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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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Legislation Brings Cotton Back into Title I of the Farm Bills

February 9, 2018

Area cotton insiders are praising Congress’ passage of a Bipartisan Budget Act, which includes a pathway of placing cotton back as a Title I commodity in the proposed 2018 Farm Bill.

President Donald Trump, on Friday, signed a $400 billion budget deal that sharply boosts spending and swells the federal deficit, ending a brief federal government shutdown that happened while most Americans were sleeping and most government offices were closed, anyway.…

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Trump signs budget deal, government to reopen

February 9, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday signed a $400 billion budget deal that sharply boosts spending and swells the federal deficit, ending a brief federal government shutdown that happened while most Americans were home in bed and most government offices were closed, anyway.

The House and Senate approved a bill to keep the government funded through March 23, overcoming opposition from liberal Democrats as well as tea party conservatives to endorse enormous spending increases despite looming trillion-dollar deficits.…

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Sentinel Seeking Municipal Candidate Announcements

February 6, 2018

Local municipal candidates who are planning on seeking office in the upcoming May 5 election process are being reminded they can make their announcements with the Seminole Sentinel.

Candidate announcements, which are free of charge, must be submitted by 5 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 23 for publication.

Five local municipalities — the City of Seminole, Seminole ISD, Seminole Hospital District, City of Seagraves and Seagraves ISD — will be hosting elections this May.…

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Low Micronaire in Area’s Harvested Cotton Could Drive Down Pricing for Producers

February 6, 2018

Current estimates by industry insiders have the 41-county Texas High Plains region producing around 5.5 million bales of cotton for the 2017 crop year.

Anticipated to be one of the largest crops ever grown, the 2017 Texas High Plains cotton crop is also contending with an issue caused by late growing season weather conditions, which is driving down per-pound prices for local producers.…

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Run. Fight. Hide.

February 3, 2018

What You Need to Know in an Active Shooter Situation

Last Saturday, Hobbs, N.M. police were called to the scene of a shooting incident in which one man was shot at Chili’s Restaurant on Joe Harvey Boulevard. Police said that the shooting followed an “intense” fight between several people in the parking lot.…

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