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SPD to Host Bicycle Rodeo this Saturday

May 8, 2017

The Seminole Police Dept. will be hosting their annual “Bicycle Rodeo” this coming Saturday (May 13), from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Seminole ISD’s Wigwam Stadium.

The cost is free and is open to local youth who are currently enrolled in pre-kindergarten through fourth grade levels of education.

All participants in Saturday’s SPD “Bicycle Rodeo” will be entered in a chance to win a new bicycle from a drawing set to be held during the event.…

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2017 Seminole Optimist T-Ball Registration Begins May 8

May 3, 2017

Registration for the 2017 Seminole Optimist Club’s summer t-ball league will be held beginning this coming Monday (May 8) and running through Friday, June 9, according to league organizers.

The league is open to local girls and boys between the ages of 3 1/2 to 7 years of age, who have not already participated in a summer softball/baseball league this year, such as the Seminole Girls Fastpitch League or the Cal Ripken Baseball League.…

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Gaines’ Seminole Museum to Host Annual Children’s Paleontology Program

May 2, 2017

The Seminole division of the Gaines County Museum is currently taking reservations for their annual “Paleontology at the Museum” program, which will be held on three different occasions during the upcoming summer break.

The program, available for children ages 6-to-12, is free of charge and are filled on a first come, first serve basis.…

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GCSO Seeks Information to Recent Senior Citizens Center Damages

May 2, 2017

Gaines County Sheriff’s Office investigators are actively working a case involving damages to the Gaines County Senior Citizens Center in Seminole, which resulted in the spoilage of roughly $500 in meat.

“This is still an active case, and any information related to the investigation of this case would be helpful,” said Gaines County Sheriff Ronny Pipkin.…

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106th: May 5 Jury Duty Service Cancelled

April 27, 2017

If you are a Gaines County resident who may have recently received a summons to appear for potential jury duty service on Friday, May 5 — you are excused.

According to officials with the 106th District Clerk’s Office of Gaines County, the cases pending for potential jury selection as part of the May 5 process have recently been settled and the need for jury service from Gaines County’s jury pool is no longer required.…

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NWS: Cooler Temps, Slight Rain Chances Coming This Weekend

April 27, 2017

Spring is in full swing for the West Texas and southeastern New Mexico region. The typical winds are ripping through the plains and daytime temperatures are flirting with the upper-80s and low-90s on some days.

This weekend, however, a cold front is anticipated to drop daytime high temperatures into the mid-60s locally in Gaines County, and bring the possibility of snow accumulations in the northern South Plains and Texas Panhandle region.…

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SHS Fine Arts Dept. to Host ‘Evening of Fine Arts’ Monday

April 27, 2017

The talents of a host of Seminole High School students will be in display Monday evening (May 1), as the SHS Art, Speech and Theatre Departments will be hosting their annual “Evening of Fine Arts.”

Beginning at 5 p.m. Monday, the SHS Art Show will take place in the lobby of the campus’ Performing Arts Center, followed by a 6 p.m.…

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Seminole ISD Physicals Slated for May 3

April 18, 2017

Seminole ISD student athlete physicals will be conducted on the afternoon of May 3, according to SISD Athletic Dept. officials.

The physicals will be conducted at the Seminole High School campus’ main and auxiliary gymnasiums, beginning at 3 p.m.

Physical are required for all incoming seventh, ninth and 11th grade athletes, as well as those student athletes who had surgery in the past year, as well as those student-athletes with a heart condition.…

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Babe Ruth League Registration Underway

April 18, 2017

Registration is currently underway for the 2017 Seminole Babe Ruth Baseball league.

The local league is open to players 13-years of age to 18 years old, and will be divided between various age groups.

Registration is $70 per player and the application deadline is April 26.

Tryouts for the league will be held April 29, at the Indios baseball field, located on CR103, near the Seminole Rodeo Arena.…

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Early Voting Begins Next Week for 2 Seagraves Entity Races

April 17, 2017

SEAGRAVES — A seven-day early voting period for a pair of elections related to the City of Seagraves and Seagraves Independent School District will begin on Monday, according to an election calender related to the May 6 municipal general election process.

Early voting for both the City of Seagraves’ District 3 City Council Seat, and the District 4 and District 5 seats upon the Seagraves ISD Board of Trustees will begin on Monday, April 24, at 8 a.m.…

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