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Texas State Senator Kel Seliger (R) will be making the rounds throughout District 13 in the weeks before the Nov. 6 general election, and Dimmitt is one of his scheduled stops on Oct. 29.

Medicare’s open enrollment period for 2019 is underway and there may be some changes recipients should be aware of.

Medicare’s open enrollment period runs from Oct. 15 to Dec. 7.

Domestic water well owners near Lubbock and Bushland can attend a free educational workshop to learn more about their groundwater resources, well maintenance issues, and outdoor water conservation

Sports

Farmers, ranchers and agricultural producers in Texas have new online options to access U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) programs.

The Hart varsity girls cross country team earned the District Championship last week, earning a trip to Regionals.

The Nazareth high school and junior high cross-country teams competed at the District meet on Oct. 10 in Amarillo.

Opinion

Elections remind us not only of the rights but the responsibilities of citizenship in a democracy. - Robert Kennedy

The story has gone around the internet, but it is always worth repeating when arguing the point about socialism v. conservatism.

I finally caught the Watts curse. You know that thing no one talks about. I’ll tell you but you can’t share-it is the inability to sleep. Oh you have it too?

Lifestyle

Finding a mysterious growth under your dog’s skin can be a frightening experience; however, owners can find comfort in knowing that these mystery bumps are not as uncommon as they may think.

It is hard to believe that mid-term elections are less than 60 days away, in what many refer to as the most important election of our time. The actual election date is Tuesday, Nov.

 

Labor Day Celebration

Obituaries

Dorothy Self, 85 of Dim-mitt, passed away Friday, Oct. 12, 2018 in Dimmitt. Funeral services will be Monday, Oct. 15, 2018 in the Colonial Funeral Home Chapel at 2:30 p.m. with family officiating.

Quincy Hawkins, 67 of Hart, Texas, passed away Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018 in Lubbock. Memorial services will be Monday, Oct. 15, 2018 at Colonial Funeral Home Chapel at 10:30 a.m.

Beelee Ed Goodwin, son of James and Vulla Goodwin, known to friends and family as P.O., entered God’s presence on Oct. 2, 2018, at the age of 101 in Big Lake, Texas.

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