Updates and Breaking News

Goodfellows Christmas campaign deadline nearing

The deadline to register children and families for a special local tradition is nearing.

Friday is the last day to sign up for the annual Goodfellows Christmas campaign.

The Brownfield and Terry County Goodfellows, as per tradition, is now collecting toys, clothing, food and cash for the community’s less fortunate — a holiday tradition we all can be proud of, but all need to support as well.…

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Winter weather arriving

Area residents who haven’t already done so, should probably scramble to ensure any exposed water pipes are properly covered.

It’s expected to be much colder later this week.

According to the latest forecast models from the National Weather Service, a strong cold front is anticipated to arrive on Wednesday afternoon, bringing with it the season’s first  cold arctic air mass.…

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September Oil Stats

Production for September 2016 as reported to the Railroad Commission of Texas is 71,404,018 barrels of crude oil and 561,242,466 mcf (thousand cubic feet) of total gas from oil and gas wells.

These preliminary figures are based on production volumes reported by operators and will be updated as late and corrected production reports are received.…

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Sports Updates

Spurs stay perfect on road, rally past Bucks 97-96

MILWAUKEE (AP) — San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich can’t figure out why his team plays so much better on the road than at home.

As long as they keep winning, Popovich will gladly take the results.

LaMarcus Aldridge was credited for the go-ahead basket with 21.2 seconds left after Giannis Antetokounmpo was whistled for goaltending, completing the Spurs’ rally from 15 points down midway through the third quarter in a 97-96 win over the Milwaukee Bucks on Monday night.…

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Wilber’s big play keys Cowboys’ 11th straight victory

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Kyle Wilber came to his locker to start getting dressed when a hoard of media gathered around him.

“They must think I’m Dak,” Wilber said, referring to rookie quarterback Dak Prescott.

This time, a third-string linebacker that has bounced from position to position during five years in Dallas took center stage over any of the Cowboys’ numerous playmakers.…

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Lady Cats defeat Loop

The Wellman-Union Lady Cats improved their record to 2-2 with a victory over the Loop Lady Longhorns on Friday.

The Lady Cats out scored Loop every quarter but the last to ease to a 45-23 non-district win. The Ladies held Loop scoreless in the second quarter while mounting an 18-5 lead to go into halftime.…

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Area News

Red Skirts Donation

Kendra Willis Cabrera and Jean Neal accepted a donation of gift cards this week from Rita Todd, representing the Red Skirts. The donation was made in honor of longtime Red Skirt Ann Willis, mother of Kendra and daughter of Jean. The gift cards will go to the Juvenile Probation Department to purchase Christmas items for kids in need.…

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Let’s go to the show

“Let’s go to the show.” Words you don’t really hear anymore. Especially in Brownfield, where “the show” or the movie theatre is a part of history. But for many, many years, going to the show was a part of your weekend or date night activities.

Most readers of a “certain age” remember calling the show to see what was showing and when.…

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Christmas at the Museum

The Terry County Heritage Museum continues its long-standing tradition of welcoming the public to view the Christmas Decorations.

This exhibit will run throughout December and everyone is welcome to enjoy the exhibit. Admission is free, but donations are graciously welcomed.

The museum will be hosting an Open House in conjunction with the Chamber sponsored “Keep the Cheer Here” celebration on Tuesday, December 6 from 5 – 8 PM.…

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