Updates and Breaking News

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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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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Optimists Schedule Dec. 12 Turkey Shoot Fundraiser

The Seminole Optimist Club will once again be hosting their annual Christmas Turkey Shoot fundraiser on the afternoon of Saturday, December 12, at the Gaines County Law Enforcement Shooting Range.

The event will begin at 11 a.m. and run until dark at the facility, located two miles west of U.S. Hwy.…

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Sports Updates

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

Santa to Make Appearance at Gaines Library Dec. 16

Santa Claus is scheduled to make an appearance at the Gaines County Library in Seminole, on the afternoon of Wednesday, Dec. 10, according to officials with the GCL.

Santa will be on hand from 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Dec. 16 to meet and greet with local Gaines County children, who will have the opportunity to share their Christmas wishes in a special setting.…

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Defense Attorney Questions BAC Release in SISD Superintendent’s DWI Case

A Lubbock-based attorney representing Seminole ISD’s top administrator in his alleged driving while intoxicated case in Gaines County confirmed he has seen “some” evidence and is in the process of reviewing the findings surrounding his client’s Oct. 14 incident.

“I have been in contact with the (Gaines) County Attorney (Joe Nagy) and am aware of much of the evidence he has received,” said David Guinn, an attorney with the firm of Hurly, Guinn and Sellers who is representing Gary Laramore — SISD’s Superintendent of Schools — in a late Tuesday afternoon telephone interview with the Seminole Sentinel.…

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Munk Announces Re-Election Bid for 106th D.A’s Position

The incumbent seatholder for the 106th District Attorney’s office has announced his intentions to seek re-election to a second term of office, subject to the March 2016 Republican Party primary election.

Michael Munk, 41, made an announcement to seek re-election through a press release obtained by the Seminole Sentinel on Friday morning.…

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