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Advocates for Autism

April 13, 2018

Hastings Family Promotes Awareness Through First-Hand Experiences

Sit down for a few minutes and talk with Seminole resident and florist Christa Hastings and two things become vividly obvious.  Hastings is a strong advocate for Autism Spectrum Disorder and at the top of her list of passions are her children, Alexis, age 22, and Jackson, 21.…

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Engagement: Addison, Armes to Wed April 14

April 9, 2018

Clint and Shalea Addison of Seminole and Kimber Le Armes of Levelland announce the engagement of their children, Cambri Lea Addison of Seminole and Nathan Alex Armes of Levelland.

The couple will wed April 14, 2018 at the M.S. Doss Chapel at 6 p.m. with Tod Delay officiating.

Cambri graduated from Seminole High School in 2017.…

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Gaines Residents Participate in Area Wide Prayer Gathering

April 3, 2018

The West Texas Young Farmers Association (WTYFA),based out of Brownfield, sponsored an Area Wide Prayer Gathering on Tuesday, April 3 in fourteen locations throughout the South Plains area.

According to Kirk Martin, a member of the board of directors, the association plans on making the community gatherings an annual event in which local residents can join together in prayer.  Key WTYFA  leader for the Seminole event, located in the new community center, was Brad Peters.…

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Local Rescue Animals to be Transferred to Colorado Non-Profit

April 2, 2018

Matthew and Amber Reed, owners and operators of Reeds Ranch and Rescue in Denver City, will fly from Hobbs, NM, to Centennial Airport in Englewood, CO, on April 4 joined by 58 dogs and two felines who are in search of their forever homes. Twenty-eight of the animals are from the Seminole area.…

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Echoes from the Past — So You Would Liked to Have Been a Pioneer?

April 2, 2018

Did I hear you say you would have liked to been one of the early pioneers in this part of the world?

It is no secret this writer has a certain fascination and a great deal of respect for our early pioneers of Gaines County. I admire their rugged individualism and their bravery in heading out in this trackless wilderness we now call home, without many of the things we call necessities.…

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Rainwater Harvesting Becoming Popular Trend Among Homeowners

March 28, 2018

Lori Barnes, district manager for the Llano Estacado Underwater Conservation District (UWCD) office, said that the Gaines County location in Seminole does much more than just issue water permits.

 In fact, Barnes, along with Michelle Cooper, Education and Outreach Coordinator for the Southern Ogallala Conservation Outreach Program (SOCOP), offers a number of workshops for the community at the 200 SE Ave C location.…

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ECHOES FROM THE PAST: Dale Earl — He’s Been in the Oil Field All His Life

March 23, 2018

Dale Earl says he has been in the oil field all his life.  He was born near Fox, Oklahoma. He started school in a two roomed school called Clem Scott School. His dad worked for C J (Carver Jefferson) Oil field for Magnolia Oil, featuring the flying red horse. Magnolia later became Mobile Oil.…

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FYI: There is a Proper Way to Dispose of Unwanted Prescription Drugs

March 23, 2018

With the arrival of spring comes a certain burst of energy and a need to clean out drawers, closets, and, perhaps even medicine cabinets.  The Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) has declared April 28 “National Prescription Drug Take Back Day” in order to provide the public with a safe and responsible way to dispose of unwanted prescription drugs.…

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Gaines, Andrews Retired Teachers Group Donates Books

March 13, 2018

The local unit of Texas Retired Teachers Association recently donated over 100 books to the Andrews Life Center.  This past year many generous contributions were made by Andrews and Seminole retired school employees (AGRSEA) for the Children’s Book Project.  

Project Chairman Debbie Burnett made the presentation, emphasizing the pleasure of the group, being able to share the joy and importance of reading with young parents.  Life Center director Betty Yarbrough expressed her appreciation for such generous gifts for their clients.…

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Seminole Garden Club Hosts February Regular Meeting

March 13, 2018

The Garden Club meeting took place at the Community Chapel, Doss Foundation, on February 21 at 11:45 a.m.

The program began with the history of the favors. It was explained that guests usually take a favor as they leave a festivity.

Party guests favors consisted of silk laced rose bags with rice, net bags which contained colored candy, mints, a slice of cake, cookies, plastic toy goodie bag and later they received a thank you card.…

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