Updates and Breaking News

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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Hospital Board Approves Medicare Required Contracted Services Listing

Seminole Hospital District Board members unanimously approved of a vast listing of contracted services between the local medical district and its respective vendors, in the board’s regular semi-monthly meeting held Monday evening at the Memorial Hospital campus.

According to an agenda packet obtained by the Seminole Sentinel for Monday’s meeting, the approval was required by the district due to Medicare requirement.…

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Area News

Matters or Record — Nov. 21 – 22

Seminole Police Dept.

Nov. 21 — Seminole Police Officers were dispatched to the 800 block of SW 9th St. in reference to a running vehicle parked in an empty lot with a passed out subject. Upon arrival, officers made contact with the male subject who was intoxicated and did not know where he was when officers asked.…

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SEDC Board Approves Business Recruitment Update

A quarterly report from an outside agency hired by the Seminole Economic Development Corporation to help recruit new business opportunities to the Seminole community was approved by SEDC Board members on Monday afternoon, as part of four business action items addressed by the governmental panel in their regular monthly meeting at Seminole City Hall.…

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5 Local Candidates Officially File for March 2016 Primaries

Five Gaines County residents have officially filed their intentions to seek election to Gaines County offices up for consideration in the 2016 election cycle, according to a polling conducted by the Seminole Sentinel on Tuesday.

According to Gaines County Republican Party Chairman Edward Reimer, the following local residents had filed their intentions to be placed on the March 2016 Republican Party Primary ballot: Ronny Pipkin, Gaines County Sheriff; Chad Hallum, Gaines Co.…

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