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Meadow, Wellman-Union students earn honors

March 28, 2018

Local schools have been racking up the honors lately in UIL Literary Competition.

The results for the District Academic Meet held on March 20-21 are in for Meadow and Wellman-Union High Schools.

Meadow:

Calculator Applications:
Team 4th Place
Aliyah Castillo
McKenna Smith
Neveah Silva
Zariya Silva

Computer Applications:
*Zoey Hunt – 2nd
*Emma Weems – 3rd
Cearia Bryan 4th

Computer Science:
Team – 1st
*Jaysan Almendarez – 1st
*Zoey Hunt – 2nd
*Aliyah Castillo – 3rd
Cearia Bryan – 4th

Current Issues:
Team – 3rd
Michelle Cruz
Spring Nichols
Jaysan Almendarez

Informative Speaking:
McKenna Smith 4th
Elaina Stoker 5th
Lincoln-Douglas Debate:
Jaysan Almendarez 1st
Ryan Flores 4th

Literary Criticism:
Team – 1st
Abygail Elizondo 2nd
Jacob Flores 3rd

Mathematics
Team 1st
*Noah Perez 1st
*Michelle Cruz
*Jacob Flores
*Deryk Tarin

Persuasive Speaking:
Michelle Cruz 6th

Poetry Interpretation:
Emily Magana 3rd
Lexi Humphrey 5th

Science:
Team – 2nd
*Noah Perez 2nd (Top Scorer – Chemistry)
*Riley McBee 5th
*Ruben Moya 6th
*Brady Caswell
*Johnathan Valentine
*Kaylee Humphrey

Social Studies:
Team – 1st
*Laura Sanchez 2nd
*Robert Sanchez
*Sidney Welch

Spelling and Vocabulary:
Team – 1st
*Meagan Fails 1st
*Kaylee Humphrey
*Genesis Rodriguez

Wellman-Union:

Lincoln-Douglas Debate:
*Conner Faught 2nd

Persuasive Speaking:
*Kobiee Olivas 3rd

Ready Writing:
*Sara Guenter 3rd
Karli Lambert 5th

Current Issues:
Team – 2nd
*Hunter Neill 1st
*Gracen Key 2nd

Number Sense:
*Jonathan Wiebe 2nd

Calculator Applications:
Team – 2nd

Literary Criticism:
*Madison White 1st
Kobiee Olivas 5th

News Writing:
*Hunter Neill 1st
*Bailey Neill 2nd
Suzanna Rempel 5th

Science
*Conner Faught -Top Scorer in Physics

Spelling and Vocabulary:
Team – 3rd
*Sara Guenter 2nd

Feature Writing:
*Gracen Key 1st
*Allison Hogue 3rd
Blake Crowley 4th

Headline Writing:
*Hunter Neill 1st
*Bradley Franke 2nd
Madison White 4th

Mathematics:
*Jonathan Wiebe 3rd
Julie Hildebrand 5th

Editorial Writing:
*Gracen Key 1st
Blake Crowley 4th
Hunter Neill 5th

Journalism Team – 1st

*Regional Qualifier…

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Prayer gatherings scheduled for rain

March 28, 2018

The Community Prayer Gathering will be held on Tuesday, April 3 at the Coleman Park Memorial Amphitheater at 7 a.m. Gatherings will also be held at the Meadow Co-op Gin and at Southwest Cotton Growers Gin in Wellman. The purpose of these gatherings is certainly to offer up prayer for rain, but also to pray for all the other needs in our communities from First Responders to our schools and our homes.…

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Chase ends in Terry County

March 28, 2018

A Lamesa man is in jail following an extended high speed chase last week that began in that community and made its way through residential areas of Brownfield before being terminated south of the city.

DPS troopers deployed a spike strip to destroy the fleeing vehicle’s tires and end the chase south of Brownfield.…

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Town mourns local student

March 28, 2018

A local family and a Brownfield ISD campus are grappling with the loss of one of their own over the weekend, following the untimely death of a 14-year-old boy.

Funeral arrangements are underway for Michael “Baby” Martinez and his bereaved family is seeking donations to help cover burial expenses.

An online GoFundMe account has been set up for donations, which can be found at https://www.gofundme.com/fundraising-for-mikey-martinez.…

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Chamber to honor County’s oldest businesses

March 26, 2018

The Brownfield Chamber of Commerce will be celebrating Small Business Week by honoring some of the oldest businesses in Terry County.

The Chamber will be hosting a Mixer at Triple D Restaurant and Winery on The Square on Thursday, May 3 at 6 p.m. This event is open to the public and is free, excluding wine purchases.…

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Holy Week services planned

March 26, 2018

Holy Week begins this week as we pause to remember the sacrifice of our Lord and Savior on the cross. Easter is often full of all the bunnies and egg hunts and family barbecues and there is certainly nothing wrong with this. But we should never lose sight of the real reason we celebrate Easter.…

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BISD talks BBAC shift

March 26, 2018

One of the big topics at Thursday night’s BISD meeting of the Board of Trustees was a money saving possibility. With no action taken, there was much discussion on the possibility of closing the Bright Beginnings Pre-K campus and moving the Pre-K program to Colonial Heights Elementary. There are currently 10 empty regular sized classrooms available at CH.…

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Unimaginable

March 26, 2018

Cancer strikes youngest members of local family

By Gina Kelly

There is no question that life can be difficult at times. Many times we are left wondering why certain things happen and most often, we do not know the answers to the whys.

One local family is certainly today asking “why?” as they face the future.…

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Red Skirts Style Show Scheduled

March 21, 2018

One of the most anticipated events of the year is coming. The Red Skirts Style Show will be held on Monday, March 26 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the Activities Building of the First Baptist Church at 220 West Hill. Tickets are $10 and are available from any Red Skirts member, participating business or at the Chamber of Commerce.…

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Gas prices creep up across Texas

March 21, 2018

Average retail gasoline prices in Texas have risen 2.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.31/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 13,114 gas outlets in Texas.

Pumps in Brownfield ranged between $2.45/g and $2.49/g.

This compares with the national average that has increased 2.5 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.54/g, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.…

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