Updates and Breaking News

Stocks slip as drug companies fall; oil drillers climb

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are lower Thursday as EpiPen maker Mylan and other drug companies face scrutiny over increases in product prices. Oil prices are little changed after a big surge a day ago, but companies that drill for oil are climbing. A slide in high-dividend stocks like utilities and real estate companies is also pulling the market lower.…

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Cubs to swat Yellowjackets

The Brownfield Cubs will host the Kermit Friday night as they return home after a grueling road schedule to take on the Yellowjackets in their final pre-district warm up in front of a Homecoming crowd.

The Cubs lost a lopsided contest last week to the oversized Abilene Wylie Bulldogs.

Despite the loss, Cubs Head Coach Bryan Welps said it was the best his team has played.…

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Cub netters take early lead in District 2-4A

As the dust settled at the high school tennis courts in Levelland last week, the Brownfield Cubs stood alone at the top of the district 2-4A team tennis race. The Cubs bested Levelland 12-7 on their home courts to remain undefeated in district after the first round of district play.

The Cubs got off to a good start in doubles with a strong showing at the top of the ladder.…

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Sports Updates

Wildcats will host Eagles

Last Friday night, the Wellman-Union Wildcats battled hard and made some really good plays, but still ended up on the wrong side of the scoreboard. For a coach, it is a tough job to ensure your team keeps their heads up after a hard battle like this as they prepare for the next game.…

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Broncos to host Sands

The Meadow Broncos are gearing up for their homecoming game this week.

The Broncos will host the Sands Mustangs after coming off of a big win last Friday against the Spur Bulldogs.

The Broncos scored 60 total points in the game, while holding the Bulldogs to 12. The offensive stats leaders for the game were Jacob Flores who completed 6/13 passes for 124 yards and 2 touchdowns, Jordan Flores who carried the ball for 72 yards and 2 touchdowns, and Chanse Smith who caught 2 passes for 65 yards and scored 3 touchdowns.…

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Wildcats face Longhorns in Homecoming match-up

The Wellman-Union Wildcats had to battle for four quarters last week against Plainview Christian Academy but they did come away with the 40-32 victory.

This week is Homecoming Week for the Wildcats as they host the Hart Longhorns in a non-district battle.

Hart, who is picked to finish last in their district, returns three starters from last year’s team that went 5-5 and 0-4 in district.…

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Area News

Noon Lions reborn

A decades long tradition of civic service and camaraderie is getting a fresh start in Brownfield as a new chapter of the local Noon Lions Club has organized and is looking for members.

The Noon Lions have a strong history in Brownfield, dating back to 1929 when W.E. Henson served as the club’s first president.…

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A Homecoming look at the ’66 Cubs

Fifty years ago, Neil Diamond’s “Cherry,Cherry” was at the top of the charts, the Rolling Stones were making their first appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show. Lyndon Johnson was our President and the USSR had performed underground nuclear tests.

Gemini XI had been launched and returned and race riots in Atlanta, Georgia were all over the news.…

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Chamber prepares for Harvest Festival

An always anticipated annual event is approaching. The 69th Annual Terry County Harvest Festival will be held on Thursday, October 15.

This is a week later than normally scheduled. This is a weekend in which all Terry County football teams are open and there are fewer conflicts for participants.

The Harvest Festival has a long tradition in Terry County.…

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