Social Media Tips All Parents Should Teach Their Children

March 1, 2018

Here are some tips to teach your children about social media to make sure they stay safe and secure.

1. The Internet is Forever
About 90% of teens have used some sort of social media at this point, which means that there is a huge social media community for kids. It’s important that they know that anything they post – including pictures, videos, statuses, and messages–can come back to haunt them.…

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Whitmore, Swaringen exchange vows

January 11, 2018

With great joy, Dr. and Mrs. Marcus Whitmore announce the marriage of their daughter, Avery Elaine, to Seth Daniel Swaringen, son of Mr. and Mrs. Mike Swaringen of Brownfield. The ceremony was held at the Faith Chapel at Prestonwood Baptist Church in Plano on October 28, 2017 and was officiated by Pastor Samuel Dennis.…

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Sergeant and Longbrake to wed

August 14, 2017

Leah Sergeant and Terrence Longbrake would like to announce their upcoming wedding to be held on Sunday, September 17 at Ransom Canyon. Leah is the daughter of Glenn and Belinda Sergeant of San Angelo. Terrance is the son of Terry and Kathy Longbrake of Brownfield. Leah graduated from Texas Tech with a Bachelor’s of Science.…

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50th Wedding Anniversary

July 6, 2017

Glen and Jo Anne Potts Reid will be celebrating their 50th Wedding Anniversary on July 5, 2017. The couple were married in Brownfield by Rev. Ed Crow in 1967. They have continued to live in Brownfield most of their lives. A celebration of their anniversary will take place on Saturday, July 8 in the Activities Building of First Baptist Church Brownfield from 2 – 3:30 PM.…

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Gunnels, McClelland wed

June 5, 2017

Hadlea Gunnels and Lilly Piper would like to announce the marriage of their parents Robby Gunnels to Brianna McClelland of White Oak, Texas. The couple were married April 1 in Arp, Texas and will make their home in White House, Texas. Brianna is the daughter of Danny and Katherine Johnson of White Oak and Mike and Karen McClelland of Carthage.…

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Phillips, Clement to wed

June 5, 2017

A wedding shower was held in honor of Sarah Clement, bride elect of Weston Phillips on Saturday, May 27 in the home of Melanie Burris. Pictured are Kenadee Phillips, Dee Dee Phillips, Margie Archer, Madonna Phillips – Groom’s mother, Sarah, Deleema Phillips, Kristin Schroeder – Bride’s mother, Amanda Phillips, Wrenn Phillips, Kay Givens, Ann Anderson and Kinsey Cudnoski.…

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Campos graduates top of class

April 26, 2017

Allison Campos, 1997 graduate of Brownfield High School, recently graduated as an LVN from Vista College with a 4.0 GPA. She was valedictorian of her class and was also awarded the Florence Nightingale Award.…

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W-U Students to compete at State UIL

April 12, 2017

Wellman-Union High School students Hunter Neill, left, and Esau Macias recently competed in the UIL Region 1 Academic Meet.  Hunter placed 3rd in UIL Headline Writing and Esau Macias placed 1st in Physics. Both boys have now qualified for state competition to be held in Austin on April 21 and 22 at the University of Texas.…

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There’s an app for that

April 3, 2017

It’s an old joke that if you don’t like the weather in Texas, just wait a few minutes and it’ll change. Of course, if you want accurate weather information, the technology at your fingertips has to change that quickly as well.

Texas Tech University’s West Texas Mesonet launched its new app on Thursday,March 23, available to download for free in the App Store.…

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Former resident honored

March 29, 2017

Former Brownfield resident and leading citizen Paul Farrar was honored recently in his home town of Corinth, Texas.

Paul was greeted by family friends and the State Representative from District 64, where he resides, Dr. Lynn Stucky.

Mayor of Brownfield, Tom Hesse, also sent a letter of commendation for the civic work done by Paul for Brownfield.…

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