Measurable Rains Grace Seminole Wednesday, Thursday

June 1, 2017

Rain Chances Remain in Local Forecast Through Saturday

Having received over an inch of rain since Wednesday afternoon, the Seminole area could see another round of measurable precipitation on Thursday, according to the latest forecast models from the National Weather Service.

Thursday’s forecast calls for a 30-percent chance of showers and thunderstorms during the daytime hours, with highs near 81 degrees.…

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City’s SplashPad Open for Summer

May 30, 2017

Last calendar year, over 8,500 patrons made their way through the gates of the City of Seminole’s SplashPad, located in the southeastern corner of the M.S. Doss City Park.

This year, officials feel that number could climb higher than in its inaugural summer season.

“I think it’s possible we could see more (people) than last year,” said Mike Shain, Director of the M.S.…

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Seminole ISD Athletics to Host Various Summer Camps

May 26, 2017

The Seminole Independent School District will be hosting a number of different activities during the summer months, ranging from swimming lessons and open pool sessions, to individual/team development camps.

The following is a listing of available activities coming up for Seminole ISD.

Swimming Lessons, Summer Pool Hours
The Seminole High School Swimming Pool Staff will hold swimming lesson registration on Tuesday, May 30 through Friday, June 2.…

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169 Seminole ISD Seniors to Receive Diplomas This Evening

May 26, 2017

Seminole ISD’s Wigwam Stadium will serve as the backdrop for a this evening’s 2017 graduation commencement exercises, as 169 Seminole ISD graduate candidates for the Class of 2017 will be honored for their educational achievements.

Tonight’s graduation ceremony is slated for an 8 p.m. start at Wigwam Stadium, located at the intersection of N.W.…

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SPD to Host Bicycle Rodeo this Saturday

May 8, 2017

The Seminole Police Dept. will be hosting their annual “Bicycle Rodeo” this coming Saturday (May 13), from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Seminole ISD’s Wigwam Stadium.

The cost is free and is open to local youth who are currently enrolled in pre-kindergarten through fourth grade levels of education.

All participants in Saturday’s SPD “Bicycle Rodeo” will be entered in a chance to win a new bicycle from a drawing set to be held during the event.…

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2017 Seminole Optimist T-Ball Registration Begins May 8

May 3, 2017

Registration for the 2017 Seminole Optimist Club’s summer t-ball league will be held beginning this coming Monday (May 8) and running through Friday, June 9, according to league organizers.

The league is open to local girls and boys between the ages of 3 1/2 to 7 years of age, who have not already participated in a summer softball/baseball league this year, such as the Seminole Girls Fastpitch League or the Cal Ripken Baseball League.…

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Gaines’ Seminole Museum to Host Annual Children’s Paleontology Program

May 2, 2017

The Seminole division of the Gaines County Museum is currently taking reservations for their annual “Paleontology at the Museum” program, which will be held on three different occasions during the upcoming summer break.

The program, available for children ages 6-to-12, is free of charge and are filled on a first come, first serve basis.…

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GCSO Seeks Information to Recent Senior Citizens Center Damages

May 2, 2017

Gaines County Sheriff’s Office investigators are actively working a case involving damages to the Gaines County Senior Citizens Center in Seminole, which resulted in the spoilage of roughly $500 in meat.

“This is still an active case, and any information related to the investigation of this case would be helpful,” said Gaines County Sheriff Ronny Pipkin.…

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106th: May 5 Jury Duty Service Cancelled

April 27, 2017

If you are a Gaines County resident who may have recently received a summons to appear for potential jury duty service on Friday, May 5 — you are excused.

According to officials with the 106th District Clerk’s Office of Gaines County, the cases pending for potential jury selection as part of the May 5 process have recently been settled and the need for jury service from Gaines County’s jury pool is no longer required.…

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NWS: Cooler Temps, Slight Rain Chances Coming This Weekend

April 27, 2017

Spring is in full swing for the West Texas and southeastern New Mexico region. The typical winds are ripping through the plains and daytime temperatures are flirting with the upper-80s and low-90s on some days.

This weekend, however, a cold front is anticipated to drop daytime high temperatures into the mid-60s locally in Gaines County, and bring the possibility of snow accumulations in the northern South Plains and Texas Panhandle region.…

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