Development of a policy regarding the placement of permanent or temporary pipelines in the right-of-way of county roads will again be a focus of discussion by the Dawwson County Commissioners Court this coming week.
It’s a parental directive virtually all of us have lodged in our minds dating back to childhood days when our memories started to take root. “Look both directions,” they implored, emphasizing dangers posed by passing cars.
Traveling in America today has become a journey into the alternate world of sci-fi movies. I had the misfortune of being on a trip to Malawi in 2006 when the shoe bomber decided to attempt his jihad. We were scheduled to spend 12 hours in a layover in London where I had hoped to sight see for 8 hours. Instead we spent 12 hours in the international section of Heathrow reading the labels on chocolates, perfumes and liquor at the duty-free shops and attempting to sleep on the floor in eternal fluorescent sunshine.
All of a sudden, there are painted rocks along my path.
As the first final planting date approaches for the Plains Cotton Growers service area, conditions across the region are mixed, with some growers enjoying beneficial rains that will boost their early crop and others experiencing everything from painfully dry conditions to severe weather that will force some to start over – or plant something else altogether.
Cotton producers face an uncertain market future as demand for cotton and cotton products, like apparel, tumbled due to COVID-19 stay-at-home orders and economic recession, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service economist.
Members of the Klondike High School graduating class of 2020 who received local scholarships during their recent graduation ceremony are (from left) Marco Rodriguez, Amy Shofner Memorial Scholarship; Aaron Young, David Kirkland Memorial Scholarship and the Hardy and Bess Morgan Citizenship Award; Skylar Barkowsky, Jim and Pat Nance Memorial Scholarship; Maillee Weaver, Colton Kearney Memorial Scholarship; and Savannah Wiebe, Alfreida Sterling Memorial Scholarship.
Lyntegar Electric Cooperative has announced it has canceled its Annual Membership Meeting, scheduled for Aug. 11, in Tahoka due to concerns about the coronavirus.
Standing 6-foot-3 and currently tipping the scales at 385 pounds, one can bet that Coleman Maxwell has won his share of battles in life whether on the football field, on the basketball court or in track.
There might or there might not be one more high school football game in Kyler Ortiz’s immediate future, but the O’Donnell Eagle standout isn’t ready to put up his cleats up for good.