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Entomology labs held at Southwest Regional Dairy Center 0

Entomology labs held at Southwest Regional Dairy Center

By Briley Garrett –  Where there are cows there are flies. Dr. David Kattes, a professor at Tarleton State, taught his entomology labs at the Dairy Center this past semester. He said the Dairy...

The sky is the limit for local bartender 0

The sky is the limit for local bartender

By Megan Matthews –  For avid skydiver Ryan Young, the sky really is the limit. He only began “jumping” in January and has been more than 100 times since then. His favorite “drop zone,”...

Mystery on Chalk Mountain 0

Mystery on Chalk Mountain

By Jenny Cline and Rebecca Downes –  The sun wasn’t up yet on June 24 when law enforcement authorities arrived at the scene of what appeared to be yet another car wreck on U.S....

Holy cows, it’s hot! 0

Holy cows, it’s hot!

By Kayla Hall –  The heat wave is taking its toll on dairy production in Erath County. Dairy farmers are struggling with unproductive cows, evaporative cooling systems and breeding rotations to get their cows...

Drought threatens to dry up farming industry 0

Drought threatens to dry up farming industry

By Laura Procter –  As vegetation pulls the last remnants of sub moisture from the ground, farmers and so-called farm input retailers in Erath and surrounding counties are feeling the effects of this summer’s...

Mentoring Military: Faculty Veterans lend helping hand to student vets 0

Mentoring Military: Faculty Veterans lend helping hand to student vets

By Jackie Melvin –  The 450 military veterans enrolled as Tarleton State University students have some new, well-placed mentors – faculty members who also served their country. The newly developed Faculty/Student Veteran Mentoring Program...