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VHS taco fundraiser on Saturday

February 3, 2023

VHS taco fundraiser set A taco plate fundraiser for the VHS Class of 2024 junior-senior prom will be held from 11 a.m. until sold out on Saturday, Feb. 4, at Holy Family Catholic Church, 1200 Roberts. Plates consisting of four birria tacos, rice and beans and all the trimmings including cilantro, onions lime and salsa,…

Local game warden named TPWC officer of the year

February 2, 2023

Texas Game Warden Dyke McMahen was presented Jan. 26 with the Shikar Safari Officer of the Year by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission. Nominated by his supervisor for outstanding service in the line of duty, McMahen shares a passion for conservation, youth outreach and criminal investigation. McMahen’s 30-year career in the field culminated with…

Winter weather advisory extended through Thursday

January 31, 2023

The final round of winter precipitation is expected to arrive Wednesday with lingering chances into Thursday morning. Portions of south central/southeast Oklahoma and western north Texas have a more pronounced warm nose and it`s possible that most of the precipitation may fall as freezing rain on Wednesday. Significant ice accumulations on trees and power lines…

AEP offers tips for Winter Storm

January 30, 2023

AEP Texas is preparing for Winter Storm Mara that is predicted to affect parts of the AEP Texas service territory over the next few days, particularly in west and north Texas. Freezing temperatures and high winds could result in local pockets of outages in these areas. AEP Texas is taking the following steps to prepare…

Winter Weather Advisory thru Wednesday

January 30, 2023

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST WEDNESDAY… * WHAT…Sleet and freezing rain. Additional sleet accumulations of up to one quarter of an inch and ice accumulations of up to two tenths of an inch. * WHERE…Portions of central, east central, northwest, southern, southwest and western Oklahoma and northern Texas. * WHEN…Until noon…

Texas State Parks Photo Contest Launches in Honor of 100-Year Celebration

January 24, 2023

 Point, focus, shoot! In honor of its 100-year birthday celebration, Texas State Parks is hosting a photo contest throughout 2023 with the chance to win park passes, H-E-B gift cards and even a curated state park experience. The contest will have four seasonal prize winners before the public votes on the grand prize winner at…

NWS: Winter Storm Warning in effect beginning Tuesday, into Wednesday

January 23, 2023

WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TUESDAY TO 6 AM CST WEDNESDAY… * WHAT…Heavy wet snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 6 inches. * WHERE…Portions of southeast and southern Oklahoma and  northern Texas including Wilbarger and Hardeman  and Foard counties. * WHEN…From 6 AM Tuesday to 6 AM CST Wednesday. *…

County selects historical society chairman

January 23, 2023

Wilbarger County Commissioners court met in regular session Monday morning at the County Courtroom in the Wilbarger County Courthouse. Judge Tyra called the meeting to order then led with an Invocation followed by pledges to the American and Texas flags. Commissioners then welcomed our new County Attorney; John Whitsitt who was attending his first Commissioners…

House Fire on Texas Street

January 23, 2023

Cancer survivors should register for upcoming events

January 22, 2023

Cancer survivors should register for upcoming events Marilyn Ramirez, Wilbarger Relay for Life chairman. reminds cancer survivors and caregivers that they should register for this year’s events. Ramirez said if they have a phone there is an app that they can download called American Cancer Society Fundraising. App. They will then put in that they…