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New Fan, Community Experience to Come to Wigwam Friday Nights

September 12, 2017

Live, outdoor sporting events and the act of tailgating are an inseparable duo.

From the youth ranks on up through the professional levels of play, it is common to see smoke billowing from a wood-fired grill, portable awnings sprawled across parking lots and people mingling about with paper plates full of finger foods and the sorts in their hands.…

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Federal court says Texas can use new voter ID law for November elections

September 7, 2017

The state of Texas can use its revised voter ID measure for the 2018 November elections, a divided federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday.  

The 2-1 decision, first reported by Politico Tuesday night, came from a panel of three federal judges on the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans — and it marks the latest in a series of winding legal battles on whether the state has intentionally discriminated against black and Latino voters through its original voter ID law passed in 2011

In August, U.S.…

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Gaines 4-H to Sponsor Hunter Education Course Monday, Tuesday

August 22, 2017

The Gaines County AgriLife Extension Service will be hosting a a Hunter’s Education Course this coming Monday and Tuesday, Aug. 28-29, at the Texas A & M AgriLife Extension Service/Gaines County Extension Office, according to a press release issued by the agency.

With dove season nearing, many local hunters are preparing for the upcoming year.…

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Seminole HS Tennis to Begin Fall Workouts Tuesday

July 28, 2017

Those interested in participating in the 2017 fall season of the Seminole High School junior varsity and varsity tennis program will begin workouts for their preseason workouts this Tuesday.

According to an e-mail from Seminole ISD Athletic Office officials, SHS Tennis players are scheduled to report to the SHS Tennis Courts at 8 a.m.…

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SHS Boys Cross Country to Begin Practices July 31

July 25, 2017

Those incoming ninth through 12th grade Seminole High School boys interested in participating in the upcoming 2017 Cross Country season will be participating in two-a-day conditioning drills beginning July 31, according to SISD Athletic Dept. officials.

Practices will be at 7 a.m. and 4 p.m. each day at the Seminole High School campus.…

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Texas begins special session highlighted by ‘bathroom bill’

July 19, 2017

AUSTIN (AP) — A special legislative session in Texas ordered by Republican Gov. Greg Abbott began Tuesday with loud protests over a revived “bathroom bill” targeting transgender people, renewed hostilities about a crackdown on immigration and GOP infighting that could keep demands of influential social conservatives again out of reach.

Frustrations ratcheted quickly in a likely sign of things to come over the next 30 days, during which Abbott says he will be “establishing a list” of who’s with him and who’s not.…

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2017 Indian Season Tickets Go On Sale July 31

July 18, 2017

Season tickets for the upcoming 2017 Seminole Indian varsity football season will go on sale beginning July 31 to last year’s option holders, according to information released by SISD Athletic Dept. officials on Tuesday.

Option holder ticket sales will be held during the week of July 31 through Aug. 4, at the athletic department offices, located on the campus of  Seminole High School.…

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Seminole EMS to Host Annual Golf Tournament July 7

June 23, 2017

Individual players and teams are being sought for the 10th annual Seminole EMS Golf Tournament, slated to be held on the afternoon of July 7, at the Gaines County Golf Course.

Entry is $320 for a four-person team, or $80 per individual player. Individual players will be placed on four-man teams for the tournament.…

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Official: Russian hackers targeted Dallas voter registration

June 15, 2017

DALLAS (AP) — A top Texas elections official says Russian hackers attempted to access voter registration rolls in Dallas County before November’s presidential election.

County elections administrator Toni Pippins-Poole says the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in October alerted elections offices about some 600 IP addresses linked to Russian hackers.

She told The Dallas Morning News that Dallas County scanned county servers for those IP addresses — numeric designations that identify a location on the internet — and found 17 matches for hackers who tried to gain access.…

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Golf: Robledo Finishes Tied for 12th in 4A State Meet

May 24, 2017

HORSESHOE BAY — Seminole senior Aaron Robledo rallied from a disappointing opening round of 83 in Monday’s first 18 holes of the 2017 UIL Class 4A State Golf Championships to fire a final round score of 78 on Tuesday, securing the University of the Southwest-bound golfer a 12th place individual finish in play held at Horseshoe Bay Resort’s Apple Rock Golf Course.…

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