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By IVY HOLLINGSWORTH
THE DALHART TEXAN

The Dallam County Grand Jury that was originally scheduled for Thursday, June 18 has been postponed. The grand jury has been rescheduled for Thursday, July 16.

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By NIXIE SANDERSON
THE DALHART TEXAN

May saw a growth of 33,200 jobs in Texas, bringing the over-the-year total to 286,400 jobs in the state, according to information released Friday by the Texas Workforce Commission. The job growth numbers are seasonally adjusted nonfarm jobs.

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By NIXIE SANDERSON
THE DALHART TEXAN

The Turner family of Dalhart will embark on their eighth mission trip to East Asia and their third trip to Nepal later this week. Matt Turner, a physician at Dalhart Family Medicine, will work in clinics in both regions, while his wife, Christi Turner, and daughter, Elissa, will work with missions in the church.

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By IVY HOLLINGSWORTH
THE DALHART TEXAN

The first ever WRCA Ranch Rodeo was held in Dalhart Saturday. Twelve teams made up of members of working ranches competed in five events: stray gathering, branding, sorting, ranch bronc riding, and wild cow milking.

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Submitted by Janet Harrison
Dallam, Hartley Counties AgriLife Extension

Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas hosted the 2015 Texas State 4-H Roundup held June 9-11. Over 4,000 4-H participants from across the state of Texas met to compete in State Contests in which they qualified for at the district level.

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By IVY HOLLINGSWORTH
THE DALHART TEXAN

The XIT Directors, who host the annual XIT Rodeo and Reunion, will add another major event to their list of activities this weekend. The firstever XIT Ranch Rodeo will be held tomorrow, with high hopes that it will also be a yearly occasion.

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By IVY HOLLINGSWORTH
THE DALHART TEXAN

Current Dalhart Elementary School assistant principal Wade Ritchey will step up July 1 to fill the principal position left vacant by former principal Karen Taft, who retired after the 2014-15 school year.

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By NIXIE SANDERSON
THE DALHART TEXAN

Cargill hosted their annual golf tournament Saturday and Sunday. Prior to tee-off Sunday afternoon, the company presented a check for nearly $14,000 to Relay for Life and received awards for Cargill Cares.

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By IVY HOLLINGSWORTH
THE DALHART TEXAN

Governor Greg Abbot signed House Bill 910, known as the “open carry” bill, into law Saturday.


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By IVY HOLLINGSWORTH
THE DALHART TEXAN

Rita Blanca Electric Cooperative has announced scholarship recipient for this year’s graduating class.

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By NIXIE SANDERSON
THE DALHART TEXAN

Terrell Jones has been named the new principal at Texline Independent School District, as of June 1. Jones has been a science teacher at Texline for three years.

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Ivy Hollingsworth/The Dalhart Texan

The Dallam and Hartley Counties Library is now accepting registrations for the 12th annual Summer Reading Program, scheduled to begin July 1.

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By ZELDA BETH LANG
THE DALHART TEXAN

The Dalhart City Council met Tuesday night, June 9. Kurtis Thomas, former mayor, was presented a clock by Mayor Pro-Tem Clinton Hale.

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By ZELDA BETH LANG
THE DALHART TEXAN

The Dalhart Independent School District (DISD) Board met Monday night, June 8.

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By NIXIE SANDERSON
THE DALHART TEXAN

Dallam and Hartley County producers are on track to have approximately 245,000 acres of corn for grain and silage this year, according to AgriLife Extension Agent Mike Bragg.

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By NIXIE SANDERSON
THE DALHART TEXAN

First Baptist Church of Dalhart welcomed a new minister earlier this month. Hugh Schwartz has taken the leadership role as the music minister at the church, relocating from Kingman, Ariz., where he served as the youth and music pastor at the First Southern Baptist Church with his family.

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Degrees were officially conferred on 880 West Texas A&M University students during its spring commencement exercises May 16 at the First United Bank Center. The University awarded 690 baccalaureate degrees and 190 master’s degrees.

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By ZELDA BETH LANG
THE DALHART TEXAN

Both the Dallam and Hartley Commissioners Courts met on Monday morning, June 8.

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By EDITORIAL STAFF
THE DALHART TEXAN

More than five inches of rain fell in Hartley Thursday night, which led to widespread flooding throughout the town, shutting down Highway 87 and causing damage to the railroad through the area.

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By IVY HOLLINGSWORTH
THE DALHART TEXAN

Dalhart High School’s advanced plant and soil science classes, under the leadership of Melissa Ritchey, has taken on a community garden project that will prove to be beneficial to more than just students.