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Around 60 youngsters competed at the Gustine, Texas Junior Rodeo each night Thursday through Saturday, May 21-23. This was the 60th Annual Gustine Rodeo and a good time was had by all. Below are the 2020 buckle winners.

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Being ready for a job interview is an important aspect of preparing for your future. What do you wear? What questions can I expect? What aspects of yourself should I highlight to get the position you’re interested in? Texas A&M AgriLife Extension in Comanche County wants to give you an o…

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I want to clarify - Gustine ISD has not officially closed to students for the rest of the year. We are still hopeful that we will get to have students back some time before the end of May. We have just notified parents that we can’t give you a definite date that students will be allowed to r…

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WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced today students impacted by school closures due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic can bypass standardized testing for the 2019-2020 school year. Upon a proper request, the Department will grant a waiver to any state that is u…

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The winner was Christy Suniga with the picture of the Sidney High School One Act Play. She won 12 sports-themed T-shirts in Sidney school colors.

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The Gustine FFA exhibited this trailer in the Ag Mechanics competition at the San Angelo Livestock Show and Rodeo. They have worked on the trailer since October and won a First Place Blue Ribbon in San Angelo. Carlos Gonzalez and Malachi Holbach are pictured and their sponsor is Jeffery Marburger.

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Caden Clement and his horse Blubell qualified to compete in the Tuf Cooper’s Junior World Championship at the Junior World Finals in Las Vegas, Nevada the week of December 9th-14th. Caden is 13yrs old and lives in Comanche, TX. Caden is one of the 30 qualified kids that will complete in the …

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Community service a huge part of 4-H! At the last meeting of the Newburg 4-H Club the youth voted to repeat the Christmas service project from last year. They will be putting together goody bags for the Senior Citizen Center to hand out during their Christmas party and meal deliveries. They …

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Comanche County 4-H youth had the opportunity to showcase their skills in the Food and Nutrition Project this past Saturday during the County Food Show and Food Challenge. The theme chosen this year is Food from Around the World. Nineteen youth from ages 5 to 14 competed in both individual a…

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Emma Miller placed in the top 100 runners at the 2019 UIL State Cross Country Meet this Monday with a time of 13:56.71. It was a great cross country season for Emma and she looks to qualify for the state meet next year for the third year in a row.

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Once again the Sidney students put on a wonderful program for local veterans. There was music and readings from each of the students. “Great job to all and thank you to all who have served and is still serving this great country. God bless.”

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Daylan Gilbert had his grandmother Wanda Gilbert arrested at the Sidney School Fall Festival on Saturday, November 2. Wanda and several other falsely accused were placed in “Spooky Jail.” It was $1 for 3 minutes in jail, but folks could bail out for $1 also. A Zombie Walk, Cornhole and a hay…

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Congratulations to Mrs. Shanna Marburger, Austen McKee, Adrian Castillo and Ivan Tovar from Gustine High School. They were rewarded by Workforce Solutions in Abilene on Wednesday, October 9 for their work on a career exploration video. They received $150 for their efforts.

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Congratulations to Mireya Torquemada 2019 Gustine Homecoming Queen. She is pictured with her court of Dalia Valenzuela (left) and Faith Grayson (right.)

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