The Wilbarger General Hospital board of directors approved a budget that forecasts a better financial outlook next year, while rebounding from a dismal 2018 fiscal year. Interim Chief Financial Officer Jay Hodges first presented the financial report for August, 2018. Click here to read the full story.
The Wilbarger County Commissioners approved a budget with $9.7 million of income and $9.3 million in expenses for the next fiscal year. They also set a tax rate that represents an 8.21 percent increase over the current year during a meeting held on Monday at the courthouse. Click here to read the full story.
Back-to-back weekend events are scheduled this Saturday and next by Wilbarger County Relay for Life. Starting off the activities will be the annual Bark for Life from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018 in Orbison Park. Pet owners are encouraged to bring their dogs to the park that day for the event,…
CHILDRESS – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) will host a commercial vehicle training day Thursday, September 27, in Childress. The training will be from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Click here to read the full story.
The Vernon City Commission held a special meeting on Tuesday night, Sept. 18, to set a tax rate and adopt a budget for the next fiscal year. No one spoke during a public hearing portion of the meeting. Click here to read the full story.
Wilbarger General Hospital board of directors formally approved a tax rate during a special meeting on Tuesday afternoon. The directors adopted a property tax rate of 27 cents per $100 in valuation, a 68.3 % increase in the property tax rate. Click here to read the full story.