Click for the latest Dalhart weather forecast.

Archives

<< <  Page 110 of 214  > >>

Posted by: tdt -

By LEANN PACHECO

A July 26 meeting of the DHCHD Board of Directors included an audience with Sylvia Renick of Dalhart Area Community Education and Enrichment, and Shannon Degenhart, Ph.D., of Frank Phillips College; a budget hearing at which the operating budget for fiscal year 2013 was approved; and further discussion of the district’s tax rate.

Posted by: tdt -

By TAMMI KATE LEDFORD

The Dalhart Independent School District held their monthly meeting of the Board of Trustees on Tuesday, July 24 at 6:00 p.m. The meeting was called to order at 6:19 p.m. by Board President Jeff Lloyd,
DISD staff member Trevor Scott updated the board on their districts Facebook and twitter account status. XIT School Principal, Kevin Douglas explained a new program being implemented to enhance the students social skills. This vital program will teach the students how to set goals, build relationships and techniques on controlling their emotions. Scott Hand provided documentation regarding E-rate for the schools communication systems.

Posted by: tdt -

By TAMMI KATE LEDFORD

Gary Sinclair, Police Chief of the Dalhart Police Department took command on November 7, 2011. With his acceptance of the position he promised the City Council and the citizens of Dalhart upgrades, positive changes and in short a more modern and approachable department and staff.

Posted by: tdt -

By WARREN SLAUGHTER

The Dalhart City Council took no action on a proposal to place three-way stop signs at the intersection of Harbour and Sioux. The council wants to consider other options, such as stop signs on Sioux where it intersects with Seminole. The stop signs are being considered to address residents’ concerns about the speeding and traffic in this area. The concerns were expressed to the Dalhart Police Department when they held a town hall-type meeting for residents in that part of town.

Posted by: tdt -

By REV. JUDI WIEGMAN

There is an amazing song I love to sing. “It’s time we as Christians stand up for what is right. It’s time to square our shoulders back and take our swords and fight. For the Bible is our weapon, the Spirit is our shield. The Church needs more of its members to be workers in the field.”

Posted by: tdt -

By TAMMI KATE LEDFORD

Hagan Johnson, the son of Crystal and Garrett Johnson was crowned Little Mr. XIT and Ruthanne Renae Robison, the daughter of Amanda and Jeremy Robison was crowned Little Miss XIT on Saturday, July 21, at the First Christian Church in a children’s “Saddle-up and Ride” style pageant.

Posted by: tdt -

By TAMMI KATE LEDFORD

“Don’t give up the opportunity to vote,” stated Selene Schumacher . Bud Snead, Donald DeJong and Schumacher have all united to endorse David Dewhurst for the United States Senate.

Posted by: tdt -

By TAMMI KATE LEDFORD

The Dalhart Area Chamber of Commerce and the Red Coat Ambassadors hosted a ribbon cutting for Frank Phillips College (FPC) educational facility Monday, July 23. The ceremony officially opening FPC doors was followed by a reception.

Posted by: tdt -

By TAMMI KATE LEDFORD

With summer heat in full force again in Dalhart and temperatures expected to reach into the low one hundreds this weekend, area non-profit agencies have determined the need for heat relief assistance for some of the area’s friends and neighbors.  Heat is particularly hard on senior citizens. RayAnn McKay has spearheaded a project to “Keep Kool” this summer.

Posted by: tdt -

By LEANN PACHECO

Two candidates for the office of Dallam County Constable will face a runoff election July 31. Early voting takes place July 23-27. E.H. Little, who has held the position for 11 years, announced his retirement earlier this year.
Of four candidates vying for the office in the May 29 Republican primary, Shane Stevenson and Dewayne Dennis led with the highest number of votes. Of 417 total votes cast, Stevenson received 157 or 37.74 percent.

Posted by: tdt -

By TAMMI KATE LEDFORD

The Dallam Extension Education Association (EEA) has begun preparations for the Annual XIT Arts and Craft Show. The event has been scheduled for Saturday, August 4, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Park at the corner of 7th Street and  Rock Island.

Posted by: tdt -

By TAMMI KATE LEDFORD

On April 10, at approximately 5:00 p.m. Dalhart Police Department officer, Anthony Longoria responded to a call in the 2000 block of East 13th.  The complainant stated that a set of four rims were stolen from his home. During the investigation it was discovered that the resident had a close circuit video system at his home and the thieves had been captured in the crime and the events of the theft had been recorded. The actual theft had taken place at approximately 12:00 a.m. on April 5.

Posted by: tdt -

By TAMMI KATE LEDFORD

The run-off election between Dewayne Dennis and Shane Stevenson will be held on Tuesday, July 31. The two republican candidates are in a dead heat for Constable of Dallam County. E. H. Little, the current constable, announced his retirement several months ago and the vacant position has been sought after by four local men with years of law enforcement experience. As well as constable, several state and national positions are up for grabs, and this July election is considered the Republican Primary run-off.

Posted by: tdt -

By REV. JUDI WIEGMAN

I can’t NOT write!  (Spell check says—“Negation use, consider revising.”)  I chuckle as I remember hearing this phrase from a well known author. So, at the risk of being grammatically incorrect, I move on, sharing my heart and hopefully stirring yours.

Posted by: tdt -

By TAMMI KATE LEDFORD

On Saturday, July 14 at approximately 9:57 a.m. the Dallam County Sheriff’s Office was notified that the railroad crossing at 7th and Tennessee was blocked due to a derailment.  A Union Pacific freight train derailed at the BNSF interlocker located one block west of U. S. Highway 87 and 54. Traffic came to a stand still; intersections at 7th Street, 4th Street, 5th Street and Denver were blocked for hours.

Posted by: tdt -

By TAMMI KATE LEDFORD

Dalhart Fire and Rescue (DFR) responded to a call on July 12 at approximately 9:15 p.m. at Morning Star Dairy. A commodities barn containing cotton seed, soy bean meal and hay was in flames. DFR maintained control until Morning Star Dairy personnel could salvage some of the contents from the heated open barn.

Posted by: tdt -

XIT Queen Candidates, Shelby Spielman and Robyn Richardson were busy getting a good look at the beautiful saddle donated by Bill Fairchild Ins.

Posted by: tdt -

Waggoner was born and raised in Pampa, Texas and is a 2002 graduate from Pampa High School. Following graduation, Waggoner attended Texas Tech University where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering in December 2007.

Posted by: tdt -

By TAMMI KATE LEDFORD

Dalhart Fire and Rescue (DFR) responded to a call from witnesses at the Rita Blanca Lake in the early morning hours of Thursday, July 12. When the Dalhart Police Department (DPD) and Hartley County Sheriff’s Department (HCSO) arrived shortly after 3:00 a.m., the scene of the covered picnic area was fully involved.  DFR moved swiftly and without hesitation to extinguish the outdoor structure to prevent the fire from spreading in to the dry grassy area.  

Posted by: tdt -

By TAMMI KATE LEDFORD

The first local town hall meeting hosted by the Dalhart Police Department (DPD), Dalhart Police Chief Gary Sinclair and the DPD staff is in keeping with the promises Sinclair made when he accepted the position as Chief of Police for the City of Dalhart in the fall of 2011.