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August 1st

Redneck Olympics fundraiser scheduled to get under way this Saturday in Fritch

August 1, 2014

The rednecks are about to get their own sports event ... and everyone will get a few laughs from it while generating some additional funds for victims of the May 11 wildfire in Fritch that destroyed more than 230 homes and left over 100 residents homeless.
“We wanted to do something to help,” said Olympics organizer Madeline Lyckman. “But I knew if we were going to do this, we were going to have a good time doing it.”

July 31st

Abbott sends representative to HCRW meeting

July 31, 2014

The Hutchinson County Republican Women will try and get the political season off to a rousing start on Aug. 7 when they host Suzanne Bellsnyder, a representative for Greg Abbott, at their upcoming meeting.

July 30th

White to donate show proceeds to fire victims

July 30, 2014

Comedian Ron White, famous for his “Blue Collar Comedy Tour” with Jeff Foxworthy, is doing his best to bring a few smiles to Hutchinson County. The comedian announced earlier this week that he would be donating to proceeds of his upcoming “Nutcracker” show in Wichita Falls to the Hutchinson County United Ways’ Fritch Wildfire Relief Fund.

July 29th

County won’t pay for migrants

July 29, 2014

STINNETT – The Hutchinson County Commissioner’s sent a clear message to the federal government on Monday morning during their meeting. They aren’t opposed to housing needy immigrant children ... but they don’t want to be footing the bill at local taxpayers’ expense.

Lake Meredith benefitting greatly from recent rainfall

July 29, 2014

When it comes to rainfall, residents of Hutchinson County had two reasons to be thrilled to see precipitation falling from the sky. The rain was desperately needed for crops, and, even more so, it was needed to help add water to Lake Meredith.

County could close wildfire debris site

July 29, 2014

Hutchinson County could soon find itself telling victims of the May 11 wildfire they can’t dispose of their debris at the designated dump site in Fritch. And, according to county officials, it will have to happen sooner rather than later in order to facilitate the removal of the debris by outside companies.

July 23rd

VIDEO: UT Coach Charlie Strong at Big 12 Media Day

July 23, 2014

VIDEO: UT Coach Charlie Strong at Big 12 Media Day

July 19th

HC3 gears up for annual telethon

July 19, 2014

Bid, buy, and care. That is what the people holding the 2014 Hutchinson County Telethon would like Hutchinson County residents to do next weekend when they stage the 2014  HC3 Telethon.
Every year, the Hutchinson County Crisis Center (HC3) puts together a telethon to fight against abuse and help victims thought their journey after getting away from abuse - they are the backbone for victims recovering from child and adult sexual assault and family violence.

July 18th

BIG Garage Sale

July 18, 2014

2 Family Garage Sale, Corner of South Main & Adams. Friday & Saturday, 8:30-? Come check it out!!

Petition seeks an end to pumping

July 18, 2014

Just how precious is water in West Texas? Evidently, it is so precious some are ready to petition that what is here should stay here.
An online petition has been circulating the Internet since yesterday  in an effort to convince the Canadian River Municipal Water Authority to halt pumping water from Lake Meredith. As of Wednesday evening, the petition had gained 412 e-signatures in a 24-hour time span.
According to the petition, local residents want CRMWA to cease pumping water from the lake in order to preserve the lake’s recent gains.

The Lady Bulldogs will be back on the court against Highland Park in Amarillo Tuesday night. The...
The Bullodogs will be travelling to Bushland on Friday night to take on the Bushland Falcons....
  BALTIMORE (AP) — Ray Rice was let go by the Baltimore Ravens on Monday and...

 

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