlor in Silverton. Arrangements were under the…

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Herb Smallwood

Herb Smallwood, age 92 of Breckenridge, passed away Wednesday, January 16, 2019. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Tuesday, January 29th at Morehart Mortuary Chapel with Rev. Rex Boggs officiating. Interment will be held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, January 29th in the Highland Cemetery in Iowa Park under the direction of Morehart Mortuary.…

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Caprock Crop Production Conference set Jan. 25 in Floyd Co.

AgriLife Today: Caprock Crop Production Conference set Jan. 25 in Floyd County By Kay Ledbetter FLOYDADA – The annual Caprock Crop Production Conference, hosted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service offices in Floyd and Crosby counties, will be Jan. 25 at the Floyd County Friends Unity Center. The center is located 6 miles west…

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