DPS traffic stop leads to methamphetamine seizure

By Elizabeth Tanner/The Post Dispatch Texas Department of Public Safety Troopers seized 1.445 kilograms of methamphetamines during a traffic stop in Garza County on Tuesday, Sept. 8. DPS troopers stopped the Nissan Xterra traveling on US 84 near mile marker 370 in Garza County at 4:40 p.m. after a concerned citizen called 911 to report…

Antelopes continue to dominate with 58-6 victory over Littlefield

By Elizabeth Tanner/Post Dispatch The Antelopes continued their strong start, securing their first at-home win of the season over the Littlefield Wildcats as wide receiver Nathan McDaniel rushed for three touchdowns and 100 yards in the 58-6 landslide. Post, now sitting at 3-0, scored three touchdowns to take the early lead in the first quarter,…

Two children injured in boat engine explosion

Fire at Lake Alan Henry A boat engine compartment explosion and fire injured two small children on the boat ramp at Lake Alan Henry around 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 6, according to Texas Game Wardens. The boat operator was able to put out the fire with his on-board fire extinguisher, according to Lieutenant Game Warden…

Property tax, water rate increases approved

City Council By Elizabeth Tanner An effective property tax rate of $0.584037, a 1.8-percent increase from the previous year, was approved at the Sept. 8 Post City Council meeting. “We need this effective tax rate to get the levy we need to keep the city functioning,” City Manager and City of Post Tax Assessor-Collector Deana…

Only 43.6% of Garza County households have responded

Census update Only 43.6 percent of Garza County households have responded to the 2020 Census, according to data recorded by the Texas Demographic Center. This is a 16.9-percent decrease from the 2010 final self-response rate of 60.5 percent. The U.S. Census Bureau and local county and city officials encourage everyone to respond before the Sept.…

Opinion: Walter E. Williams

Examining today and yesterday In matters of race and other social phenomena, there is a tendency to believe that what is seen today has always been. For black people, the socioeconomic progress achieved during my lifetime, which started in 1936, exceeded anyone’s wildest dreams. In 1936, most black people lived in gross material poverty and…

Lady Lopes open district, sweeping Aspermont in three straight sets

Briley Miller led the Post Varsity Lady Lopes with 12 kills and nine service points in the 25-19, 25-10, 25-14 district opening win over Aspermont on Tuesday, Sept. 8. Aneliz Alaniz added to the Lady Lopes’ offensive prowess against the Lady Hornets with 12 service points, three aces and three kills to go along with…

Post Municipal Court Report

Total Collected: $3,846.90 Jason Collazo Disorderly Conduct – Fighting $281.00 Failure to Appear $239.00 Dylan West Ran Stop Sign $222.00 Expired Registration $174.00 Violate Promise to Appear $274.00 Minor in Possession $346.00 Possession of Drug Paraphernalia $396.00 Failure to Appear $254.00 Nicole Stephens Speeding 49/35 mph zone $205.00 Jeffrey Hausen Speeding 70/55 mph zone $210.00…

Nancy’s Notions by Nancy McDonald

How to build a healthy salad What you sprinkle over your greens, as well as how much, can make or break a salad. Using small amounts and different combinations of ingredients can help add variety to your salads. Herbs are a great way to add flavor to salads. Both fresh and dried herbs can be…

Peggy’s Corner

New titles provide great reads to kickstart Adult Fall Reading Challenge By Post Library Staff   So many new books, so little time – new fall books have arrived this week! Imagine opening a box of over 20 books and trying to decide what to read first, what a wonderful problem to have. We have…

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