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ACMAC moving forward with Assessment Phase

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Archer County Commissioners, after several presentations and offers, agreed to transfer the old jail building, grounds and artifacts to Archer County Museum & Arts Center, Inc., a 501c3 Non-Profit Corporation (ACMAC). The official closing of the transaction was in early March of 2020 just in time for the COVID-19 pandemic to take center stage, shutting down most activity.
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May 1 ballot application filing open through Feb. 12

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Local towns and school boards are taking applications for a place on the ballot for the May 1 Uniform Election through Feb. 12. According to the elections code, to be eligible to run for office a person must be a United States citizen, 18-yearsold by the time of the start of the term, a resident of Texas for at least a year and within the entities boundaries for six months, not be a convicted of felony and not been found to be mentally incompetent by a final judgement of a court.
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Six honored for service to AC Junior Livestock Show

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After a hard day at Burgess Manning, where he worked for 25 years, Rick Foreman would be greeted at home by his daughter Meri Beth. It was time to go to the pig barn and work with the hogs. It was 1998, and she was 9 years old when she decided to be a part of the Archer County Junior Livestock Show. Her interest was stirred by friend Amanda Womack who was showing pigs. Meri Beth was intrigued by the prospect. Rick and wife Charla, with a strong nudge from County Agent Marvin Henry, signed up to support Meri Beth’s passion.
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Mike Jacobs

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One might say Mike Jacobs was the most valuable shower in the inaugural Archer County Junior Livestock Show in 1968. According to the Archer County News he had the Grand Champion Ewe, Grand Champion Barrow, Prize Gilt, and Grand Champion in the poultry division. He was in the seventh grade when his father, Jim Jacobs, got with Lawrence Berend and Brett Triplett to organize a livestock show for FFA and 4H members to exhibit a wide range of animals. His dad was the ag teacher in Windthorst at the time.