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It was a great gathering of Dimmitt High School Bobbies and Bobcats athletes, coaches, parents and fans as the DHS Athletic Banquet got underway this Monday, complete with great food, presentations

County Commissioners met Monday and approved the new contract for Lexis-Nexis for the District/County Attorney’s office.

As the region approaches its peak storm season, Xcel Energy is reminding Texas and New Mexico customers how to prepare for possible electricity outages.

Sports

Four Dimmitt High School runners and two field competitors advanced to the Regional competition following the Region 1 3A/District 1-2 Area meet last Wednesday at Commanche Field in Stinnett.

Nazareth Swifts and Swiftettes tennis players will be making their way to the UIL State Tennis Tournament on May 16-17.

The Dimmitt High School athletic banquet was held Monday to honor DHS Bobbies and Bobcats for a job well done during the 2018-19 school year.

Opinion

Tom Fitton: DNC/Clinton/ Obama Concocted a ‘Knowing Lie’ about Trump/Russia Collusion

Christians observe Easter, they don’t worship it.

Polls show that a majority of Americans say that both the Republicans and Democrats are doing such a poor job representing the people that a new, third party is needed.

As Christians world-wide celebrate their holiest days on Good Friday and Easter one must consider and acknowledge the world-wide attacks on Christians and the threats that they face every day.

Lifestyle

More than 5,000 visitors are expected for a day of fun at the ranch during the 49th Annual Ranch Day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Dear Rusty: I’ve been trying to determine the best way to proceed with retirement and could use some help.

I’d like to retire on or about my 62nd birthday this September.

Obituaries

Scott Rice, 64 of Hart, Texas, passed away on Saturday, April 13, 2019 in Lubbock, Texas. Celebration of Life Service will be held on Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at 2 p.m.

Freddy Upshaw, 71 of Dimmitt, passed away Tuesday, April 2, 2019 in Dimmitt. Funeral services will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Barn Church in Hereford with Pastor Guy Walker officiating.

Dwayne Schulte, 62 of Nazareth, Texas, passed away on Wednesday, March 27, 2019 in Dimmitt.

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