Updates and Breaking News

Cemetery to hold Town Hall meeting

The Terry County Cemetery Association will hold a “Town Hall” type meeting on Tuesday, September 13 at 7:00 p.m. in the District Courtroom at the Terry County Courthouse.

At this meeting, the rules and guidelines will be read and there will be time for discussion, comments, complaints or concerns.

Everyone with an interest in the Terry County Cemetery is invited and encouraged to attend.…

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Terry County Reunion

L.G. and Lois Moore, left, and Ann Brookes, right, fixed their plates over an impressive spread of fish and chicken and tasty sides at the Terry County Reunion held Saturday in the American Legion building. Dozens of locals and some visitors attended the annual event to swap stories and rekindle longtime friendships.…

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Lady Cats score wins

The Wellman-Union Lady Cats volleyball team has started the year off in winning fashion, even winning matches against larger schools. Head coach Robin Tells has her girls headed in the right direction, for sure.

On Saturday, August 27, the Lady Cats faced Idalou. With great play several girls, the Ladies came out with a three game sweep of the Idalou Lady Cats.…

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Sports Updates

Romo gives Cowboys scare as Seattle rolls past Dallas 27-17

SEATTLE (AP) — Three plays were all it took for Dallas to get yet another injury scare surrounding Tony Romo.

The quarterback lasted just 90 seconds into the Cowboys’ 27-17 preseason loss to the Seattle Seahawks on Thursday night before leaving with what appeared at first to be a potentially significant injury, but ended up being minor.…

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Wildcats to Host Bulldogs

The Wellman-Union Wildcats will open their 2016 season at home on Friday night as they face the Loraine Bulldogs in a 7:30 p.m. contest.

The Wildcats have had two scrimmages which have shown second year head coach Tommy Tritz the areas where work is needed, as well as where the Cats are strong.…

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Four on the floor for Simone Biles; Bolt coasts in 200 heat

Four on the floor for Simone Biles; Bolt coasts in 200 heat

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Simone Biles closed her Rio Games with more gymnastics gold. Usain Bolt breezed through another sprint as he makes a run at one final Olympic title in his favorite race.

Bolt easily won a qualifying race Tuesday in the 200 meters, the first step in his bid for the gold Thursday.…

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Area News

The rains on the plains

The fall rains have started. Sunday evening and Monday brought great rains all over the county. Good for the ground. But for the crops, it may be too late, in some cases. Some of the later planted stuff could benefit, but will definitely need some heat units now to make it all work.…

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Disposing of your trash


Driving around Brownfield is usually a pretty pleasant proposition. Yards are kept. Homes are neat. We are a people who take pride in where we live. Unfortunately, sometimes a drive around town reveals piles of trash lying beside City dumpsters in our alleyways. Sometimes even right next to the street. Is this legal?…

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First County jail stands 100 years


If you have ever driven past the Terry County Heritage Museum, located at 600 East Cardwell, you have likely seen the small brown building near the street. That building was once on the Courthouse lawn and served as the county jail.

The jail currently contains one iron cell with two bunks.…

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