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Seminole HS Campus to Host ‘Evening of Fine Arts’ Event This Evening

April 30, 2018

The talents of a host of Seminole High School students will be in display Monday evening (April 30), 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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Slight Rain Chances Possible for Area This Week

April 30, 2018

MIDLAND — A slight chance of precipitation is possible for the Seminole area, as well as a vast portion of the South Plains and Permian Basin region, according to the latest forecast models from the National Weather Service.

“Thunderstorms will be possible, mainly over the Western Low Rolling Plains, Permian Basin, Stockton Plateau, and lower Trans Pecos,” said NWS Midland forecasters on their regional website Monday morning.…

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Gaines Soil, Water Conservation District Promotes Soil and Water Stewardship Week

April 27, 2018

As a part of the Gaines County Community, the Gaines County SWCD wants to remind you that each of us has a connection to natural resources. The National Association of Conservation Districts (NACD) is celebrating the 63rd year of Stewardship week April 29 – May 6, 2018.

The 2018 Stewardship Week is themed “Watersheds: Our Water, Our Home.”    

“Clean water is important to everyone,” says National Association of Conservation Districts Past President Earl Garber.  “Watersheds come in all shapes and sizes.…

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Public Meeting on Proposed Lea Co. Interim Nuke Storage Site Slated for Tuesday

April 27, 2018

HOBBS, N.M. — The Nuclear Regulatory Commission will meet and take public comments on a proposed interim nuclear storage waste site in western Lea County.

The NRC team will be in Hobbs at the Lea County Event Center on Tuesday evening, May 1 from 7-10 p.m. MST.

Another NRC public meeting the proposed Holtec interim storage site will be in Carlsbad on May 3 at the Eddy County Fire Service.…

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SEDC to Host Regular Meeting Monday Afternoon

April 27, 2018

No new business items are slated to be addressed this Monday by members of the Seminole Economic Development Corporation’s Board of Directors, as they will meet in a regular meeting Monday afternoon meeting at Seminole’s City Hall.

The meeting is slated for a 5 p.m. start, and is open to the general public, for those local residents who wish to attend.…

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Sen. Cruz to Visit Seminole for Friday ‘Meet and Greet’

April 26, 2018

A sitting member of the United States Senate representing the State of Texas and former Republican party Presidential candidate from 2016 will be featured in a “Meet and Greet” event Friday afternoon at the Seminole Community Building.

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), will be featured in the Gaines County “Meet and Greet,” slated to be held from 4:45 p.m.…

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Cynthia Ann, Quanah Parker Traveling Exhibit Now on Display at Gaines Museum

April 24, 2018

“The Cynthia Ann and Quanah Parker Exhibit, A Woman OF Two Worlds and a Man IN Two Worlds” is a traveling exhibit of rarely seen photos of Quanah and Cynthia Ann Parker. The photo exhibit will be on display at the Gaines County Museum in Seminole from April 23, 2018 thru June14, 2018.…

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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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