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2017 Seminole Chamber Banquet Slated for Wednesday

November 9, 2017

Seminole’s two highest civic honors are anticipated to be awarded this coming Wednesday, as the Seminole Area Chamber of Commerce will host its annual membership banquet at the Gaines County Civic Building.

Festivities associated with the 2017 membership banquet, entitled “The Changing Seasons of Seminole,” will begin with a catered luncheon at 11:30 a.m, followed by the banquet around 12-noon.…

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Trump warns North Korea: ‘Do not try us’

November 8, 2017

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — President Donald Trump delivered a sharp warning to North Korea Wednesday, telling the rogue nation: “Do not underestimate us. And do not try us.”

In a speech delivered hours after he aborted a visit to the heavily fortified Korean demilitarized zone due to bad weather, Trump said he had a message for North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.…

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SHD Board Votes to Implement New Tobacco, Nicotine-Free Policy

November 6, 2017

Seminole Hospital District board directors voted 4-1 Monday evening of a “streamlined” policy which turns the local medical district into a smoke-free facility for SHD employees and patients.

The policy, supported by SHD Board president Geoff Gray and fellow members Ramon Mata, James Lavender and Jody Fortner, will be implemented on Jan.…

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Football: Tentative Seminole Bi-District Playoff Information Released

November 6, 2017

A tentative Class 4A, Div. II Bi-District Play-off playoff between the Seminole Indians (9-1) and the Dalhart Golden Wolves has been slated for Thursday, Nov, 16, at 7 p.m. (CST) at Al Whitehead Field at Greyhound Stadium on the Campus of Eastern New Mexico University in Portales, New Mexico.
Ticket prices and other specifics will be released later, according to information released by Seminole ISD Athletic Dept.…

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‘Defenseless people’: Gunman kills 26 at South Texas church

November 6, 2017

SUTHERLAND SPRINGS (AP) — A gunman dressed in black tactical-style gear and armed with an assault rifle opened fire inside a small South Texas church, killing 26 people in an attack that claimed tight-knit neighbors and multiple family members ranging in age from 5 to 72 years old.

Once the shooting started Sunday at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, there was likely “no way” for congregants to escape, said Wilson County Sheriff Joe D.…

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Football: Indians Rout Fort Stockton 41-7 in 2-4A, DII Finale

November 3, 2017

Two seasons ago, Seminole head football coach watched his 2015 football team walk off the field with a 1-9 overall record following a 35-27 district road loss at Borger.

On Friday evening, a water-soaked Jackson stood off to the side and smiled as the 2017 edition of the Indians took turns posing with the District 2-4A, Div.…

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TT: Open enrollment for health insurance brings new challenges in Texas

November 2, 2017

Open enrollment for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act begins Wednesday, and enrollees may see greater challenges this cycle following federal budget cuts.

Two cuts in particular could have serious ramifications for Texans looking to register on the federal market. President Donald Trump in an executive order slashed subsidies for cost-share reductions, which finance cheaper premiums for low- and middle-income customers.…

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Football: Indians Look for Unblemished 2-4A, DII Title Run Against Stockton Friday PM

November 1, 2017

Two seasons removed from a disappointing 1-9 season, the 2017 District 2-4A, Div. II crown will reside with the Seminole Indians.
SHS (8-1 overall, 5-0 in 2-4A, Div. II) clinched their outright title on Friday after edging tenth-ranked Sweetwater 28-27 in an thrilling overtime affair at the Mustang Bowl in Sweetwater.…

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‘Cowardly act of terror’: Truck driver kills 8 on bike path

November 1, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — A man in a rented pickup truck mowed down pedestrians and cyclists along a busy bike path near the World Trade Center memorial on Tuesday, killing at least eight and seriously injuring 11 in what the mayor called “a particularly cowardly act of terror.”

The driver was shot in the abdomen by police after jumping out of the truck with what turned out to be a fake gun in each hand and shouting what witnesses said was “Allahu Akbar,” Arabic for “God is great,” authorities said.…

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Seminole Council Gives Dilapidated Property Owner Ultimatum Monday

October 31, 2017

Earlier this year, Seminole resident David Pedigo noticed some unusual activity coming from a house located next door to his residence on Southwest 17th Street. It is a residence that has been abandoned since 2012.

When local law enforcement arrived, two people and their animals were removed from the house that has long fallen into disrepair, and arrested for trespassing.…

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