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Multiple grassfires broke out in Castro County this past Friday which has led the Castro County Sheriff’s Office to search for the person causing the fires.

The Castro County Commissioners Court met for their regular meeting Monday and approved issuing a county-wide burn ban.

The Dimmitt Independent School District board of directors approved a trustee election for the purpose of electing two members for three-year terms in places 2 (Jason Nelson) and 4 (Mary Helen Flor


The Hart Longhorns placed third in the district and will be advancing to the playoffs after two final games against Anton and Silver-ton, splitting a loss and win respectively to those teams.

The Dimmitt Bobbies and Bobcats competed at the Friona Powerlifting Meet this past weekend and came home with some solid results.

The Nazareth Swiftettes claimed the district title after finishing off the regular season with a win against the Happy Cowgirls, 68-44.


The Panhandle Chapter of Texas Master Naturalists will hold an open house Monday, February 25 from 6:30 to 7 p.m.

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.

When he (Jesus) came near the place where the road goes down the Mount of Olives, the whole crowd of disciples began joyfully to praise God in loud voices for all the miracles they had seen: “Bl


Now that Christmas has passed, and we are taking down the tree and boxing up the decorations, it is time to turn our attention to the end of this year. Saturday, Dec.

Bill Sava presented a very entertaining Yuletide program here at Rhoads Memorial Library recently when Dimmitt Book Club met for their December meeting.

I often think about how our families shape us into who we are today. How genetics and DNA wire us to often reflect who we came from. I look in the mirror and see my mother every day.


Al Jackson, 92 of Dim-mitt, Texas, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019 in Amarillo. Celebration of Life service will be held on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019 at 2 p.m.

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.

James D. “Jim” Fisher, 84, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019 in Dimmitt, Texas. Family and Friends Celebration of Life and visitation will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 13 at 3 p.m.

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