Updates and Breaking News

Seminole Gasoline Prices Hover Below $2 Mark

It’s a sight many in the Seminole community thought they would possibly never see again — gasoline prices below the $2 per gallon mark.

According to a weekly survey by the gasoline price website GasBuddy.com, Texas’ average fuel prices are 71.1-cents lower per gallon this week when compared to one year ago, and some 10.5-cents per gallon cheaper than one month ago.…

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Local Artists to be Featured at Museum’s Open House

The public is invited to an evening of music, refreshments and a display of works by local artists on the evening of Dec. 7 at the Gaines County Museum, as the facility will host its annual open house.

Festivities will begin at 6:30 p.m. at the Gaines County Museum, located at 700 Hobbs Hwy.…

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25th Annual Lighted Christmas Parade Set for Dec. 10th

A “Lone Star Christmas” will be celebrated by Seminole area residents on the evening of Thursday, Dec. 10, as the Gaines County 4-H Club will host their 25th annual lighted Christmas parade.

The parade will begin at 6:30 p.m., according to local event organizers.

The parade route will see participants depart from the corner of N.W.…

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Sports Updates

UIL Football Playoff Pairings — Dec. 1, 2015

Texas high school football playoff scores, pairings
The Associated Press



Region I


Denton Ryan 41, Amarillo Tascosa 38

Allen 36, Arlington Martin 11

State Quarterfinals

Denton Ryan (13-0) vs. Allen (13-0), 2 p.m. Saturday, Arlington’s AT&T Stadium

Region II


Humble Atascocita 31, Garland Rowlett 24, OT

Austin Westlake 56, North Mesquite 7

State Quarterfinals

Humble Atasocita (12-1) vs.…

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Maidens Ranked 13th in Latest TGCA Basketball Polls

The Seminole Maidens remain ranked in the weekly Texas Girls Coaches Assoc. basketball polls, which were released Monday for the week of Nov. 30, 2015.

Seminole (3-4 overall), according to the poll, is ranked 13th in Class 4A play, and is listed as the lone District 4-4A team in the weekly poll.…

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TABC High School Basketball Polls — Week of Nov. 30, 2015

SUGAR LAND (AP) — No District 4-4A boys basketball teams were tabbed in this week’s rankings of the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches polls, according to the organization’s weekly release issued on Monday.

In District 4-4A Girls rankings, however, one District 4-4A team — Midland Greenwood (5-4 overall) was ranked 23rd in Class 4A, according to the poll.…

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Area News

Matters of Record — Nov. 20-30

Seminole Police Dept.

Nov. 25 — Officers were dispatched to the 600 block of SW Ave I in reference to a burglary in progress.  Upon arrival officers located the suspect and he was detained.  Investigation revealed the suspect was intoxicated and under the age of 21.  The subject, Joan Genaro Gallegos, 17 of Seminole was arrested for minor in consumption of alcohol.  The investigation for criminal mischief is ongoing.…

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Seminole Receives 0.74 Inches of Precipitation Over Holiday Weekend

Despite periods of freezing rainfall over the weekend, the Seminole community and a vast majority of Gaines County was spared the brunt of an a clash between an arctic cold front and the remnants of Hurricane Sandy over the western portion of the Lone Star State this past Thanksgiving holiday weekend.…

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Optimists Seek Coats for ‘Give a Child a Smile’ Program

Donations of gently used coats are currently being accepted by the Seminole Optimist Club for their annual “Give a Child a Smile” Christmas program, which is held every Christmas holiday season.

Interested persons wishing to donate to the local non-profit charity may take their gently used coats by Quality Cleaners, located in the 500 block of N.…

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