In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Archer City ISD is experiencing setbacks while striving to keep everything as normal as possible. It was reported at the meeting the Wildcat boys’ basketball team had been quarantined due to exposure to a positive case.
The Sheriff’s Office received 89 Calls for Service during the past seven day period ending Sunday, Dec. 20. On the day of this report there were 29 individuals incarcerated in the Archer County Jail consisting of 25 men and four women.
Windthorst Trojans… State Champs!! One point victory! I would have loved to have been there. Those who were likely spent most of that game on the edge of their seats. Having played competitive sports I do know the crowd is a major factor. That energy spurs the players on to do extraordinary things. Just because you grew up in a small town does not mean you cannot accomplish great things.
Archer County Judge Randy Jackson reported on Tuesday, Dec. 22, that the county has seen another 100 case increase in total Covid-19 cases in just one week’s time and the county will remain unexempt from GA-29 including a facial covering mandate which was issued by Governor Greg Abbott.
I want to admit to making a mistake. While preparing for the Santa Letter Edition, I was trying to narrow down the list of finalists in the Christmas Picture Contest. I came across a Windthorst Elementary second grader’s lovely artwork and wondered if she might have had some help from an adult or older sibling. In a bit of a rush and thinking that was probably the case, I removed Danielle Steinberger’s entry from the stack. A little voice inside my
The Scotland-Windthorst VFW 2676/Auxiliary held its award ceremony honoring its Citizenship Education Teacher of the Year, Patriot’s Pen Essay competition winners and Voice of Democracy Audio/Essay competition winners on Monday, Dec. 14.
At the regional congressional debate competition on Nov. 4 in Burkburnett, Archer City ISD sophomore Emily Shephard won first place, sophomore Rebecca Taggart placed second and sophomore Candace Taggart finished fifth. Sophomore Ryan Wilson also competed.
Friends, family, and customers were on hand to celebrate the retirement of Jimmy Davis at Davis Supply last Friday morning. Pictured from L to R are Shirley Stults, Fern Starnes, Davis, grandson Garrett Lain, and Theresa Henry.