With early voting in this year's general election completed, officials with the Howard County Elections Administration office are turning their attention to Tuesday, when area voters will have one last chance to cast their ballots.
According to Elections Administrator Saundra Bloom, her office has tallied nearly 5,600 ballots for early voting's two-week run, accounting for nearly 34 percent of the registered voters in Howard County.
While most guys are notorious for forgetting anniversaries, Crossroads area country and western musician Jody Nix doesn't have that problem. In his case, he has thousands of local residents and music lovers all over the country to remind him.
Nix â€” along with his band, the West Texas Cowboys â€” are poised to celebrate 66 years of what has become a lengthy and distinguished time the Nix family has carried the torch for traditional country and western music with a anniversary celebration Saturday, Nov. 10, at the family's landmark venue, the Stampede.