Tennis: Gibbons, Klassen Finish 3rd in Regionals

April 20, 2018

LUBBOCK — The Seminole High School girls duo of Caanon Gibbons and Jasmin Klassen are on the outside looking in of a Class 4A State Tournament berth.

So close, yet so far away, as the team finished third overall in tournament play associated with the UIL’s 2018 Class 4A, Region I Tennis

Championships, held Wednesday and Thursday at Texas Tech University’s McLeod Tennis Center.…

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Gressett Memorial Scholarship Game Slated for May 8

April 18, 2018

A May tradition honoring the life of a beloved Seminole High School basketball standout will be held on the evening of Tuesday, May 8. A tradition which helps remind local youth the importance of safety behind the wheel of a motor vehicle while helping local graduating seniors with small scholarships.

At 6:30  p.m.…

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‘Meet the Candidates’ Forum Slated This Evening for May 5 Municipal Races

April 17, 2018

Candidates from three Seminole governmental taxing entities have are scheduled to take part in a free, public forum event this evening.

Hosted by the Seminole Area Chamber of Commerce, a “Meet the Candidates” event is slated to be held at the Seminole High School campus’ Performing Arts Center, 2100 N.W. Ave.…

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TAMU Forest Service Warns of Wildfire Outbreak Forecast for Tuesday for Panhandle, West Texas

April 16, 2018

COLLEGE STATION, Texas — There is high probability of a significant wildfire outbreak in West Texas and the Panhandle Tuesday, April 17 with elevated to critical wildfire conditions present today.

The areas of concern include Amarillo, Ft. Stockton, and Midland/Odessa.

“With these conditions wildfires can spread rapidly, present control issues for firefighters and pose a real threat to public safety,” said Texas A&M Forest Service Fire Chief Mark Stanford.…

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Gusty Winds Anticipated to Hit Region Again Tuesday

April 16, 2018

MIDLAND — Hot temperatures will persist Tuesday, but southwest winds will be stronger area wide, as a Red Flag Warning has been extended through 11:59 p.m. Tuesday evening, according to the latest forecast models from the National Weather Service.

“Since it will be very dry, and fire danger will be extremely critical, a Red flag Warning is in effect from Tuesday morning until late Tuesday evening,” said NWS officials on their Midland regional website Monday.…

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Commissioners to Discuss Old Jail Facility Renovations Wednesday

April 13, 2018

Gaines County leaders will receive an update from an architect related to plans for renovations to the old Gaines County Law Enforcement Center, as part of their bi-weekly regular meeting slated to be held this coming Wednesday.

Per an agenda obtained by the Seminole Sentinel on Friday, the Gaines County Commissioners Court will meet in a 9 a.m.…

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Hospital District Board to Meet in Monday Regular Meeting

April 13, 2018

Eight business items await members of the Seminole Hospital District’s Board of Directors, as they will meet in a regular business meeting slate for Monday evening at Seminole’s Memorial Hospital.

The meeting, which will be held inside the district’s board room at the medical facility, 209 N.W. 8th St., is slated for a 7 p.m.…

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Stronger Winds Anticipated for Seminole, Region on Friday

April 13, 2018

MIDLAND — A Red Flag Warning remains in effect through tonight for all of West Texas and Southeast New Mexico, according forecasters with the Midland regional office of the National Weather Service.

A day after experiencing similar conditions, West Texas and southeastern New Mexico residents are expected to see widespread blowing dust with a high near 70.…

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CASA of West Texas Calls for More Volunteers During National Child Abuse Prevention Month

April 12, 2018

MIDLAND — April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, and CASA of West Texas is raising awareness about child abuse and neglect and the need for more dedicated members of the community to step up and become CASA volunteers.

When a child is placed in the foster care system due to abuse or neglect, they are often removed from their home and placed in state care – sometimes far away from their family, loved ones and community.…

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Seminole ISD to Host Free Athletic Physicals May 9

April 11, 2018

Athletic physicals for Seminole ISD Student athletes wishing to participate in the 2018-19 athletic seasons will be conducted on Wednesday, May 9 at 3 p.m. at the Seminole High School campus.  

According to a press release from Seminole ISD Athletic Dept. officials, student athletes (incoming 7th through 12th graders) will need to wear their workout clothes (shorts and t-shirt) for the physical process.…

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