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Castro County was among the 16 counties in the High Plains Underground Water Conservation District where water measurements were taken earlier this year.

Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced he will send cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts $705.3 million in local sales tax allocations for April, 8.4 percent more

It’s that time of year again for the Don Cornett Memorial Golf Tournament.

Sports

The Dimmitt Bobcats baseball team toppled the Tulia Hornets, 6-2, last Tuesday.

The Nazareth Swifts traveled to take on the Kress Kangaroos on Tuesday and picked up their sixth consecutive victory.

Opinion

As Christians world-wide celebrate their holiest days on Good Friday and Easter one must consider and acknowledge the world-wide attacks on Christians and the threats that they face every day.

For all those hollering at the Texas legislature about property taxes and property tax reform, people do not seem to realize the state isn’t responsible for the high property taxes.

A note from Paxton Tire to local residents that buy products on-line, without ever checking prices with local tax-paying merchants.

Lifestyle

More than 5,000 visitors are expected for a day of fun at the ranch during the 49th Annual Ranch Day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Dear Rusty: I’ve been trying to determine the best way to proceed with retirement and could use some help.

I’d like to retire on or about my 62nd birthday this September.

Obituaries

Scott Rice, 64 of Hart, Texas, passed away on Saturday, April 13, 2019 in Lubbock, Texas. Celebration of Life Service will be held on Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at 2 p.m.

Freddy Upshaw, 71 of Dimmitt, passed away Tuesday, April 2, 2019 in Dimmitt. Funeral services will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Barn Church in Hereford with Pastor Guy Walker officiating.

Dwayne Schulte, 62 of Nazareth, Texas, passed away on Wednesday, March 27, 2019 in Dimmitt.

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