The Roby CISD Trustees were unanimous in their decision last week, officially hiring former principal Jason Carter to take over as the district’s chief educator, taking Roby students through the remaining portion of the 2020- 2021 school year and beyond. The board began accepting applications in…
While the community of Roby is expecting the construction of a much-needed water storage tank, city offcials say it would not require a water rate increase to cover the quartermillion in loan repayments for the project. Earlier this month, the Roby City Council approved an ordinance that…
The Fisher County Commissioners chose last week to continue to pursue a reasonable settlement in a lawsuit the county began in June, extending from damage done to the courthouse grounds more than a year ago. In August 2019, while delivering pallets of copy paper to the Fisher County Courthouse, J…
Local fall festivals begin this Saturday in Aspermont and Rotan will follow to host its festival on Halloween night. Event coordinators are pleased to welcome everyone out for fun, food, and plenty to do during these spooky and entertainment-packed festivals. Aspermont ISD will kick off this year’…
[Fisher County, Texas] – This Halloween – or Sight Night – Fisher County Lions are scaring up used eyewear. Once again (as COVID-19 allows) Halloween means fall festivals, ghosts and ghouls, trick-or-treating and lots of sweets, but for local Lions, the spirit of the season can also mean improved…
With November 11 practically right around the corner, the Double Mountain Chronicle is reaching out to all veterans and families of veterans for help in gathering stories for what has become one of the publication’s favorite editions of the year. Since its first year under new ownership in 2015,…
Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz, and their team are excited to return to Texas! They plan to film episodes of the hit series American Pickers throughout the area in November. We understand that with the proliferation of COVID-19, we are all facing very uncertain times. We at American Pickers are taking…
Members of the Roby Lions Club have been busy doing volunteer community service by conducting vision screenings at local schools. Lions Carolyn Hargrove and Fredda Buckner met Lion Steve Mackey of the Snyder Lions Club at Rotan September 23rd to screen new students and those in kindergarten, first…
HAPPY HALLOWEEN; BE CAREFUL AND STAY SAFE !! Oh Gee, we get the wind from the South one day and then it blows from the North the next. We need to pray for rain. It seems we have been forgotten when the rain clouds went by. It may get a little cooler tonight. Don't forget the musical on Saturday…
The Aspermont Theatre Program will be performing two productions on November 9 at 6:30. The first show will be this year's Junior High One Act Play entry entitled, “The Orphan Train”. The second show will be an old fashion melodrama, “Shame of Tombstone”. Both cast and crews would like to extend to…
Rotan Director of Public Works Rodney Denton works on the line that feeds water to the fire hydrant on the corner of E. Sammy Baugh Ave. and S. McKinley Ave. This black-topped hydrant has a twisted stem that was blocking the flow of water. Many fire hydrants—such as this one—have been topped with…
Aspermont High Schools Theatre Department needs your blood. We are inviting you to participate in the Hornet Blood Drive at Aspermont High School on Tuesday October 27th from 9 a.m to 3 p.m. Our desired goal is 50 units. If you have any questions contact Mr. Smith at the school (940-989-3355).
The Fisher County Commissioners chose last week to continue to pursue a reasonable settlement in a lawsuit the county began in June, extending from damage done…
While the community of Roby is expecting the construction of a much-needed water storage tank, city offcials say it would not require a water rate increase to…
In response to complaints of noise and unusual traffc to and from Aspermont Lake, city offcials looked into the matter, discovering several areas of concern.…
The Rotan Yellowhammers faced off against the Ira Bulldogs in the first game of district competition Friday night, falling to the Bulldogs 70-18 at the half.…
The district leading Hermleigh Cardinals came to Roby Friday night handing the Lions their second district loss of the year. The Lions didn’t give in and…
The Yellowhammers made the long road trip a successful victory to close out nondistrict play by beating Sanderson 48-36 last Friday night. The Hammers clicked…
Franky Don Mullins passed away October 19, 2020, in Lubbock. Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 21, 2020, at the First Baptist Church in…
To our friend on her first Birthday in Heaven. What a wonderful perfect gift. Heaven is going to love you there since you made earth a better place for all of…
Lubbock-Erasmo Garcia 65, passed away July 19, 2020 at Audie Murphy VA Hospital in San Antonio, TX. A memorial service will be held in Lubbock, TX September 26…