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Council joins PSC seal coat program

February 19, 2018

The City of Brownfield City Council met in regular session on Thursday morning, February 15. Mayor Tom Hesse was out, as was Councilwoman Tresa Sparks. Mayor Pro Tem Leon Pope presided over the meeting.

The Council did agree to enter into a partnership with other cities with Parkhill, Smith and Cooper for a 2018 seal coat program.…

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Burn ban begins

February 14, 2018

One of the main items on the agenda when the Terry County Commissioners met in regular session on Monday, February 12 was whether or not to place the county in a Burn Ban.

We had no rainfall in January and finished the year with slightly over one-half inch for the last three months of 2017.…

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Power of Prayer

February 12, 2018

Sophia meets the biggest names in Washington D.C., including President Trump

Brownfield’s Sophia Campa-Peters had another big day on Thursday, as she and her mom, Karyn attended the White House Prayer Breakfast as invited guests.

Karyn stated that the morning was full of activity as they were whisked down to the breakfast room, but first waited to meet President Trump who had asked to meet Sophia.…

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Cubs clinch playoff berth with Lamesa win

February 12, 2018

The Brownfield Cubs fought from behind then dominated the fourth quarter to bring home a road win from Lamesa and a spot in the post-season.

The Golden Tors jumped out to an early advantage, leading the Cubs, 18-12 at the end of the first frame.

Trailing by as many as nine points in the second quarter, Brownfield knotted the score at 28-all in the final seconds before halftime.…

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Miss Sophia goes to Washington

February 7, 2018

Sophia Campa-Peters, the nine-year-old Brownfield girl who captured the attention of the world returned to Brownfield this week following brain surgery in Boston on January 26.

Sophia is doing remarkably well and recovering nicely from the surgery. Her mother stated it will be some time before they know for sure that the surgery has helped.…

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Cubs will log many miles in new 4-team District

February 5, 2018

Lengthy bus rides between the spread out communities of West Texas are as much a part of the Friday Night Lights as cheerleaders and marching bands.

But Brownfield Cub fans will drive as far as anyone in Texas for a district football game next fall, following Monday’s UIL District Re-alignment process, which saw the Cubs land in District 1-3A which extends to Tornillo, a border community just a stone’s throw from El Paso.…

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Flu hits hard

January 29, 2018

From Staff, Wire Reports

This year’s flu season is pummeling the nation from coast to coast and Terry County apparently is not immune from its impacts.

School officials across the county report hundreds of absences, while the hospital and local clinics are inundated with patients testing positive for one strain of the flu or another.…

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In the President’s prayers

January 25, 2018

Sophia, Brownfield mentioned
in White House daily briefing

Nine-year-old Sophia Campa-Peters, who is scheduled for major brain surgery on Friday, January 25, is currently in Boston awaiting surgery.

Her surgery was originally scheduled for January 24, but an emergency with another child bumped Sophia to Friday. During Sophia’s surgery the doctors hope to find another source of blood supply for the brain due to the fact that her vessels in her brain are thinning and collapsing.…

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Strong crowd attends Ag conference

January 22, 2018

The Annual South Plains Ag Conference was held on Thursday at the 380 Events Center at Reddy Vineyard on Tahoka Road. Around 80 producers registered and attended. With vendors and those unregistered guests, that number was likely over 100. A great crowd.

This conference is an important meeting for farmers at this time of the year as they are beginning to make plans for the coming crop year.…

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January 16, 2018

A young resident wants every person in the world to pray
“All 10,000 of them”

By Gina Kelly, Staff Writer

“And He said to them, “This kind cannot be driven out by anything but prayer.” Mark 9:29
The Bible speaks often about prayer and the value of coming before the Father in prayer.…

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