Fake money passed in Dalhart
Texan Photos by Joe Warren
Counterfeit money is being passed in Dalhart according to Chief of Police Gary Sinclair, so be on the lookout. He said there is an instance where a counterfeit $50 was passed at a local business.
Dalhart Law Enforcement Students Take to the Streets
This school year the Advanced Law Enforcement students at Dalhart High School have been given the opportunity to see what it is really like to be a Police Officer in Dalhart, TX. For the first time this year Dalhart High School offered a Law Enforcement Practicum class for the Advanced Law Enforcement Students.
No black or white cat adoptions
Dalhart Animal Wellness Group and Sanctuary (DAWGS) that has many animal shelters and rescue groups have placed a freeze on all adoptions for black and white cats until after Halloween. Many shelters have reported hearing horror stories of these cats and kittens being tortured and killed in connection with the candy filled holiday.
Council met Tuesday
City Council met Tuesday evening in a very short meeting. There were four agenda items all approved.
Keeping our public water system safe
In an effort to comply with Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and to keep Dalhart’s public water system safe from potential contamination, the city is implementing a plan that will affect businesses and some homeowners.
Special STEM program engages students with Robotics
With the help of a $10,000 grant from the Dalhart Education Foundation, the Dalhart Junior High School sixth grade math and science students will learn hands-on, highly technological programing through a robotics program offered by something they are familiar with. Legos.
Gov. shutdown affects school food programs
The government shutdown will have an impact on Dalhart ISD as much of its funding comes from the federal government but how much of an impact is still unclear according to Superintendent John Massey.
Cattle Raisers Urge Texans to Approve Prop. 6 in Constitutional Election
The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) urges ranchers and landowners to vote in favor of Proposition 6 during the Nov. 5 Constitutional Election. Texans can participate in early voting, which begins Oct. 21 and runs through Nov. 1.
Local man arrested for assaulting an officer
Local Tim Medina was arrested last Thursday (Oct. 17) by Dalhart Police on two alleged felonies and one misdemeanor. Medina sits in the Dalham Hartley County Jail after being arrested for assault on a public servant, tampering with evidence and...
Oktoberfest raises funds German style
Texan Photo by Joe WarrenThere may not have been any lederhosen dawned or dirndls gracing the 32nd Oktoberfest in Dalhart, but there was plenty of bratwurst and sauerkraut. The event raises funds each year for St. Anthony’s Catholic School and over 3,000 tickets are sold in the community to get a taste of the Knights of Columbus’ German cuisine.
School board talks through agenda items
Although not on the agenda, several concerned parents were present Tuesday night at the DISD Board meeting. Amy Gonzales was spokeswoman for the group.
Migrant Education program at Dalhart ISD flourishing
The Migrant Education Program at Dalhart ISD headed by Alicia Williams, the district’s Migrant Coordinator and Recruiter, is flourishing.
Halloween happenings in Dalhart
Staff of the Dalhart Area Chamber of Commerce are hosting a couple of events to help community members get to know each other a little better while networking around some fun seasonal events. The first is a tailgating event slated for Friday (Oct. 18) called the Fall New Neighbors Welcome Tailgate Party from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Superintendent discusses breaking down bus issue
If you happened to drive down Boys’ Ranch road the night of Friday, (Sept. 27), you would have seen a bus sitting on the side of the road with no one in it, no one standing around it, and seemingly no way to move it.
Golden Wolf Band perfect at competition
Straight 1’s. That is the goal in UIL (University Interscholastic League) competition for any and every band in the state of Texas. You can’t do much better than straight ones.
Coon Memorial Hospital Health Fair a success
The Dallan — HartleyCounties Hospital Districthosted its 2013 HealthFair Friday (Oct. 11) atCoon Memorial Hospitaloffering many free servicesto those who attendedalong with highlightingmany healthcare vendorshere in the area.
More teachers forced to moonlight
Forty-four percent of Texas teachers moonlight during the school year, and 61 percent take extra jobs during the summer to make ends meet, according to a survey by Sam Houston State University commissioned by the Texas State Teachers Association.
New Photo Identification Law
With the 2013 Amendment Election and 2014 Primary Elections quickly approaching, Kay Howell, Dallam County Tax Assessor / Voter Registrar and Terri Banks, Dallam County & District Clerk / Elections Administrator would like to remind voters of the new photo identification law now in effect.
VA clinic to open soon in Dalhart
In the wake of a government shutdown, the Department of Veterans Affairs is open to help veterans and the Amarillo VA Hospital is fully functional. In fact, Friday (Oct. 11) was a big day for the local VA Healthcare system as they celebrated the opening of a new VA Health Clinic in Dalhart.
Music Jubilee draws crowd
The High School Auditorium was filled with the sounds of Texas Gospel and Country Music Saturday evening when Paul’s Journey took center stage to play to the nearly full house. Paul’s Journey was joined by performances by Jeanette Lunsford Brolt Bontke and Bergundy Rose, both originally from Dumas.