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Holiday Floats Light Up Christmas Parade

Winners announced, Assets missing

Record setting 79 degree and calm dry weather welcomed a capacity crowd to downtown Post for the 2012 Lighted Christmas Parade organized by the Post Area Chamber of Commerce.  Main Street merchants highly decorated the store fronts and windows to greatly enhance the experience for shoppers and those in attendance ... click for more

 

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Engagement Announcement: Rachel Gray and Joshua Fitchett

Rodney and Vicki Gray announced the engagement of their daughter, Rachel Gray to Joshua Fitchett. 

Rachel is a 2007 graduate of Post High School and 2011 graduate of Lubbock Christian University.  She is currently employed as Teacher/Coach at Terra Vista Middle School for Frenship ISD. 

Joshua ... click for more

 

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Post Lighted Christmas Parade is Set for Saturday

The Annual Lighted Christmas Parade sponsored by the Post Area Chamber of Commerce (PACC) is scheduled for Saturday, December 1 at 6 pm.  Last year’s parade was one of the best and PACC hopes this year's will be bigger and better.

Cash prizes will be awarded in several ... click for more

 

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Outdoor Recreation Plan Plots Future for Parks, Healthy Lifestyles

Plan Compiles Research on Health, Economics, Texas’ Future

AUSTIN – The latest Texas Outdoor Recreation Plan calls for more trails and greenways to encourage active lifestyles, new parks in or near urban areas, better access to public waters, and a review of local park grant rules to make the most of limited dollars, among other recommendations. Besides ways ... click for more

 

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4-H Christmas Party and Food Drive

Agrilife Extension Extras for November 19

Major Stock Show Entries - Are due to the Extension Office no later than 5:00 p.m. on November 29th. If you have any question please contact the Extension Office at 806-495-4400.

Swine Validations - Will be November 26th at 1:00 p.m. in Southland Ag Building and at 4:00 p.m. at ... click for more

 

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Christmas Craft Show in Tahoka

Set for December 1st

Area crafters are gearing up for the Annual Christmas Craft Show set for Saturday, December 1st from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Life Enrichment Center in Tahoka.  The popular event will feature the talents of crafters from Tahoka, Lubbock and surrounding communities.  “There will be over 20 booths ... click for more

 

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Around Town - Pictorial

There's always something special going on in Post and across Garza County.

See pictures of a special Veterans Day event, adoptable puppies, a Batman sighting and a Lubbock TV personality playing foot-basketball at the arena.

Thanks to our readers for sharing images and memories. 

If you have a ... click for more

 

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Who You Are

Or do you not know that the unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived; neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor homosexuals, nor thieves, nor the covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor swindlers, will inherit the kingdom of God. Such were some of ... click for more

 

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Major Stock Show Entries and Swine Validation Coming Up

Agrilife Extension Extras for November 13

Major Stock Show Entries - Due to the Extension Office no later than 5:00 p.m. on November 29th. If you have any question please contact the Extension Office at 806-495-4400.

Swine Validations - Will be November 26th at 1:00 p.m. in Southland Ag Building and at 4:00 p.m. at the ... click for more

 

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Post Elementary Kicks Off Food Drive

It is the season for giving and helping others. 

In that spirit, the Gifted and Talented (GT) students at Post Elementary are hosting a nonperishable food drive to bless individuals and families in need in our community. The food will be donated to the Post Cares organization.  The food drive ... click for more

 

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Girl Scouts Celebrate Founder

The local Girl Scouts of Troop 6416 celebrated Founder Juliette Gordon Low last week.  More information on Low can be found on wikipedia.

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4-H To Hold Benefit Dance on Nov 10

Agrilife Extension Extras for Nov 5

Garza/Scurry County 4-H Dance - A benefit dance will be held Saturday, November 10, 2012 at 8:00 p.m. till 11:00 p.m. at the Garza County Show Barn. All Garza County youth 3rd grade thru 12th grade are invited. 4-H chaperones will be on site. Cost is $5.00 with proceeds going ... click for more

 

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Asleep at the Wheel

November 12-18 is Drowsy Driving Prevention Week

We all know the feeling – your head is feeling heavy; you open the window for more fresh air; turn the radio up louder – you are driving and beginning to feel sleepy. A 2012 poll conducted by the National Sleep Foundation found that approximately one in ten Americans say ... click for more

 

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God Moves First

Yet to all who received Him, to those who believed in His name, He gave the right to become children of God—children born not of natural descent, nor of human decision or a husband's will, but born of God. - John 1:12-13

One of the great pieces of literature in ... click for more

 

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Generosity Shown at Annual GCJLA Fundraiser

The Garza County Junior Livestock Association held its annual fundraiser on Saturday, October 27, 2012 at the Garza County Trailblazers building. Everyone attending was treated to a brisket supper and live auction.  This year’s door prizes and raffle winners were Roxanne Osborn, Tori Huckaby, Dusti Osborn, Kolton Wink, Glenna Reiter, ... click for more

 

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Breath of Life

This week we are continuing our discussion about the New Creation.  When we read in Genesis 1 of the creation the end of the account is that “God saw all that He created, and it was very good.”  In the third chapter of Genesis all of that “good” seems to ... click for more

 

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Quilt Exhibit Saturday, Nov. 3

The Texas Department of Agriculture quilt collection along with vintage quilts from the Garza County Historical Museum collection will be on exhibit Saturday, November 3, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Post Community Center.  The exhibit is open to the public.  There is no admission fee.

The TDA collection ... click for more

 

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Post Elementary - A Honor Roll

Congratulations to the following students for making the "A Honor Roll" list at Post Elementary for the 1st six week cycle of the 2012-2013 school year. In order to make the "A Honor Roll" a student may not have any grade lower than an "A" on their report card. We ... click for more

 

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Frontier Day Lives Again at Abilene State Park

Outdoor Event Also Marks 20th Anniversary of Buffalo Soldiers Program

TUSCOLA, TX—A one-time popular annual event celebrating 19th-Century life on the rugged Texas plains, Frontier Day is again a part of Abilene State Park and scheduled for the afternoon of Saturday, Nov. 3.

From noon to 4 p.m., park visitors can enjoy booths, activities, displays, re-enactors and demonstrations that highlight ... click for more

 

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Post Elementary - A/B Honor Roll

The students listed below made the "A/B Honor Roll" list at Post Elementary School for the 1st six week cycle of the 2012-2013 school year. Each of these student's hard work paid of with them receiving no grade less than a "B" on their report card. We are proud of ... click for more

 

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PARC Pets of the Week

Meet 4 of PARC's newest additions.  These sweet babies were abondoned (along with 4 others) at the roadside park just over a week ago.  Volunteers from PARC spent a week trying to catch all 8, but could only get our hands on 5 of them.  One of the 5 has ... click for more

 

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Looking for God's New Creation

In last week's article we began an investigation into the theme of a new creation within the Bible.  Admittedly, I probably tried to do too much in that article in the space that was provided but I was really just trying to make an introduction to the Biblical concept of ... click for more

 

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Agrilife Extension Extras

GCJLA Fundraiser Coming Up

GCJLA Fundraiser - October 27 @ 6:30 pm at Trailblazers. Get tickets from any GCJLA member

Friend to Friend Staying Healthy Together - a breast and cervical cancer awareness program to educate women about the importance of mammograms and Pap tests is free to all women of Garza County, October ... click for more

 

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Game Warden Certifies 17 New, Safe Hunters

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, in conjunction with its hunter education program, certified 17 new, safe hunters on Sunday, October 21.  The students, coming from the counties of Garza, Lynn, Scurry, Lubbock, Crosby, and even Randall, attended a two-day hunter education course at the Post school campus.

“Nearly all ... click for more

 

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C. W. Post Annual Birthday Celebration Oct. 26

The Caprock Cultural Association will host the C. W. Post Annual Birthday Celebration, October 26, 4:30 to 6 p.m. at the Heritage House.

The community is invited to enjoy refreshments and celebrate our heritage.  A photography exhibit featuring the work of architect Louis Singleton Curtiss will be on display for ... click for more

 

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TTU Offers "Free" Low Income Taxpayer Clinic

The Texas Tech University School of Law operates a “FREE” Low Income Taxpayer Clinic (LITC) year around to provide assistance relating to issues involving controversies with the Internal Revenue Service. 

You may be eligible for assistance if you live in the High Plains, Permian Basin, Rolling Plains of Western Texas, ... click for more

 

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Post School Cafeteria Menu - Week of Oct 22

Monday 22nd
Lunch: Corn Dog, Baked Beans, Tomato & Cucumber Cup, Apple-Pineapple D'Lite, Milk Variety 

Tuesday 23rd
Lunch: Nacho Grande, Refried Beans, Garden Salad, Orange Smiles, Milk Variety

Wednesday 24th
Lunch: Chicken Sandwich, Oven Fries, Fresh Veggie Cup, Fruity Gelatin, Milk Variety

Thursday 25th
Lunch: Beefy Macaroni, Garden Salad, Baby ... click for more

 

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Butler Bronc Ride Returns to Post Saturday

The 7th Annual Tom Butler Memorial Bronc Ride is this Saturday, October 20, at the Post Stampede Rodeo Arena.

Last year's event impressesed organizer Traci Butler who said it was "shock-n-awe" with how things worked out with about 5000 fans attending.

The gates open at 9:00 a.m. and the Bronc ... click for more

 

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The New Creation

When we read in Revelations of a new heavens and a new earth (Revelations 21:1) we may not be aware that the author is actually quoting from the prophet Isaiah.  In Isaiah 43 we read that God is doing a new thing and in Isaiah 65 in verse 17 God ... click for more

 

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When too much information can be risky?

The internet has proven itself invaluable in today’s times.  How did we function without this marvel 15-20 years ago? I’m sure kids nowadays would be traumatized if they had to grow up the way we did without instant access to the internet!  When did Atari turn into Angry Birds?  Never ... click for more

 

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