Updates and Breaking News

Christie, Trump to launch drug addiction task force

WASHINGTON (AP) — After being unceremoniously dropped from President Donald Trump’s transition team, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is dipping his toes into the administration as he takes the lead of a White House commission to combat drug addiction.
Christie was at the White House Tuesday, meeting with members of the administration in preparation for the commission rollout.…

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USA Hockey, women reach agreement; seek growth for sport

Just three days before hosting the world championships, USA Hockey and the women’s national team reached an agreement to end a wage dispute and avoid a boycott on home ice.
The four-year deal finalized Tuesday night pays players beyond the six-month Olympic period, up to $129,000 if they win Olympic gold and improves development of the sport.…

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Annual Event Scheduled

The 27th Annual Red Skirts Style Show will be presented on Monday, April 3 at 11:30 in the First Baptist Church Activities Center.

Clothing from businesses in Brownfield and Terry County will be showcased as local “models” walk the catwalk wearing the latest in Spring fashion.

Featured will be clothing for women, girls and children, with the occasional outfit for men and boys thrown in.…

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Sports Updates

Garcia earns 15th at State

Brownfield High School Junior Diego Garcia competed Saturday at the Texas High School Powerlifting Association State Meet in Abilene and came home with 15th place.

Diego competed in the Division II 242 pound weight class. He posted a season best tying combined weight of 1,365 pounds.

Diego had season highs in both bench, in which he lifted 330 pounds and in deadlift in which he posted a deadlift of 520 pounds.…

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W-U track results

The Wellman-Union Lady Cats were the 3rd place team at the Dawson Relays.  

Individual places and relays included:

Gracen Key: 1st place in the 3200, 800, and the 1600.
Danae Steiger:  1st place in the 100 Hurdles and the 300 Hurdles and part of 2nd place 1600 Relay.
Jade Griffiths:  3rd place in the 800, 2nd place in the 400, and part of 2nd place 1600 Relay.…

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Cubs Track and Field results

Varsity Boys Results:

Team Overall: 4th Place
4X100 Relay – 4th Place
(Jeronimo Quintinilla, Isiah Hood, Jezreel Griffin, Darius Kyle)
4X200 Relay – 4th Place
(Jeronimo Quintinilla, Isiah Hood, Jezreel Griffin, Darius Kyle)
4X400 Relay – 3rd Place
(Josh Silva, Izaiah Garibaldo, Jaylen Carrillo, Jeronimo Quintinilla)
200m Dash – Jezreel Griffin – 3rd Place
400m Dash:
Josh Silva – 4th Place
Jaylen Carrillo – 5th Place
Izaiah Garibaldo – 6th Place
800m Run:
Izaiah Garibaldo – 2nd Place
Jaylen Carrillo – 4th Place
1600m Run – Jeremiah Rodriguez – 6th Place
3200m Run:
Jeremiah Rodriguez – 4th Place
Jaydus Garcia – 5th Place
Triple Jump – Jezreel Griffin – 4th Place
High Jump –Darius Kyle – 3rd Place

Varsity Girls Results:
Team Overall: 4th Place
100m Dash:
Tammalia Reed – 1st Place
Tawona Nolan – 6th Place
Lissa Rodriguez – 10th Place
200m Dash:
Caitlyn Martinez – 4th Place
400m Dash:
Gabby Medina – 10th Place
1600m Run:
Ivory Gonzales – 8th Place
Adrienne Tarango – 10th Place
100m Hurdles:
Katelyn Alvarado – 9th Place
Alyssa Huerta – 10th Place
300m Hurdles
Scout Welps – 1st Place
4×100 Relay: 2nd Place
(Ketara Williams, Scout Welps, Victoria Elizardo, Caitlyn Martinez)
4×400 Relay: 2nd Place
(Ketara Williams, Morgan Silva, Victoria Elizardo, Scout Welps)
High Jump:
Jayli Hood – 5th Place
Katelyn Alvarado – 6th Place
Long Jump:
Scout Welps – 1st Place
Caitlyn Martinez – 4th Place
Rachel Hawkins – 5th Place
Triple Jump:
Rachel Hawkins – 2nd Place
Morgan Silva – 7th Place
Shot put:
Marissa Resendez – 4th Place
Maria Chacon – 8th Place
Krislyn Upchurch – 9th Place
Discus Throw:
Scout Welps – 2nd Place
Marissa Resendez – 10th Place

Junior Varsity Boys Results:
Team Overall: 5th Place
4X100 Relay – 4th Place
(Chris Vidales, Bryan Valentin, Lorenzo Garza, Malachi Garcia)
4X200 Relay – 5th Place
(Chris Vidales, Bryan Valentin, Lorenzo Garza, Malachi Garcia)
4X400 Relay – 3rd Place
(Chris Vidales, Brendyn Rodriguez, Bryan Valentin, Oscar Mendoza)
100m Dash – Brendyn Rodriguez – 5th Place
200m Dash – Brendyn Rodriguez – 4th Place
400m Dash – Oscar Mendoza – 2nd Place
800m Run – Oscar Mendoza – 1st Place
Long Jump – Malachi Garcia – 4th Place

Junior Varsity Girls Results:
Team Overall: 4th Place
100m Dash:
Ja Quala Rdee – 5th Place
200m Dash:
Joslynn Najera – 9th Place
400m Dash:
Lauren Mancilla – 3rd Place
Rosalinda Marroquin – 7th Place
800m Run
Bezabe Lopez – 4th Place
Eliset Campos – 5th Place
1600m Run
Eliset Campos – 4th Place
Betzabe Lopez – 5th Place
100m Hurdles:
April Guarache – 7th Place
Martha Campos – 8th Place
Nautica Marroquin – 9th Place
300m Hurdles:
April Guarache – 6th Place
4x100m Relay: 3rd Place
(Joslynn Najera, Mal Garcia, Adriana Hernandez, Audrie Brock)
4x200m Relay: 3rd Place
(Audrie Brock, Mal Garcia, Ja Quala Rdee, Joslynn Najera)
4x400m Relay: 2nd Place
(Adrianna Hernandez, Mal Garcia, Lauren Mancilla, Audrie Brock)
Long Jump:
Joslynn Najera – 8th Place
Mal Garcia – 9th Place
Triple Jump:
Joslynn Najera – 7th Place
Lauren Mancilla – 8th Place
Shot Put:
Roxxy Perez – 5th Place
Dakayla Reed – 6th Place
Larisa Villalazo – 8th Place
Discus Throw:
Taryn Longoria – 5th Place
Mikaela Oliver – 8th Place
Abigail Ontiveros – 10th Place…

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Area News

Legislators discuss possible ISF future

The Texas Senate on Tuesday unanimously approved a two-year state budget plan that could preclude the closure of one of Brownfield’s prison facilities.

The Senate’s $218 billion document now goes to budget writers in the House for debate.

It was announced earlier this month that the City-owned West Texas Intermediate Sanction Facility is one of four TDCJ units targeted to be closed or mothballed as legislators look for areas to slash expenses in a tight budget.…

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Oak Grove Spellers Honored

Participants in the Oak Grove Spelling Bee were honored at the BISD Board meeting on Monday. Pictured are Olivia Perez who won 1st, Ciara Perez who won 3rd, and McKinley Slover who won 2nd.
All three went on to compete in the district contest. McKinley won the District Spelling Bee and competed in Lubbock at the Regional Contest.…

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More than just a dump

You finish reading the Brownfield News. You toss it in the trash. Then what happens?

You finish working in the yard and you come in and drink a cold bottle of water. You throw it in the trash. Then what happens?

You bring home your groceries in that white plastic bag.…

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