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BY Nixie Sanderson
MANAGING EDITOR

Budgets and tax rates for the 2020 fiscal year were set for Hartley and Dallam County by each commissioners’ court in their Monday morning meetings. 

 

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BY Nixie Sanderson
MANAGING EDITOR

Donors and volunteers are coming together again this year to make sure Dalhart children have something to eat over the weekend through the Snack Pak 4 Kids program. 

 

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BY Nixie Sanderson
MANAGING EDITOR

A budget and tax rate for the upcoming fiscal year were approved by the Dalhart City Council during their meeting Tuesday evening. The tax rate will be set at the proposed rate of .4141 for the upcoming fiscal year. 

 

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BY Nixie Sanderson
MANAGING EDITOR

It takes an entire community to fight cancer. That’s the idea driving the 15th annual Strike Out Cancer softball tournament, which raises funds to help cancer patients and their families financially. 

 

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BY Nixie Sanderson
MANAGING EDITOR

The Hartley County Sheriff’s Department released the photos of two subjects in an investigation into fraudulent checks. 

The department is working with law enforcement authorities out of Amarillo in this investigation. 

 

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BY Nixie Sanderson
MANAGING EDITOR

While wheat and corn may be a staple on the Dalhart agricultural landscape, the area is also home to a large variety of specialty crops, including one of the largest producers and distributors of pumpkins in the United States. 

 

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BY Nixie Sanderson
MANAGING EDITOR

The Golden Wolves ripped through a sign as they ran out of their tunnel and onto the field before the start of the first game of the season Friday night, August 30.

 

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BY Nixie Sanderson
MANAGING EDITOR

The Dallam-Hartley County Hospital District Board of Directors approved the fiscal year 2020 budget and the three year capital budget at a special meeting Wednesday afternoon. The approval followed a hearing and a presentation by finance officer Joe Bradick. 

 

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BY Nixie Sanderson
MANAGING EDITOR

A gas leak at Fifth Street and Highway 87 resulted in the Dalhart Fire Department requesting the area be avoided for approximately four hours on Saturday afternoon. 

 

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Bill Kelly
The Dalhart Texan

Dalhart High junior Estrella Badillo had her name picked in a drawing to receive a free Josten’s class ring.

 

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BY Nixie Sanderson
MANAGING EDITOR

On the heels of a 10th anniversary celebration, fire burned through Project Canaan in Eswatini (formerly Swaziland) in July.

 

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BY Nixie Sanderson
MANAGING EDITOR

Two new technical courses are being offered at the Rahll Campus of Frank Phillips College in Dalhart this semester. The instrumentation and electrical (I&E) classes are located in the recently constructed Career Training Center (CTC), located behind the Gene and Louise Rahll Education Center that opened in June 2018. 

 

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BY Bill Kelly
SPORTS EDITOR

Each year on National Wreaths Across America Day, millions of Americans - a third of whom are children - come together to REMEMBER the fallen, HONOR those that serve and their families, and TEACH the next generation about the value of freedom. 

 

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SPECIAL TO
THE DALHART TEXAN

August 2019 – Two John Deere dealerships, Green Country Equipment, LLC, and Western Equipment, LLC, have announced plans to merge their operations beginning September 30, 2019. 

 

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BY Nixie Sanderson
MANAGING EDITOR

The Dalhart City Council voted to fund up to $75,000 for a grants matching fund that will benefit Frank Phillips College during their meeting Tuesday evening. 

 

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BY Nixie Sanderson
MANAGING EDITOR

Kenneth Wayne Flemming, age 29, has been arrested following the announcement that Crime Stoppers had issued an award for his arrest.

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BY Bill Kelly
THE DALHART TEXAN

The Dalhart Area Chamber of Commerce hosted a Meet Your Neighbors event in downtown Dalhart Friday evening. Downtown businesses were open late for shopping, there was a bounce house for children, donated by Westco Rental, and Dumbo (2019) was shown on the courthouse lawn after dark.

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BY Nixie Sanderson
MANAGING EDITOR

No charges will be filed against the Dalhart police officer involved in a fatality shooting in April.

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BY Nixie Sanderson
MANAGING EDITOR

Items related to tax collections for the district dominated the action items of the Dalhart Independent School District Board of Education agenda. The board also held an audience with student representatives of each campus, and two members of the public addressed the board regarding the state of the district’s baseball facilities.

 

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BY Nixie Sanderson
MANAGING EDITOR

A new receptacle for flags ready for retirement has been put in place at the Hartley County precinct building in Dalhart.