3 years ago

I want to take this opportunity to thank everyone, not only at the courthouse, but also in the community to say thank you for welcoming me and my family to the community. We have been in the community for a year now and it just feels like home. My name is Vanessa Watkins and most […]

3 years ago

To all the emergency personnel, firefighters, policemen and DPS officers in Panhandle who worked the accident our daughter was in Friday, May 22, we thank you. Thank you for your quick response. Thank you for your gentle handling in getting Mary out of the truck. Thank you for all you did to keep her alive. […]

4 years ago

Panhandle isn’t so bad after all. I remember as a young teenager growing up in Panhandle hearing other kids saying how they couldn’t wait to graduate and leave Panhandle. I guess at that age if you hear something often enough, you tend to accept and believe what you hear. Now that I’ve graduated, left for […]

4 years ago

Dear Editor, This letter is long overdue to my hometown of Panhandle, TX. Thoughts are that most if not all the sentiments expressed are not solely mine. Forgive me, if I don’t politically sanitize every word. However, I’m sure that language sanitation (LS) is not required in this editorial. But wait! LS might be on […]

4 years ago

I want to take the opportunity to encourage my fellow White Deer citizens to come out and vote in favor of the pending local alcohol election that would allow the sale of all alcoholic beverages, including mixed drinks, within our City. You may not know that the town of White Deer is the only jurisdiction […]

4 years ago

Rarely does a person fight a battle and have both sides – the hometown and the visitor – rooting for them. I not only witnessed this phenomenon last Friday night at the Panhandle/Wellington girls’ area playoff game, but I was also the recipient of the incredible generosity shown by fans from the two rival towns. […]

4 years ago

(Editor’s Note: Billy Dan Hughes was a beloved member of our community, working for Carson County for many years. He was a 1974 graduate of Groom High School. Billy Dan passed on Jan. 16, 2013. This is a testament to how one man can make a big difference.) Dear Editor, In the late 40’s Eastridge […]

5 years ago

Why are we happy being good at a bad system? Lately there has been much discussion about schools; their policies, curriculum, programs and etc. Schools tout their excellence on state tests or their varied curriculum and technology advances, but I would rather hear from their students four or five years after graduation to see how […]

5 years ago

Dear Editor, Panhandle High School is doing great! We’ve begun a robust fall full of rigor and challenge. Publicly, folks may have noticed our sports teams’ successes and struggles (which I know does us good) as well as our band’s efforts to choreograph a new and exciting show for contest; and hopefully, our fans have […]

5 years ago

The Panhandle Herald wishes to welcome the Panhandle Progress subscribers this week. The Herald purchased the Progress’ subscribers along with several other aspects of the Panhandle Progress. The Herald and White Deer News will continue business as usual as we attempt to bring our readers the local and county news. Our office remains at 319 […]