Area Parishioners Respond to Weeping Statue of Virgin Mary in Hobbs

May 24, 2018

HOBBS, N.M. — Laura Cisneros noticed something different when she and her family sat down for the Sunday noon Mass at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church.

“I turned to my husband and asked him, ‘Does the Virgin Mary have tears?’” she said.

Her husband initially thought it was a reflection of the light, but later in the Mass he could see the statue crying.…

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Payton Featured in Late April Bridal Shower

May 4, 2018

Brittany Payton, bride-elect of Brian Dagley was the recipient of a morning bridal shower held April 28 at the home of Lisa Dees.

The honoree was attired in a royal blue cap sleeved shirt and white jeans.

Special guests included Connie Dagley, grandmother of the groom; Debbie Bramlett, mother of the bride and Nona Dagley, mother of the groom.…

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May 3, 2018

Seminole HS Students’ Project Message Spreads by Use of Social Media

Not only is Seminole High School English instructor Savanna Winn teaching figurative language and a slew of grammar skills to her students, she is also preparing them for the real world by inspiring them to make a difference.

“I want them to have their own voice and to find out how to make a mark on the world,” Winn said.…

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Seminole HS Senior Donates $1,000 Scholarship to Fellow Classmate, Friend

May 2, 2018

Not everyday does a teenager win a $1,000 scholarship.

Refusing a scholarship and giving it to a close friend is even more rare.

However, that is exactly what Seminole High School senior Beverly Fehr did.

Beverley Fehr and Megan Letkeman, both active members in the Future Farmers of America (FFA) program at the Seminole High School campus, were advised by their Ag Science teacher early in the school year to apply for a AgTexas Farm Credit Youth $1,000 scholarship awarded to students for their  involvement in agriculture.…

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Seminole HS Band Awarded Superior Ratings at Region Contest

April 27, 2018

Seminole “Pride of the Tribe” Wind Ensemble earned Superior Ratings at their 2018 UIL Concert and Sight-Reading Contest.

Held on April 17 at Wayland Baptist University in Plainview, the Seminole “Pride of the Tribe” Wind Ensemble competed in their Region 16 UIL

Concert and Sight-Reading Contest. The Wind Ensemble earned Superior ratings for their stage performance and Excellent ratings for their sight-reading performance.…

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Wildflowers Featured in April’s Seminole Garden Club Meeting

April 27, 2018

Seminole Garden Club met Wednesday, April 18 at 11:45 a.m. at the Community Chapel, Doss Foundation.

The luncheon was served on a white linen covered serving table featuring two long stemmed, bright colored daisies in the center and each table setting was adorned with mauve colored plates and matching napkins; colorful daisies created a runner effect.…

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Quanah Parker: One Man, Two Worlds

April 27, 2018

To generations of Seminole students who were well-schooled in Texas history, he was an iconic figure, a fearless Comanche warrior-turned dandy who fought against the white man’s culture before ultimately learning to capitalize on it. He was the last great Comanche Warrior-Chief, and a part of the fabric of Seminole’s little corner of the Wild West.…

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Autism Awareness Month: Kade’s Best Friend

April 24, 2018

Seminole Graduate, ‘Sherman’ Have Formed a Unique Bond

Kade Todd, a 2012 graduate of Seminole High School who was diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) when he was three years old, has a best friend unlike any other.  Kade’s loyal buddy, who is always there for him, is his brown Labrador Retriever named Sherman.…

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Seagraves Resident, Faulkenberry, Celebrates 100th Birthday

April 18, 2018

Lucille Faulkenberry observed her 100th birthday Saturday, April 14, 2018, in fellowship hall of the Baptist Church in Seagraves, hosted by her daughter, Jeanette Hadaway of Seagraves.

Sue Faulkenberry, Lucille’s daughter-in-law registered guests; daughter, Nadyne Lynn, and son, Joe Faulkenberry, worked behind the scenes.  Great-granddaughters, Susannah and Olivia Reeser, accepted cards and notes.  Relatives and friends, too many to list, assisted in the festivities.…

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Understanding Aspergers

April 17, 2018

Everett Family Experiences High-Functioning Autism First Hand

High-functioning Autism, also referred to as Aspergers, is part of the Autism Spectrum and is used to describe a group of people with usually higher IQs and good language skills, but who struggle with relating to others and who often exhibit severe anxiety.

Even though the label doesn’t define him, Seminole High School freshman Bradley Everett fits the description.…

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