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Early voting starts October 18 for Constitutional Amendment election

Early voting for the November 2, 2021 Constitutional Amendment election will begin this coming Monday, October 18 and will end on Friday October 29, 2021. In Dallam County, it will be conducted at the office of the Dallam County Clerk in the Dallam County Courthouse from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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7th Annual Rise & Shine food drive starts today

XIT Communications will conduct its 7th Annual Rise & Shine Food Drive beginning today, Friday October 15, but things will be a little different this year due to COVID-19. Instead of delivering the food to one of the XIT office locations, this year, the food will be delivered directly to the food pantry drop off locations at Lincoln Street Baptist Church at 1019 Lincoln Street in Dalhart, the Texline Food Pantry location at the Texline C o m m u n i t y Center at 300 S. 3rd Street in Texline, or Southside at 217 E. Texas Avenue in Stratford. The drop-off times for each pantry are listed below.

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Breast cancer awareness presentation

By Rhonda Butters
THE DALHART TEXAN

Those who attended the Dalhart Women’s Connection Luncheon on Tuesday October 12 gather for a photo after hearing a presentation on breast cancer awareness from Leticia Goodrich and Judy Neill. October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

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Finding solutions for environmental and water issues

By Helen White
TEXAS AGRILIFE

Beginning in high school, Molly McKinney ’23 knew she wanted to pursue a water management and conservation career. Her participation in several water conservation programs led the junior environmental studies major from San Antonio to the Texas A&M College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Department of Plant Pathology and Microbiology.

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Mason Wilt and Mary Ruth Berry had their first kiss in Lubbock

By John W. McCullough
M.A HISTORY, TEXAX TECH UNIVERSITY

This is the 41st article in a series on Dalhart Army Air Field during World War II.

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5th annual Pumpkins for Patients raises over $19,000

The Twilight Cancer Fund held its 5th Annual Pumpkins for Patients fundraising event on Thursday September 30 at B. Whimsy, with lunch served at The Lonestar Shops.

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October is Domestic violence awareness month

The National Domestic Violence Hotline envisions a world where all relationships are positive, healthy, and free from violence. If you or someone you know needs help, call The Hotline at 1-800-799-7233 or go to thehotline.org.

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Hartley County early morning accident

BY Rhonda Butters

THE DALHART TEXAN

An early morning accident between a truck and a motorcycle sent one man to the hospital. The wreck occurred on Wednesday, October 6, 2021, on FM 998 in Hartley County. The driver of the pickup didn’t sustain any injuries. The motorcycle driver sustained serious injuries and was flown by Lifestar to NW Hospital. As of press time the names of those involved had not been released.

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DHCHD Announces New Long Term Care Director

Dalhart, Texas – On Monday, September 27th, Heather Schriber accepted the position of Long-Term Care Director at DHCHD. Heather will be overseeing the day-to-day operations of Coon Memorial Nursing Home and supervising Legacy Assisted Living. She has a passion for the elderly and making their lives the best she can. Coon Memorial Nursing Home is a 54-bed facility and, Legacy Assisted Living is a 26-bed facility. Heather has been the Director of Legacy Assisted Living for the past year and has served as the administrative assistant to the previous Director of Senior Services, Brandi Sanders.

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Creative ways to use pumpkins this fall

By Paul Schattenberg
TEXAS AGRILIFE

From pumpkin spice lattes to harvest-themed front porches, pumpkins are an iconic staple for the fall. Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts have some tips on how to use these popular gourds in and around your home.

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DHS National Honor Society inducts new members

By Bill Kelly

THE DALHART TEXAN

The Dalhart H i g h School chapter of the National Honor Society (NHS) held its annual induction ceremony on Sunday October 3 at the high school auditorium.

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2021 Dalhart High Homecoming King & Queen

By Debbie Renshaw
THE DALHART TEXAN

The 2021 DHS Homecoming Court. L-r: Christian Xon Gonzalez, Alexis Davila, Max Baca, Ruth Espinoza, Jagger Puga, Molly Lockhart, Isabela Amaya and Thomas Meyer.

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Three Texas A&M AgriLife industrial hemp field days set

By Susan Himes

TEXAS AGRILIFE

Three industrial hemp field programs will be held for producers on Sept. 27, Oct. 7 and Oct. 8 near Lubbock, Chillicothe and Muleshoe, respectively, by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. There is no cost to attend nor is preregistration required.

The first of the three field days takes place from 1:30-3:30 p.m. Sept. 27 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, Lubbock, at 1102 East Drew St./Farm-to-Market Road 1294.

The second field hemp program will be Oct. 7 from 9-11 a.m. at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research Station, 1340 Farm-to Market Road 392, Chillicothe.

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Gatlin Brothers returning to Dalhart

Larry, Steve and Rudy Gatlin, aka The Gatlin Brothers, will be returning to perform at the La Rita Theatre in Dalhart on Saturday November 6. Tickets for the concert will be $45 each, and will go on sale on Thursday October 6.

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Dalhart Chamber of Commerce hosts ribbon cuttings

By Rhonda Butters

THE DALHART TEXAN

The Dalhart Area Chamber of Commerce hosted three ribbon cuttings on Tuesday September 28. One was for The Pear Tree, another was for Purpose Coffee, and the third was for Front Gate Properties.

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Assessing global market potential for Texas agricultural commodities

By Paul Schattenberg
TEXAS AGRILIFE

 

The Center for North American Studies, CNAS, part of Texas A&M AgriLife, in collaboration with the Texas Department of Agriculture, TDA, is making global market assessments for a number of the state’s agricultural commodities.

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Georgia Bezner, a sophomore at Dalhart High School, was awarded the Reserve Grand Champion

By Glendon Forgey
FRANK PHILLIPS COLLEGE

Georgia Bezner, a sophomore at Dalhart High School, was awarded the Reserve Grand Champion during the Youth Barrow Show on September 19 at the 2021 Tri-State Fair in Amarillo.

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Channing's Barber wins Grand Champion Youth Heifer Honors at the 2021 Tri-State Fair

By Glendon Forgey
FRANK PHILLIPS COLLEGE

Aidyn Barber of Channing was awarded the Grand Champion during the Youth Heifer Show on September 18 at the 2021 Tri-State Fair in Amarillo.

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Bezner announced as 2021 Western Heritage honoree

Jody Bezner of Texline, shown here with his wife Kay Bezner, has been named the 2021 Western Heritage honoree by the Amarillo Tri-State Exposition. The award, which began in 1996, honors individuals who have made significant contributions to the agricultural industry and surrounding communities in the Golden Spread area. The Bezner family rep- resents that “pioneering spirit” the Western Heritage Award was set out to honor. From Jody’s parents Doc and boots who were an early part of the fed cattle industry, to Jody and Kay and their three sons, Michael, Mitchel, and Stephen, and now their children. The West- ern way of life and the values that have made us strong have remained intact and passed down from generation to generation.

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Landree Heidenreich receives Tri-State Fair & Rodeo scholarship

Landree Heidenreich from Hartley was one of three Panhandle students who were recognized as a scholarship recipient at the Tri-State Fair & Rodeo Boots & Business event on September 11, in the Commercial Exhibits Hall. The Amarillo Tri-State Fair & Rodeo awarded its first scholarship of $500 in 2004. Since that singe-student award, the program has expanded to offer three local students $8,000 each. To date, the Fair has awarded over $236,000 in scholarships to area students.