Stonewall Commissioners listen as Prichard and Abbott reps try to explain the million dollar drop in values for Stonewall County.

Friday, July 12, 2019
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Doug Sahli with Prichard & Abbot Inc. — a property valuation firm out of Amarillo that works with the county appraisal district — explained to Stonewall County officials the almost $21 million... + continue reading
Wednesday, July 3, 2019
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2019 Rotan graduate, Levi Garland, was sworn into the Navy in Amarillo, Texas on June 25. Levi, is the son of Jamey & Amy Garland and brother to Bode. To read more please log in or... + continue reading

112 pounds of Marijuans confiscated after dug bust and hish speed chade last Friday. (photo provided by Fisher County Sheriff's Office)

Thursday, June 27, 2019
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The Fisher County Sheriff’s Department seized 112 pounds of marijuana after a vehicle chase at high speeds across three counties Friday evening. Suspects are being held at the Fisher County Law... + continue reading

Noah Constancio (Courtesy Photo)

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Noah Constancio (Courtesy Photo)

Thursday, June 27, 2019
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His short life has been a series of complications and miracles, and the Constancio family got one more miracle over the weekend when the team at Children’s Medical Center Dallas performed a life-... + continue reading

Pictured: Jacob Cox with wife Miranda and daughters Hanna and McKenna Cox

Thursday, June 20, 2019
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In a special-called meeting Monday night, the Rotan ISD Board of Trustees hired Jacob Cox as secondary campus principal, extending a one-year administrative probationary contract. The district also... + continue reading

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07/12/2019
Vice President with Financial Northeastern Company, Sam Vaughn spoke to the Fisher County Commissioners during Monday’s meeting, discussing the possibility of diversifying future investments to recoup better interest rates. The commissioners agreed to review FNC’s investment proposals for those CDs reaching maturity in upcoming months. The court... + continue reading
07/12/2019
The 75th annual Fisher County Fair and Rodeo is right around the corner! Many people have never entered anything in the fair, been to look at the fair, or even know there is a fair. It is in conjunction with the rodeo, and will be held at the courthouse August 8-10. All ages are encouraged to enter items in the following categories: Baked Goods,... + continue reading

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"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)

06/07/2019 - 0 comment(s)
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. It has become an annual event in recent years, pulling in competitors from hundreds of miles away. However this year, the mud bog was at the... + continue reading

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

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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 that in 1988 Herb along with Ben Holcomb started Tri-County Sprayers. For the first year or so he ran off a grass strip at his house in Sylvester. In... + continue reading

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

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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 and washed out County Road 460 north of Rotan last week. “I wouldn’t say we’re throwing up our hands, but it’s gonna take a drought before we’re... + continue reading

Sports

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Standing left to right: Johnny Sanchez, Michael Carrion, Chris Keith, AJ Hoffstatter, Jordan Carrion, Carol Swindell, Danny Carrion, Kandra Lakey. Kneeling left to right: Samantha Hollekim, Vanessa... + 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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One year ago, I used this space to summarize the history of Stamford’s Texas Cowboy Reunion and the importance of its legacy. I wrote how the legendary Will Rogers visited the TCR in 1935 and... + continue reading

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Michael Shugart & "The Man" Brandon English Photo by Steven Ellis)

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Aspermont citizens gathered downtown Thursday in front of Local Business E&C Drilling to enjoy an evening of fireworks and hotdogs. For five years running, Father and Son owners of E&C, Roger... + continue reading

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

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