Updates and Breaking News

County’s sales tax rebate sees huge increase

Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced last week that he will send cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts $709.2 million in local sales tax allocations for January, 9.5 percent more than in January 2017.

The City of Brownfield saw a small gain in its January rebate, compared to the same month last year.…

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Stock show exhibitors honored

The Terry County Livestock Show was held this past weekend and, while not a record sale, a great premium sale was the final event of the weekend. The premium sale brought in a total of $211,600.

Honors given out included:

TCLA Scholarship – two $1000 scholarships went to Conner Faught and Reagan Perez.…

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Survey results show positive local outlook

The results from the Brownfield Industrial Development Corporation’s (BIDC) Local Employer Survey are in and projections for Brownfield business expansion and job growth look good. On the downside, employers say there aren’t enough skilled workers to fill those jobs.

The survey was sponsored by BIDC and Workforce Solutions South Plains did the analysis of the survey questions.…

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Sports Updates

Cubs take second in tourney bracket

The Brownfield Cubs performed well in the Monahans Invitational Tournament over the Christmas break.

The boys started the tourney with a 64-52 win over Midland Christian, led by Brock Sires with 15 points.

Nunie Ramirez and Jeronimo Quintanilla were good for 13 points each and Deveen Reed posted 12. Zach Muniz added nine points and Caleb Martinez rounded out scoring with two.…

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Frenship stops Lady Cubs in Caprock Opener

The Fibermax Caprock Classic is the largest basketball tournament in the nation each year and the Lady Cubs opened the bracket play against a tough 6A Frenship squad Thursday night in Lubbock High School’s gym.

The Lady Tigers jumped out to an eary lead and never looked back, running up a 60-30 advantage by the final buzzer.…

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Cats snag first round victories

The Wellman-Union Wildcats and Lady Cats are playing host to several teams from the area in their holiday Wellman-Union Tournament.

The Lady Cats faced the Dawson Lady Dragons in the first round on Thursday and quickly and easily found the win column. The Lady Cats took home the first round victory by a score of 44 – 21.…

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Area News

Meadow 2018 Stock Show Results

The Meadow Local Show was held on Thursday, January 4 at the Terry County Show Barn. The kids did well and had a great show.

Honors went to:
Class 1
1st    Joey Harrington
2nd     Reagan Perez
3rd    Madilee Martinez
4th    Haylee Harrington

Class 2
1st    Reagan Perez
2nd    Jordyn Castilleja
3rd    Alyssa Welch
4th    Brady Parker

Class 3
1st    Jordyn Castilleja
2nd    Madilee Martinez
3rd    Joey Harrington
4th     Madilee Martinez
5th    Haylee Harrington

Class 4
1st    Jordyn Castilleja
2nd    Madilee Martinez
3rd    Jordyn Castilleja
4th    Brady Parker
5th    Bryan Parker

Class 5    
1st    Reagan Perez
2nd    Reagan Perez
3rd    Reagan Perez
4th    K’Lynn Tarin

Grand Champion
    Reagan Perez
Reserve Grand
    Jordyn Castilleja

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New Year’s baby arrives

2018 has its New Year’s baby in Brownfield.

Little James Friesen was born on January 1 at 1:47 pm to Henry and Helena Friesen of Seagraves. James weighed in at 7 pounds 3 ounces and was 21 inches long. James was welcomed by nine brothers and sisters. He was delivered by Dr.…

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Drought conditions worsen as new year begins

According to the latest Texas Drought Monitor Map, Terry County is totally within the “Moderate Drought” category.

According to the South Plains Underground Water Conservation District records, the last rainfall of any usable amount was in mid-November and it was a spotty rain that only hit a few areas. The 15 day forecast doesn’t offer much hope for precipitation.…

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