City approves changes to ordinance regarding carports

July 22, 2021

City Council approved the proposed changes to city ordinances after a public hearing was held on Tuesday, July 13 during the regular scheduled meeting.  No public comments were voiced during the hearing regarding carports and accessory buildings under Section §14.02.472 labeled Yard Limitations. The change will allow property owners to place a carport 19.5 feet…

Sales tax allocations for City show positive retail gains

July 22, 2021

The city of Post’s July sales tax rebate is 26 percent above the same period last year according to figures released by the Texas Comptroller office. July’s allocation represents May retail sales of $76,084. June’s rebate showed similarly favorable trend that might be tied to stimulus checks. As the economy recovers from COVID, it is…

Post ISD names Makenzi DeCrow as new head softball coach, adds two other additions to coaching staff

July 15, 2021

Post ISD made three additions to the athletics program’s coaching staff. The school named Makenzi DeCrow as the new head softball coach. In addition to her hiring, the school hired Suzanne Francis as an assistant to the girls middle school basketball program and the high school volleyball program. The school also brought back former head…

Kyna Hudman FFA State Champion Barrel Racer

July 15, 2021

Subdivision agreements, inmate housing, mental health services and on agenda for Garza County Commissioners

July 15, 2021

County Commissioners convened for a regular scheduled meeting on Monday and heard updates on the Raider Park subdivision at Lake Alan Henry. County Attorney Ted Weems told the court a misunderstanding between the developer and the county will result in drafting a new agreement for maintenance of roads serviced by the county.  Weems said the…

Garza County community mourns loss of longtime constable

July 8, 2021

The Garza County community has said a sudden heartbreaking goodbye to longtime Garza County Constable Daniel Yarbro who died of a heart attack on Saturday night. Yarbro took the office of Constable Pct 1 on January 1, 1997, after winning a landslide victory over two opponents.   He had made the decision to not seek re-election…

Renewal of registered brands begins on Aug. 31

July 8, 2021

The Garza County Clerk’s office has almost 300 registered livestock marks and brands on file, according to Carla Sanchez, Deputy Count Clerk. In accordance with Article 144.044 of the Texas Agriculture Code, on Wednesday, August 31, 2021, the Clerk’s office will begin the renewal process of the recording of animal marks, brands, and tattoos.  Brand…

Parker signs contract to become new city manager

July 8, 2021

Rhett Parker signed his contract with the City of Post to become the new city manager effective, Monday, August 2. Parker said, “He and his family spent Friday afternoon exploring the town, looking for houses and checking out the schools.” Post Mayor Marvin Self said “The council members were impressed with Parker during the interview…

Post and Garza County recognize July 5 as a holiday

July 5, 2021

With Independence Day falling on Sunday, most governmental offices will be recognizing today, July 5, as a holiday. Federal offices including the post office, will be closed today along with Banks, Garza County offices, City Hall and the Post Area Chamber of Commerce and Vistor Center. The Post ISD office will be closed on today.…

City Council offers city manager position to J. Rhett Parker

July 1, 2021

In a special called meeting on Monday, June 28, the City Council voted to offer the position of City Manger to J. Rhett Parker effective August 1. Parker is a CPM, Certified Public Manager through Texas Tech University. Since 2013 he has been the City Manager in Cameron.  Cameron is similar in size to Post…

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