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Grape Planting!

April 24, 2017


Even with the devastating hail that affected many vineyards last Sunday, work on the vines continues.

Before the mud was dry, growers were out assessing damage, if any and continue the work of the vineyard. Spraying for weeds. Retying. More pruning. And even planting.

Diamante Doble Dos (Ty and Mary Wilmeth’s vineyard) was a hub of activity on Thursday morning  as workers were busy planting more grape vines.…

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50th Spring Art Show planned

April 24, 2017

The 50th Spring Art Show sponsored by the Brownfield Art Association will be held Thursday, April 27 through Saturday, April 29 in the Terry County Senior Citizen Center. Hours are : Thursday – 1:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m., Friday – 10:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. and Saturday – 10:00 a.m. – 3:45 p.m.…

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BIDC gives TCWW grant

April 24, 2017

Brownfield Industrial Development Corp. was one of the earliest supporters of Texas Custom Wine Works when the one-of-a-kind business chose to locate here in 2013.

On Monday, the BIDCorp board voted unanimously to continue that support as the business looks to expand.

Following a lengthy executive session, the board approved an incentive package worth $165,000 to cover the costs of infrastructure that will facilitate significant growth at the local winery and crusher.…

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School Board Candidate Questionaire

April 24, 2017

1. Please tell us briefly about yourself and why you are interested in a position on the Brownfield ISD Board of Trustees…

Jimmy Hammons, incumbent candidate for At Large position
    

I am married and have two children and four grandchildren.  I am an attorney and began practicing in Brownfield, Texas in 1982.  I have been president of the United Fund of Terry County for a number of years since its inception.  I am a past president of the Brownfield Chamber of Commerce, Brownfield Optimist Club, Brownfield Little League, Brownfield Babe Ruth League, and Brownfield Girl’s Softball Association.  I am a past chairman and organizer of the Brownfield Industrial Development Corporation.  For 15 years, I was the youth director at First United Methodist Church in Brownfield, Texas.  I went into the practice of law to help people and make a difference.  I strongly believe it is our responsibility to serve others.  Whether it has been through meeting the spiritual needs of teens or developing economic opportunities in Brownfield, or even giving tennis lessons to young people hungry to learn, I have spent my life trying to make Brownfield a better place to live.  My position on the Brownfield ISD Board of Trustees is another step in that progress.…

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Stay on top when it comes to roofing

April 19, 2017

With the coming of Spring and the recent hail storm, another storm has hit town. A storm in the form of roofers.

On Monday morning, following the Sunday night storm, roofing contractors were out in force. Pickups could be seen driving down every street.

This was quite a storm. But, how do you know who to trust when they come knocking on your door?…

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Storms pound area

April 19, 2017


When it rains, it pours. It surely did Sunday night, anyway. The rains came in around 7:00 p.m. and stayed until nearly 10:00 p.m. The rains were great.

And certainly always needed. The hail on the other hand is a whole other story.

Cars raced all over town to find cover from the storm under carports, gas pump awnings and drive in windows at the banks.…

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Area 3-1A Track Results

April 19, 2017

Meadow High School and Wellman-Union High School both participated in the Area 3 Track Meet held recently at Peoples Bank Stadium in Wolfforth.
The top four finishers in each event qualify for Regional competition.

Events and MHS or W-UHS finishers were:

Boys
3200 M Run
W-U Brodey Yates 3rd

800 M Run
W-U Brodey Yates 1st

100 M Dash
W-U Albert Alaniz 4th

400 M Dash
MHS Robert Sanchez 2nd

1600 M Run
W-U Brodey Yates 2nd

High Jump
MHS Robert Sanchez 1st

Long Jump
W-U Albert Alaniz 2nd

Triple Jump
W-U Albert Alaniz 3rd

Girls
3200 M Run
W-U Gracen Key 1st
(Personal Best of 12:48)

800 M Run
W-U Gracen Key 1st
(Season Best of 2:26.49)
W-U Jade Griffiths 5th and Regional Alternate

100 M Hurdles
W-U Danae Steiger 3rd
 
300 M Hurdles
W-U Danae Steiger 4th

1600 M Run
W-U Gracen Key 1st

Triple Jump
W-U Jacy Rowden 3rd

(Meadow girls results were not available at press time.)…

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Annual Quilt Show set

April 19, 2017

The Cotton Quilters Guild of Terry County will be presenting their 11th Annual Quilt Show on Friday, April 21 from 9:00 – 5:00 p.m. through Saturday, April 22 from 9:00 – 4:00.

Admission is free to this event held at the Terry County Senior Center at 1201 Tahoka Road. A barn quilt will be raffled off.…

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BISD approves calendar

April 19, 2017

The Brownfield ISD Board of Trustees met Monday night and the highlight of the meeting was the naming of Jeff Smith as the new Athletic Director and Head Football Coach. (See related story in this issue.)

Announced as the new Head Girls Basketball Coach was Michelle Wyatt. (See related story in this issue.)

Also on the agenda were the naming of the Student and Employee of the Month for April.…

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Cub netters grab 6th District title

April 19, 2017

The Brownfield Cubs tennis team ran away with their sixth consecutive district title last week, overwhelming the competition from Denver City, Levelland, and Seminole.

The Cubs now have district championships at the 2A, 3A, and 4A levels.

“I am very proud of the way the team played today” said coach Rich Hammons.…

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