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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Fishing Report

Alan Henry        GOOD. Water clear 53-55 degrees; 1.56′ low. Black bass are great with topwater, worms, and spinners, and larger fish are caught about 8-16 feet off spawning spots. Crappie are fair on minnows off the pier. Catfish are fair on live bait and stinkbait. Hubbard Creek FAIR. Water stained; 56-58 degrees; 2.20’ low. Largemouth…

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Yesteryears by Elizabeth Tanner

70 Years Ago: Materials, including brick and tile, for the new theatre on Main Street near Post City Hall were being unloaded in the middle of the empty lot. The theatre was expected to seat 900 people and be one of the most modern theatres in the area with a glassed-in crying room. “As soon…

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Every Crook and Cranny

By Elizabeth Tanner Mandarin Cake Cake Ingredients: 1 box of yellow cake mix 4 eggs 1 cup of oil 1 (11 ounce) can of mandarin oranges Cake Instructions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Combine all ingredients, beat with an electric mixer and put in 9×13 greased baking pan. Bake for 35-40 minutes, or until toothpick…

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Post Notes

Rescheduled The Caprock Cactus All Breed Shows’ postponement of their 2020 March Hair Open Show at Marshall Tack and Feed on March 21 has been rescheduled for June 13. Cancellations All Garza County 4-H meetings have currently been cancelled until April 17. The annual Taba’ne Yuan’e event at the Post City Park has been cancelled.…

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Nancy’s Notions by Nancy McDonald

COVID-19 Quiz Have you been listening? Almost every newscast begins with “breaking news” about COVID-19, a specific strain of the corona family of viruses that has caused many illnesses and deaths. Try these questions about strategies recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). These steps can reduce our risk of becoming ill…

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Do You Remember by Vonda Beth Gradine

Taba’na Yuan’e Let me be the first to say, do you remember the year of COVID-19? This will be the topic of columns like mine for years. I have a four-year-old granddaughter that may write a piece on COVID-19 sixty-six years from now, when she is my age. Since almost everything is either closed or…

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Peggy’s Corner

By Post Public Library Staff— Yes, the Post Public Library has been closed since Thursday, March 20.  The decision was made in the interest of public safety and we hope that these precautions will help to prevent the spread of coronavirus in our community. “Social Distancing” is an important factor in preventing the spread of…

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Pet of the Week

    Bert (Ernie’s brother) is a 12-year-old Chihuahua. He is very timid and will take some time to get used to new surroundings. To meet this guy or any of our other great dogs, please contact us at [email protected], on Facebook at Post Arc or call 806-317-8041.

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Validation Due Dates

Horse Validation: All horse validations are entered on 4-H Connect. Horse validation period: March 1 to April 15, $10 per horse; April 16 to May 1, $20 per horse; May 2 to May 5, $25 per horse. Validation and payment are required of all horses regardless if they were entered last year. If you need…

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