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Ranching Heritage Center flings open doors of restored Spur Trinity Mission church

SPUR AS THE MEETING HOUSE for the town’s small group of Episcopalians, was dedicated September 17, 2021, as the 52nd ranching-related structure (and only house of worship) to be relocated at the National Ranching Heritage Center in Lubbock. The building had been moved twice in its history before its final journey last fall from Brownfield to Lubbock. | THE TEXAS SPUR

09/22/2021 - 7:11am
Friday morning, Sept. 17, proved a near-perfect day for the dedication of an outdoor museum piece at the National Ranching Heritage Center on the Texas Tech campus in Lubbock as representatives of the center, the Episcopal diocese, and ranchers and...

Community & Opinions

Climate change discussion need not be hot topic
09/22/2021 - 5:00am
Having a climate change discussion with folks where we live might cause some global warming of another kind—red faces, flared tempers, and hot-under-the-collar reactions. I would rather not hide this issue under a burning bush. In fact, I would jump...

Sports & Schools

Spur prevails 75–51 in slugfest at White Deer

MENTAL TOUGHNESS ”The boys showed some mental toughness and figured out how to win a game late,” said Bulldogs head coach Tate Clark. Spur won the back-and-forth contest Friday night 75–51. | STEVE BRIDGES PHOTOS

09/22/2021 - 5:00am
The Bulldogs Revenge Season began in earnest Sept. 17 during a slugfest in White Deer, who beat the Dawgs last season 40 to 64. After a delay waiting for the officials to show up, the Bucks won the coin toss and elected to receive, but the Bulldog...

Obituaries

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09/15/2021 - 12:00am
HOUSTON—Karen King Berg passed away on April 11, 2020, at the home she shared with her daughter and family in Houston, Texas. She was born in Lubbock, Texas, on October 2, 1941 to parents John and Leona Denson King and moved at an early age to Spur...