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Basketball: Maidens Shoot Past Fabens in Area Playoff, 68-41

February 16, 2018

Playing inside the familiar confides of the Seminole High School gymnasium, in front of their home base, the Seminole Maidens played relaxed, yet, relentless basketball, as they rolled to a 68-41 Class 4A Area Championship playoff victory over the Fabens Lady Cats in play held Friday evening.

With the win, the Maidens (21-13 overall) advanced to the University Interscholastic League’s Class 4A Regional Quarterfinal round of the playoffs, where they will face off with District 2-4A rival Levelland.…

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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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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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‘Meet the Candidates’ Forum Slated for Thursday at Seminole’s Old JHS Auditorium

February 13, 2018

Gaines County residents will have an opportunity to meet and ask pointed questions with prospective candidates slated to appear on the rapidly approaching March 6 party election ballots, as a “Meet the Candidates” event will be held this Thursday evening in Seminole.

The free event, open to all interested parties,is slated for a 6 p.m.…

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Basketball: No. 10 Matadors Fend Off No. 8 Indians, 65-57

February 9, 2018

The District 2-4A title climbed on board the Lubbock ISD bus and traveled back north to the northeast side of the Hub City, as the eighth-ranked Lubbock Estacado Matadors outlasted the tenth-ranked Seminole Indians in a 65-57 class of Class 4A powers Friday evening at the Seminole High School Gymnasium.

Estacado senior Bryan Rector scored a game high 25 points while teammate Larry Morrison added 18 point to help lead the Matadors (21-5 overall, 9-0 in 2-4A) on a night where the Mats shot 50-percent (23-of-46) in physical, defensive battle.…

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Study: Seminole Among Texas’ Most Business-Friendly Communities

February 9, 2018

For some time now, Texas has been considered among the most business-friendly states in the U.S. With some new figures that have been compiled by LendEDU and released by the High Ground of Texas, Seminole ranks as one of the most suitable among Texas towns for new business start-ups. LendEDU’s report shows Seminole as 14th among the Top 100 business-friendly communities in the state.…

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