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Carter seeking another term as clerk

November 15, 2017

I, Kim Carter, am announcing my candidacy for re-election as your Terry County Clerk.

The Republican Primary Election will be held on March 6, 2018.

What an honor it is to have served Terry County citizens for the past nine years.

Through the challenges and the accomplishments, I have always strived to continually improve customer service.…

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Attendance increasing at BISD

November 15, 2017

The Brownfield ISD Board of Trustees worked a brief and fairly routine agenda on Monday night, November 13, but there was some good news on the agenda.

In Superintendent Dr. Tanya Monroe’s report, she stated that attendance at BISD so far this year is averaging 94.97%.

This is better than last year’s average and translates to more funding for the district.…

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Seeking Sanctuary: Local churches review safety after latest shooting

November 13, 2017

Hearts were broken across our state and nation last week as word began to spread that a horrific shooting had taken place in the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs.

Twenty-six members of the congregation were shot dead by a lone gunman who entered the church during the Sunday morning service, November 5.…

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Pocket park nears completion

November 13, 2017

New attraction named in honor of longtime Brownfield News Publisher

Finishing touches are underway on the much-anticipated pocket park at the corner of Sixth and Main streets, beautifying a long-vacant eyesore on one of the city’s busiest thoroughfares. Work will wrap up on the park in the coming week with the installation of half a dozen picnic tables, adding to the bench seating along the perimeter of the property.…

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Solar industry awaits tariff decision

November 13, 2017

Solar-energy proponents are warning jobs will be lost and the industry will see a major setback if President Donald Trump imposes an import fee on solar panels.

The U.S. International Trade Commission is scheduled to send its recommendation to the President on Monday for a 35-percent tax on solar panels imported from other countries.…

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Cubs season draws to close with loss

November 13, 2017

By Brian Brisendine
Publisher & Editor

The Brownfield Cubs finished their 2017 season Friday night with a 66-21 road loss to the Bushland Falcons, who take sole possession of the District 2-4A title with no losses in conference play this year.

The Cubs finish the year with a 2-8 record, notching wins over Muleshoe and Kermit, but struggling with their district schedule after being plagued with injuries along the way.…

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Heartbreaker ends Broncos 2017 season

November 13, 2017

By Mandy Contreras
Staff Writer

The football season has come to a close for the Meadow Broncos.

The Broncos lost a heartbreaker of a game to finish out the season on Friday night, falling 62-59 to the Lorenzo Hornets.

It was a close and exciting game from start to finish, with multiple lead changes throughout the game.…

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Cats headed to playoffs

November 13, 2017

By Gina Kelly
Staff Writer

The Wellman-Union Wildcats are playoff bound after a decisive 65-30 victory over the Grady Wildcats.

W-U found paydirt early with a 50-yard touchdown run by Isiah Hood.  

Grady took the lead early in the second with a touchdown and PAT.

But, that would be their only lead of the game as W-U took over and never looked back.…

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Amendment Election fails to draw interest of Terry County voters

November 9, 2017

Fewer than five percent of Terry County’s registered voters made their way to the polls in Tuesday’s Constitutional Amendment Election, with a grand total of 298 ballots cast of the more than 7,000 adults registered to vote locally.

Statewide, all seven proposed amendments passed, however only six were approved by Terry County voters.…

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Wagner announces bid for 3rd Judge term

November 9, 2017

I, Butch Wagner, am announcing my intention to run for re-election for the position of Terry County Judge.

Being your County Judge is such an honor and privilege, and I would sincerely appreciate both your support and votes next year during the election.

This is a challenging career, but working for you alongside other local officials brings me such joy.…

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