Area News

Ramona Faye Curry Roberts

Ramona Faye Curry Roberts of Plainview, 88, passed away peacefully Wednesday, October 17, 2018, at her home surrounded by her family. A celebration of life service will be at 11:00 a.m. on October 20, 2018 at First Baptist Church with Dr. Jacob West, pastor, officiating, and Dr. Wallace Davis, former president of Wayland Baptist University,…

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Fay Perkins

 Fay Perkins   Fay Perkins, of Silverton, passed away on September 29, 2018.  Graveside service will be at 2pm on Wednesday, October 3, 2018, at the Silverton Cemetery, with Rance Young officiating. Open visitation will be October 2, 2018, at the Moore-Rose Visitation Center in Silverton.  Arrangements are under the care of Moore-Rose Funeral Home.…

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Silverton student Jennifer Miller recognized by Tractor Supply

Tractor Supply is recognizing Silverton student Jennifer Miller for her exceptional community contributions through its second annual “Great Neighbor” Essay Contest at the Tri-State Expo on Saturday, Sept. 22. The “Great Neighbor” Essay Contest encouraged youth across the country to submit a short essay detailing how a memorable 4-H or FFA experience has influenced their development as…

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Idalou FFA Member Everett Herrington Selected as Finalist in 2018 Delo Tractor Restoration Competition

Idalou FFA Member Everett Herrington Selected as Finalist in 2018 Delo Tractor Restoration Competition Idalou Student to Compete in Chevron’s Prestigious National Competition with his 1968 Massey-Ferguson Restoration SAN RAMON, CALIF. – Chevron Products Company, a Chevron U.S.A. Inc. division, maker of the Delo® brand of technologically advanced engine oils, lubricants and coolants, has announced the finalists for its 2018 Delo Tractor…

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District 1 4-H Photo Contest awards

Briscoe County 4-H had 8 youth participate in the District 1 4-H Photography contest.  Youth entered photos in categories such as people, landscape, animals, elements of design, details, catch all, and theme of “backyards.”  Youth that participated included Tally Patton, Gage Sperry, Cash Sperry, Madison Gamble, Brenna Francis, Maddie Francis, Luke Rowell, and Marcos Beltran.…

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Lemons receives a 1st and 3rd place in Abilene

Makenlee Lemons of Briscoe County 4-H participated this past weekend at the West Texas Fair in Abilene, Texas. Makenlee showed her Polled Hereford heifer receiving a 1st and 3rd place in her classes. This is a great way to start off this year! Makenlee’s hard work and dedication to her heifer project is paying off!…

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Ronnie Ray Steen

Ronnie Ray Steen Ronnie Ray Steen, born April 18, 1940 in Matador, Motely County Texas and passed from this world on August 28, 2018 at the age of 78.  Ronnie’s surviving family includes his wife of 58 years The Honorable Linda Lou Ray Steen born and raised in Hood County and his son and daughter-in-law…

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DPS Increases Traffic Enforcement for Labor Day Holiday

DPS Increases Traffic Enforcement for Labor Day Holiday AMARILLO – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) will be joining law enforcement efforts from across the state to increase traffic enforcement during the Labor Day holiday weekend. From Friday, Aug. 31, through Monday, Sept. 3, DPS Troopers will be looking for drivers who violate traffic…

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Turkey veteran will be taking Texas Panhandle Honor Flight

  Turkey veteran will be taking Texas Panhandle Honor Flight J. M. Dickson of Turkey, Texas, will be going on the Texas Panhandle Honor Flight on Sept. 13-16th.  He will be the oldest veteran on the trip at almost 95 years of age. Some of you may remember Dan True, the weatherman for years on…

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