Area News

OBITUARY Latresa Minyard, 1947–2021

Latresa Minyard, 74, passed away on Saturday, July 24, 2021. A memorial service will be held at 12:00 noon on Saturday, August 7, 2021, in the Silverton Cemetery. Latresa was born in Tulia on June 8, 1947, to Troy and Grace Cox. She grew up in Silverton and attended Silverton schools. She married Virgal “Peaches”…

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OBITUARY Inetha Blankenship, 1920–2021

Inetha Blankenship, age 101, passed away on July 19, 2021, in her home surrounded by her family. Funeral services were held at the First United Methodist Church in Quitaque on Thursday July 22, 2021, at 10:30 a.m. Internment followed at Resthaven Cemetery. Arrangements are under the personal care of Moore-Rose Funeral Home in Quitaque. Inetha…

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Louis Edd Grabbe, 1942–2021

SILVERTON— Louis Edd Grabbe, 78, passed away on Friday, April 23, 2021 in Lubbock. The funeral service was held on Saturday, May 1, 2021 at 2:30 p.m. at the Kornerstone Funeral Directors Chapel with Rev. Rance Young and Rev G.J. Walton officiating. Burial followed at Silverton Cemetery in Silverton, Texas. Funeral services are under the…

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Darsey defeats Sims in Motley Co. ISD school board race

MOTLEY COUNTY ISD ELECTION RESULTS May 1, 2021 Robert (Bert) Darsey has been elected to the Motley County Independent School District board. Darsey, a lineman for AEP, has defeated Seagram Sims. The vote totals were: Darsey 38 Sims 28 Darsey graduated from Motley County schools and currently has children attending Motley County schools. He will…

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Silverton posts water restrictions as of April 13

April 13, 2021 NOTICE TO ALL CITY OF SILVERTON WATER CUSTOMERS EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY   Pursuant to Ordinance No. 393, Adopting Drought Contingency Plan. Below is when water customers can water, the City asks when watering, you do so at night.   THE FOLLOWING RESTIRCTIONS WILL TAKE EFFECT AND WILL BE MANDATORY FOR ALL WATER CUSTOMERS:…

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June Barton Keltz Levell, 1926–2021

June Barton Keltz Levell, 1926–2021 June Barton Keltz Levell was born June 5, 1926 to Charlie and Madeline Barton in Matador, Texas. She went to be with Jesus Saturday April 3, 2021. She attended the Barton School, graduated from Matador High School in 1943 and attended Texas Tech University. On May 25, 1946. June married…

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Josephine “Josie” Asebedo Cerbantes, 1922–2021

SNYDER—Josephine “Josie: Asebedo Cerbantes, age 98, passed away in Snyder, Texas, on Wednesday, March 3, 2021. A Celebration of Life service will be announced, at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of Miller Family Funeral Home. Mrs. Cerbantes was born on March 22, 1922, in Richland Springs, Texas, to Felix and Donaciana (Robles)…

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BACKSTAGE BY LIZ ADAMS Endless Love

Texas lovebirds hoping for a romantic weekend with their valentines may have been early birds, planning for weeks ahead of this coming holiday of hearts. However, if you are a last-minute Romeo or you just caught Cupid’s arrow, you can still make your sweetie feel special.  Beautiful historic hotels in Roaring Springs and Matador may…

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Carter, Spiller in Feb. 23 runoff for HD68 seat

EARLY VOTING BEGINS FEB.16 HD68 runoff set for Feb. 23 KAY ELLINGTON  |  CAPROCK COURIER Even though the 87th Texas legislature has been under way since January 12, 2021, this area, served by House District-68, has not had a state representative in the House. Former state Rep. Drew Springer, R-Muenster, vacated the seat when he successfully…

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