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Cotton Harvest in Garza County

Danny Gonzales started cotton harvest last week on his farm west of Close City.  Like most farmers in the area, they were “watching the sunrise winds” in March to predict the crop production.  Gonzales told the Dispatch, “The wind was from the South with dirt blowing and that is not a good crop year.  My…

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Councilwoman formally resigns, last day Oct 1

Melba Cimental, Ward 1 City Councilwoman, has handed in her official letter of resignation effective October 1. “It’s time”.  Cimental said.  “I have served 14 years as a representative for ward one and it’s time for a change.” Cimental was elected to a two-year term on May 4, 2019.  The City County voted in March…

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Garza County 4-H celebrate National 4-H Week

Staff Reports Garza County 4-H members gathered on Monday, October 4 for their annual awards and banquet/cookout to launch National 4-H Week.   National 4-H Week and the local banquet showcases the incredible experiences that 4-H offers young people and highlights the remarkable 4-H youth in our community who work each day to make a…

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Antelopes lose to Sundown in another heartbreaker in defensive showdown

By Brennan Riker Special to The Post Dispatch SUNDOWN-The Post Antelopes (1-5 Overall, 0-1 District) lost last Friday night to the Sundown Roughnecks (4-2 Overall, 1-0 District) in the district opener at Slaughter Field 7-0. The only score of the night came with 3 seconds left in the game, sealing the deal for the Roughnecks.…

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Texans urged to get their flu shots now

Flu season is approaching, and with COVID-19 still spreading in the state, DSHS is urging Texans to protect themselves by getting the flu vaccine as soon as possible. Brandy Fannon, Administrator at the Garza County Health Care Clinic said, “The clinic now has flu vaccines.  We also have the high dose vaccine for those 65…

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Shotguns for Scholarship

Lynn/Garza County Farm Bureau hosted “Shotguns for Scholarships” event on Saturday at the Palmer Gun Club.  Registration began at 9 am for the 5-Stand Flurry competition.   Lynn and Garza County Judges accepted a challenge to determine best shot during the event.  Garza County Judge Lee Norman and Lynn County Judge Mike Braddock are shown shaking…

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