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Between the Lines

Where the buffalo roamed The Panhandle and Panhandle Plains regions were once home to large herds of American Bison, which most of us know as “buffalo.” Of course, there was a buffalo population in excess of 60 million in the late 18th century roaming the grasslands from Alaska to the Gulf of Mexico, so this…

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From My Desk By Elizabeth Tanner

Walking in a Winter Wonderland Our snowman and snow dog that was featured in The Post Dispatch. The caption reads: With a winter storm blowing through Garza County almost every week, residents are getting more creative with “snow yard art.” This very tall snowman with his snow dog was spotted on W. 12th Street after…

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Yesteryears by Elizabeth Tanner

70 Years Ago:  H.C. and Sam Garrard of Tahoka cosigned one of the highest priced bulls at the sixth annual auction held in Big Springs by the Howard County Hereford Association. On average, one bull was typically sold for $471 and one cow was sold for $325. However, H.C. and Sam Garrard received over $1,000…

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Nancy’s Notions by Nancy McDonald

Veggies for Breakfast? Yes! Fruit fits easily into breakfast, but vegetables can be a challenge. Here are some tips to help you wake up your fruit and vegetable appetite: • Stir things up. For a quick breakfast, add raisins or chopped dates to instant oatmeal, or stir blueberries, strawberries or sliced banana into whole-grain cereal…

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Do You Remember by Vonda Beth Gradine

People are always asking me where I get my in- formation for my column. Today, I will release one of my informants. They are one of the sweetest couples in town. Since today is Valentine’s Day, I want to give them the title of Do You Remember Sweet- heart Couple of 2020. This is Gene…

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Peggy’s Corner

By Post Public Library Staff— We are catching up this week due to a couple of short days last week. We love the snow as long as we have enough books to get us through school and business closures. But Winter has returned this week in the form of ICE. We hope you have enough…

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The 501 by Hanaba Munn Welch

My man Mahomes My favorite new football player is Patrick Mahomes. It all started when my husband and I thought we knew someone who would win $60,000 if Mahomes could lead the Chiefs to a Super Bowl win over San Francisco. We would have watched the game anyway, I suppose, but we watched with greater…

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Every Crook and Cranny

By Elizabeth Tanner Stuffed bell peppers are a great dinner idea. However, if you are looking for a meal that is a little more stand-out, then try this Betty Crocker recipe that we found and have been using whenever we want a break from the norm stuffed bell pepper. Taco-Seasoned Stuffed Peppers Ingredients: 2 medium…

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From My Desk by Kendall McCullough

The dangers of technology My family decided to play Family Feud as part of our Christmas celebration. One of the questions was where are the top 5 places kids spend their time at. My parents, aunts, and uncles wanted to say things like movies, roller arena, dance halls because those are the places they grew…

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Between the Lines Column No. 1

A new beginning in the last best place If you’re reading this, you likely already know there is a new owner of The Post Dispatch and its sister papers. The LK Media Group, LLC purchased Blackburn Media Group the first week of December. And I, as the president of LK Media, am pleased to be…

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