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Football: Tribe Dominant in Rout Over Lamesa

October 20, 2017

Senior RB Cade Barnard rushed for 133 yards and three scores on an evening where the Seminole Indians meticulously controlled the clock and the pace of Friday evening’s 38-6 District 2-4A, Div. II win over the Lamesa Golden Tornadoes in play held at Wigwam Stadium.

Seminole (7-1 overall, 4-0 in 2-4A, DII) racked up 408 yards in total offense — averaging 6.9 yards per play — while allowing Lamesa (3-4 overall, 0-2 in 2-4A, DII) to garner 181 yards in total offense on a night where the Indian defense held the Golden Tors to -21 yards on the ground.…

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Revamped Employee Dress Code Policy to be Implemented for Seminole Hospital District

October 19, 2017

Effective Jan. 1, 2018, employees of the Seminole Hospital District will work under a revised dress code policy, which was approved by a majority vote of the SHD’s Board of Directors this past Monday evening.

Following a roughly 45-minute discussion on the issue, SHD Board Directors voted 6-1 in favor of the administration-proposed policy, with SHD Board Vice President Blaine Nichols serving as the lone descending vote.…

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Seminole Hospital Board Tables Decision on Campuswide Ban of Tobacco, Nicotine Use

October 19, 2017

Seminole Hospital District Directors tabled a quest from SHD Administration officials on Monday evening, requesting to implement a “Tobacco and Nicotine Free” policy for the district’s sprawling Seminole campus.

The decision came after nearly an hour-long discussion on the subject matter by SHD Board Directors, Administration officials and staff members in attendance for the board’s regular monthly meeting, held at Seminole’s Memorial Hospital campus.…

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Veterans Day Ceremony Slated for Nov. 11 at Gaines Veterans Memorial

October 19, 2017

A Veterans Day ceremony will be held at 10 a.m. on Veterans Day — Saturday, Nov. 11 — at the Gaines County Veterans Memorial, according to local event organizers in information recently provided to the Seminole Sentinel.

Texas Dist. 83 State Representative Dustin Burrows (R-Lubbock) will serve as the guest speaker in the event, which is open to the general public.…

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Seminole’s Downtown Christmas Lights To Be Upgraded

October 19, 2017

With a vote by the Seminole City Council at City Hall on Monday night, Seminole’s downtown area and the new Community Center will have a different look when the lights come on this Christmas. The new lighting system, focusing more on color than traditional design, will be a departure from what area residents have become accustomed to.…

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2017 Seminole Chamber Banquet Slated for Nov. 15

October 19, 2017

Wednesday, Nov. 15 has been tabbed as the official date of the Seminole Area Chamber of Commerce’s 2017 Membership Banquet, in a release of information this week.

This year’s program, entitled “The Changing Seasons of Seminole,” will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Gaines County Civic Building in Seminole.…

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Tennis: Tribe Tops Borger to Capture Bi-District Crown

October 18, 2017

LUBBOCK — The Seminole High School tennis team defeated the Borger High Lady Dogs and Bulldogs in a Class 4A, Region I Bi-District team showdown, held Tuesday.

SHS topped Borger 10-3 in match-play to advance to the Class 4A Area Championship round, where they will face off with rival Andrews.

Individual results were not available as of presstime Tuesday.…

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Football: Looking to Maintain Focus

October 18, 2017

Seminole to Host Rival Lamesa in District Play Friday

Heading into last week’s preparations against the Pecos Eagles, Seminole head football coach Kent Jackson openly admitted on several occasions his Indian football team had an “off week” of preparations prior to their 35-32 victory over the Rangers two weeks ago at Wigwam Stadium.…

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Social Security recipients will see 2 percent boost in 2018

October 16, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Millions of Social Security recipients and other retirees will get a 2 percent increase in benefits next year, the largest increase since 2012, thought it comes to only $25 a month for the average beneficiary.

The cost-of-living adjustment, or COLA, affects benefits for more than 70 million U.S.…

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Football: Seminole Blasts Past Eagles, 57-6

October 14, 2017

PECOS — The only thing the Seminole Indians weren’t successful with on Friday evening was the opening coin toss prior to the start of their District 2-4A, Div. II showdown with the Pecos Eagles.

By racking up 491 yards of total offense, allowing just 113 total yards and the creation of four turnovers defensively, the Indians improved to 3-0 in district play following a 57-6 rout of the Eagles in front of a sparse crowd at Pecos ISD’s Rotary Field.…

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