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Fraire Memorial Scholarship Applications Due April 15th

April 6, 2017

Graduating Seminole High School seniors have an opportunity to qualify for a scholarship founded in memory of a former Seminole ISD student.

The Brandon Fraire Memorial Scholarship was developed to recognize a graduating senior from SHS who ” exemplifies a strong sense of compassion, generosity and empathy which are the qualities with which Brandon Michael Fraire lived his life.”

Nominations must be submitted, online, by 5 p.m.…

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Seminole Residents Urged to Keep Eye Out for ‘Suspicious Activity’ After Recent Burglaries

March 21, 2017

Seminole city residents are being warned to keep a closer eye on their property, after a pair of recent home burglaries.

Seminole Police Dept. Chief Bernie Kraft said two residences, located in the 200 block of S.W. Ave. B, were burglarized “either Saturday or early Sunday,” which warranted the warning from the law enforcement agency.…

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Correct E-Edition of March 19, 2017 Newspaper

March 20, 2017

Due to a communication mishap, the Seminole Sentinel had several pages in this past Sunday’s edition — Sunday, March 19, 2017 — that were not correct.

To correct the problem as best as we can, we are offering our correct, Sunday March 19 edition for free.

Read the entire Seminole Sentinel online

March 19, 2017

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Review: Gaines Co. Possesses 38 Registered Sex Offenders

March 16, 2017

Two of Gaines County’s 38 registered sex offenders are classified as being at “high risk level,” in an observation of the Texas Dept. of Public Safety’s registration database this past week.

Those interested in observing the public database may do so at the following website address: https://records.txdps.state.tx.us/sexoffender/PublicSite/Application/Search/Caveats.aspx?SearchType=County .

Pursuant to Texas Code of Criminal Procedure (Art.…

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Arrington Announces Service Academy Forum Dates

March 16, 2017

WASHINGTON  — Texas Dist. 19 Congressman Jodey Arrington (R-Lubbock) has  announced he will be hosting two U.S. Service Academy Forums open to all students who are interested in learning about attending one of the U.S. Service Academies.  According to a press release issued by the Congressman’s Washington D.C. office, Liaison Officers from each military academy will be on hand to answer questions from students and parents about the nomination process.…

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SEDC to Host Business Appreciation Banquet March 23

March 16, 2017

The Seminole Economic Development Corporation will host its first annual Business Appreciation Banquet, on the evening of Thursday, March 23.
The event, slated for a 7 p.m. start, will be held at the at the City of Seminole’s new Seminole Community Center, located in the 800 block of N. Main St.…

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Tax Assessor/Collector’s Offices in Seminole, Seagraves to be Closed March 13 for Computer Upgrades

March 6, 2017

Computer upgrades by the Texas Dept. of Motor Vehicle at the Seminole and Seagraves branches of the Gaines County Tax Assessor/Collector’s Office will force the closure of the offices this coming Monday, March 13, according to office officials.

Susan Shaw, Gaines County Tax Assessor/Collector, confirmed of the offices’ closure on Monday, March 13, and stated she hopes the closure will only last for one day.…

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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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