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By IVY HOLLINGSWORTH

Christmas is a time that people all over the country adorn their homes and lawns with decorations—some classy and pristine, some fun and whimsical.

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During the hospital board meeting recently, Dallam-Hartley Counties Hospital District CEO and Administrator Leroy Schaffner gave a presentation on the top three current issues concerning healthcare.

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By PAULA NUSZ

Legacy Assisted Living hosted a Veterans Appreciation Celebration on Friday, November 28, 2014. Sixty family members and friends gathered to honor Legacy resident veterans: Don Gilbert, Jimmy Summerour and Jake Bemrick.

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By IVY HOLLINGSWORTH

Business was booming in Dalhart this past weekend at local businesses for the Black Friday and Shop Small Business Saturday promotions.

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The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) searched a Memphis residence Thursday, yielding six pounds of cocaine valued at over $193,000, three pounds of methamphetamine valued at over $140,000, four ounces of marijuana valued at $127.00 and over $12,000 in United States currency.

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By IVY HOLLINGSWORTH

The Christmas shopping season is upon us. As Dalhart residents make plans for shopping trips out of town at large department stores or malls, small businesses ask that they consider buying local. Many have partnered with the Dalhart Chamber of Commerce to entice local dollars to stay local.

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By IVY HOLLINGSWORTH

Dalhart Consumers COOP Fuel Association Inc., General Manager Jim Turner opened the 81st annual membership meeting Thursday, Nov. 20, at Rita Blanca Coliseum to a full house to give the annual report.

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By JOE WARREN

Alco Stores Inc. filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, with plans to liquidate or sell the 113-year-old retail operation earlier this year and has now begun the liquidation process.

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By JOE WARREN

I’m leaving Dalhart to take a publisher position on the Oregon Coast. It’s a bittersweet exit, because my son, Liam, and I have really enjoyed our time in Dalhart. Bitter because I’ll miss about 1,000 things about this community tucked away at the top of the Texas Panhandle, but mostly I’ll miss the friends I’ve met.

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By ZELDA BETH LANG

The DISD School Board met on Tuesday night, November 18.

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Dalhart’s Senior Citizens Center is so much more than its name implies. It’s more than just a cafeteria for lunch during the week and a place for an occasional domino game. It’s a place with opportunities for community involvement, and that’s precisely the center’s new vision.

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By IVY HOLLINGSWORTH

Parent Portal is a free online resource for parents or guardians of Dalhart students that allows them to get an up-todate snapshot of their student’s grades and records of absences and tardies.

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Ag producers can learn what to expect from the Farm Bill and how it will impact their farming and ranching business at the 2014 Farm Bill meeting on Monday, November 24 at the OSU Research Center in Goodwell, OK.

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By IVY HOLLINGSWORTH

The City Council met last Monday to discuss various topics, one of which was the Hotel Occupancy Tax (HOT) and how to allocate funds received for 2015.

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By ZELDA BETH LANG

Dallam and Hartley County Commissioners held a joint meeting Monday, November 10. Dallam County had only one agenda item other than the normal monthly business to take care of, like paying bills, approving minutes, and going over other financial matters.

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By JOE WARREN

Old Man Winter made a visit to the Panhandle earlier than normal this year over the weekend blanketing the area with one to two inches of snow, depending on what part to Dallam or Hartley County you live in.

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By JOE WARREN

Veterans Day in Dalhart was a cold one, with an artic storm blitzing the area like the Marines on Iwo Jima back in 1945. Well maybe not as fierce, but cold enough to move all festivities of the day inside to the Senior Center.

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By JOE WARREN

The Dalhart City Council voted to approve a bid from Texas Independent Banks (TIB) for a $9.6 million loan to the city to build a new water system consisting of four wells and a pump station on the south side of town.

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By IVY HOLLINGSWORTH

The fatal shooting of Johnny Joseph Martinez, of Dalhart, on October 13 by a Dalhart Police Officer, has been under investigation by the Texas Rangers.

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By JOE WARREN

Current Dallam County Justice of the Peace, Rita Little won the general election by a significant amount, but she was the only person to appear on the ballot on Nov. 4, for that office.