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Castro County and other areas of the Texas Panhandle and South Plains experienced high winds that produced damage to property and tipped semitrucks over this past Wednesday.

Finally completed, Country View Living will be celebrating a grand opening on March 26.

The Castro County Cares Thrift Shop will be celebrating its 10th anniversary on March 21-22.


It was a big day for the Dimmitt Bobcats who faced the Pampa Harvesters on Saturday, and though losing 5-1, they had the rare opportunity to play in the Dr.

The Dimmitt Bobbies Powerlifting team competed at the Texas State UIL meet past weekend in Waco.

Champions do not become champion by accident.


“We are extremely advanced technologically yet lack any sense of wisdom in our actions and perspective. Such a civilization will either reform radically or collapse uncontrollably...”

When Democrats win elections, they claim it’s the ‘will of the people.’ When they lose them, they claim there is something wrong with our system and therefore the system must be changed.

By: Gary Six, State Executive Director, Texas Farm Service Agency and Salvador Salinas, Texas State Conservationist, Natural Resources Conservation Service

March 2019


If you have driven by the new long-term care and senior apartment living facility, Country View Living (CVL), this past week you may have noticed more cars than usual.

Every year in March the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics focuses on healthful eating, because March is National Nutrition Month.


Hope Ogas, 87 of Dim-mitt, passed away Thursday, March 14, 2019 in Hereford, Texas. Funeral services will be Monday, March 18, 2019 at 2 p.m.

Kenneth Hollums, 84 of Dimmitt, Texas, passed away on Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at his home. Celebration of Life Service will be held on Saturday, March 16 at 10:30 a.m.

Marilyn Elizabeth Birkenfeld, 86 of Nazareth, Texas, died peacefully in her home on Thursday, March 7, 2019. Mass of Christian Burial will be Monday, March 11, 2019, at 10 a.m.

Castro County News

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