Lifestyles

Community Leaders Meet to Discuss COVID-19

County qualified for disaster relief should it be needed At the invitation of County Judge Lee Norman, some 40 city and county leaders met Tuesday afternoon, March 18, at the Ambulance Building to discuss protocols and future plans Garza County in light of COVID-19. Present were representatives from the City, County Emergency Services, Law Enforcement,…

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Answer to Necessity Shortage?

After restocking their shelves, many local stores began limiting customers’ purchases in an attempt to stay ahead of the necessity shortage. On Thursday, March 19, stores placed signs next to select items including toilet paper, water, paper towels, hand soap and even meats. On many goods, customers were given a limit of one per household.…

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Torres Errand Runners – a love for helping others

Torres Errand Runners have been running errands since June 11, 2019. “For those of you who don’t know, we run this company in purpose to help those of you who need assistance and getting errands done whether it is because you have a hurt foot or because you just don’t feel like getting out,” Erica…

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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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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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GCHCD’s Health Fair provided community with free health screenings

The Garza County Healthcare District hosted a Health Fair on Thursday, March 12 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event, which was held at the Post Community Center, featured 23 vendors including Post Family Dentistry, Hometown Pharmacy and even the Post Public Library. At the free event, attendees not only visited with vendors but…

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Post Nursing and Rehab closed to public until April 30

Due to the recent coronavirus pandemic, Post Nursing and Rehab recently stated that they will be closed to the public. “I would just like to clear up some confusion and panic,” Assistant Director of Nursing Kasey Martinez said. “Post Nursing and Rehab is not on lockdown.” Although the premises is not on lockdown, only essential…

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Norman to turn 95 on March 7

Grady Glenn Norman was born in Grassland, Texas in 1925, on the Norman Family Farm which was established in 1916. With three girls and eight boys in the family, Norman was the youngest of 11 siblings. “I had so many brothers and sisters my mother couldn’t think of a name for me,” he said. Norman’s…

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Wells Fargo Post Branch to Close

On Friday, Feb. 28, Post Wells Fargo customers received a very important update in the mail. The letter, titled “Dear Customer,” began by thanking individuals for being valued clients but soon took an unexpected twist. “We want to let you know we will be closing the following location,” the letter instated. The branch being closed…

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