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    • Terry County Sheriff’s Office passes jail inspection

      January 24, 2017

      The Terry County Commissioners met in regular session on Monday, January 23, 2017 Mary Collier addressed Commissioners to express her thanks for the opportunity to be a County Agent. Collier will be retiring on January 31, 2017 after 11 years of service to Terry County. She reminded Commissioners that she will still be around if they ...
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    • Terry County Commissioners set salaries and holidays for 2017

      January 10, 2017

      During the regular scheduled Commissioners Court Meeting on Monday, January 9, 2017 the Commissioners approved the monthly reports from the Sheriff, District Clerk, County Clerk and County Judge. Reports from the Justice of the Peace and Ag Extension Office were tabled until the next meeting. Next on the agenda was to set the salaries for elected ...
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    • BISD School Board Gives Superintendent 4% Raise, Discusses New Rating System

      January 10, 2017

      Last night, the Brownfield ISD school board held their January meeting. After recognizing student of the month, Jezreel Griffin, and teacher of the month, Coach Michelle Wyatt, Assistant Superintendent Ray Vasquez gave the curriculum report. Vasquez explained that the TEA’s new A-F rating system that will give each campus and district an assigned letter grade is ...
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    • Commissioners approve bids for three new pickups

      December 28, 2016

      During regular session of Commissioners Court on Tuesday, December 27, 2016 the Commissioners attended to some regular business by examining and paying bills and approving monthly reports from the Sheriff, Justice of the Peace and Ag Extension Office. In other business Judge Wagner opened bids for Precinct 4 vehicles. The county received bids from Stanley Ford ...
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    • County Attorney’s office discusses unmanned aircraft ordinance

      December 15, 2016

      The Commissioners met during regular session of Commissioners Court on Monday, December 12, 2016. One of the items on the agenda was to discuss unmanned aircraft issues and an ordinance regarding unmanned aircrafts in the county. County Attorney Jo’Shea Ferguson-Worley and Assistant County Attorney, Matthew Brooks, have been working with Sheriff’s Deputy William Atzbach. There have been reports of ...
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    • Randy Neugebauer: Farewell and Thank You

      December 14, 2016

      From: randy.house.gov 3  For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven: 2 a time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up what is planted; 3 a time to kill, and a time to heal; a time to break down, and a time to build up; 4 a time to ...
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    • Randy Neugebauer: Funding the Government Beyond December 9

      November 30, 2016

      Funding the Government Beyond December 9 In October, Congress passed a short-term Continuing Resolution to keep the federal government funded through December 9. With this deadline rapidly approaching, Congressional leaders and the incoming Administration have been in discussions to assess the prospects of passing legislation in the “lame duck” Congressional session between now and January. At this ...
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    • HOT Funds Committee Seeks to Give More Incentives for Increased Hotel Business

      November 22, 2016

      The Hotel/Motel Occupancy Tax Oversite Committee met on November 21st at noon to review and consider applications for awarding of funds, as well as discuss potential changes to how those funds are awarded. Citing plenty of available funds and the desire to use them in the community, the committee discussed some changes that they would like ...
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    • Randy Neugebauer: Issue Spotlight on Waters of the United States Rule

      November 8, 2016

      Issue Spotlight on Waters of the United States Rule Last week, I signed on to an amicus brief that several members of the House of Representatives are sending the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals as the court reviews the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule. The EPA’s rule defining which waters are ...
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    • Randy Neugebauer: Obamacare Causes Premiums to Rise on Average 22 Percent

      November 1, 2016

      Issue Spotlight on Cybersecurity Cybersecurity is an important issue for almost everyone. Most of us use a credit card, email or electronic device every day. Data breaches have become widespread, newsworthy subjects affecting major companies like Target, Home Depot, Wendy’s, and Yahoo, as well as government agencies. I wanted to take the opportunity this week to ...
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