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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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Interim Supt. hired

January 8, 2018

Brownfield native will lead BISD temporarily

Brownfield native Kelly Baggett will return to his hometown beginning Monday to serve as Interim Superintendent of BISD, following a meeting of the school board Thursday night.  

Following a presentation by Kyle Wargo, Executive Director of the Region 17 Education Service Center on the ESC’s availability to help with the Superintendent search process, the board went into an over two hour closed session to interview three candidates for the Interim Superintendent position.…

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Stock show season kicks off this week

January 3, 2018

The weather has been bitter cold with occasional snow flurries. This can only mean one thing.

It is stock show season in Terry County.

Livestock shows kick off this week at the Terry County Livestock Show Barn. Workers have been busy setting up pens and bringing in wood shavings and getting ready for the days to come.…

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A year of change

January 2, 2018

10. Big news this year were changes at the local cemeteries. State guidelines, as well as local rules that had long been in the books began to be enforced.

Local cemeteries had begun to be a maintenance nightmare for caretakers of the cemetery due to the amount of decorations placed on the graves and left there.…

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Locals arrested with organized crime ring

January 2, 2018

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) and the Yoakum County Sherriff’s Office (YCSO) recovered stolen property, drugs and a firearm Friday, Dec. 22, after a vehicle stop in Yoakum County.  A subsequent investigation uncovered additional criminal activity.

At approximately 12:07 p.m., DPS Troopers and YCSO Deputies stopped a 2006 GMC pickup near U.S.…

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Lady Cubs get win over Odessa

December 20, 2017

The Brownfield Lady Cubs gave their home crowd an early Christmas present in the form of a win on Tuesday over Odessa High.

Brownfield jumped out to an early lead in the game, running up a 14-4 advantage by the end of the first quarter.

They cooled a bit in the second frame, allowing Odessa to narrow the gap a bit, but maintained a lead heading into the locker room on top, 18-12, at the half.…

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County buildings getting new roofs

December 19, 2017

Hundreds of local roofs have been replaced or repaired in the months since a severe storm pounded the city with hail stones last spring.

Workers were busy this week atop the Terry County Courthouse, installing an entirely new roof on that local landmark.

In all, the county is replacing roofs on nine buildings, at minimal cost to local taxpayers.…

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Cubs land spots on All District rosters

December 13, 2017

Almost a dozen Brownfield Cubs were included on the All District rosters for their performances throughout the recently concluded 2017 Football season.

First year Head Coach Jeff Davis told the Brownfield News that all of the Cubs players named to the All District rosters are deserving of the honor.

“This is a great group of players and they worked hard all year,” he said.…

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BRMC: Roof work ahead of schedule

December 6, 2017

Work is nearing completion on a million dollar project to re-roof Brownfield Regional Medical Center’s vast main building.

The 65,000 square foot roof over the hospital’s single-story main structure has been completely renovated following a hail storm that struck the community in the Spring.

The work is being administered by JFerg Roofing of Lubbock at a cost of $1,006,296.88.…

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There’s still work to do

November 29, 2017

While most people were home enjoying too much turkey and dressing and too much football, one local group was on the road to make a difference.

A group of 15 people from Meadow, mostly connected with the First Baptist Church of Meadow, headed south to Hurricane Harvey ravaged Rockport to continue cleanup efforts.…

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