Club calls off Diamondback Jubilee

David Ivey holds a rattlesnake during last year’s Lometa Diamondback Jubilee. The event was scheduled for next week, but the Lometa Lions Club, which sponsors the fest, canceled it because of concerns about the possible spread of coronavirus. The fest will resume next year, officials said.

Nursing homes curtail visits

Nursing homes have suspended visitations as part of the effort to stop the spread of coronavirus.