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70-Plus Days Without Rain and Counting

February 16, 2018

Drought Conditions Continue to Worsen in Gaines, Region

Some Gaines County residents might have woke up Friday morning with dust-spotted windshields, which showed a glimmering hope that some precipitation had fell during the overnight hours on an already parched landscape.

However, no measurable rainfall was officially reported as of presstime Friday out of the best possible rain chances — 15-percent forecasted overnight between Thursday evening and Friday morning — seen by the Seminole area in several weeks.…

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Forums Kick Off Early Voting Process

February 16, 2018

Early Voting Begins Tuesday for March 6 Party Primaries

Bright and early Tuesday morning, a portion of the anticipated wait will be over, as seven locally contested county-level and above political races will be officially placed before voters as part of the nine-day, early voting process associated with the March 6 Democratic/GOP party primary elections.…

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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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Duncan to Seek Election to Seminole ISD Board of Trustees

February 15, 2018

A Seminole businessman and SHS graduate of 1993 has formally announced his intentions to seek election to the Seminole ISD Board of Trustees.

Trey Duncan, 43, of Seminole announced his election intentions in a Thursday afternoon conversation with the Seminole Sentinel.

“Ten years ago, my wife and I made the decision to leave a great job with a wonder future in Lubbock in order to get our kids in Seminole schools and come home,” said Duncan, in his announcement.…

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Former Seminole ISD Coach Arrested on Child Porn Charge in Central Texas

February 15, 2018

KYLE — A former Seminole ISD coach and current interim athletic coordinator in the Texas Hill Country was arrested by Kyle Police Wednesday after he allegedly asked for, and received, a nude photo from a juvenile via text message, according to an affidavit.

Jonathan Proud, 29, of Kyle, was charged with one count of child pornography, which is a third degree felony.…

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Seminole PD Investigating Rash of Business Burglaries

February 15, 2018

Local Businesses Being Urged to Take Precautionary Measures

Seminole business owners are being placed on notice: “be sure to check that any security system or cameras at their business are in working order, and, please (do) not leave any cash at the business.”

The warning comes after six business burglary investigations have been undertaken by the Seminole Police Dept.…

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Rosalez Announces Seminole ISD ‘At-Large’ Election Bid

February 15, 2018

A lifelong resident and graduate of the Seminole Independent School District has announced his intentions to seek an “At-Large” seat upon the Seminole ISD Board of Trustees.

Chad Rosalez, 41, of Seminole formally announced his May 5 election bid for the SISD election on Thursday morning.

“I feel like its time to put our teachers and (school district) employees first,” said Rosalez in his announcement.…

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Basketball: Maidens Upend #14 Bushland in 4A Bi-District Playoff, 45-34

February 13, 2018

PLAINVIEW — The Seminole Maidens, behind eight second quarter points from freshman reserve Bret’lei Dominguez, overcame an 11-8 first quarter deficit to push ahead and take a 45-34 Class 4A Bi-District Championship win over the No. 14-ranked Lady Falcons, in play held Tuesday evening at the Hutcherson Center, located on the campus of Wayland Baptist University.…

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‘May I Have this Dance?’

February 13, 2018

Seminole Elementary School Tribal Council’s Father, Daughter Event a Huge Hit

Girls of all ages and sizes in fancy dresses and tiaras; dads decked out in boots, cowboy hats, and suits, and they are moving and grooving to anything from Bruno Mars to George Strait.

This was not a scene from a Disney movie or  Nickelodeon video.…

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SHD Donates Medical Instruments to Seminole ISD for Teaching Purposes

February 13, 2018

A donation of medical equipment –ranging from stethoscopes to a pair of wheelchairs — were bestowed from the Seminole Hospital District to the Seminole Independent School District on Monday evening.

All in a joint effort to help locally develop service-ready personnel for those Seminole ISD students who are looking to venture into the medical field.…

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