Area News

Texas Parks and Wildlife Debuts “Under the Texas Sky” Podcast

We are of nature and it is in us. That’s the premise of a new long-format audio podcast from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department called Under the Texas Sky. Former KUT-FM Austin (NPR) host and current Passport to Texas radio series producer Cecilia Nasti is “audio sherpa” of the new podcast, which presents stories about nature and…

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Alden “Whitey” Morzett Whitefield

Alden “Whitey” Morzett Whitefield Alden “Whitey” Morzett Whitefield, age 95 of Matador, passed away, Saturday, March 23, 2019. Funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at East Mound Cemetery in Matador.  Visitation will be held at the Matador Church of Christ, Tuesday, March 26, 2019, from 1:00-8:00 p.m.  Arrangements are under…

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Carlye Fleming

Carlye Fleming A memorial service for Carlye Fleming, 79, was held at 2:00 pm on Saturday, February 23, 2019 at the Silverton United Methodist Church with Rance Young, pastor,officiating. She died Sunday, February 17, 2019 at 9:18 pm in Covenant Hospital in Lubbock. She was born to Carver and Iwana Simpson Monroe on February 19, 1939 at Silverton…

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Peggy J. Garvin

Peggy J. Garvin Peggy J. Garvin, age 84, of Silverton, passed away on February 26, 2019.  Funeral Service will be at 2:00 p.m., Friday, March 1, 2019, at the First Baptist Church in Silverton, with G.J. Walton officiating.  Arrangements are under the personal care of Moore-Rose Funeral Home. Peggy was preceded in death by her…

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Clinton Earl Payne

Clinton Earl Payne Clinton Earl Payne passed from this life to life everlasting on February 18, 2019. He was born January 25, 1951, in Matador, Texas. Earl graduated from Flomot High School and thereafter went to work. He had a knack for being able to do all kinds of things with his hands, spending his…

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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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