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Garza County receives Safety Achievement Award from TAC RMP

Garza County was awarded a 2020 Safety Achievement Award from the Texas Association of Counties Risk Management Pool (TAC RMP) for its record of commitment to safety in the workplace, as well as for controlling the county’s workers’ compensation claims at the recent April 26 Commissioners’ Court meeting. To qualify for the award, the county…

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City council unanimously approves separation agreement with City Manager Deana Smith; City Secretary Meg Nelson to serve interim

The Post City Council met Thursday, April 22 in a special-called meeting with only four items on the agenda, two of which required convening into executive session. The first item on agenda, occurring during executive session, was to consult with City Attorney Slater Elza to seek legal counsel under the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional…

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Burn ban ordered by county commissioners

Garza County Commissioners unanimoulsy voted to reinstate the burn ban for the next 90 days. The order, which became effective April 26, expires July 22. The burn ban does not allow for outside burning without prior approval from the Garza County Judge’s Office. For approval, call 806-495-4405. Garza County is currently in D1 (moderate) to…

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Post City Manager arrested after Saturday night crash, charged with DWI

On Saturday night, April 17, Garza County Sheriff’s officers arrested Post City Manager Deana Smith after a single-vehicle accident west of Post. According to information obtained by The Post Dispatch, Smith, 57, was booked at about 10:40 p.m. into the Garza County Jail Facility on a Class B misdemeanor charge of driving while intoxicated. Officers…

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PES Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten Roundup scheduled for April 29

Post Elementary will be hosting its annual Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten Roundup from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Thursday, April 29. To register for the 2021-2022 school year, pre-kindergarten students must be four years of age and kindergarten students must be 5 years of age by Sept. 1. Documents required to enroll include student’s birth certificate,…

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Early voting underway for May 1 election

The City of Post has cancelled its municipal election due to no challengers to incumbents. Early voting in the Post ISD school board election will continue through Tuesday, April 27 at the administration office, 501 S. Ave. K, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. On May 1 election day, Post ISD voting will be held…

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806 area codes going to 10-digit

Starting on April 24, Texans with phone numbers in 254, 361, 409, 806, 830, 915 and 940 area codes should get in the habit of dialing 10 digits (area code + telephone number) for all local calls. On July 16, 2020, the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) issued an Order approving 988 as the three-digit abbreviated…

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Sales tax revenue losses reflect February weather

Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced the April sale tax allocations are trending less than the same time last year. April payments made to cities reflect sales for February 2021. A total net payment of $436,043,829 for cities this period represents a -2.67 percent change over the same time last year. A week of sub-freezing temperatures…

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