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Winter weather advisory extended through Thursday

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…

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AEP offers tips for Winter Storm

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…

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Winter Weather Advisory thru Wednesday

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…

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

 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…

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

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. *…

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County selects historical society chairman

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…

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Cancer survivors should register for upcoming events

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…

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Vernon commissioners approve appointment of new city attorney

There was a special session of the Vernon City Commission last Tuesday evening at the Vernon City Hall Vernon City Mayor Pam Dunson Gosline opened the meeting by declaring a quorum. After tan Invocation led by City Commissioner Early Williams III and the pledge to the flags, the commissioners entered a short executive session. Returning…

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Chillicothe ISD trustees approve phone, paging contract

MARK POTTER VERNON RECORD CHILLICOTHE – Chillicothe school trustees held a monthly business meeting on Monday, Jan. 9 during which they approved a contract for a phone and paging system. Trustees approved a motion to award a contract to Spectrum for the purchase of a new phone and paging system as well as to buy…

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