Nazareth FFA chapter continues with more wins in Leadership Development Events (LDE). Students competed at the area contest held on Nov.19 and Nov. 21 at West Texas A&M University. Eleven Naz FFA teams and 21 members, who qualified at the District LDE competition and came home as District…
Lubbock district game wardens will be dedicating extra patrol hours and state assets to the mule deer hunting season which occurs in southwestern Panhandle counties from Nov. 21 -29. The West Texas mule deer hunting season attracts hunters from across the state and around the country into the…
COVID-19 vaccines may be coming soon but will not be available to most Texans for months. The vaccine is expected to initially be in short supply and will be first distributed to a state-selected group of people considered to be essential workers or most vulnerable to being severely sickened.…
Though slightly lower than September figures, Texas unemployment remains high at 6.9 percent compared to a year ago at the same time at 3.6 percent. The U.S. unemployment rate is also 6.9 percent according to the U3 figures released by the U.S. Labor Department. The number of jobless claims…
Dear Editor, In the Castro County News edition of Nov. 12, there was a headline naming Biden president-elect. The proclamation somewhat confused me. When I was a student at Dimmitt High School, I had a Civics teacher, Avis Smith, that to this day I still remember most of what she taught me and she…
“The Lord is my strength and my shield; in Him my heart trusts, and I am helped; my heart exults, and with my song I give thanks to him.” Psalm 28:7 Thanksgiving can change with us. It can endure wherever we are and whatever stage of life we are in. I always thought of Thanksgiving as a “forever…
Juanita “Wela” Gauna, 80 of Dimmitt, Texas passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020 in Amarillo, Texas. Mass of Christian Burial will be Tuesday, Nov. 24, at 11 a.m. at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church with Father Arockiaraj Malapady, Father Lupe Mayorga, Deacon John Niño and Deacon Richard…
Do you have some recipes for changing up our turkey flavors? Whether you’re simply celebrating with your immediate family or gathering over Zoom, craving traditional flavors or looking to try something new, cooking turkey for the first or four-hundredth time, this once a year celebration requires…
Home for the holidays is a possibility for people who live in nursing homes, rehab centers and long-term care facilities. The Texas State Health and Human Services Commission just released new guidance for how it will work. According to the state's latest guidance, it is a resident's right to…
With Thanksgiving right around the corner, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is encouraging drivers to make safety a top priority this holiday, as increased travel can present additional challenges for drivers. As part of the nationwide Operation CARE (Crash Awareness and Reduction…
A traditional, Texas-style Thanksgiving dinner for 10 will cost $44.21, down $3.80, according to the special Texas Farm Bureau (TFB) Thanksgiving Meal Report. The survey records the cost of 10 holiday staples—including turkey, stuffing, sweet potatoes, cranberry sauce and pecan pie. “Many Texas…
Lubbock district game wardens will be dedicating extra patrol hours and state assets to the mule…
COVID-19 vaccines may be coming soon but will not be available to most Texans for months. The…
Though slightly lower than September figures, Texas unemployment remains high at 6.9 percent…
Nazareth FFA chapter continues with more wins in Leadership Development Events (LDE). Students competed at the area contest held on Nov.19 and Nov.
Dimmitt High School Health Science students met with Texas Tech medical students for the mentorship program which focuses on recruiting and retaining…
Dimmitt Middle School One Act Place placed third in competition. Receiving individual awards were Kashlee Schumacher and Madison Broom, Honorable Mention All…
Dimmitt FFA Agricultural Advocacy team placed 8th at the Area LDE contest at WTAMU. The team was represented today by Josiah Rodriguez, Hannah Simpson, and…
The Nazareth Swiftettes walked away with another decisive win over the Sudan Lady Hornets, 47-27. Nazareth took charge in the first quarter, outscoring Sudan…
The Nazareth Swiftettes beat the Dumas Lady Demons, 36-17. Nazareth got off to a slow start scoring two points in the first quarter, with Dumas taking the…
The Dimmitt Bobcats won a nail-biter against the Borger Bulldogs, 48-46. The Bobcats took a narrow lead in the first quarter over the Bulldogs, 7-3, but…