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By ZELDA BETH LANG
THE DALHART TEXAN

Both the Dallam and Hartley County Commissioners’ Courts met at 10 a.m. Monday in a special meeting in Dalhart.

There were two agenda items. The first one was the consideration of hiring a 4-H Extension Agent. Brandon Dukes, District 1, District Extension Administrator of Amarillo, made the presentation on hiring Bailey Wright. Wright is a lifetime 4-H member in Lubbock. She is knowledgeable about 4-Hand the program. Dallam County Judge Wes Ritchey told the commissioners she would bring a lot to the county.

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THE DALHART TEXAN

Dalhart High School’s Golden Wolf Band, directed by Jim and Nicole Paslay, presented the annual spring concert Thursday night in the high school auditorium. Following the concert, band students were recognized and presented with awards for their achievements during the 2015-16 year.

Charlie Rowell, Josef Baumert and Desiree Simmons were awarded the Golden Wolf Drum Major Awards in recognition of their service to the Golden Wolf Band during the the 2014-2015 year.

For the full story SUBSCRIBE to the online edition of The Dalhart Texan, call (806) 244-4511 to setup a subscription to our physical paper or pick a copy up at one of our many convenient newsrack locations. You can also stop by and purchase a paper or subscription in person at our news office located at 410 Denrock Ave.

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By NIXIE SANDERSON
THE DALHART TEXAN

Dalhart’spolice chief reportedly resigned Friday.

According to Dalhart City Manager James Stroud, chief Gary Sinclair gave a verbal resignation Friday and then retracted it.

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By IVY HOLLINGSWORTH
THE DALHART TEXAN

Three area high schools celebrated graduation Friday night. Channing, Hartley and Texline schools recognized the achievements of the Class of 2016, awarding diplomas to nine in Channing, 10 in Hartley and seven in Texline. Top, The Hartley High School graduates gathered together after their graduation ceremony while awaiting family in the reception area.

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By NIXIE SANDERSON
THE DALHART TEXAN

Severe weather rumbled through the region Monday evening, with six tornadoes reported in the Northwest Texas panhandle and Oklahoma panhandle, according to information from the National Weather Service in Amarillo. Two of those reports were in Dallam County.

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By ZELDA BETH LANG
THE DALHART TEXAN

Newly elected Dalhart Independent School District Board of Education members Colette Moorhouse and Joni Atha took the oath of office during Tuesday evening’s board meeting.

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By NIXIE SANDERSON
THE DALHART TEXAN

Commencement exercises are tonight for three of the Dallam and Hartley County high schools. Channing, Hartley and Texline High Schools will hold graduation tonight at 7 p.m. Dalhart High School will hold graduation in one week, May 27, at 7 p.m.

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By IVY HOLLINGSWORTH
THE DALHART TEXAN

Twisted Elms Golf Club and Twisted Sports Bar & Grill hosted a ribbon cutting to celebrate their grand re-opening Friday evening. 

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By NIXIE SANDERSON
THE DALHART TEXAN

Early voting began yesterday in the run-off elections for several state offices.

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By IVY HOLLINGSWORTH
THE DALHART TEXAN

Dalhart Police Department received a report Sunday, May 15 at approximately 2:08 p.m. that a break-in occurred at Dalhart’s First Assembly of God, located at 720 Pine.

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By IVY HOLLINGSWORTH
THE DALHART TEXAN

Sunday, May 15, was observed as National Peace Officers Memorial Day and the following week is observed as National Police Week. This year marks the 25th anniversary of honoring our law enforcement heroes following a proclamation in 1962 by President John F. Kennedy to claim May 15 and a joint resolution established by Congress in the same year to claim the week.

National Police Week gives special recognition to law enforcement officers who have lost their lives in the line of duty for the safety and protection of others.

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THE DALHART TEXAN

The Dalhart Fire Department in partnership with the Dalhart Unit Christmas Funds will be honorary elephant bathers when they aid the mighty Carson & Barnes Circus in washing their amazing pachyderms.

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THE DALHART TEXAN

Graduation is only a week away for most area schools, and baccalaureate is scheduled for this weekend for three of the area high schools.

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By ZELDA BETH LANG
THE DALHART TEXAN

Both the Dallam and Hartley County Commissioners met on Monday morning, May 9.

The Hartley County Commissioners met and voted to move their June meeting day to Friday, June 10 as on their regular meeting date of June 13 they will be at a county judges and commissioners meeting.

They discussed property hail damages and repairs. They voted to go ahead and replace the roof at the annex building in Dalhart at 701 Texas Boulevard and the vehicles.

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By ZELDA BETH LANG
THE DALHART TEXAN

Danny Smallwood, Zelda Lang and Lola Barrow were appointed to canvass the returns and declare the results of the election held Saturday, May 7. The results were accurate.

The oath of office was given to Tim Yee, new councilman for Ward 4, and Robin Scott, new councilwoman for Ward 3, and incumbents Kerry Miller and Clinton Hale, who are beginning their new terms.

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By IVY HOLLINGSWORTH
THE DALHART TEXAN

Cayden Curbow, age five, was the first girl to catch a fish and the first girl to catch five fish in the youngest age bracket at the Annual Fishing Derby Saturday.

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By Ivy Hollingsworth
The Dalhart Texan

Dalhart Intermediate School held the annual science fair Thursday, May 5 and recognized the top three entries, as well as 20 honorable mentions. Fifth grade student Zoe Meeks placed first for her experiment, “Do genetics effect fingerprint patterns?”

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By ZELDA BETH LANG
THE DALHART TEXAN

Voters in Dalhart cast their ballots in the elections for the two open school board seats, as well as the ward four seat on the city council Saturday following early voting that ran from April 25 through May 3.

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By NIXIE SANDERSON
THE DALHART TEXAN

Fallen officers were recognized by the TDCJ-Dalhart Unit Friday morning in a special ceremony.

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By ZELDA BETH LANG
THE DALHART TEXAN

The Dalhart Independent School District Board of Education and Dalhart City Council elections will be held tomorrow, Saturday, May 7.

Elections will be at Dalhart City Hall for both elections, as in the past, so voters only have to go to one location to vote.

Voting hours are from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Dalhart City Hall is located at 205 Rock Island.