Weekend events set by Relay for Life

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,…

DPS to Host Commercial Vehicle Training

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.

Vernon commission approves budget, sets tax rate

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.

WGH moves ahead on tax rate

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.