Baptist Church opens doors to Methodist Congregation affected by fire

KENT COUNTY – Saturday, January 17, the First Methodist Church building in Jayton caught fire. According to Kent County staffer Nathan Brooks, the fire began by heavy ice pulling down electrical lines around 7:00 a.m. The community of Jayton has been affected greatly by the fire. “I hate to see it burn down like that,”…

Last Show for Seniors

Garza 4-H Golden Clover Club had a great day at the GCJLA Stock Show. It was bittersweet for our three seniors, since it was their last show in the barn. However, all three are headed to the Major Stock Shows starting with Fort Worth, San Angelo, San Antonio, Houston and ending with Rodeo Austin. We…

Amity Studies the Childs Family

By Nancy McDonald The Post Public Library was the site of the January Study Club meeting, Tuesday, January 14th. Peggy Smith called roll with a themed prompt – share a memory of our grandparents. Ruth Ann Young shared a mediation from a book by LaDonna Gatlin. Beth Cook introduced guest speaker, Julia Childs, who continued…

Lady Lopes suffer two additional loses

NEW DEAL – On Tuesday, January 14, the Lady Lopes challenged the New Deal Lions. In the first quarter, the score was all tied up 6-6. In the second, New Deal pulled ahead with 12 additional points while the Lady Lopes only scored 9. New Deal continued their strong play in the third, outscoring Post…

School News, (Winter 2020)

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56th Annual Stock Show Results

On January the 18th the community held their 56th Annual Garza County Jr. Livestock show. The show began with the swine showing. Cameron Menchaca placed first in the light weight Duroc class. Ayden Mason took second. In the medium weight Duroc class, Josiah Menchaca took first and second. In the heavy weight Duroc class, Lyndi…

Between the Lines

Manliness is not a four-letter word There is just something disturbing about a grown man ordering a “soy vanilla latte, with three pumps.” It is right up there with tugging on Superman’s cape and spitting into the wind. I know this because I ordered one, and for the rest of the day I had an…

From My Desk By Elizabeth Tanner

Love is a four-legged word My maternal grandmother, Betty, was an animal lover. She kept every dog and cat that crossed her path. Sometimes, even the neighbors’ animals. My grandparents lived in the country and when the Moore’s moved down the road from them, grandma took it upon herself to recruit their two dogs into…

Yesteryears by Elizabeth Tanner

70 Years Ago: “Post Day” was to be celebrated at the Southwestern Exposition and Fat Stock Show in Fort Worth. 125 Garza Countians were expected to attend and help at the show. Zoe Sims, Jean Sims, Billy Meeks, Billy Taylor, R. E. Josey, Jack Kirkpatrick, Jackie Meeks, Carter White, Roy Josey, Leon Miller, Donald Jones,…

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