Updates and Breaking News

Hospital Board to Consider May Election Call Monday

Seminole Hospital District Directors will consider an action item calling for an election of their Place 3 and Place 4 seats in the upcoming May 2016 process, according to an agenda obtained by the Seminole Sentinel on Friday.

The business item is one of seven items set to be faced by SHD Board Directors in their regular semi-monthly meeting slated for a 7 p.m.…

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Seminole ISD Board to Host Special Meeting Monday

Seminole ISD Board Trustees will meet with SISD campus administrators to discuss the status of personnel at each educational campus in a special Monday evening meeting, according to an agenda obtained by the Seminole Sentinel on Thursday.

The meeting is slated to take place beginning at 6 p.m. Monday evening at the SISD Administration Building, located at 207 S.W.…

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Cotton: 2 Gaines Gins Remain in Operation; Bale Count Passes 439K

All but two Gaines County gins have ceased operations for the 2015 harvest season, according to a Thursday bale count polling conducted by the Seminole Sentinel.

As of 10 a.m. Thursday morning, Gaines County’s eight local gins had processed 439,658 bales of cotton for the 2015 harvest. Thursday’s tally is up from 405,819 processed bales recorded by the Sentinel on January 25.…

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Sports Updates

TSWA: Seagraves’ Kyle Named to First Team All State Football Honors

PEARLAND — In his high school career, Seagraves’ Cory Kyle racked up the yardage.

If you converted his 9,561 yards rushed in three years as a starter for the Class 2A, Div. II Eagles, he would have weaved and plowed his way through opposing defenses a shade over five miles.

For the third straight season, Kyle added another honor to his prep career, as he was named to his third straight Class 2A First Team All-State Honor, as bestowed by members of the Texas Sports Writers Association.…

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Youth Fastpitch Softball Registration Underway

Registration is currently underway for the 2016 Seminole Youth Fastpitch Softball league.

The league is open to Seminole girls, ages 5-to-14 years old, according to league organizers.

Entry fee for the league is $60 per player and forms may be picked up and returned to Browns Ace Hardware, 119 E. Ave.…

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Boys BB: Tribe Clinches Playoff Berth with Rout of Pecos

PECOS — Another postseason berth was added to the history books of the Seminole Indian basketball program Tuesday evening, as SHS cruised past the Pecos Eagles in a 63-32 District 4-4A victory at Pecos High School.

Seminole sophomore Reese Moore finished with a game high 18 points and five blocks, while senior guard Elijah Villarreal and sophomore post Carter Laramore both finished with 11 points apiece as the Indians moved to 8-0 in District 4-4A play.…

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Area News

Seminole Fuel Prices Drop 10-Cents Over 1 Week Period

COPPELL — The price of low-grade, unleaded fuel fell another five cents — on average — across the state of Texas and dropped 10-cents locally within the past week, according to the latest report from AAA Texas.In their weekly report, AAA Texas reported the statewide gas price average in the Lone Star State  is now $1.53 for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel.…

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All State Choir Honor

After beginning the All-State Choir process in August of last year, one student from Seminole High School’s A-capella Choir has accomplished his goal. Austin Shortes (Bass 2), the son of Beverly and Scott Shortes, has made it through the Region audition in October, music qualifications throught the All-Region Choir in November, countless hours of preperation in a practice room, and finally the State audition at Abilene Cooper High School on Sat., Jan.…

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Science and Engineering Fair Held Recently, Duncan Earns Top Honor

Forty-four counties from the Texas Panhandle and High Plains were represented by more than 600 science fair projects displayed and demonstrated at the South Plains Regional Science and Engineering Fair at the United Marketplace Spirit Arena on the Texas Tech campus in Lubbock on Fri., Feb. 5.
The regional awards were presented at 9:30 a.m.…

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