Sleet and freezing temperatures Sunday night, Monday, and expected Tuesday and Tuesday night have led local schools to cancel in-person classes Tuesday. Snyder, Ira and Hermleigh ISDs, as well as Western Texas College and Snyder Christian School have all canceled classes Tuesday. No word has been…
Frank James Bennett 1952-2020 Mr. Frank James Bennett, 68, of Snyder died on Friday, Oct. 23, 2020, at his home. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at Bell-Cypert-Seale Chapel with the Rev. Rocky Alexander officiating. Interment will follow at Hillside Memorial Gardens. Visitation…
More than 115 individuals tested positive for COVID-19 in the past week, while 81 have recovered. Scurry County officials announced that over the past week, 116 individuals had tested positive.  The positivity rate in Scurry County is hovering around 20 percent for the last three weeks, officials…
The Development Corporation of Snyder board of directors voted at its meeting Wednesday morning to extend the contract of the corporation’s interim director, Mike Barnes, for an additional three months, and also set salary guidelines for his replacement. Barnes is the head of the economic…
Two people are headed to prison after recent hearings in District Judge Ernie B. Armstrong’s courtroom. Mike Bernal, 45, of Snyder, was given a 25-year sentence after entering a plea agreement on a third degree felony charge of possession of a controlled substance.  He was also ordered to pay $…
Artifacts from the Little Bighorn Battle, also known as Custer’s Last Stand or Greasy Grass, are making their way back to Snyder after being displayed at the Snyder Chamber of Commerce a few weeks ago. Wendell Grangaard, Dave Molina, Nicholas Tooth and Ernie Fellows are displaying revolvers such…
Retired firefighter Nathan Ygnacio “Benny” Benitez celebrated his 101st birthday on Friday with a parade of firefighters, family, friends and other community members. Benitez was born in Mexico and came to America as an 11-month-old baby. He has lived in or near Snyder ever since, and was a Snyder…
Orders for the 2021 Tiger’s Lair yearbook are being taken. The lowest price of the year, $55, will end Friday. That is also the final day four free icons will be available with the purchase of personalization (an additional $7).  The price will increase to $60 Saturday and icons, which can only be…
A Colorado City man was given a probated sentence during a hearing in District Judge Ernie B. Armstrong’s courtroom recently. Damonte Terrell Bryant, 26, was given a five-year probated sentence after he entered a plea agreement on a third degree felony charge of claiming a lottery prize by fraud…
Snyder High School has begun repair work on two greenhouses the school district bought recently.  Students recently began to visit the greenhouses and have begun hands-on work with planting and caring for seeds and cuttings. Coordinator McKenna Jenkins said that her classes started about 300…
Sleet and freezing temperatures Sunday night, Monday, and expected Tuesday and Tuesday night have…
Artifacts from the Little Bighorn Battle, also known as Custer’s Last Stand or Greasy Grass, are…
Retired firefighter Nathan Ygnacio “Benny” Benitez celebrated his 101st birthday on Friday with a…
More than 115 individuals tested positive for COVID-19 in the past week, while 81 have recovered. Scurry County officials announced that over the past week,…
The Development Corporation of Snyder board of directors voted at its meeting Wednesday morning to extend the contract of the corporation’s interim director,…
Two people are headed to prison after recent hearings in District Judge Ernie B. Armstrong’s courtroom. Mike Bernal, 45, of Snyder, was given a 25-year…
HERMLEIGH — For just the second time since 1978, the Hermleigh Cardinal football team has won nine games in the regular season. With a 62-14 win over Rotan…
The Ira Junior High School football team has been a tough team to beat so far this season, having won all six of its games. “It’s super exciting,” coach Toby…
Western Texas College announced the hiring of Elton Jazexhiu as the new men’s soccer head coach earlier this week. Jazexhiu is a native of Albania who has…
I hope you have all been making sure to watch some of your favorite spooky movies. I have. I’m not necessarily talking about horror movies, mind you. Truth be…
Scurry County 4-H member Whitley Anderson was recently named a State Healthy Texas Youth Ambassador for the Texas 4-H Program. The program is designed to train…
Is it just me, or is anyone else having trouble getting too excited about the fall sports season? Maybe it’s the embarrassing 2-4 record that somehow leaves…