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Clint Rollins, USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) rangeland management specialist, was honored by the Texas Section Society for Range Management (TSSRM) with the Outstanding Contribution to Rangeland Management Honor Award during their annual meeting in Lubbock.

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RANGER – Make no mistake about, Ranger College men’s basketball head coach Billy Gillispie isn’t taking anything for granted over the next few weeks. Nothing is a given, especially in the rough-and-tumble Northern Texas Junior College Athletic Conference.

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The majority of early settlers coming to Texas came by sea from New Orleans or Mobile to Galveston, Matagorda Bay, or the mouth of the Brazos River. Lumber, wool, and cotton from Texas were sent back to New Orleans by sea. Thus, when hostilities broke out between Texas and Mexico, the Genera…

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This week I helped my son as he moved his family across the country to a new home. He has a one-year-old daughter, and the whole episode reminded me of our first move after my wife, Donna, and I were married.

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This week I helped my son as he moved his family across the country to a new home. He has a one-year-old daughter, and the whole episode reminded me of our first move after my wife, Donna, and I were married.

A few years ago I visited South Africa where the average house was surrounded by a concrete wall. South Africa has many villages and rural communities of impoverished people where the main goal each day is to find a clean drink of water. However, people throughout many of the towns and citie…

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Bobby Ernest Baird, 83 of Priddy, Texas, passed away Sunday, January 13, 2019 in Abilene, Texas. His funeral service will be held Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at 2:00 pm at Stacy-Wilkins Funeral Home in Goldthwaite, Texas. Interment will follow at Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Mills County, Texa…

Barbara Audene Hughes, age 90, passed away on Friday, January 11, 2019, in Comanche, Texas.

Vicki Tackett, age 67, passed away on Sunday, January 6, 2019, in Fort Worth, Texas.

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