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No tuna. No paper towels. No Purell. No toilet paper. The shelves of every supermarket in the country have been picked clean. I’ve made three trips to the H.E.B. in San Angelo with no luck. Friends in California, New York, Virginia, and Tennessee report the same experience. It’s as if the apocalypse was announced, and we were all told to hoard tuna, paper towels, Purell, and toilet paper, and we would be spared. My supermarket had the usual amount of perishable items, but canned goods, and frozen fruits and vegetables were cleaned out. I’ve started checking on friends, and here are some of their stories ...
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We’re OK. No panic here yet over the COVID -19 virus. It’s spring break for small towns, San Angelo, and Angelo State University. All is quiet on the western fringe of the state. We have had more rain than usual and warmer than average temperatures. The trees are still bare, but iris, yellow jasmine, and the first wildflowers are in bloom. It’s not that we are skeptical about the spread of the corona virus. We’re serious about preventing the spread of the virus. In fact, we are some of the bestprepared Americans for a pandemic. Here’s why ...
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Taking stock

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Coy, Colt, and Cambree Pittman recently attended the National Western and Fort Worth Stock Show in January. They returned with several first-, second-, and third-place ribbons from both shows. Colt was also named Grand Champion Braunvieh Junior Showman at the National Western Stock Show. In photo above, Colt Pittman poses with sister, Cambree, and the judge after receiving his showmanship award.
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CHS theatre department to perform One-Act Play entry at Texas Crown Thursday evening

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Canadian High School’s one-act play performance of August: Osage County will be presented onstage at the Texas Crown Performance Hall, Thursday evening, March 5, at 7 pm. This is the play’s only public performance before the OAP contest, which will be held at Bushland ISD on March 11.
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The flu has shut us down. So many people in my little West Texas town have the flu that the schools have been closed for seven days with no sign of re-opening this week. Not all students are staying home. This is Texas, which means flu or no flu, sports will go on. Students on the basketball and baseball teams, and track-and-field athletes still play on schedule. Several other towns in the area are experiencing the same situation.