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The topic of the next several columns will be pruning. The safest months to prune oaks and other deciduous landscape trees is during their dormant period, January through February, after leaf drop …
The Garza County Junior Livestock Show was held for the 58th time last weekend.  Students from Post and Southland showed their animals that they had raised in the show ring before a judge.  …
It is time to order seeds for this year’s gardens. Quiet hours can be passed leafing through the glossy pages of seed catalogs looking for the source of our proven varieties, faithful varieties …
There was a birthday celebration this week for a man that holds one of the longest years of service as an elected official in Garza County. Preston Poole was County Attorney from 1965 until 1997 and …
Agriculture
(BPT) - Should married women and men be equally involved in long-term financial decisions? Your answer is likely a resounding yes! The …
(NewsUSA) - Winter 2022 promises the perfect storm for soaring home heating bills. The convergence of surging energy prices, plummeting temperatures and escalating demand means optimal …
Plains Cotton Growers, Inc. will host a 2022 ARC/PLC and Crop Insurance Update meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2022, to review and discuss the numerous options available to producers for the 2022 …
The benefits of drinking tea have long been praised. Ancient cultures supported this theory. And to this day, tea is the one nutritional source I can think of that doesn’t suffer the …
Lifestyles
During the week of January 8, 2022 – January 14, 2022, the Post Municipal Court  18 cases and collected $4,558.00 in fines and fees. The following cases are closed/guilty/fines and fees …
One day last week, I went to the Post Office here to pick up my mail. On entering the foyer, there was a man sitting on the floor. He was being assisted by Melinda Jesko and Mike Lange, our window …
The Garza County Appraisal District Board of Directors met January 12 with each member taking the oath of office.  Each member will serve a two-year term on the board.  Members are elected …
Statewide December sales tax allocation – representing November sales by businesses that report tax monthly – were up 27 percent compared to last year.  The City of Post will …
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Beat the Winter Blues
(Family Features) Freshen up the inside of your home, no matter what the weather is doing outside.
5 Cooking Swaps to Help Manage Cholesterol
(Family Features) When cooking, keep in mind small changes that can make a big impact on heart health. These simple tips and better-for-you recipes like Chicken Tortilla Soup and Air Fryer Crispy (Un) Fried Chicken can help you eat healthy without sacrificing taste. 
New Year, New Sustainable You
(Family Features) Choosing a healthier lifestyle also means making smarter choices for the world around you. Commit to doing your part for a healthier environment with these tips and a recipe for Mushroom White Bean Hummus.
Take a Bite of a Better-for-You Energy Booster
(Family Features) Sweetpotatoes are a versatile veggie that's easy to add to a multitude of recipes for flavor enhancement and nutritional content, they are a key ingredient in these No-Bake Sweetpotato Coconut Ginger Energy Bites.
Fresh, Healthy Family Meals
(Family Features) The COVID-19 pandemic led to a shortage of plasma donors. Before and after donation, it's a good idea to fuel up with iron-rich meals like Marinated Skirt Steak, Lemon Chicken with Roasted Red Onions and Potatoes, and Cheesy Frittata with Veggies.