Crucial Dicamba Training Slated for Wednesday in Seminole

February 16, 2018

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently revised pesticide labels for three dicamba products including Engenia, FeXapan, and XtendiMax, approved for use on dicamba-tolerant cotton varieties last fall.  

One of these label changes included a mandate that anyone making applications of one of these dicamba products must receive auxin-specific training prior to applying them.…

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‘Meet the Candidates’ Forum Slated for Thursday at Seminole’s Old JHS Auditorium

February 13, 2018

Gaines County residents will have an opportunity to meet and ask pointed questions with prospective candidates slated to appear on the rapidly approaching March 6 party election ballots, as a “Meet the Candidates” event will be held this Thursday evening in Seminole.

The free event, open to all interested parties,is slated for a 6 p.m.…

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Seminole Education Foundation Accepting ‘Grants for Great Ideas’ Applications

February 12, 2018

The application process for the Seminole Education Foundation’s “Grants for Great Ideas” is currently taking place, according to SEF officials in a recent release of information to the Seminole Sentinel.

“Grants for Great Ideas (GGI) is designed to encourage, facilitate, recognize and reward innovative and creative instructional approaches to the accomplishment of program objectives,” said the SEF on their GGI website,…

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Sentinel Seeking Municipal Candidate Announcements

February 6, 2018

Local municipal candidates who are planning on seeking office in the upcoming May 5 election process are being reminded they can make their announcements with the Seminole Sentinel.

Candidate announcements, which are free of charge, must be submitted by 5 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 23 for publication.

Five local municipalities — the City of Seminole, Seminole ISD, Seminole Hospital District, City of Seagraves and Seagraves ISD — will be hosting elections this May.…

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Sentinel Planning to Hold Candidate Forum in Feb. 18 Print Edition

February 6, 2018

An in-depth look at Gaines County’s local political candidates seeking office in the 2018 election cycle is being scheduled to be published on Sunday, Feb. 18, according to Seminole Sentinel Publisher Christy Hawkins.

In the publication, the Sentinel  will be asking specific questions to local and area candidates concerning Gaines County interests.…

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‘Meet the Candidates’ Event Slated for Feb. 15 in Seminole

February 6, 2018

Gaines County residents are invited to an educational evening of political discussions, as a “Meet the Candidates” event has been slated for Thursday, Feb. 15 at the old Seminole Junior High School Auditorium, located in the 600 block of S.W. Ave. B

The free event is anticipated to feature candidates running for Gaines County elected offices, as well as state and federal level positions, and is being hosted by the Seminole Area Chamber of Commerce.…

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Loop ISD Cancels Classes on Friday

February 1, 2018

LOOP — A number of staff and student illnesses led to the Thursday afternoon announcement by Loop ISD officials in closing their doors on Friday.

“Due to many students and staff being out with illness, Loop ISD will be cancelling classes tomorrow, Friday, February 2, 2018,” LISD officials stated on their Facebook social media page.…

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Reminder: March Voter Registration Deadline is Monday

January 30, 2018

Time is winding down ahead of Monday’s voter registration deadline for participation in the March 6 Gaines County Democratic/Republican Party Primary election process, according to an election calendar provided by the Texas Secretary of State’s Office.

Gaines County residents wishing to participate in the March 6 party primary election process, and that are not currently registered to vote, may do so with the Gaines County Elections Administration Office, located inside the Gaines County Courthouse in Seminole, or by logging online to and following the “Register to Vote” prompts.…

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Annual Sandyland Ag Conference Slated for Next Tuesday in Seminole

January 30, 2018

The annual Sandyland Agricultural Conference will be held next Tuesday (Feb. 6) at the Gaines County Civic Building located at 402 N. W. 5th Street in Seminole, according to a press release issued by the Gaines County AgriLife Extension Office on Tuesday.  

Registration for the annual conference will begin at 8 a.m., with the program beginning at 8:25 a.m.…

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Seminole Elementary to Host Title 3, Title 1 Trainings Feb. 1

January 29, 2018

Seminole Elementary wants to encourage you to visit the campus on February 1 for a brief training. This training will primarily address improving reading performance as identified in the Campus Needs Assessment. Topics to be covered include:

* Strategies for strengthening students in reading


* How to use powerschool to monitor student progress

* Survey of parent interest for follow-up trainings

We believe these topics will benefit your child.…

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