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Hermleigh returns to the regional final in softball

The teams in the state’s smallest class are playing the regional finals this week, so the Hermleigh Lady Cardinals are just one series win from going to state. Earlier this year, the girls were in this same position in basketball, but they lost in the regional finals. The Lady...
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Snyder continues run in the Class 4A baseball playoffs

The Snyder Tigers are the Big Country’s Cinderella story for the 2022 season. They weren’t supposed to make the playoffs, and here they are still alive after two rounds of the postseason. It wasn’t easy though. The Tigers lost Game 1 to Andrews, but they bounced right...
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Daniel Christopher Winn

Daniel Christopher Winn, age 45, was called home to our Lord and Savior on May 5th, 2022 in Snyder, Texas. Daniel was born March 12, 1977 to Dana Winn (Davidson) Fleming and Allen Richard Winn in Hobbs, NM. He was a longtime resident of Sulphur Springs, TX where he met and married Jaclyn (Dickey) Winn in June of 1999. Daniel had recently moved to Ira, TX and was already making a positive impact in our small community.

TX Firefighters Destroy Hive with Thousands of ‘Aggressive’ Bees after Attack

A man was attacked by bees in Texas, prompting firefighters to destroy their “very large hive,” according to a volunteer agency. Now the “particularly aggressive” bees are swarming the area, according to a Facebook post from the Snyder Volunteer Fire Department. Authorities say the hive had been home to thousands of bees.

Duane Hopper comes home to lead the Wylie Lady Bulldogs

The search for the new girls coach at Wylie High School didn’t take long, and they didn’t have to go very far. Hermleigh head coach Duane Hopper is coming home to lead the Lady Bulldogs. He led the Lady Cardinals to the regional tournament in all five seasons...

Patrick Kinahan: Snyder squanders chance to silence uncertainty about future with Jazz

SALT LAKE CITY — Credit Quin Snyder for refusing to get pinned down on the one issue that is perplexing much of the Utah Jazz fan base. Speaking for about 45 minutes at his postseason press conference Monday, the coach did not publicly commit to return for a ninth season. Snyder's shrewd statement adds more fuel to the potential of him stepping down rather than fulfill the reported last season of his contract.

Texas man attacked by ‘particularly aggressive’ bees

SNYDER, Texas — Firefighters were battling not flames, but bees in Texas after a man was attacked by a swarm from a large hive. In a series of Facebook posts, the Snyder Volunteer Fire Department shared videos and a photo showing the process of addressing the bee problem. Firefighters said they were called to the scene after a man was attacked by the bees.

Hermleigh student says caring for his pig changed his life

HERMLEIGH, Texas — An eighth grader at Hermleigh won in the Scurry County Junior Livestock Show and Auction on Saturday, January 22nd. Emilio Conde says the experience of raising his pig, Charlotte, not only helped him become more responsible but it also changed his life. At the beginning of...

Woman Rescues Discarded Donkey Who Follows Her Around ‘Like a Puppy’

Story submitted by Shanna Kelley from Ira, Texas. I was looking on a site for another donkey or two. I think they are the best. I had three but felt like I needed at least one more. I don’t know why I felt like I wanted more, but I did. We had all this land and we had a small rescue here in Texas, so I thought I would add more donkeys.