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A FAMILIAR SIGN IN A DIFFERENT YEAR The street banner which welcomes back exes is a Spur Homecoming tradition that continues in a year when many rituals had to be scaled back due to Covid-19. TEXAS SPUR PHOTO

09/24/2020 - 7:56am
When Covid-19 recoveries were announced in the official Dickens County update Wednesday, the county’s active cases of the virus had dropped to only three, leaving more leeway in protocols for Spur Homecoming 2020 this week, September 24–26. City,...

Community & Opinions

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09/24/2020 - 4:00am
Many of our readers live out of town and come back for Homecoming. This year, we’ve heard from a lot of them that they are taking precautions and staying home. In the past many of them would stop by The Texas Spur to visit, so since that looks less...

Sports & Schools

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JUMP BALL Austin Fulmer (5) breaks up a reception for a White Deer receiver. Ultimately the #6-ranked-in-the-state Bucks prevailed over the Bulldogs 64–40 Friday night. This Friday, the Bulldogs face the O’Donnell Screaming Eagles in the Spur Homecoming game at Jones Stadium. DANA CONRAD PHOTO

09/24/2020 - 7:55am
Jimmy Johnson once said to his Dallas Cowboy locker room. “If you ever go after a big gorilla, you don’t ever hit him lightly, you hit him with everything you’ve got!” He would have been proud of the effort of the Spur Bulldogs Friday night despite...

Obituaries

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09/24/2020 - 4:00am
JAYTON— Connie Ann (Bowlin) Chisum passed away September 14, 2020, in Jayton surrounded by her loving family. Born May 6, 1947, in Lamesa, Texas, Connie was the daughter of the late O’Brien and Lovetta Bowlin. She graduated from Sands High School...