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Welding students tower above

November 27, 2017

BHS Welding Class recently completed a project for the Tahoka High School Band. The band tower was built at BHS and delivered to Tahoka. Pictured with the tower in place at Tahoka are, left to right – Tristin Garcia, Carroll Rhodes – Tahoka’s band director, Sheldon Jacquez, Shelby Smith and Andres Rodriguez.

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Tennis earns All District accolades

November 24, 2017

The accolades keep coming for Brownfield High School’s tennis program as the Cubs and Lady Cubs landed numerous athletes on the All District roster.
Senior Nikolas Salazar was honored as the Boys District MVP.
Head Coach Rich Hammons said he was proud of his team for a great season and that they deserve these All District honors.…

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Monroe leaving BISD

November 22, 2017

Brownfield ISD Superintendent Dr. Tanya Monroe announced Thursday that she will be leaving the district mid-year for the same position with Comfort ISD in the Texas Hill Country.

Word spread quickly after a Comfort ISD administrator posted the news to his Twitter account at 5 a.m. Thursday.

Dr. Monroe confirmed the information to the Brownfield News early Thursday morning, then shared her announcement with BISD campus administrators and instructed them to inform their staffs.…

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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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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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BHS Senior headed to Carnegie Hall

November 6, 2017

You know the old joke. How do you get to Carnegie Hall? Practice. Practice. Practice.

Certainly BHS Senior Macy Vincent can attest to that.

Macy received notification this week that she will, in fact, be playing at Carnegie Hall in New York in February. After years of practice.

Macy started band in sixth grade, has stayed with it and has pretty much dedicated her life to band.…

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Couple in local jail on sex crimes

November 6, 2017

A Brownfield man and his wife are incarcerated in the Terry County Jail following their arrests last week on local warrants for sex crimes.

Larry Wayne Davis, 53, was booked into the Lubbock County Jail at 5:20 p.m. last Friday, October 27, then transferred to the Terry County Jail at 9:20 a.m.…

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Cubs likely to drop to 3A

November 2, 2017

By most estimates, it would be safe to assume that Brownfield ISD will drop to the Class 3A ranks when it comes to extracurricular activities such as academic competitions, one-act play and all sporting events in the upcoming 2018-20 University Interscholastic League’s biennial realignment process.

The fate of Brownfield and every other school district in the state, however, remains in the hands of the powers that be within the UIL who are in charge with the division of football schools in the 1A through 5A brackets, who could release those findings as early as mid-to-late November.…

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Local man jailed for sex crimes

November 2, 2017

A Brownfield man remains in a Lubbock County jail cell following his arrest over the weekend on local warrants for sex crimes.

Larry Wayne Davis, 53, was booked into the Lubbock County Jail at 5:20 p.m. Friday, charged with sexual assault of a child and prohibited sexual conduct.

Bond for both counts totals $150,000 and Davis remained behind bars as of press time Tuesday.…

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HELP WANTED: Companies in West Texas Oil Patch Need Production Workers

October 30, 2017

MIDLAND (AP) — Three years ago, when crude prices still floated above $100 a barrel and the nation’s oil fields were booming, Clint Concord could hire 20 new workers a day in the West Texas oil patch to meet the constant demand from his production company clients.

The Houston Chronicle reports that today, with the Permian Basin booming again, Concord said he’s lucky to find one qualified candidate every two days to keep up with the work.…

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