Area News

Post ISD announces cancellation of classes until April 3

“Our hope is to be back in school once the closing period has lifted…” On Friday, March 13, the University Interscholastic League announced the suspension of all UIL Contests. “To support the health and safety of our students and communities, the University Interscholastic League (UIL) is suspending all UIL sanctioned contests due to the outbreak…

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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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Spring has Sprung

Last Thursday, March 19, was the first day of spring. And if spring felt like it came a little quicker than usual, that’s because it did! Astronomically speaking, the first day of spring usually lands on March 20 or 21, also known as the vernal equinox. This year, however, the equinox happened on the 19th…

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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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Close to Home: How the Coronavirus is affecting businesses in Post

COVID-19, also known as the coronavirus, is taking the world by storm. While larger cities remain on quarantine, smaller cities such as Post have mostly continued daily life as normal. Over the course of last week, multiple Post businesses have taken to social media to console and reassure costumers. “In response to the coronavirus, we…

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Buying in Bulk

Post residents have recently been experiencing a shortage of necessities such as water, baby wipes, toilet paper and paper towels. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, local stores such as United and Dollar General have been unable to keep their shelves stocked with goods. However, Governor Gregg Abbott reminded Friday, March 13, that there is no…

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Lights Out

Tuesday, March 17 multiple stores and homes were affected by a power outage. Allsups, Centennial Bank, McDonalds, United, Stripes and more were closed for an extended amount of time due to the electrical issue.

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