Mary Josephine Ashley 1924-2020 Mary Josephine Ashley, 96, died Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2020, at Good Life Assisted Living in Snyder. Services are pending at Bell-Cypert-Seale Funeral Home.
As President Donald Trump continues to raise questions about his November election defeat, some local residents are questioning what they say were mail-in ballots they received.  Snyder resident Susan Bills said she received several unrequested mail-in ballots, all of which she tore up and threw…
A two-vehicle accident on U.S. Hwy. 180 west of Snyder Friday night left six people dead.  According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, Larry “Alex” Jaramillo, 27, Crystal Angel Flores, 25, and their son John Lucas Jaramillo, 2, were traveling eastbound on U.S. Hwy. 180, about ½ mile east…
Scurry County Commissioners on Tuesday amended the Scurry County Local Government Corporation’s (LGC) articles of incorporation to change the number of directors on the LGC’s board from three to six, and to increase LGC directors’ terms of office from one year to three years. Commissioners…
Longtime West Texas banker John E. Grist on Monday acquired a controlling interest in Snyder’s West Texas State Bank, which has a branch in Rowena. Grist assumed the position of chairman and chief executive officer. Mark Williamson will remain as president and Darryl Calley will continue to serve…
The Scurry County Food Cupboard meets the needs of Scurry County residents in a very direct way — providing food for families who cannot afford it.  Director Johnny Irons said that families and indivdiuals need only fill out an application and meet an income requirement to be eligible to receive…
When you were in school, did you ever get away with something?  I wasn’t the most conniving slacker in the school — I did manage to graduate in the top 25 percent of my high school class after all — but I did pull a couple of schemes throughout my career. When I was in kindergarten, I was…
Christmas trees symbolize the magic and joy of the holiday season.  It makes sense to provide your tree with the care that will help to keep it lush, green and lovely into 2021.  Doing so will bear benefits beyond just the appearance of your tree. A well cared for tree will also be less of a fire…
At a time of the year that it would normally be staging performances of the latest Christmas show, the Ritz Community Theatre was hoping to offer alternative performances. Although the theater’s board of governors discussed holding a Christmas show featuring community members’ singing performances…
As President Donald Trump continues to raise questions about his November election defeat, some…
An 18-point second quarter lifted the Snyder Lady Tiger basketball team to a 53-29 win over Jayton…
A two-vehicle accident on U.S. Hwy. 180 west of Snyder Friday night left six people dead.  According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, Larry “Alex”…
Scurry County Commissioners on Tuesday amended the Scurry County Local Government Corporation’s (LGC) articles of incorporation to change the number of…
Longtime West Texas banker John E. Grist on Monday acquired a controlling interest in Snyder’s West Texas State Bank, which has a branch in Rowena. Grist…
Defense took center stage at Tiger Gym Saturday when Lubbock Coronado edged the Snyder Tiger boys’ basketball team, 30-24. Coronado took an early lead, scoring…
GUTHRIE — In their first game after the Thanksgiving break, the Hermleigh Lady Cardinals (3-2) came up short in a 55-39 road loss to Guthrie on Tuesday.…
When you were in school, did you ever get away with something?  I wasn’t the most conniving slacker in the school — I did manage to graduate in the top 25…
Christmas trees symbolize the magic and joy of the holiday season.  It makes sense to provide your tree with the care that will help to keep it lush, green…
Americans often think of the Thanksgiving holiday as unique to our country, and in some ways that is true. The feast at Plymouth with the Pilgrims and Native…