Thanks to last week’s rainfall and a dip in temperatures, Dawson County made it through another summer without enacting a burn ban.
Texas Secretary of State Jane Nelson reminded Texans to prepare for the upcoming constitutional amendment election on November 7. “Texans will have the opportunity to vote on 14 proposed amendments to the state constitution, and some local governments will also hold elections this November,” said Nelson. “Now is a good time to take note of upcoming election deadlines and prepare.” Important dates include: October 10 - The last day to register to vote in time for the November 7 election October 27 - Last day to apply for ballot by mail October 23 - Early voting begins November 3 - Last day of early voting November 7 – Election Day, polls open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Igot anxious again today.
Which is worse, apathy or indifference? As the old joke goes “Don’t know, don’t care.”
Randy Brooks, who portrayed Jesus in “The Promise” more than 6,000 times, is nearing the 60-year mark in Christian ministry. But, he still has “the look”--the kind that causes headscratching when vaguely familiar faces are seen.
Battles and watchful monitoring continue, but the Boll Weevil Eradication Program is winning with the help of Texas A&M AgriLife and the Department of Entomology in the Texas A&M College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. The eradication program is among the most successful public-private partnerships in U.S. agriculture history.
Thanks to a recent bill passed during the last legislative session, activeduty military, honorably discharged veterans and the immediate family members of a service member who died while serving now qualify for one of three new Parklands Passports. These passports are available at no cost and grant the cardholder free entry to all Texas State Parks.
The Klondike Cougars’ volleyball team got its 17th match victory of this season this past Tuesday evening at Colorado City where they spiked the 3A Wolves, 25-21, 25-12 and 2518.
A rather jittery start didn’t keep the Golden Tornado volleyballers from writing a successful first chapter to Golden Tornado volleyball history. By winning the first match ever in the new Lamesa High School gym Tuesday, they did just that, but they had to go the distance to do so.