Halverson Returns For St. Patrick’s Fest

March 14, 2017

Josh Halverson, a 2003 graduate of Seminole High School and a recent finalist on NBC’s “The Voice”, returned to his roots for the first annual “St. Patrick’s Day Fest” last weekend. The 31-year-old singer/songwriter appeared at a reservations-only event at Perika’s Terrace , then took the stage at City Park on Sunday for an hour-long appearance that had been cancelled by inclement weather on Saturday night.…

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Health care overhaul scores early triumph despite opposition

March 9, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans scored a pre-dawn triumph Thursday in their effort to scuttle former President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul, but it masked deeper problems as hospitals, doctors and consumer groups mounted intensifying opposition to the GOP health care drive.

After nearly 18 hours of debate and over two dozen party-line votes, Republicans pushed legislation through the Ways and Means Committee abolishing the tax penalty Obama’s statute imposes on people who don’t purchase insurance and reshaping how millions of Americans buy medical care.…

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In Memoriam: Fallen Soldier, with Seminole Ties, Honored for Service

March 8, 2017

(Editor’s Note: The Seminole Sentinel was granted exclusive permission by the family of Private First Class Jordan Tyler Wilhite to document his funeral, which was held this past Saturday.)

In the early morning hours of last Saturday, while most in town were yet sleeping or perhaps still contemplating the day’s first cup of coffee, a white Cadillac funeral coach  pulled out of the parking area of  Boyer’s Funeral home onto 21st Street.…

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Seminole Garden Club Hosts February Meeting

February 24, 2017

Seminole Garden Club met February 15 at 11:45 a.m. at the Community Chapel Garden Club Doss Foundation.

The noon luncheon, hosted by Kay Gay and assisted by prospective new member, Margie Emig, served chicken salad, tossed green salad, tea and coffee, with brownies and gelatin salad for dessert. The buffet was served from a white linen covered table centered with red roses.…

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Elevating Guns to Art

February 24, 2017

Seminole Alum Finds Love in Gunsmithing

For a young Texas A&M student from Seminole, it was a moment in time at about 2:30 a.m. on November 18, 1999 that set in motion a series of personal decisions that would ultimately lead him on a different course than the one that had brought him to College Station in the first place.…

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Yahoo issues another warning in fallout from hacking attacks

February 16, 2017

LONDON (AP) — Yahoo is warning users of potentially malicious activity on their accounts between 2015 and 2016, the latest development in the internet company’s investigation of a mega-breach that exposed 1 billion users’ data several years ago.

Yahoo confirmed Wednesday that it was notifying users that their accounts had potentially been compromised but declined to say how many people were affected.…

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Seminole NHS Students Deliver ‘Chemo-Care’ Bags to Arrington Center

February 14, 2017

Over the past years, one of the more positive aspects of the Seminole Schools experience is a greater focus on community outreach between students and segments of the general population. Such efforts are usually with an emphasis on those who are ailing, or the economically less fortunate.

On Thursday, February 9th, a group of officers and sponsors from Seminole High School’s chapter of the National Honor Society traveled to Lubbock to deliver special “Chemo-Care” packages to patients at the Joe Arrington Cancer Research and Treatment Center. 

The group appeared at the center on behalf of the approximately 50 members of the society at SHS.…

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Wal-Mart opts for free, faster shipping on necessities

January 31, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — Wal-Mart is replacing a program that offered free shipping but had an annual fee with one that has a lower free shipping threshold and faster delivery as it hopes to answer Amazon’s powerful Prime membership success.

The retailer says it will reduce shipping time to two days on 2 million of its most popular items including essentials like diapers and pet food as well hot toys and Electronics.…

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Seminole Baby Featured on Jimmy Kimmel Live Segment

January 26, 2017

A 6-month old Seminole girl and her family earned international fame Wednesday evening, as they were featured in a special segment upon a popular late-night television show.

Camila Flemons and her family were interviewed in a segment of “Big Hair Baby Bingo” by late-night  talkshow host and comedian Jimmy Kimmel on his ABC network show Jimmy Kimmel Live.…

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Seminole ISD’s Kids Corner: Wellness Policy Assessment

January 12, 2017

Seminole ISD shall support the general wellness of all students by implementing measurable goals to promote sound nutrtion and student health and to reduce childhood obesity. Annually, the SHAC shall assess and prepare a report of the District’s progress toward meeting the goals listed in this policy and in the wellness plan.…

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