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As Judge Carroll Gerber stated during a tour of the new Castro County Law Enforcement Center on Tuesday, the facility is not only geared towards the safety and secure housing of inmates, but also f

CBS MONEYWATCH) - A second-generation family-run business operating out of Dimmitt, Texas, is no more.

Though the Ogallala Quilt Festival is set for April 5-6, entries are in and theMarch 14 deadline for class reservations and meal tickets for the Awards Dinner and Fantastic Friday Night Dinner is a


The season for the Nazareth Swifts ended in a heart-breaker one-point loss to the Jayton Jaybirds, 37-38, at the state semifinals game at the Alamodome on Thursday.

Dimmitt Bobcats Baseball

The Bobcats baseball team attended the Stinnett baseball tournament on March 7-9, playing games against Dal-hart, West Texas (Stinnett) and Borger.

The Swiftettes traveled to play in the UIL State Basketball Tournament to play their first game on Feb.


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

March 2019

“It’s taking over science with superstition and a kind of toxic combination of religion and political ideology. There is no truth to this.

Texans are fiercely independent and like to make our views known. On that, surely, most can agree.


Spring is coming, and it’s bringing allergy season with it.

Ina Cleavinger is exhibiting some of her quilting memorabilia at Rhoads Memorial Library during the months of March and April.

I saw something yesterday that both warmed my heart and made me sad at the same time. I want to admit right off the bat that I was not a perfect mother, nor have I always been a great example.


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.

Texas resident and patriotic citizen Tommy Dean Portwood, 67, passed away Feb. 28, 2019, with his family by his side in Lubbock, Texas.

Margarita Rodriguez, 92 of Bovina, Texas, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019 in Bovina. Celebration of Life Service will be held on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019 at 10 a.m.

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