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County Communications at 194 calls in August
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Abbott faces lawsuits over C-19 mandates
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Naz FFA Officers 2020-21
Protecting animals from cold weather


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Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced last Thursday he will send cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts $765.3 million in local sales tax allocations for September

County Communications at 194 calls in August

During August, the Castro County Sheriff’s Office Communications Division had 194 total calls for law enforcement, fire departments and EMS.

The Castro County Commissioners Court met Monday and reviewed and approved several contracts for services outside the county.


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Dimmitt High School Homecoming Queen Minnel Leal was crowned by DHS Student Body Vice President Julius Carpio at the game on Friday night.

Dimmitt defeated by Sunray, 22-0

The Dimmitt Bobcats lost their third game to the Sunray Bobcats on Friday, 22-0.

Swifts drop game to Tigers, 52-40

The Nazareth Swifts lost to the Groom Tigers in a wellfought game, 52-40, this past Friday.


How are small businesses doing with all the restrictions and post-shutdown?

Things could be better. They could also be worse—and there is the potential for things to get worse.

Pet Talk

Expecting parents are often as busy as they are excited while they’re preparing to welcome a new baby to their family.

Here at Rhoads Memorial Library, we are gearing up for National Voter Registration Day set for Tuesday, Sept. 22.


Castro County Ag Queen & Princess Contest

“I thank my God every time I remember you.

Planning a Garden



On Sept. 8, 2020, Jesus called Nancy Phillips home and she answered immediately. She was born July 31, 1939 to J.D. and Margie Murray in Childress, Texas.

Joe Lust

Joe Vern Lust, 72 of Dimmitt, Texas,passed away on Friday, Sept. 4, 2020 in Lubbock, Texas. A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 8 at 2 p.m.


Don Nelson, 86 of Dimmitt, Texas, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020 in Lubbock, Texas. Celebration of Life Service will be held on Monday, Aug. 31, 2020 at 10:30 a.m.

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