Former tropical storm moves into Gulf on path toward Texas

August 23, 2017

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The remnants of former Tropical Storm Harvey moved into the southern Gulf of Mexico on Tuesday night, and forecasters warned it could reorganize as a tropical system and threaten Texas late this week.

The U.S. National Hurricane Center said the low pressure system was clearing Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula and probably would become a tropical depression or even a tropical storm Wednesday or Thursday.…

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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 Hospital Board to Host Regular Meeting Monday PM

August 18, 2017

Newly employed Seminole Hospital District CEO Jim Parrish will lead members of the Seminole Hospital District’s Board of Directors through his first public meeting with the local medical district, as the seven-member director panel will meet in their regular monthly meeting on Monday evening.

The SHD’s board meeting, which is open to the general public, is slated for a 7 p.m.…

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Reminder: School Zones Go Into Effect Monday

August 18, 2017

Officials with the Seminole Police Dept. are reminding local residents that with the start of the 2017-2018 school year rapidly approaching, motorists should begin to prepare to be aware of school zones and school zone enforcement.

“We are just encouraging everyone to keep in mind that we will be out in full force and monitoring the school zones around town beginning the first day of school,” said Bernie Kraft, SPD Chief of Police.…

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Seminole ISD to Host August Regular Board Meeting Monday PM

August 18, 2017

A light, business agenda with several housekeeping issues is set to be addressed by members of the Seminole ISD Board of Trustees, as they will host their regular monthly meeting Monday evening.

The public meeting, which will be held inside the SISD Administration Building’s Boardroom, is slated for a 7 p.m.…

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Gaines Library to Host Pre-Eclipse Event Today

August 17, 2017

The Gaines County Library system will join over 1,000 libraries across the United States in participating in the upcoming “celestial event of the century: the Aug. 21 Solar Eclipse.
Billed as possibly being the “most photographed, most shared, most tweeted event in human history,” Gaines County residents will be hosting both a pre-eclipse program and a safe viewing opportunity for the Aug.…

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SHD Board to Host Special Meeting Monday PM

August 4, 2017

Seminole Hospital District Board of Directors will meet in a special meeting on Monday evening, according to an agenda obtained by the Seminole Sentinel.

Monday’s meeting, set to be held at the SHD Boardroom, located inside Seminole’s Memorial Hospital campus, is scheduled for a 6:15 p.m. start.

In the agenda, SHD officials will call Monday’s special meeting to order, and then move into an executive session to discuss “personnel matters.” 

SHD officials, under the guidelines of Texas Government Code 551.074, are allowed to participate in such discussions in an executive, non-public setting.…

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NWS: 60-Pct. Chance of Rainfall Forecasted for Tuesday

August 1, 2017

MIDLAND — A Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through this morning for Southeast New Mexico and portions of the Permian Basin, including Gaines County, after showers and thunderstorms moved through the region early Tuesday morning.

“Occasional moderate to heavy rainfall could result in additional rainfall amounts up to 1 inch through mid-morning across the Watch area,” said NWS Midland officials on their website Tuesday morning.…

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Wet Weather Anticipated in Local Forecast Monday, Tuesday

July 31, 2017

MIDLAND — Thunderstorms will increase in southeast New Mexico and spread into the northwestern Permian Basin this afternoon and tonight, bringing with it the potential for measurable rainfall, according to the latest forecast models from the National Weather Service.

“Widespread thunderstorms will move into the rest of the Permian Basin Tuesday and Tuesday night,” said NWS forecasters in explaining this week’s weather pattern.…

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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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