Updates and Breaking News

ASU releases Dean’s List for 2016 fall semester

Angelo State University in San Angelo, Texas, has announced students achieving the Dean’s List designation for the 2016 fall semester.

To be eligible for the ASU Dean’s List, full-time students must maintain a 3.25 or better grade point average on a 4.0 scale.

Madison Brooke Ellis, a 2013 graduate of Brownfield High School was named to the Dean’s List for the fall semester with a 4.0 GPA.…

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Protecting the farm and the farmer

It was a group of concerned and informed young farmers who met with the president of the National Cotton Council, Dr. Gary Adams on Tuesday afternoon, to address key issues at the heart of what can only be called a crisis point in agriculture.

The West Texas Young Farmers Association and the Terry County Farm Bureau Board had Dr.…

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Boys and Girls Club making big changes

In what could only be referred to as a tough decision, the Brownfield Boys and Girls Club board of directors has voted to disassociate itself with the National Boys and Girls Club of America.

A statement released by the club stated, “After much consideration and discussion with Boys and Girls Club of America and Lamesa Boys and Girls Club, the board of directors for the Boys and Girls Club of Brownfield is excited to announce our decision to become an independent youth club.…

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Sports Updates

Cats, Lady Cats score district wins

The Wellman-Union Wildcats met the Sudan Hornets on Friday afternoon and the Wildcats were on the winning side of the 48-36 score.

It was a fairly close game throughout but, in the end the Hornets had to keep fouling to try to stay in the game. And it was Conner Faught who was bringing the ball down who kept getting the fouls.…

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Cubs top Odessa Permian

After a tough go in last week’s Caprock Tournament, the Brownfield Cubs wasted no time getting back on the court, this time against a fast and physical squad from Odessa Permian Monday afternoon in Cub Gym.

The game was neck and neck for its entirety, with both teams swapping leads and several ties, before the Cubs pulled away slightly with a minute to go and clinched the win, 51-45, over the 6A Panthers.…

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Cubs, Lady Cubs to defend Caprock titles

Area basketball fans will flock to Lubbock in the days leading up to the new year for three days worth of non-stop basketball at the 58th Annual Ambucs Fibermax Caprock Classic tournament.

The Brownfield Cubs and Lady Cubs will join 80 other boys and girls teams from across Texas in the largest basketball tournament of its kind in the nation.…

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Area News

Supt. contract extended

The Brownfield ISD Board of Trustees met in regular session on Monday, January 9 and extended the contract of Superintendent Dr. Tanya Monroe for one year and gave her a 4% raise.

After an extended closed session, the board reconvened with Fred Cawthon making the motion to extend the contract. Randy Anthony seconded the motion.…

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Local schools get their ‘report cards’

Like an anxious student getting his report card, Terry County’s three school districts joined their peers across the state this week in getting a first look at their new A-F accountability ratings.

School districts across the state got lackluster grades under the state’s new accountability system, which became law the last time the Legislature convened in 2015.…

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Annual Stock Show set to begin

This weekend kicks off the annual Terry County Junior Livestock Show. This show represents the culmination of approximately a year of work for county kids.

Weigh-in will begin at 9:00 a.m. on Thursday with the lambs and goats weighing in until 11:00. Swine and cattle will begin weighing in at 11:00 a.m.…

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