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Ask the Agent

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Do you have some recipes for changing up our turkey flavors? Whether you’re simply celebrating with your immediate family or gathering over Zoom, craving traditional flavors or looking to try something new, cooking turkey for the first or four-hundredth time, this once a year celebration requires a few reminders. Everyone’s top priority should be to stay safe during this unique holiday season.

Naz FFA wins LDE Sweepstakes

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Nazareth FFA chapter continues with more wins in Leadership Development Events (LDE). Students competed at the area contest held on Nov.19 and Nov.

State may face C-19 vaccine distribution issues

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COVID-19 vaccines may be coming soon but will not be available to most Texans for months. The vaccine is expected to initially be in short supply and will be first distributed to a state-selected group of people considered to be essential workers or most vulnerable to being severely sickened.

Game wardens increase mule deer patrols

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Lubbock district game wardens will be dedicating extra patrol hours and state assets to the mule deer hunting season which occurs in southwestern Panhandle counties from Nov. 21 -29.

Pet Talk

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The image of a cat hunting mice is as classic as their love of milk and yarn or their dislike of water and dogs. While we may be familiar with this archetype, in practice, the hunting of rodents can expose our feline friends to harmful diseases and parasites that can even pose risks to their human owners.

Library Lines ...

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We are ascribing to the philosophy of "life is what happens while you're making other plans" here at Rhoads Memorial Library. The PLAN is that we will re-open tomorrow, Friday, Nov. 20, at 9 a.m. and resume regular hours.

You Can’t Get Rid of Country

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I have come to realize there are two types of girls: town or country. I used to think that it was hard for both to adjust to the other, but time and my own experience has proven that false. I have found though that regardless of where a country girl ends up, she can’t get rid of that part of herself.

God expresses love - even in dark times

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There were times in my life, I did not sense or feel God's presence and I mistook these times for His absence. As a troubled youth, I often visited my great-grandma's farm in the wide-open fields, wooded forests, and rolling hills of PA.