Post ISD announces cancellation of classes until April 3

“Our hope is to be back in school once the closing period has lifted…” On Friday, March 13, the University Interscholastic League announced the suspension of all UIL Contests. “To support the health and safety of our students and communities, the University Interscholastic League (UIL) is suspending all UIL sanctioned contests due to the outbreak…

Community Leaders Meet to Discuss COVID-19

County qualified for disaster relief should it be needed At the invitation of County Judge Lee Norman, some 40 city and county leaders met Tuesday afternoon, March 18, at the Ambulance Building to discuss protocols and future plans Garza County in light of COVID-19. Present were representatives from the City, County Emergency Services, Law Enforcement,…

Spring has Sprung

Last Thursday, March 19, was the first day of spring. And if spring felt like it came a little quicker than usual, that’s because it did! Astronomically speaking, the first day of spring usually lands on March 20 or 21, also known as the vernal equinox. This year, however, the equinox happened on the 19th…

Answer to Necessity Shortage?

After restocking their shelves, many local stores began limiting customers’ purchases in an attempt to stay ahead of the necessity shortage. On Thursday, March 19, stores placed signs next to select items including toilet paper, water, paper towels, hand soap and even meats. On many goods, customers were given a limit of one per household.…

I’ll Take a Corona……. Hold the Virus Please, I Would Prefer a Lime….

By Sarah Hite, MSN, FNP-C— Who else feels like they are living in a poorly written science fiction movie?  I think we should fire the writers!  Seriously, don’t people have enough toilet paper already?  But in all seriousness, I know that this is a scary and troubling time for many people.  There are so many…

Torres Errand Runners – a love for helping others

Torres Errand Runners have been running errands since June 11, 2019. “For those of you who don’t know, we run this company in purpose to help those of you who need assistance and getting errands done whether it is because you have a hurt foot or because you just don’t feel like getting out,” Erica…

School News, Spring 2020

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The President’s Coronavirus Guidelines for America: 15 Days to Slow the Spread

Listen to and follow the directions of your state and local authorities. If you feel sick, stay home. Do not go to work. Contact your medical provider. If your children are sick, keep them at home. Do not send them to school. Contact your medical provider. If someone in your household has tested positive for…

Between the Lines

The unofficial national candidates quiz As I write this, I am sitting in my den, looking through a wall of picture windows at the blossoming Bradford pear tree looming over the driveway. Things are slow here this weekend and I can only read so many hours in a day. So, it’s either the Bradford Pear…

From My Desk By Elizabeth Tanner

The Dangers of Online Shopping Since most stores have temporarily closed or become crowded with panic buyers, I’ve been doing a lot of my shopping online recently. This has proved to be very detrimental to my bank account. In fact, it has gotten so bad that I don’t even have to take my debit card…

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