Updates and Breaking News

Carter seeking another term as clerk

I, Kim Carter, am announcing my candidacy for re-election as your Terry County Clerk.

The Republican Primary Election will be held on March 6, 2018.

What an honor it is to have served Terry County citizens for the past nine years.

Through the challenges and the accomplishments, I have always strived to continually improve customer service.…

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Attendance increasing at BISD

The Brownfield ISD Board of Trustees worked a brief and fairly routine agenda on Monday night, November 13, but there was some good news on the agenda.

In Superintendent Dr. Tanya Monroe’s report, she stated that attendance at BISD so far this year is averaging 94.97%.

This is better than last year’s average and translates to more funding for the district.…

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Seeking Sanctuary: Local churches review safety after latest shooting

Hearts were broken across our state and nation last week as word began to spread that a horrific shooting had taken place in the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs.

Twenty-six members of the congregation were shot dead by a lone gunman who entered the church during the Sunday morning service, November 5.…

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Sports Updates

Heartbreaker ends Broncos 2017 season

By Mandy Contreras
Staff Writer

The football season has come to a close for the Meadow Broncos.

The Broncos lost a heartbreaker of a game to finish out the season on Friday night, falling 62-59 to the Lorenzo Hornets.

It was a close and exciting game from start to finish, with multiple lead changes throughout the game.…

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Cats headed to playoffs

By Gina Kelly
Staff Writer

The Wellman-Union Wildcats are playoff bound after a decisive 65-30 victory over the Grady Wildcats.

W-U found paydirt early with a 50-yard touchdown run by Isiah Hood.  

Grady took the lead early in the second with a touchdown and PAT.

But, that would be their only lead of the game as W-U took over and never looked back.…

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Broncos to host Leopards

The Meadow Broncos are getting ready for District game number two, set for this Friday. The Broncos are currently 4-4 on the season and 0-1 in District after last week’s 60-33 loss to the Ropes Eagles. It was a tough week for the Broncos. The Broncos struggled against the Eagles, but there were a handful of things the Broncos did exceptionally well.…

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Area News

Amendment Election fails to draw interest of Terry County voters

Fewer than five percent of Terry County’s registered voters made their way to the polls in Tuesday’s Constitutional Amendment Election, with a grand total of 298 ballots cast of the more than 7,000 adults registered to vote locally.

Statewide, all seven proposed amendments passed, however only six were approved by Terry County voters.…

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Wagner announces bid for 3rd Judge term

I, Butch Wagner, am announcing my intention to run for re-election for the position of Terry County Judge.

Being your County Judge is such an honor and privilege, and I would sincerely appreciate both your support and votes next year during the election.

This is a challenging career, but working for you alongside other local officials brings me such joy.…

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Alcohol in City parks? Council mulls issue, discusses social media policy

Rehashing a much-discussed and oft-debated topic, the city council last week pondered the issue of allowing alcoholic beverages in city parks and facilities.

Opinions on the matter varied among the council and city employees.

Councilman Leon Pope said he thinks about children when he hears the word “park” and he is hesitant to introduce alcohol into that environment.…

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