Updates and Breaking News

Races set for County offices

Filing for the 2018 Primary and General Election for Terry County races has ended.

Listed below are the candidates that filed, the parties they have filed with and the date and time they filed their Campaign Treasurer Appointments.

Drawings for ballot placement for the contested races will be held at noon Thursday at the Terry County Annex, 507 W.…

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Cats earn first place finish

Both Wellman-Union basketball squads were in the Loop Tournament over the weekend. The Cats kept their record of winning the Loop Tourney in tact as they posted a first place finish for the weekend.

The Lady Cats did not fair quite as well as they split four games in the tourney.…

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Lady Cubs defeat Lady Mustangs

The Brownfield Lady Cubs went to work in front of a packed house Tuesday night in Cub Gym, coming away with a convincing win over Midland Christian thanks to a dominant second half.

The Lady Cubs led, 8-5, after one and 17-11 at halftime.

But in the third quarter, Brownfield outscored Midland Christian, 17-4, to stretch their lead to 34-15 heading into the final frame.…

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Sports Updates

Heartbreaker ends Broncos 2017 season

By Mandy Contreras
Staff Writer

The football season has come to a close for the Meadow Broncos.

The Broncos lost a heartbreaker of a game to finish out the season on Friday night, falling 62-59 to the Lorenzo Hornets.

It was a close and exciting game from start to finish, with multiple lead changes throughout the game.…

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Cats headed to playoffs

By Gina Kelly
Staff Writer

The Wellman-Union Wildcats are playoff bound after a decisive 65-30 victory over the Grady Wildcats.

W-U found paydirt early with a 50-yard touchdown run by Isiah Hood.  

Grady took the lead early in the second with a touchdown and PAT.

But, that would be their only lead of the game as W-U took over and never looked back.…

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Broncos to host Leopards

The Meadow Broncos are getting ready for District game number two, set for this Friday. The Broncos are currently 4-4 on the season and 0-1 in District after last week’s 60-33 loss to the Ropes Eagles. It was a tough week for the Broncos. The Broncos struggled against the Eagles, but there were a handful of things the Broncos did exceptionally well.…

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Area News

Farm Bureau scholarships available

High school and college graduations may be months away, but now is the time to starting thinking about applying for scholoarships, according to Mark Wilkes, Terry County Farm Bureau president.

Terry County students are encouraged to apply for more than $100,000 in Farm Bureau college scholarships offered on the local, district and state levels.…

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Grigsby wants second term

I, Karen Grigsby, am announcing my candidacy for re-election as your Terry County Treasurer in the Republican Primary Election on March 6, 2018.

I have been a Terry County employee for the last fifteen years and served as your Assistant County Treasurer for eight years. The training I received those years has been one of the most valuable assets that I possess.…

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Filing deadline in a week

Anyone considering a run for local office has a week left to make it official and get their name on the March Primary ballot.

Close of business on December 11 is the deadline for Terry County residents to file for office.

Local and area offices up for consideration include: U.S. House of Representatives (Dist.…

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