Points of Pride

September 28, 2016

By Cade Powell

My time at BHS was instrumental to my success here at LCU. During my time BHS, I had quite a few great teachers who helped prepare me for college. Mary Jane Jackson is the first teacher that comes to mind. Her grading was always extremely difficult, but through writing papers in her class, I was well prepared for the level of writing each professor expects for even the shortest papers.…

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Vaughn & Smith honored

September 14, 2016

Alyssa Smith and Bobby Vaughn were honored at a wedding shower on September 10 in the home of Joy Osborn. Hostesses were: Cathy Pope, Brandi McGinnis, Suzanne Wheatley, Mitzi Oliver, Janie McClure, Mamie Tells, Candy Cudd, Amber Yates, Jackie Moss, Jennifer Edwards, Sharon Liles, Kim Carter, and Joy Osborn. Alyssa and Bobby will be married on November 26, 2016 in Kokomo, Indiana.…

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Internet: Friend or Foe?

September 12, 2016

There was a national story recently about a 12 year-old boy who came to his parents with a broken iPad and apologized for breaking it. His parents felt bad for him and, a few weeks later, purchased him a new iPhone. He was grateful and ran off to his room.

Through a series of events, his mother found out he was struggling with an online porn addiction and had actually broken his iPad himself to keep from watching porn.…

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Report Links Texas Oil and Gas Pollution to Asthma

September 6, 2016

Mark Richardson

AUSTIN, Texas – A new report said in the next decade, emissions from oil and gas operations will affect thousands of Texas children’s health who live near or downwind of those facilities.

The Clean Air Task Force predicts that by 2025, unless action is taken to curb pollution, ozone smog will cause 144,000 childhood asthma attacks in Texas.…

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A life changing trip

August 17, 2016

When former BHS English teacher Martha Ewing accompanied her husband Terry (Music Minister at First Baptist Church, Brownfield) on a trip to Ukraine in 2015, she had no idea she would be going back at least two more times.

Terry is a part of the Singing Men of West Texas group, made up of singing men from all across the area.…

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BHS Annual Fish Camp

August 10, 2016

Brownfield’s Student Council and National Honor Society paired together to present the annual freshman “Fish Camp”. The “Fish Camp” took place on Monday, August 8th. It provides the incoming freshman a firsthand look into the halls of BHS. Additionally, groups explained the basics of policies, testing, duel credit, and clubs to get involved in.…

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BHS Grad named VP

August 3, 2016

Whataburger announced today executive team member Joe Shannon has been promoted to a new leadership role within the company. Shannon will take on expanded duties and responsibilities as vice president, chief information officer for Whatabrands.

Shannon is a graduate of Brownfield High School and Texas Tech University.

Shannon joined Whataburger in 2014 as the IT group director, CIO and spent the last two years developing and overseeing the implementation of the company’s technology roadmap.…

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Gutierrez to retire from Coast Guard

August 1, 2016

Marcelo V. Gutierrez, a Food Service Specialist Petty Officer First Class, will retire from the United States Coast Guard on August 31 after 21 years of service. Gutierrez is a 1995 graduate of Brownfield High School and will move to Houston following his retirement, with his wife Suzanne. He is the son of Gloria Salas of Brownfield and the late Gilbert Gutierrez and the late Seferino Salas Jr.…

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Hawkins name NM School Personnel Director of the Year

August 1, 2016

Hobbs Assistant Superintendent Will Hawkins (shown holding plaque) was named New Mexico School Personnel Director of the year during Friday’s New Mexico Coalition of Educational Leaders Association (NMCELA) in Albuquerque.

Hawkins, a resident of Brownfield, took over Hobbs Municipal School’s human resources department four years ago – at a time when the district was experiencing skyrocketing enrollment and teacher shortages.…

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Meadow Musical to Celebrate 45 Years

July 5, 2016

One thing can always be counted on in Meadow, Texas. That is the monthly Meadow Musical. On Saturday, July 9, the Musical will be celebrating its 45th anniversary.

It was begun in 1971 by George Ashburn and it continues to be the longest running free music venue in West Texas. It began as just the Ashburn family playing country music on their front porch.…

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