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Having a ‘Grand’ time at 74th Show

Students shine with animal projects at 74th Olton Livestock Show


Mackenzie DeBerry showed the Supreme Grand Champion Heifer at the 74th annual Olton FFA & 4-H Livestock Show, which was held Jan. 18-19 at Olton Ag Pavilion. The winning heifer is an Angus breed.

Emma Acker’s AOB won Reserve Supreme Heifer. She also showed the Grand Champion Lamb, a 127-pound Heavy Weight.

Alec Pinkerton’s Exotic Heavy Weight was selected as the Grand Champion Steer. The steer weighed in at 1,325 pounds. Pinkerton’s Exotic Light Weight was named the Reserve Grand Champion Steer. it weighed in at 1,130 pounds.

Kallie McCall showed the Grand Champion Goat, a 75-pound Light Weight. She also had the Reserve Grand Champion Goat, a 79-pound Medium Weight.

Kerry Urbina showed the Reserve Grand Champion Lamb, a 121-pound Medium Weight.

In the Barrow Show, Daniel Ibanez had the Grand Champion, a 120-pound Light Weight Cross. Jadyn Vega showed the Reserve Grand Champion Barrow, a 240-pound Heavy Weight Hampshire.


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School trustees conduct self-assesment, order election and revise resignation policy

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After assessing the superintendent at a meeting earlier in the month, Olton School trustees conducted a self-assessment of themselves during their regular monthly meeting held Jan. 17, concluding all are headed in the same direction.

What trustees primarily found was agreement on most issues, especially in light of goals they set for the district between the time when the written part of the self-assessment was prepared and the discussion at the meeting last week.


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Packing Snacks

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Olton school trustees and some Olton Independent School District administrators help pack Snack Pak 4 Kids bags on Jan. 17. More than 120 bags were packed with all kinds of nutritious foods and drinks. Those involvced in the packing include Alicia Sanchez, Michael Ramage, Connie Maxwell, Brian Hunt, Troy Don Allcorn, Jesus “Chuy” De La Cruz, Ruben Luera, Kevin McCasland and Ross Lassiter. Snack Pak 4 Kids is seeking groups and individuals that are willing to help package the bags once a month. Also, monetary donations are sought to continue the program, which feeds children who are hungry during the weekend.


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Sports

Mustangs and Fillies take on Vega

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The Mustangs and Fillies return home tonight to play Vega teams after traveling to Sudan last Friday and to Farwell Tuesday.

The Mustangs come with a 2-1 district record tonight as they play an important district contest with Vega. The boys varsity team defeated Sudan, 50-35, last Friday but fell 48-40 in a close contest at Farwell Tuesday.



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Obituaries

Pedro G. Diaz

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Pedro G. Diaz, 72, of Olton, passed away Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019.

Funeral Mass was held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with Father George Poonely as celebrant. Interment followed in Plainview Cemetery. Rosary was recited at 6 p.m., Monday, Jan. 21, 2019 at Lemons Memorial Chapel. Arrangements are under the direction of Lemons Funeral Home of Plainview.


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