"Clifford", driven by Rotan's Smallwood brothers, tears through the mudbog. Photo By: Mark Martinez

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A group of Mud Bog winners modeled their custom made trophies from last weekend's Red Dirt Mud bog. (Photos by Mark Martinez)

Friday, June 7, 2019
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The ground shook once again in Rotan last Saturday, as the Red Dirt Mud Bog once again pitted man and machine against West Texas Mud to the tune of high-powered engines unleashing hundreds of horses... + continue reading

Pictured: Bart Roye TAAA President, Vance Lakey, Herbert Lakey, and Brad Lakey

Friday, May 31, 2019
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Herbert Lakey started his "cropdusting" career in 1967 and he flew many years down in the Rio Grande Valley. When the farmers back home found out that Herb was a spray pilot they hounded him enough... + continue reading

Washed out on County Road 460 (Photo by Rodney Denton, Rotan Public Works Director)

Friday, May 31, 2019
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As storms continued to move through the region, Stonewall Commissioner Gary Meador said it was all but a disaster when the sky dropped around five inches of rain over the course of a single evening... + continue reading

Rotan ISD 2019 Valedictorian, Citlali Perales-Garcia

Friday, May 24, 2019
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Rotan ISD officially released only the names of their 2019 Valedictorian and Salutatorian late Wednesday afternoon. Citlali Garcia-Perales was named the 2019 Valedictorian. Citlali is the daughter of... + continue reading

New Aspermont School Board member, Ray Bradley was sworn in during the meeting, Monday night

Friday, May 24, 2019
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The Aspermont ISD School Board welcomed three members into office Tuesday night. Trustees went on to elect board officers before moving onto regular business in the last week of school before... + continue reading

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In a meeting that lasted nearly four hours Monday night, the Roby Board of Trustees were given an assessment of the school’s current facilities, presented with multiple plans for potential district upgrades, and informed of how a successful May bond election could fund the project with a lower tax impact than previously anticipated. Robb... + continue reading
06/14/2019
The Rotan ISD met in regular session Monday night, where trustees accepted the resignations of Principal Brad Hayhurst and administrative assistant Liz Hayhurst, as well as Technology Director Bruce Martin. While there was some dialogue that took place regarding aspects of the Student Handbook, no action was taken. Principal Hayhurst’s... + continue reading

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For weeks the county has been caught in a crossfire between the Fisher County Chamber of Commerce and the newly formed Red Dirt Mud Bog LLC. Contract agreements, insurance coverage, and talks of potential litigation have kept county officials behind closed doors, where they debated in elevated voices prior to reaching an agreement last week... + continue reading

Karter Morris Aspermont 3rd Place/Shotput

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Kinzie Buchanan Rotan 3rd Place/Shotput

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Members of the Lady Lions Mile Relay team preparing for their heat.

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Kaige Covington of Roby running the 200m.

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Kenadee Shugart of Aspermont throwing the Shotput.

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Rowdy Bradley of Aspermont running the 400m.

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Girls Long Jump (1-A) 1st Lanie Stapp, Claude 17-03.00 2nd Vivi Benitez, Iredell 16-09.75 3rd Sydney Ritter, Groom 16-04.75 4th Kaitlyn Graham, Blanket 15-10.50 5th Mona Hacker, Knox City 15-09.25 6th Lydia Brooks, Milford 15-07.75 7th Doyle, Taylor, Evant 15-06.50 8th Ilse Salinas, Round Top-Carmine 15-03.75... + continue reading

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Cole Van Poppel Rotan Junior To read more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition https://etypeservices.com/Double%20Mountain%20ChronicleID687/ + continue reading

Karter Morris Aspermont 3rd Place/Shotput

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Kinzie Buchanan Rotan 3rd Place/Shotput

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Rowdy Bradley running the 400m

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Essays from West of 98 Last week, I wrote about swimming pools as unifying public spaces. Our rural communities don’t have a large number of spaces that are... + continue reading

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Hornet Fairy Yard Mother, Lola Gholson, Karter Morris and Caden McLaury get the flower bed ready to plant.

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It has taken the better part of the past couple of months, but the Hornet Fairy Yardmonthers began to really get things moving with its citizen-run beautification project, addressing the grounds at... + continue reading

Pictured L-R: Alex Long, Chairman of the Scholarship Committee, Gracie English, Mady Milloy, McKayla Coplen, Kenadee Shugart, and Rusty Harris, Lodge Master

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