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LYLE LACKEY will become principal of Decatur High School July 1. | COURTESY PHOTO

06/16/2021 - 8:31am
After a six-year stint as pre-K–12 principal of the 175-enrollment Jayton Schools, Lyle Lackey has been named principal at Decatur (Texas) High School, an institution with more than six times Jayton’s enrollment in high school alone. Jayton-Girard...

Community & Opinions

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06/16/2021 - 12:00am
SPEC HELPS SPUR South Plains Electric Cooperative donated $500 to Spur’s Palace Theater to show their support to the communities they serve. Pictured is Harry Bob Martin, chair of the Dickens County Historical Commission, with the check from SPEC...

Sports & Schools

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06/16/2021 - 12:00am
DICKENS AT STATE 4-H Several Dickens County 4-H members competed at the 4-H State Roundup in College Station June 7–9. Pictured on back row are Jaydee Foster, Laney Weiser, Paige Gonzales, Kori Swaringen, Mackenzie Gardner and Bucki Smith. On front...

Obituaries

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06/16/2021 - 12:00am
Georgia Lee Epps Richardson was born in Spur, Texas, on February 19, 1934 to Birdie Burrell Epps and George Duitt Epps. She graduated from Haynes High School in May 1951. She passed away on June 16, 2020. One year ago today, our lives changed in an...