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Private Pesticide Applicator Training Class Slated Wednesday

March 3, 2017

A private pesticide applicator training class is slated for this coming Wednesday, at the Gaines County  Texas AgriLife Extension Service Office, located inside the Gaines County Courthouse.

The class is $60 and is open to anyone who produces an agriculture product for sale and intends on purchasing and applying any state limited use or restricted use pesticide.…

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Severe Weather Tips

March 3, 2017

What You Can do Before Severe Weather Strikes
1. Develop a disaster plan for you and your family at home, work, school, and when outdoors. The American Red Cross offers planning tips and information on a putting together a disaster supplies kit at: http://www.redcross.org
2. Identify a safe place to take shelter.…

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Know Your Severe Weather Advisories

March 3, 2017

Tornado Watch — Conditions are favorable for the development of severe thunderstorms and tornadoes in and close to the watch area. These watches are issued for large areas by the Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Oklahoma, and are usually valid for five to eight hours.
Particularly dangerous situation Tornado Watch – Conditions are favorable for the development of severe thunderstorms and destructive tornadoes in and close to the watch area.…

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Gaines Appraisal Board to Meet in Tuesday Regular Meeting

March 3, 2017

Members of the Gaines County Appraisal District’s Board of Directors will host their quarterly board meeting this coming Tuesday morning, according to an agenda obtained by the Seminole Sentinel.

Tuesday’s meeting, which is open to the general public, is slated for an 8:30 a.m. start at the Appraisal District’s offices, located at 302 S.E.…

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Seminole ISD Board to Host Special Monday AM Meeting

March 3, 2017

The seven members of the Seminole ISD Board of Trustees will host a special Monday morning meeting, slated for a 7:30 a.m. start inside the SISD Boardroom at the district’s administration building, according to an agenda obtained by the Seminole Sentinel.

Following the opening of the meeting, SISD Trustees will convene in an executive session related to personnel matters, according to the district’s agenda.…

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Skywarn Class Slated for Thursday at Ambassador Room

March 1, 2017

Each year, the National Weather Service in Midland conducts Skywarn spotter training courses across portions of west Texas and southeast New Mexico.  

Seminole and Gaines County residents interested in participating in the annual training course will have the opportunity to do so on Thursday evening (March 2), according to NWS officials in a news release issued on their Midland regional website.…

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Local Entities, Institutions to Observe Presidents’ Day Holiday

February 17, 2017

A number of governmental entities and financial institutions will observe Monday’s Presidents’ Day federal holiday, according to a polling conducted by the Seminole Sentinel.

The following are local closures obtained by the Sentinel:
• Gaines County Courthouse;
• Seminole City Hall;
• U.S. Post Offices: Seminole, Seagraves and Loop
• West Texas National Bank;
• Commercial State Bank;
• First United Bank: Seagraves and Seminole;

Students attending Seminole ISD will have classes at their regularly scheduled time on Monday, as the district will not be observing the federal holiday.…

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Seminole Woman Arrested at US, Mexico Border with Over $20K of Meth

February 16, 2017

EAGLE PASS – A 19-year-old Seminole woman was arrested at the U.S.-Mexico border by officers with the U.S. Customs and Border Protection late last month, as she was allegedly in the process of making a shipment of narcotics into the United States.

According to a CBP press release, on Jan. 31, “a 19-year-old woman requested admission into the United States to the CBP officers at the Eagle Pass International Bridge,  walking in the pedestrian lane from Mexico,” said the press release.…

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‘Fibfest’ Slated for Thursday at Gaines County Courthouse Lawn

February 16, 2017

It’s been a goal for Gaines County head librarian Jane Bering for some time now, having been inspired by similar events that highlight Americans’ and Europeans’ colorful history of storytelling. Now, the first annual “Fibfest” becomes a reality in Seminole on Thursday the 16th on the Gaines County Courthouse lawn.

The event is a collaborative effort between the library, the Seminole Friends of the Arts, Friends of the Library, and the Seminole Economic Development Corporation.…

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Open House Slated for Seminole Community Center Today

February 16, 2017

The City of Seminole will host a grand opening ceremony for its newest public facility this afternoon (Thursday).

From 4-to-7 p.m. (Feb. 16), the Seminole Community Center will be open and available for the public to view. The facility is located at 801 N. Main St.

According to City of Seminole officials, a small presentation will be held at the beginning of Thursday afternoon’s ceremony.…

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