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By ZELDA BETH LANG
THE DALHART TEXAN

Dick Barber has been named the XIT Parade Marshal for the 80t0h XIT Rodeo & Reunion. The parade will be held Saturday, August 6. 

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By IVY HOLLINGSWORTH
THE DALHART TEXAN

Tim Bell was honored with a retirement reception Friday, July 22, 2016 for his years of service in law enforcement, including his most recent role for 13 years as the Hartley County Chief Deputy. Bell began his law enforcement career in Dalhart in 1979 at the Dalhart Police Department. Three years later, he became a criminal investigator for the 69th District Court.

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By NIXIE SANDERSON
THE DALHART TEXAN

Senators Mike Lee (R-Utah) and Corey Booker (D-N.J.) introduced the Commodity Checkoff Program Improvement Act of 2016 July 14. In a press release from Lee’s office, checkoff programs are mandatory 
participation programs under the US Department of Agriculture. These programs are funded through compulsory fees on producers of eggs, beef, pork and a multitude of other agricultural products. 

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By NIXIE SANDERSON
THE DALHART TEXAN

The 2016 Little Mr. and Miss XIT Rodeo and Reunion are Abel DeLeon, age four, son of Savana and Jacob DeLeon and Madison Sanderson, age three, daughter of Jeff and Nixie Sanderson, of Dalhart.

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The Dalhart Texan

Students in Marsha Cunningham’s cooking class whipped up tasty treats this week at the Dalhart High School cooking lab.

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By BILL KELLY
THE DALHART TEXAN

School reunions are always a time to get together with old friends to get caught up and relive great memories.

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By NIXIE SANDERSON
THE DALHART TEXAN

The United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled on Texas’ voter identification law Wednesday, affirming
a district court decision that the law violates the Voting Rights Act.

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By IVY HOLLINGSWORTH
THE DALHART TEXAN

Frank Phillips College (FPC) Dalhart Center hopes to expand and improve local educational services with the
building of a new campus facility, and has scheduled a public forum to discuss the proposal of a new tax on the November ballot.

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By NIXIE SANDERSON
THE DALHART TEXAN

A law requiring labels for foods containing genetically modified organisms (GMO) is headed to President Barack Obama, who has indicated he plans to sign the bill. 

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THE DALHART TEXAN

A small fire was reported at Legacy Assisted Living in Dalhart Sunday just after 5 p.m.

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By NIXIE SANDERSON
THE DALHART TEXAN

Wellington State Bank has announced it has filed an application with the Banking Commissioner of Texas for a merger with First National Bank in Dalhart.

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By IVY HOLLINGSWORTH
THE DALHART TEXAN

A storm that rolled through Dalhart starting at approximately 7:30 p.m. Sunday evening brought gusting winds and flash flood rain that caused damage around town, including this tree that was uprooted on Peach Avenue.

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THE DALHART TEXAN

Miguel Dairy Service (MDS), with offices in Hereford, Texas, and Garden City, Kansas, is acquiring Reliable Milking Systems of Dalhart, Texas, effective July 15, 2016.

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By ZELDA BETH LANG
THE DALHART TEXAN

The Hartley County Commissioners met in Channing for their regular monthly meeting at 8:30 a.m.

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By ZELDA BETH LANG
THE DALHART TEXAN

The Dalhart City Council met Tuesday night, July 12. The council, City Manager James Stroud and City Attorney Greg Oelke discussed at length about acting upon a special use permit for requirements for manufactured homes.

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By IVY HOLLINGSWORTH
THE DALHART TEXAN

“Crime needs to stop here in Dalhart and surrounding areas and only we as a community can make it stop.”

This is the commission of the newly reestablished Dalhart Neighborhood Watch program, reinstated by several concerned local residents, in collaboration with the Dalhart Police Department. 

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By NIXIE SANDERSON
THE DALHART TEXAN

Dalhart has seen a wave of recordbreaking heat so far in July, with a total of four days breaking previous records in the last week. Some of the records broken were set more than 50 years ago. The most recent record-breaking temperature was set Sunday with a high of 107 degrees in Dalhart. The previous record was set in 2009 at 103 degrees.

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By NIXIE SANDERSON
THE DALHART TEXAN

Cargill announced Friday that it plans to sell it’s cattle feed yards in Dalhart and Bovina to Friona Industries.

The terms of the sale were not released, and the transaction will not be complete until final agreements and regulatory reviews are completed, according to information released by the company last week. Cargill will retain the feed yards in Yuma, Colo., and Letoi, Kans. Cargill states the employees currently at the at Dalhart and Bovina feed yards will be offered positions with Friona Industries.

 

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By IVY HOLLINGSWORTH
THE DALHART TEXAN

The shooting in Dallas last Thursday night, July 7 that claimed the lives of five Dallas Police Officers and wounded 11 others hits close to home for many, but especially for Carrol Ailshie, mother of one of the officers wounded.

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THE DALHART TEXAN

 

Lego camps began yesterday as part of the Community Connect classes held throughout the summer. Camps for students aged four through eighth and eight through 12 are held.