Council plays “the heavy” in property issues
The Dalhart City Council had some tough decisions to make in regard to real property at Tuesday’s meeting. After conducting a public hearing, council members voted four against and two for Ordinance 2009-17, which would have changed the zoning on a lot located at 1122 Channing from R-3 to Special Use for the purpose of placing a manufactured home.
Magazines and phone books now recyclable
The City of Dalhart now offers residents special dumpsters for recycling magazines and phone books. The white dumpsters are located at the Apache Shopping Center in front of the United Supermarket. The city asks that anyone utilizing the new recycling dumpsters watch for the labels to deposit magazines and phone books in the proper compartment.
“The Dust Bowl” series production underway
Ken Burn’s production crew is traveling to Oklahoma, Texas and Kansas this summer to search a new public television series: The Dust Bowl. Like their earlier films on World War II, Jazz, Baseball and The Civil War, Florentine Films believes The Dust Bowl is an important event in American history.
Texline receives emergency water grant
On July 7th, the USDA Rural Development announced that the City of Texline was selected to receive an $85,000 Emergency Community Water Assistance Grant. The grant stems from a freak accident that put the city’s main source of water out of commission.
Dallam- Hartley County Library Summer Reading Program
Lea played the flute and piccolo showing that “smaller” instruments are “higher”. Caleb showed how to play on the recorder. We also brought a Native American ocarina, a carved olive wood recorder from Israel, and Caleb displayed how to make a train whistle sound with the alto and soprano recorder played at the same time.
It amazes me when I hear people say, “I don’t have to go to church to be a Christian. Church attendance is not important to me.” It isn’t just about you! I’ve seen it both ways; people who think they must be there if the door is open and those who never go.
Texline Community Center to celebrate first anniversary
The Community Center in Texline is celebrating its one-year anniversary. Celebrations are scheduled for Saturday, July 18th and will last most of the day.
In order to get the entire community involved and to entice visitors from Dalhart, Hartley, Channing and Clayton, a day full of events and exciting activities are planned.
Students from Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine visited Dalhart
Recently, students from Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine visited the Dalhart area as they participated in an elective course called The Food Animal Production Tour (VTPP 948). A total of nine students along with their instructors Drs. John Davidson, Virginia Fajt and Dan Posey made several Dalhart stops including Premium Standard Farms, Dalhart Jersey Ranch, Full Circle Jerseys, Circle H Headquarters and Hilmar Cheese. The veterinarians at Circle H Headquarters were hosts of the event.
World War II and Korean War Vets sought for historical flight to D.C.
The 2nd annual Texas Panhandle Honor Flight is scheduled for October 7-9, 2009. World War II and Korea War Veterans are invited to travel to Washington, D.C. on an all expenses paid visit to the nation’s Capitol. The three day/two night trip includes visiting the War Memorials honoring service members.
Father and son motorcyclists injured Monday
Two men riding motorcycles early Monday were involved in an accident that sent both to Coon Memorial Hospital. EMS, Dallam County Sheriff’s Office and the Texas Department of Public Safety were dispatched to the scene just after 10:00 a.m. The accident occurred just north of Dalhart on Highway 87 near the intersection of N. Sedan Road.