Sheriff candidates address local drug problem, patrol visibility

By Elizabeth Tanner Sheriff candidates, Michael Isbell, Phil Mathews and incumbent Sheriff Terry Morgan, addressed the prevalent drug problem in Garza County at the Oct. 6 candidates’ forum hosted by the Post Area Chamber of Commerce. “It’s a tough nut to crack,” current Garza County Sheriff Morgan said. “We have to be vigilant about it.…

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Early voting open, in-person, curbside available

Early Voting now open Early Voting is now open and, until Oct. 30, voters can vote in person weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Garza County Courthouse, 300 W. Main St. Hours include the lunch hour. Curbside voting also is available for those individuals who have difficulty entering the polling place. To…

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Antelopes drown out Sundown in district opener

By Elizabeth Tanner Coming off bye week, Slayden Pittman threw for 132 yards and ran for 81, completing three touchdowns to help Post defeat the Sundown Roughnecks, 51-6, Friday night in the Antelopes’ district opener. “Coming off our bye week, we were able to get some kids healthy and feeling better than they have in…

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Opinion: Walter E. Williams

The Fight for Free Speech The violence, looting and mayhem that this nation has seen over the last several months has much of its roots in academia, where leftist faculty teach immature young people all manner of nonsense that contradicts commonsense and the principles of liberty. Chief among their lessons is a need to attack…

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The 501 by Hannaba Munn Welch

COVID danger:  thinking A quarantine is like an incubator. Once America truly emerges from COVID, it’ll be interesting to see how many new businesses have been hatched. More interesting than counting the failures. Yep, give people time to think – especially the creative ones — and they’ll get themselves into all sorts of trouble. Like…

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Peggy’s Corner

This week’s popular checkouts By Post Public Library Staff The exciting news this week at the library is more than 30 readers have accepted the Fall Reading Challenge that began on Sept. 22.  We have had fun helping with book selections in the 10 selected categories. Perhaps the most challenging and enlightening category has been…

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Fishing Report

Alan Henry GOOD. Water clear; 68 degrees; 2.80’ low. Black bass are good, getting ready for cooler weather as they move towards the warm of sunlight water on topwater, plastic worms, spinners and crankbait. Crappie are good with jigs under and along docks and piers. Catfish are fair on live bait, cut bait and stinkbait.…

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Do You Remember By Voda Beth Gradine

Rides in Garza County When COVID-19 first began back in March and everyone was supposed to stay home, a few ladies my age decided to resort to the entertainment of our youth – we rode around. The three ladies were Margie Maestas, Julia Childs and me. We would get something to drink and hit the…

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