The City of Aspermont and much of Stonewall County continue to receive aid from neighbors far and wide as locals have been rationing water since the city’s main-line ruptured only hours before a week of sub-zero temperatures hit the region. Food and water were donated from surrounding communities…
It was a happy moment in the City of Aspermont when city officials announced that water was refilling the city's reserve Tuesday night, and although the process to reach the necessary levels was slow, water distribution was expected to begin within the next 48 hours. In the days leading up to last…
With dozens of community members in attendance at the Rotan ISD Board meeting earlier this month, the district’s financial advisor, Jake Lawrence presented good news regarding the successful sale of roughly $15 million in bonds with an interest rate that could save taxpayers money. It was standing…
Just before Arctic temperatures and snow packed-roads shut down the entire state last week, the Roby CISD trustees heard from concerned parents who said they were not alone in their feelings about the direction of the district sports program. District administrators continue to hear concerns in…
¼ cup butter 1 pound leeks, chopped 1 onion, chopped 2 quarts water 3 large potatoes, chopped 2 large carrots, chopped 1 bunch fresh asparagus, trimmed and cut into 1 inch pieces ⅓ cup uncooked longgrain white rice 4 teaspoons salt ½ pound fresh spinach 1 cup heavy cream Melt the butter…
What a terrible mess we have all been in. A very sad situation when people freeze to death in Texas. There certainly needs to be a change in some things. To be without electricity and water for several days is a very bad situation especially for the elderly that live alone. Pray for all the…
Warmer temperatures over the weekend and continuing this week melted most of the snow from the state’s roadways and roofs. But Texans are still dealing with broken pipes that flooded homes and businesses, damaged municipal water systems, and continued power outages in scattered areas, mainly in…
Rotan Texas: Glenna Mae Crow, 96, passed away Friday, February 19, 2021 in Dallas, Texas. Born December 17, 1924 in Port Arthur, Texas, Glenna was the only child of the late George and Minnie (Aaron) Zimmerman. They moved to their farm south of Rotan in 1937. Glenna graduated from Rotan High…
Montie Dean Neighbors – a life well lived. Montie gained his wings Sunday morning, February 14, 2021. He also gained a deep and full breath of Heaven. Funeral services will be held at Pioneer Drive Baptist Church, 701 S. Pioneer, on Tuesday, February 23, at 2:00 pm, with Dr. Jeff Reid officiating…
Temple, Texas— The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is making $1 million available to support the adoption of innovative conservation approaches on agricultural lands in Texas. Texas NRCS is accepting proposals through April 16, 2021, for state Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG…
Rather than rehash what was a difficult week in Texas, particularly in Austin where I live, my column will consist of story excerpts written by my mother Lillie (McCleskey) Sullivan and her brother, my Uncle Clifton McCleskey. Since Texas water and power were scarce to non-existent last week, the…
The City of Aspermont and much of Stonewall County continue to receive aid from neighbors far and wide as locals have been rationing water since the city’s main-line ruptured only hours before a week of sub-zero temperatures hit the region. Food and water were donated from surrounding communities and the Texas National Guard delivered pallets of drinking water over the weekend.
Temple, Texas— The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is making $1 million available to support the adoption of innovative conservation…
Warmer temperatures over the weekend and continuing this week melted most of the snow from the state’s roadways and roofs. But Texans are still dealing with…
What a terrible mess we have all been in. A very sad situation when people freeze to death in Texas.
February 19, the Rotan Yellowhammers entered their Bi-District playoff game against the Benjamin Mustangs at Haskell Gymnasium. Two minutes and eight seconds…
The Aspermont Hornets had an amazing comeback in district play and clenched the 3rd place position enabling them to move forward into the playoffs. After an…
The Lady Lions lost a hard game against the Westbrook Wildcats for the area championship. The lady Lions had trouble overcoming the lady Wildcats defense…
Montie Dean Neighbors – a life well lived. Montie gained his wings Sunday morning, February 14, 2021.
Rotan Texas: Glenna Mae Crow, 96, passed away Friday, February 19, 2021 in Dallas, Texas. Born December 17, 1924 in Port Arthur, Texas, Glenna was the only…
Gloria Floyd passed away peacefully on February 10, 2021. She was born in Terrell, TX on December 17, 1945. She is the daughter of RW and Willena (West) Browne…