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52 have cast ballots in early voting at courthouse

By: Elizabeth Tanner— As of Monday, July 6, 52 residents cast ballots during early voting in the three run-off elections in Garza County. Out of 37 republican voters, 24 voted in person and 13 voted by mail-in ballot. Out of 15 democratic voters, 6 voted in person and 9 voted by mail-in ballot. Early voting…

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Lifelong passion for cars becomes full-time business

After three months of intensive planning, Lee Rutherford opened A+ Tire and Lube at 512 N. Broadway. “A+ Tire and Lube is a family owned and operated automotive business,” Rutherford said. “I decided to open my own shop because I was tired of working for someone else. I wanted to have the ability to build…

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Post teacher presents at STEM conference

Using animal skulls, tracks and pelts, teachers can help students with structure, function and adaptations, Post fifth-grade science teacher Crystal Osborn told fellow educators at the recent 2020 Panhandle STEM Conference. The Panhandle STEM Conference, held June 30-July 1, is an annual teachers conference held for Region 16 (Amarillo area) and Region 17 (Lubbock area)…

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Do You Remember By Voda Beth Gradine

Polio One of my favorite television programs is American Experience on PBS, Channel 5.  I watched the one on the polio epidemic. It most definitely shows history repeats itself, even if there are many that want to do away with our history. Even though Franklin D. Roosevelt had contracted polio, also called Infantile Paralysis, in…

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Between the Lines

The civilizing influence of women I have done a lot of thinking through the years about the calming – the civilizing – influence of a woman on a man. In a marriage it happens slowly, almost imperceptibly, but relentlessly over the passage of years. It’s the only way it would work with us men. It…

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Nancy’s Notions by Nancy McDonald

Keeping Your Cool in Hot Weather Heat-related deaths and illness are preventable, yet more than 600 people die from extreme heat every year, according to a recent article from the Center of Disease Control. Getting too hot can make you sick. You can become ill from the heat if your body is not able to…

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From My Desk By Elizabeth Tanner

Pen Pals While scrolling through Facebook, I recently came across an interesting post from Victorian Senior Care. The retirement and assisted living facility, located in North Carolina, had posted photos of their residents holding white boards with the words “Will you be my pen pal?” written across the top. Below, the residents listed their names…

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Peggy’s Corner

By Post Public Library Staff—   This summer is different from all of our other summers. In other summers, we might be taking carefree vacations, planning barbecues, attending baseball games, or anticipating summer camps. This summer, the COVID-19 pandemic has many of our normal pastimes and activities canceled. Even though we are hopeful, this summer…

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