2 months ago

Panhandle resident Terry LeGate is persistent! He has been a loyal player of Publishers Clearing House (PCH) Sweepstakes for years … as he explained a long time before the internet. His wife, Lynn, said he plays the sweepstakes every morning from about 4 to 7 a.m. Terry said he enjoys the challenge. Lynn said he […]

4 months ago

Krisha Bhakta won the Panhandle Junior High Spelling Bee for the second year in a row last Friday, Jan. 29. Krisha is a seventh grader and the daughter of Ami and Alpesh Bhakta of Panhandle. She won the competition in the sixth round with the word “disgorged” and sealed the championship round with the word […]

5 months ago

This year’s Carson County Junior Livestock Show came to a close on Saturday evening, Jan. 19, with the awards ceremony and live sale. Pictured above are the belt buckle winners for each of the Grand Champion, Reserve Champion, and Senior and Junior Showmanship awards in the categories of goats, lambs, heifers, steers and pigs. Pictured […]

5 months ago

Governor Greg Abbott declared January School Board Recognition Month to honor the more than 7,200 locally elected trustees in Texas. These unpaid volunteers work closely with the community to support the success of public education, oversee the district superintendent and attend trainings to encourage constant growth, all to ensure students have the best schools possible. […]

8 months ago

The “Pride” has been preparing for upcoming marching contests and are ready to continue their “Tradition of Excellence.” The “Pride” show is titled “Romanesque,” written by Dr. Benjamin Brook. The “Pride” is under the direction of Mr. Herbert Herrera and Mrs. Elizabeth Field. The “Pride of Panhandle” Marching Clinic is this Saturday, Oct. 17, in […]

8 months ago

– By Traci McMinn – The Running Buck Band has been preparing for upcoming marching contests. The Running Buck Band show is titled “It Came From Outer Space,” featuring music of John Williams. Superman opener arranged by Mike Story; Theme from E. T. arranged by Michael Sweeney and Star Wars (main title) arrarnged by Mike […]

8 months ago

The Panhandle Chapter of the National Honor Society (NHS) inducted new members on Wednesday, Sept. 30. These qualified students missed out on being inducted at the end of their sophomore year due to COVID-19. Not wanting them to have to wait until spring of 2021, the Panhandle ISD NHS conducted a fall induction ceremony. In […]

8 months ago

The ladies were all glammed out for their night to shine at the 2020 White Deer High School Homecoming game on Friday, Oct. 2. The 2020 Homecoming Court were, left tor right, Queen candidates Curstin Haiduk, Teagan Forney, Averi Kelly and Mackenzie Crook; Class representatives, Sophomore Grace Means, Senior Alexis Bolton, Freshman Ella Bolton and […]

9 months ago

Last Friday morning, Sept. 11, Zion Mercer was crowned the 2020 Homecoming King and Makenna Reynolds was crowned that evening during the football game halftime. Members of the 2020 Homecoming Court were, first row – left to right, Sash Bearers Averi Biggs, daughter of Nikki and Matthew Biggs and Jaxcyn Richey, son of Adeena and […]