Archive for February, 2009

Photo contest commemorates 100th year of The Texas Spur

While the town of Spur is celebrating their centennial year, so is The Texas Spur. In publication since the beginning, The Texas Spur published its first issue November 5, 1909, four days after the opening of the town of Spur with the sell of Spur Farm Lands.
To celebrate our 100th year in publication we […]

Scam Alert!

Sunday was the last day that the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal newspaper was delivered to subscribers’ homes in Dickens County and sold on news stands at local businesses. An announcement made by the Avalanche-Journal earlier this month, to cease home delivery and news stand sales in Dickens County has perturbed many faithful Lubbock A-J readers in Dickens […]

You Love me, You Love me not

We just finished our annual Valentine’s issue. This year we had 120 photographs submitted by parents, grandparents, and aunts and uncles. It is always nerve-wracking as we print names, names, and yet more names underneath each of the photos identifying the kids then make sure we get everything spelled correctly, always hoping that what looked […]

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