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Lopez Named New Seminole Elementary School Principal

April 25, 2018

Earlier this month, Seminole ISD officials announced three administrative changes to the school district, following action taken by the SISD Board of Trustees.

Following an executive session discussion held on the evening of Monday, April 16, SISD Trustees approved of the naming current Seminole Elementary School assistant principal Aine Lopez as the campus’ new principal, effective June 1.…

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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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Local Early Voters Race to Election Polls

April 24, 2018

Seminole area residents have rushed to early polling sites in the opening hours ahead of the May 5 uniform election process, having cast their ballots for three contested races on the Seminole ISD Board of Trustees, Seminole Hospital District Board of Directors and the Mayor’s position upon the Seminole City Council.…

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Autism Awareness Month: Kade’s Best Friend

April 24, 2018

Seminole Graduate, ‘Sherman’ Have Formed a Unique Bond

Kade Todd, a 2012 graduate of Seminole High School who was diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) when he was three years old, has a best friend unlike any other.  Kade’s loyal buddy, who is always there for him, is his brown Labrador Retriever named Sherman.…

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State Fire Marshal’s Office Conducts Investigation in Possible Arson Case

April 24, 2018

An investigation related to a possible arson case continues this week in relation to a pair of structure fires which occurred last Thursday morning at two locations in the Seminole community.

“At this time, the case remains under investigation,” said Bernie Kraft, Chief of the Seminole Police Dept. in a Tuesday telephone interview with the Seminole Sentinel.…

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Seminole OAP Cast, Crew Claims 3rd at State Competition

April 24, 2018

ROUND ROCK — A fourth state title eluded the cast and crew of Seminole High School’s one-act play troupe, as SHS finished third overall at the University Interscholastic League’s Class 4A State OAP competition Monday.

Performing scenes from “A Streetcar Named Desire,” SHS finished behind 2018 4A State Champion Crandall High School’s performance of scenes from “The Book of Everything,” and second place finisher Melissa HS.…

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Gaines Commissioners Review Proposed Plans for Old Jail Facility Remodel

April 23, 2018

Proposed plans to relocate and expand the offices of the Gaines County Emergency Operations Center and Texas Dept. of Public Safety Offices inside of the old Gaines County Law Enforcement Center moved slightly forward last Wednesday morning.

Sidelined over the past several years due to financial constraints and County leaders’ pursuit of other projects, Gaines County Commissioners gave their nod of approval to see further development of remodeling efforts at the old GCLEC, located at 301 E.…

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Meet the Candidates — Seminole ISD At-Large Trustee

April 20, 2018

Trey Duncan
Age: 43
Number of years as Seminole resident: 32 years
Education (High School/College/Other): Graduate of Seminole High School and Texas Tech University with a Bachelors of Business and Accounting
Profession: President of Permian Basin Abstract Co.
Spouse (Name, Years Married): Jinnifer Duncan, 21 years
Children/Grandchildren (Names/Ages): Makayla Duncan (19); Mallorie Duncan (17), Macey Duncan (15), Maggie Duncan (12)
Past/Present Civic Activities (Lion’s Club, Rotary Club, Kiwanis, Etc.): Lions Club member, President of Seminole Youth Basketball Association for the past 6 years; Deacon of the 5th Street church of Christ.…

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Meet the Candidates: City of Seminole — Mayor

April 20, 2018

John Belcher
Age: 51
Number of years as Seminole resident: 3 1/2 years
Education (High School/College/Other): Midland Christian High School, 1984; Abilene Christian University, 1990.
Profession: Senior Vice President, First United Bank, Seminole
Spouse (Name, Years Married): Kristi Belcher, 24 years
Children/Grandchildren (Names/Ages): Libby 20, Ranz 7, Reese 7.
Past/Present Civic Activities (Lion’s Club, Rotary Club, Kiwanis, Etc.): Lions Club International (Clyde, Seminole), Seminole Education Foundation, Seminole Economic Development Corp.…

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Meet the Candidates: Seminole Hospital District At-Large Trustees

April 20, 2018

Jay Youngblood
Age: 42
Number of years as Seminole resident: 3 1/2 years
Education (High School/College/Other): Belton High School, Texas A&M University (Bachelor’s), Texas Tech University (Masters), Louisiana State University (Graduate Degree in Banking)
Profession: Banking, Commercial State Bank
Spouse (Name, Years Married): Shauna Youngblood, 18 years
Children/Grandchildren (Names/Ages): Landry 15, Nick 13, Owen 8.…

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