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UIL: Tribe to Move Back to 4A, Div. I Football Ranks in 2018

December 7, 2017

The Seminole Indians’ two-year stint in the Class 4A, Div. II football ranks will not be extended for another two years.

Instead, the Indians will return to the Class 4A, Div. I ranks beginning in the 2018 football season, following a release of conference cut off and football division numbers by the University Interscholastic League on Wednesday.…

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Continuances Push High Profile Gaines Cases into 2018 Calendar Year

December 7, 2017

Philip Mack Furlow originally hoped to have four, high-profile Gaines County criminal cases tried before a jury of peers or dismissed by the end of the 2017 calendar year. The first year of office in his freshman term as the 106th District Attorney.

However, granted continuances in relation to the cases by 106th District Judge Carter T.…

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Wednesday AM Structure Fire Ruled Accidental

December 7, 2017

A Seminole residence was deemed a loss following a Wednesday morning fire, which prompted the response of Seminole Volunteer Fire Dept. crew members.

Shortly after 8 a.m. Wednesday morning, SVFD and other Seminole first responders were dispatched to the single-wide trailer house fire, located in the 300 block of N.W. Ave.…

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Hospital’s New Addition Remains on Target for Early 2018 Inspection, Possible Opening

December 5, 2017

A project official associated with the construction of the second phase of the Seminole Hospital District’s $48.5 million expansion and renovation project remains confident that portion of the venture will be completed and awaiting a review of the Texas Dept. of State Health Services (TDH) shortly after the first of the 2018 calendar year.…

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NWS: Wintry Mix Possible Late Tuesday, Early Wednesday AM

December 5, 2017

MIDLAND — A chance of a wintry mix remains in the local forecast for early Wednesday morning, according to the latest forecast models from the National Weather Service’s regional office.

Beginning this evening (Tuesday), a chance of rain, snow, freezing rain, and sleet are possible in the Seminole area, according to Midland NWS officials.…

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Northern Gaines Falls Under ‘Abnormally Dry’ Conditions

December 4, 2017

La Nina is making her presence known within Gaines County and the region, as just 0.55 inches of precipitation  was recorded in the month of November.

Additionally, northeastern portions of Gaines County — according the latest release of the U.S. Drought Monitor report issued on Thursday of last week — showed “abnormally dry” conditions making their way back inside the county’s boundaries.…

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Trump takes to Twitter to criticize FBI, special prosecutor

December 4, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Amid a rush of weekend tweets taking aim at targets old and new, President Donald Trump criticized the FBI and raised questions about the special prosecutor’s investigation into Russian election meddling and possible ties to his campaign.

The Twitter storm — more than a dozen tweets Saturday and Sunday — came after his former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI.…

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Football: Bushland Ends Tribe’s 2017 Postseason Run

December 2, 2017

Falcons Senior QB Accounts for 7 Total TDs, 470 Yards of Total Offense

LUBBOCK — The 2017 Seminole Indian football season came to a close at the same place it started Friday evening.

Ending in the same result — a loss.

Friday evening’s 49-36 loss to the Bushland Falcons, however, was more painful one than the 20-17 overtime loss suffered in the Indians’ regular season opener against Class 5A Lubbock High at Lowery Field back on Sept.…

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Capturing Their Hearts

November 30, 2017

Seminole ISD Implements Outreach Program Between Students, Staff

With the implementation of a new program, “Capturing Kids’ Hearts,” three Seminole school campuses are experiencing a major improvement in behavior, management, and engagement.  

According to Seminole Independent School District (SISD) superintendent Gary Laramore, 120 area teachers received training this summer in a process that is being used across the country to assist teachers in achieving success in their classrooms.…

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Where Music Meets Art

November 30, 2017

Former Seminole Resident Crafts Custom Guitars

LUBBOCK — Standing in the large kitchen of his spacious new home in southeast Lubbock, Tatum Ruthardt is in a zone.

The fingers of his right hand are dancing spider-like in a fingerpicking style on the six strings of a flawless new guitar, while his left hand expertly works the neck.…

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