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Snow hits Castro County - again

Week two of a round icy weather and snow hit the Texas Panhandle and South Plains on night, with road conditions bringing the closing of schools across the region, including Dimmitt, Nazareth and H

Farmers face cuts to crop insurance

The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) today released a proposed Fiscal Year 2021 budget that includes steep cuts to the Department of Agriculture and federal crop insurance.

There is to be a very important proposition on the Republican Primary ballot on March 3.


Bobbies powerlifters #1 at Levelland meet

Dimmitt and Hart power-lifting teams competed at the Levelland High School meet this past weekend, with some lifters coming through with solid placings.

Swiftettes crush Lady Tornadoes, 89-8

The Nazareth Swiftettes won a conference game against the Texline Lady Tornadoes this past Friday, 89-8.

2019-2020 Athletic Calendar

Baseball Mar. 14

NHS Varsity @ Valley (if not at State Tourney)

Mar. 17

NHS Varsity v Memphis

Mar. 20

NHS v DHS (double header)


The debate over how social media is handling—and should handle—false political advertising and news covers a lot of ground.

A book titled, “Me Do It” will be reported on by Mary Ruth Baird when Dimmitt Book Club convenes in our meeting room here at Rhoads Memorial Library next week. The event is set for 2 p.m.

I have found that as I age, I am beginning to count my blessings totally different than I did when I was in my early 20’s and 30’s.At those ages, I bought into the mindset that blessings were mater


Welcome the New Swing Bed Coordinator at CCHD

Castro County Healthcare has a new, but a familiar, face directing the Castro County Swing Bed Program.

After the crash that resulted in the deaths of Lubbock Police Officer Nicholas Reyna and Lubbock Fire Rescue Lieutenant Eric Hill, and left Firefighter Matthew Dawson with critical injuries, repres



Johnny Goodwin, 96 of Dimmitt, Texas, passed away on Feb. 5, 2020 in Loveland, Colorado. Celebration of Life Service will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 11 at 1:30 p.m.


Shirley May Cornett, 83 of Dimmitt, Texas, passed away peacefully on Monday, Feb. 10, 2020 in Dimmitt. Celebration of Life Service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Feb.


Gary Nutt, 60 of Dimmitt, Texas, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020 after a short battle with ALS. Celebration of Life Service will be held at 2 p.m.on Tuesday, Feb.

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