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Volume 28, Number 11

November 2016

24 Pages

Lubbock, Texas 79401

‘Feed a Friend – It’s as Easy as Pie!’ Nov. 11-19 For a $5 donation to Lubbock Meals on Wheels, donors will receive a coupon for a free Sara Lee pie. Varieties include Homestyle Apple, Dutch Apple, Cherry, Pumpkin, Mince, Sweet Potato, and Peach. Donations can be made at any Lubbock United Supermarkets, Market Street,

or Amigos location (through the cashier, at the customer service counter, or to the Lubbock Meals on Wheels’ representative in the store) or at the Lubbock Meals on Wheels’ office, 230434th Street. Coupons are redeemable at Lubbock United Supermarkets through Dec. 31.

In November Nov. 6 – Time change Nov. 8 – Election Day Nov. 11 - Veterans Day Nov. 24 – Thanksgiving Day

November Is

Home Health & Hospice Month Alzheimer’s Awareness Month National Caregiver Month

Texas Tech Football Nov. 5 – Texas in Lubbock Nov. 12 – Oklahoma State in Stillwater, OK Nov. 19 – Iowa State in Ames, Iowa Nov. 25 – Baylor in Arlington, Texas

Early Voting Oct. 24 - Nov. 4

Hallelujah!

Election Day: Nov. 8 National Ranching Heritage Center has 2 new exhibits Two new exhibitions focusing on Comanche Chief Quanah Parker and Texas artist Frank Reaugh are open at the National Ranching Heritage Center, 3121 Fourth Street. “Both men shared the same time period in history, loved the same land, and became part of the history of that land,” said Dr. Scott White, the center’s director of collections, exhibits and research. An opening reception

included a presentation by Parker’s great-grandson, Bruce Parker, from Albuquerque, N.M. He performed a Comanche smoke blessing for the opening of the Native American exhibit. Austin filmmaker Marla Fields discussed her documentary film, “Frank Reaugh: Pastel Poet of the Texas Plains.” To celebrate the exhibition of artifacts that once belonged to Quanah Parker, the Texas Plains Trail Re-

gion has temporarily placed a Quanah Parker Trail Arrow on the front lawn of the ranching center, making it one of more than 70 Panhandle locations with a tie to the last chief of the greatest tribe in America. “Only the Smithsonian Institute has a larger collection of Comanche artifacts than the National Ranching Heritage Center,” White said. “To preserve these very old and delicate artifacts, we (See Parker & Reaugh, Page 2)

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