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Wed
17
Feb

Rough Creek Bridge gets a facelift

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Rough Creek Bridge gets a facelift  By Leslie Morgan

   The Rough Creek Bridge on County Road 309 north of Hobbs is currently undergoing an upgrade by the Texas Department of Transportation. The south approach and the deck is being rebuilt, and the rails refurbished and brought up to current engineering standards, according to TXDOT Public Information Officer Mary Belle Turner.

Thu
11
Feb

Billy Spears running for Fisher County Sheriff

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My name is Billy Spears and I am running for Fisher County Sheriff. I was a Fulltime Deputy here in Fisher County, until the recent Budget cut did away with my position. I am currently a Sergeant with the Texas State Technical College Police Department. I have been in Law Enforcement for 10 plus years and have been a field training officer in three different agencies and I have conducted numerous criminal investigation and worked in the interdiction of Drugs and other crimes. I have also been in management in other civilian business where I learned to schedule and administer the daily work efforts of others as well as myself. My wife Darla and I are the parents of eight children, we have Twenty-eight grandchildren and one great grandchild, I reside in Rotan and have resided in Sylvester and Roby. 

Thu
11
Feb

Britain (Stuart) Cronkright announces bid for Fisher County Treasurer

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My name is Brittini (Stuart) Cronkright and I would like to announce I am running for the County Treasurer position. I am immensely grateful for this opportunity to serve the Fisher County public.

   I have been a resident of Fisher County since I was born. I attended the local schools from Roby Elementary School to Roby High School. I graduated from Tarleton State University, in Stephenville, Texas with a Bachelor of Business Administration, where I met Ryan, my husband. 

Mon
08
Feb

Candidate Forum - February 11, 2016

The Democratic and Republican Parties will host a candidate forum on Thursday, February 11, 2016 at 6:00 PM at the Roby High School Auditorium. You must submit questions by email to the County Chair for the candidates to answer.

Thu
04
Feb

ATTENTION ALL REGISTERED VOTERS of Fisher County

ATTENTION ALL REGISTERED VOTERS

Fisher County Commissioner Court voted in April of 2015 that as of January 1, 2016 we would have only (4) polling locations for elections.

 

Early Voting for March 1, 2016 Primary will be held 

Thu
04
Feb

What’s on your ballot? By: Kayla Hyer

On your way to the voting booth March 1st, the only thing on your mind may be whom you’re voting for, but many people tend to forget what follows the names on the ballot. Whether you vote for the Democratic or Republican Party, each ballot comes with a list of propositions/referenda’s that come after all the names. 

   A proposition is a measure placed on the ballot to be voted on by the people. A referendum is when the voters decide to approve or reject an existing law. There are two different way a proposition can be placed on the ballot: 

Thu
04
Feb

Santos Flores throws his hat in the ring for Commissioner of Precinct 3

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Growing up on the farm, my dad had a saying, only in America. Farming wasn’t for me and off I went to college. His reply was, “Good luck and only in America.” I asked what he meant and his reply was, one day you’ll know. 

   College wasn’t for me either and I went to work in Abilene. I married my childhood sweetheart and welcomed our first child Alethea. I bounced from job to job until 1976. I was always looking to the future. I applied with AT&T and lo and behold, off I went to Kansas City, MO. Only in America!

Wed
27
Jan

Fisher County Political Calendar

Fisher County 

Political Calendar 

County Attorney

Michael Hall, D

 

Wed
27
Jan

Hospital impressed with new Doctor

At the monthly hospital board meeting Monday night, the board approved the addition of Dr. Joseph Lampley, D.O. who began work earlier this month, as well as Dr. Kamran Algilani, D.O., and Dr. Timothy Jones, M.D., who are shared with the Concord Medical Group in Abilene, and Dr. Carol Andrus, M.D. who was up for re-approval. 

   The staff has been impressed with the work done so far by Dr. Lampley who started rotations last week. “He’s doing what he said he would. He told us, ‘If a patient wants to be seen we will stay and see them, however long that takes,’” said Debbie Hull. She went on to tell the board...

Wed
27
Jan

Grand Jury indicts 4

 Last week the Grand Jury indicted 4 Fisher County residents. Mario Arturo Barrera, age 39, and Mary Christina Fells, age 42, were indicted on the felony offense of Burglary of a Habitation. Barrera and Fells allegedly burglarizing a residence were they took a variety of household items, items they later sold.

 

 

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