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Summer Reading Program Concludes

The Dickens County/Spur Public Library Summer Reading program “Every Hero Has a Story” concluded its four week series with Spur VFD Fire Chief Reid Arnold giving participants a tour of one of the volunteer fire… [Read More]

Peach Crop Best In Years

COLLEGE STATION – As predicted in March, this year’s peach crop is turning out to be one of the best in many years. In March, Dr. Larry Stein, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service horticulturist at… [Read More]

DPS Focuses on DWI for holiday

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has increased DWI patrols for a 12-day period that includes the July 4th holiday. Starting June 26, DPS troopers began focusing DWI patrols in high-risk locations at times… [Read More]

Local Counties To Issue Same-Sex Licenses

By Cindi Taylor Dickens and Kent counties are set to issue same-sex marriage licenses after the U.S. Supreme Court voted to legalize gay marriage nationwide in a historic decision handed down on Friday, June 26…. [Read More]

Sports

Spur High School student athletes were recognized during the annual athletics banquet held May 19. Receiving awards were, left to right, front, Jacy Cabler, Kaitlan Price, Belle Smith, Bryn Arnold, Dustin Dominey, Jess Walker, Sierra Fry; middle row, Eli Shelton, Alyssa Molina, Airykah Molina, Brooke Shobert, Victoria Ward, Caelan Gutierrez, Ty Adams; Back row, Eric Sanchez, Vance Parsons, Jakob Sanchez, Tre Garvin, Hunter Darnell, John Vasquez, Ryan Wall.

Spur High Athletic Banquet

Spur student athletes were recognized by their coaches during the 2014-15 Spur ISD Sports  Awards Banquet,Tuesday, May 19. Football •Bulldogs MVP Offensive Lineman – Tre’ Garvin •Bulldogs MVP Defensive Lineman – John Vasquez •Bulldogs MVP… [Read More]

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Jayton Jr. High Tennis Wins District Meet

Jayton Jr. High competed in the District Tennis Meet on May 4 in Sweetwater. Tye Scogin won boys singles and Haley Norvell and Noah Sprinkle won mixed doubles . . . Want to read the… [Read More]

Patton Springs Athletic Banquet was held Thursday, May 21, 2015.  Students receiving awards are pictured left to right:  Antonia Rottgen, Alyssa Ellis, Ashleigh Jones, Ashlee Jennings, Shana Fondren, Tanner Jennings, Ethan Fernandez, and Duncan Aumiller.

Patton Springs School Athletic Banquet

Patton Springs student athletes were recognized by their coaches during the 2014-15 Patton Springs ISD Athletic Banquet,Thursday, May 21. Football MVP Tanner Jennings Basketball MVP Tanner Jennings Cross Country MVP Lady Ranger – Alyssa Ellis… [Read More]

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Spurette in All-Star Shootout

Spur Spurettes’ Sierra Fry played in the Small School Shootout All-Star Game on Friday, June 19. The game was played at Brownwood High School’s Warren Gym in Brownwood. Fry is a 2015 Spur High School… [Read More]

Hailey Norvell and Noah Sprinkle

Jayton Jr. High Tennis Wins District Meet

Jayton Jr. High competed in the District Tennis Meet on May 4 in Sweetwater. Tye Scogin won boys singles and Haley Norvell and Noah Sprinkle won mixed doubles . . . Want to read the… [Read More]

Patton Springs Athletic Banquet was held Thursday, May 21, 2015.  Students receiving awards are pictured left to right:  Antonia Rottgen, Alyssa Ellis, Ashleigh Jones, Ashlee Jennings, Shana Fondren, Tanner Jennings, Ethan Fernandez, and Duncan Aumiller.

Patton Springs School Athletic Banquet

Patton Springs student athletes were recognized by their coaches during the 2014-15 Patton Springs ISD Athletic Banquet,Thursday, May 21. Football MVP Tanner Jennings Basketball MVP Tanner Jennings Cross Country MVP Lady Ranger – Alyssa Ellis… [Read More]

School News

JISD 6th Six Week, 2nd Semester Honor Roll

The following Jayton-Girard ISD students have been recognized for their academic achievements during the 6th six weeks and second semester of the 2014-15 school year. 3rd Grade 6 Weeks A:Brooke Kingston, Cadence Kitner AB: Gavan… [Read More]

Patton Springs ISD May Board Meeting

Patton Springs Independent School District Board of Trustees met in regular session on Monday, May 25, 2015 at 7 P.M. in the Administrative Office. The meeting was called to order. Attending the meeting were Board… [Read More]

Spur ISD Board Meeting

The Spur ISD Board of Trustees took time during their regular meeting held Monday, June 22 to recognize Cindi Taylor, editor and publisher of The Texas Spur and The Texas Spur Online, for her continued… [Read More]

Weekly Columns

Library Notes by Merla Watson

We had exciting news that we had received a $250 grant from the Four Winds Resource, Conservation and Development Area, Inc. which will be matched by the Friends of the Library. The library will purchase… [Read More]

Taylor Made by Mitzi Taylor

We made it back on Sunday from pickin’ up Boog from his vacation. We left at 6 a.m. and I thought we’d have plenty of time for a 12 hour drive and be back home… [Read More]