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Early voting open, in-person, curbside available

Early Voting now open Early Voting is now open and, until Oct. 30, voters can vote in person weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Garza County Courthouse, 300 W. Main St. Hours include the lunch hour. Curbside voting also is available for those individuals who have difficulty entering the polling place. To…

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Antelopes drown out Sundown in district opener

By Elizabeth Tanner Coming off bye week, Slayden Pittman threw for 132 yards and ran for 81, completing three touchdowns to help Post defeat the Sundown Roughnecks, 51-6, Friday night in the Antelopes’ district opener. “Coming off our bye week, we were able to get some kids healthy and feeling better than they have in…

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Opinion: Walter E. Williams

The Fight for Free Speech The violence, looting and mayhem that this nation has seen over the last several months has much of its roots in academia, where leftist faculty teach immature young people all manner of nonsense that contradicts commonsense and the principles of liberty. Chief among their lessons is a need to attack…

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Nelson featured on cover of Western Horseman Magazine

Jeff Williams’ student Elizabeth Tanner/Post Dispatch— Payton Nelson, 12, of Post, is seen saddling a 2-year-old gelding at Jeff Williams’ training facility in a photo on the October cover of Western Horseman Magazine. The cover photo is reminiscent of what Nelson has been doing for the past three years at Williams’ facility, rising before the…

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Garza County approves indigent defense contract

Commissioners’ Court to pay $25,560 By Dakota McDonald/Post Dispatch— The contract for indigent defense in the 106th Judicial District Court of Texas, which covers Dawson, Gaines, Garza and Lynn counties, was approved during the Sept. 29 Garza County Commissioners Court. The agreement between Garza County and The Law Offices of Arthur (Artie) Aguilar, Jr. states…

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Carol Tobias retires after 30 years with U.S. Postal Service

By Elizabeth Tanner—  Through rain and shine, rural mail carrier Carol Tobias has been serving with the U.S. Postal Service for 30 years and one month. “It’s been fun,” Tobias said. “I’ve really enjoyed it.” However, on Friday, Sept. 25, Tobias hung up her keys, retiring from her extensive postal career. “It’s been a challenge…

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Hospital district CEO explains telemedicine program

StarLeaf can reach any provider By Elizabeth Tanner— Recently, the Garza County Health Care District declined to implement StarLeaf, a telemedicine program citing multiple variables making the program unviable to the community; however, Lynn County Hospital District’s CEO said the program would be beneficial to the community because it provides services to those who have…

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