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Greetings From The River

After spending most of July in Colorado, I have returned for a few days to take care of some monthly routine business here at the paper. Stopping to refuel my trusted SUV –“Nellie”–in Muleshoe, we… [Read More]

Good Vision Helps Children Excel in School

(Family Features) With children heading back to school soon, parents’ to-do lists keep getting longer – shopping for clothes, shoes and supplies, going to the doctor for yearly physicals or checkups, and making appointments at… [Read More]

Climate Change In Texas

by Kiah Collier, www.thetexastribune.org Texas probably will see a sharp increase in heat-related deaths and coastal storm-related losses in the coming decades if nothing is done to mitigate a changing climate, according to a new… [Read More]

Find Your Park

AUSTIN – The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is helping the National Park Service prepare for its 100th birthday in 2016, by joining the Find Your Park campaign. Find Your Park urges all Americans –… [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

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Ward, Scogin, Brendle play in six-man all star games

Spur’s Victoria Ward, Jayton’s Travis Scogin, and Guthrie’s Tucker Brendle played in all-star games during the 2015 6-Man Coaches Clinic All-Star games, July 15-18, in Wichita Falls, and Spur head coach Jeff Shelton and Happy… [Read More]

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PSISD Elementary School Supply List 2015-2016

PRE-K Supply List (3yr and 4yr) (Mrs. Zarate) backpack (regular size) 4 pk play-doh 3 boxes of 8 count Crayola-brand crayons 2 pocket folders with brads 1 pkg. pencils 1 pair of blunt scissors (Fiskars… [Read More]

Six-Man-All-Star-feature

Ward, Scogin, Brendle play in six-man all star games

Spur’s Victoria Ward, Jayton’s Travis Scogin, and Guthrie’s Tucker Brendle played in all-star games during the 2015 6-Man Coaches Clinic All-Star games, July 15-18, in Wichita Falls, and Spur head coach Jeff Shelton and Happy… [Read More]

Weekly Columns

Spur Golf News by Peggy Bailey

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Library Notes by Merla Watson

Greetings dear readers!  Hope you had a great week! The next meeting of the First Monday Reader’s Club will be next Monday, August 3rd at 12:00 and we will discuss books by Shirley Rouseau Murphy…. [Read More]

Taylor Made by Mitzi Taylor

Do you ever need a quick batch of cookies and don’t want to go to the trouble of mixin’ all that stuff up? Or maybe you don’t have enough of the ingredients? My Boog wanted… [Read More]

Spur Golf News by Peggy Bailey

Three scrambles on which to report. Sorry, but I do not have the specific dates or how the ties were decided. First up, 25 players; 6 teams. The top two teams both shot 2 under… [Read More]