Seminole/Gaines County News

Seminole ISD Trustees to Face December Regular Meeting Monday PM

A light business agenda awaits members of the Seminole ISD Board of Trustees, as they will host their regular monthly meeting this coming Monday evening.

Monday’s agenda is slated for a 7 p.m. start inside the SISD Administration Building’s Boardroom, 207 S.W. 6th St. The meeting is open to those in the general public, who wish to attend.…

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Gaines Commissioners to Meet in Wednesday Regular Meeting

Eight new business items await members of the Gaines County Commissioners Court, as they will host their regular, semi-monthly meeting this coming Wednesday morning.

According to an agenda obtained by the Seminole Sentinel, Wednesday’s meeting is slated for a 10 a.m. start inside the Commissioners Courtroom at the Gaines County Courthouse, 101 S.…

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Decision 2018: Arrington Announces Bid for Congressional Re-Election

Weeks following the filing of his re-election bid for the 19th Congressional Seat of Texas, Rep. Jodey Arrington (R-Lubbock) formally announced his bid.

Through a press release issued to the Seminole Sentinel earlier this week, Arrington announced his 2018 campaign, subject to the March party primary election process.

“I made three key commitments to the people of West Texas when I asked for their vote,” said Arrington in the release.…

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Associated Press News

Students hid in classrooms as shooter kills 2 in NW New Mexico

AZTEC, N.M. (AP) — Students hid in their classrooms, some behind locked doors or in closets, as a gunman opened fire Thursday inside a New Mexico high school, killing two classmates before he died.

Authorities in the small town of Aztec near the Colorado border have released few details other than to say the two victims — Casey J.…

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US team still planning for Olympics despite confusion

Members of the Trump administration surprised the U.S. Olympic Committee by suggesting the nation’s participation at the upcoming Pyeongchang Games in South Korea was “an open question,” and the USOC responded by saying it has no plans on pulling out.

The confusion began when U.N. ambassador Nikki Haley, in response to a question in a Fox News interview, said “There’s an open question” about whether the U.S.…

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Announcement coming from Sen. Franken amid fresh accusations

WASHINGTON (AP) — Minnesota Democrat Al Franken, facing fresh allegations of sexual misconduct and vanishing support from fellow Democrats, appears to be on the brink of resigning from the Senate.

Franken scheduled an announcement for Thursday, though his office tweeted Wednesday evening that he had not made “a final decision” on resigning.…

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2017 Holiday Gift Guide

2017 Holiday Gift Guide

Holiday Gift Guide

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First Presbyterian to Host Live Nativity Dec. 17

On Thursday evening, December 17, First Presbyterian Church in Seminole with present their annual Live Nativity.  According to Dennis Haralson, head of mission outreach for the church, dinner with be served at 6 PM and is open to the public. The nativity will follow  from  6:30 PM -9 PM.

Haralson said that in addition to having live animals and actors, the church invites anyone who is interested in being a part of the nativity to join in.…

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NWS: Wintry Mix Possible Late Tuesday, Early Wednesday AM

MIDLAND — A chance of a wintry mix remains in the local forecast for early Wednesday morning, according to the latest forecast models from the National Weather Service’s regional office.

Beginning this evening (Tuesday), a chance of rain, snow, freezing rain, and sleet are possible in the Seminole area, according to Midland NWS officials.…

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