Post High School Commencement set for May 22

Protocols and procedures in place for ceremony due to COVID-19 pandemic Post High School will be holding the Class of 2020 Commencement Ceremony at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 22 at the Jimmie Redman Memorial Stadium. Usually held at the Post Antelope Arena, location has changed this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Along with…

Class of 2020

Post, Borden County and Southland graduates’ photos and bios inside. (PAGES 8-16)

20 Wonderful Years

Necie Moreno retires from Post ISD— Even at her own retirement party, Necie Moreno remained busy, bustling around the Post ISD cafeteria as her favorite county station KSSL played in the background. “She isn’t going to settle when she’s at home either,” coworker Chelisa Williams-Krauser said. “She’s always moving.” Not used to all the attention,…

Clinic offers antibody testing as fifth case is confirmed

Monday, May 18, Garza County received it’s fifth confirmed Covid-19 case. All tracing will be done through the Region 1 Health Department. According to Texas Health and Human Services, three of the five cases are active with the other two recovered. Garza County Health Clinic has also announced that they are now conducting Covid-19 antibody…

Thetford signs to West Texas A&M

Although Thetford wasn’t suited in his usual Bold Gold jersey, he completed one of the biggest plays of his life, signing to the West Texas A&M Buffaloes’ Football Program. Besides winning the Buffaloes’ some gold, during his time at WT, Thetford plans on majoring in sports exercise and medicine. According to Thetford, the choice was…

Centennial Bank to merge with Happy State Bank

In a May 15 release statement, Happy State Bank CEO Mikel Williamson and Centennial Bank CEO Gregg Appel announced that regulatory approval has been received for Happy Bancshares, Inc. to purchase and assume operations of Centennial Bank and it’s holding company Commerce Bancshares, Inc. Although the merger is set to close on July 1, Williamson…

Between the Lines

On the smell of dirt and cigars— I watched the sun rise over the Davis Mountains of West Texas this morning. I stepped out on the balcony of the mountain cabin I and a few friends visit each year just before the sun began to crest a mountain to the east. I watched and recorded…

Yesteryears by Elizabeth Tanner

70 Years Ago: Mrs. M. J. Malouf, mother to Tommy, Alfred, Buddy, Johnnie and Junior, was considered the ideal mother according to Post citizens. “I don’t do much,” Malouf said. “I’m mostly interested in my home, the church and of course, the store.” However, Malouf’s interest in those few simplicities was exactly what won her…

Do You Remember by Vonda Beth Gradine

The Cook Family   With this being Memorial Day weekend, I want to change from talking about the outlaws in Garza County to a very patriotic family. It is the O.R. Cook family that lived out west of town. I call them a patriotic family because in World War II they had six sons and…

Help find Enzo

Enzo, the May 15 Pet of the Week, is lost. On May 12, he jumped out of the car close to Centennial Bank and has yet to be found. Post Animal Refuge Center asks that the public be on the look out for him. If you spot Enzo, call 806-317-8041.

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