Updates and Breaking News

Cubs tennis advances

The Brownfield tennis team faced off against the Perryton Rangers in the bi-district round of the class 4A playoffs last week.  

Brownfield was able to pick up key wins at the top boys line and the number three girls line to give the Cubs an early 6-1 advantage.

The boys doubles swept Perryton, getting wins from Nikolas Salazar/Jason Cabe (7-6(3), 6-1), Devin Rodriguez/Parker Ragain (6-3, 6-4), and Jacob Clark/Alan Cowan (7-5, 6-2).…

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BISD board adopts facility naming policy

The Brownfield ISD Board of Trustees met in regular session and adopted an important piece of school policy.

From now on, if someone has a request to name a building or facility at BISD in honor of someone, there is a specific policy to which the board can refer to assist in making a decision.…

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Prices falling statewide, staying steady in Brownfield

Average retail gasoline prices in Texas have fallen 5.5 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.29/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 13,114 gas outlets in Texas.

Brownfield pumps have remained stalled at $2.49 since the days before Hurrican Harvey struck the Gulf Coast almost two months ago.…

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Sports Updates

Two PRs pace Wildcats run

The Wellman-Union Wildcats and Lady Cats made a good showing at Mae Simmons Park in the Lubbock Invitational Cross Country Meet.

Brodey Yates ran a personal best of 17:37.7 to finish the three mile run with an 8th place medal in the 1A Boys division. 

Hunter Neill came in 52nd and Rigo Rios was 59th  to complete the boys runners.  On the Lady Cats side, Ally Mixon finished 29th in the two mile run with a personal best of 14:12.7 and Jade Griffiths came in 36th with a personal best time of 14:19.1. 

The next action for Wellman-Union comes in Sundown on September 30.…

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Cub tennis stays hot

Last Saturday the Cubs tennis team hit the road and traveled to Snyder for a non district match against the Tigers.

The day got off to a great start for The Cubs, as they jumped out to a 6-1 lead at the conclusion of the doubles round.

Brownfield got wins from Nikolas Salazar / Jason Cabe (6-3, 6-0), Devin Rodriguez / Jacob Clark (6-4, 4-6, 10-8), Regan Harrell / Holly Williams (6-2, 6-2), Julie Enns / Cassidy Cooper (6-1, 6-3), Darrianne Dorris / Alazeah Mireles (6-4, 6-2), and Alan Cowan / Chris Burris won by default.…

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Broncos drop a close one to Spur

By Mandy Contreras, Staff Writer

The Meadow Broncos, despite an amazing effort, are now 2-2 after Friday night’s loss to the Spur Bulldogs.

The exciting game had fans of both sides on their feet, as it came down to the last few minutes.

The Bulldogs were first to strike, going up 20-0 early in the game.…

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Area News

Gas Prices

Average retail gasoline prices in Texas have fallen 3.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.41/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 13,114 gas outlets in Texas.

Pumps in Brownfield were set at $2.49/g for regular unleaded.

This compares with the national average that has fallen 2.2 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.53/g, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.…

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Landfill cell is major part of City budget

The City of Brownfield began a new fiscal year Sunday with two major capital projects planned in the current budget.

Ground was broken last week for the new Fire Department, which is expected to be completed in late 2018.

Also in the works are plans for a new cell at the city landfill.…

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Columbus holiday closings announced

Columbus Day will be celebrated on Monday, October 9. Businesses closing on that day include all banks and lending institutions.
All government offices – National, State and local – will be closed in observance of the holiday.
The Kendrick Memorial Library will also be closed.
For other businesses, please check with the individual business.…

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