Updates and Breaking News

DPS Urges Safety in Traveling this Thanksgiving Season

AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is urging Texans to always celebrate responsibly and to make safe driving habits a priority during the heavily traveled Thanksgiving holiday weekend.

“As Texans travel to be with family and friends this Thanksgiving season, we urge all drivers to use extra caution on roadways and always drive sober,” said DPS Director Steven McCraw.…

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Play It Safe This Holiday Season, AAA Texas Offers Tips to Avoid Holiday Misfortune

In the coming weeks parking lots at malls and shopping centers will be packed with holiday shoppers.  According to the National Retail Federation, an estimated 135.8 people will shop over the Thanksgiving weekend, or nearly 59% of Americans.  AAA Texas advises bargain hunters to avoid common parking lot pitfalls and to keep their wits about them at all times.…

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Sentinel Site Experiencing Tech Issues

The Seminole Sentinel is currently experiencing some technical issues related to our new website, including our E-edition site.

We understand this is frustrating for our online readers and we are working on solving these issues as quickly as possible.

Thank you for subscribing with the Seminole Sentinel, and we ask for your patience as we work these issues out.…

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Area News

Lord Attends Public Funds Investment Conference

AUSTIN–Michael Lord of Gaines County took part in this year’s Texas Public Funds Investment Conference (TPFIC), Nov. 12-13 in Houston, which was presented by the Texas Association of Counties (TAC).

The Texas Public Funds Investment Conference helps county officials piece together the puzzle of their county’s investment options.  Experts from the financial industry and seasoned investment officers discuss the U.S.…

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Seminole FFA Chapter Compete in the Area II FFA Leadership Development Events

Big Spring – Seminole FFA member, Carlye Winfrey placed 2nd in the Area II Senior Creed Competition and will advance to the State FFA Leadership Contest in Huntsville in December.

The FFA Creed outlines the FFA organizations beliefs regarding the agriculture industry. The purpose of the FFA Creed LDE is to not only develop public speaking abilities of all members, but also to help preserve the heritage of our organization through competitive performance.…

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SHS UIL team wins Tech academic meet

The SHS UIL academic team took first place overall at the Texas Tech Fall Fandango on Nov. 20.

The literary criticism team took first place team with senior Kaitlyn Daniels in first, senior Michelle Guevara-Gonzalez in second and senior J.D. Martin in fourth.

The spelling and vocabulary team took first place team with sophomore Lacy Jackson in first, junior Nick Acosta in third and sophomore Celestia Wilkey in fourth.…

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