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Pet Talk

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This Thanksgiving holiday, many people will be gathering for smaller and safer celebrations amidst the pandemic. At these more intimate celebrations, pet owners may find that their animal receives more attention or is allowed more access to the feast than in years past.

Library Lines ...

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Thanksgiving 2020 is upon us, and despite the fact that some say "2020" is the new curse word, we can find things for which to be grateful. Here at Rhoads Memorial Library, we are delighted that plans held together, and we were able to re-open on Nov. 20. Currently we are closed to observe Thanksgiving, but hope to re-open at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 1. We will observe our normal schedule by being open through Friday from 9 a.m. til 6 p.m. and Saturday mornings.

A Fresh Breeze

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One of the things I love about spring and fall weather is they are characterized by having a breeze. Sometimes those breezes are more a strong gust or ongoing wind advisory, but most days they are gentle and refreshing. I love it.

Easy Way To Have Peace

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Almost everything is connected with the word, "Peace". Not only this, every society needs peace for progress to take place. One truth is that a society that will have peace will have people who have a peace of mind. Meaning that individuals who are at peace with themselves will be at peace with others in the same community. No one will be a threat to another. They will seek each other's peace.

DMS Health Science students

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Dimmitt High School Health Science students met with Texas Tech medical students for the mentorship program which focuses on recruiting and retaining healthcare professionals in West Texas. Brooke Estes, M.D. candidate, TTU, said, “Dimmitt High School has very respectful and diligent students. I know the school is proud of them.”

DMS Theater

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Dimmitt Middle School One Act Place placed third in competition. Receiving individual awards were Kashlee Schumacher and Madison Broom, Honorable Mention All Star Cast; All Star Cast- Drew Garcia and Camila Madrigal Rodriguez, All Star Cast; and Braylynn Chavira, Best Performer (one of the top two actors of all four schools competing).

Dimmitt FFA updates

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Dimmitt FFA Agricultural Advocacy team placed 8th at the Area LDE contest at WTAMU. The team was represented today by Josiah Rodriguez, Hannah Simpson, and Klancy Bruton. Gains Lunsford was on the Area qualifying team at District.

Thanksgiving Meal Report shows decline in food prices

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A traditional, Texas-style Thanksgiving dinner for 10 will cost $44.21, down $3.80, according to the special Texas Farm Bureau (TFB) Thanksgiving Meal Report. The survey records the cost of 10 holiday staples—including turkey, stuffing, sweet potatoes, cranberry sauce and pecan pie.

DPS increases enforcement during holidays

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With Thanksgiving right around the corner, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is encouraging drivers to make safety a top priority this holiday, as increased travel can present additional challenges for drivers.