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SEAGRAVES ISD MENU October 16th – 20th

Monday: Steak Finger & Gravy or Breaded Pork Chop & Gravy, Mashed Potatoes, Carrot Coins Tuesday: Spaghetti Bowl w/Breadsticks Or French Bread Pizza, Garden Salad, Vegetable Blend, Choc/Van Pudding Wednesday:  Boneless Chicken Wings w/ Chips Or Texas Chili,...
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How to Make Your Pumpkins Last Longer

By: NICOLE BRADLEY of Better Homes & Garden Despite the fact that Halloween decor is in full force, we all can agree that there is nothing scarier than a sunken, sad pumpkin. Don't let your festive pumpkins go from sweet to scary. Put on a delightful display all...
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Activities to Ease Depression

By: Jerry Kennard, Health professional & Contributor for Health Central If you’ve seen a doctor or therapist about your depression there has probably come a point when he or she mentions getting active — something along the lines of, “How much exercise are you...
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The Harvest Is Plentiful!

By: Eric Horton The past few days as I have driven through the roads of Terry County, a sense of pride has come over me. Its harvest time here in Terry County and on the South Plains of Texas. Harvest time is something that is intertwined in the fabric of who we are....
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LISTEN NOW: Ruben Valles on The TownTalk Show

Ruben Valles is the Assistant Director at the Seagraves Chamber and he was our guest on The TownTalk Show today. We get all the details of the Seagraves Centennial Celebration and a preview of some other great events planned this year for Seagraves. Click play below...
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SEAGRAVES ISD MENU OCT. 9TH – 13TH

Monday: NO SCHOOL Tuesday: Meatball Sub Sandwich & Tater Tots Or Chile Cheese Combo, Fresh Veggie Wednesday:  Chicken Nuggets, Mac & Cheese, Savory Green Beans or Asian Stir Fry, Garden Salad, Apple Slices Thursday:  Pizza Choice Or Fiesta Bowl, Seasoned Corn,...
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Another Successful “Fields of Faith”

Last night thousands of students from different schools on the South Plains came together at the Texas Tech United Supermarkets Arena in Lubbock for the annual Fields of Faith ministry that is sponsored by Fellowship of Christian Athletes.  Fields of Faith had to...
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LISTEN: Terry County 70th Annual Harvest Festival Information

Listen here as TownTalk had a great show with the Chairman of the Terry County Harvest Festival, Buzz...
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LISTEN NOW: Dan Jackson on Ag Update

Dan Jackson talks about the Southwest Council of Agri Business Press Conference held in Lamesa. Chairman of the House Ag Committee Mike Conway, Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue and U.S. Senator Ted Cruz were all at the conference. Click the player below to listen...
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How To Make Pumpkin Spice Lattes (Even Better than Starbucks!)

From: The Kitchn 'Tis the season. Can you hear the espresso machine firing up? Starbucks is bringing back the rock star of latte, the queen of froth, the obsession of millions: The Pumpkin Spice Latte. But if you don't want to wait until the full launch, or if you...
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Sports News

Seagraves Eagles: The End to a Great Season

The Seagraves Eagles ended their season Friday night in Amarillo, at Dick Bivins Stadium, to a very tough Wellington Skyrockets team. The Eagles went four deep into the playoffs to the Regional Championship game by beating Bovina, Memphis and Roscoe. Congratulations...
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17 Unusual School Mascots

This morning on the TownTalk Morning Show, the Morning Crew discussed weird high school mascots.  Several on this list make you thankful to be something as ordinary as a Bronco, Bulldog, Chief, Cowboy, Cub, Eagle, Mustang, Ranger, or a Wildcat.  We would love to hear...
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Friday night lights flicker on Seagraves

The night didn’t start out or end the way the Seagraves Eagles are used to playing. Early in the first quarter the Seagraves Eagles handed the Van Horn Eagles a turnover in the form of an interception by Landon Drake. Drake in turn ran for a 35 yard touchdown. After...
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Seagraves Gets Homecoming Win

Seagraves stays undefeated on the year after a 35-28 win over the Wink Wildcats last Friday night. Seagraves won the toss and elected to receive. On their opening possession they marched down the field and scored their first touchdown of the night and never looked...
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Listen now: Sports Beat with Steven Orr of West Texas Scoreboard

Listen to West Texas Scoreboard with host Steven Orr as he talks about week 1 surprises and what to look for in week 2 in West Texas football. Steve covers Brownfield, Denver City, Seagraves, Tahoka, Plains, and more....
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LISTEN NOW: Darla Gleaves on SportsBeat

Doc Darla Gleaves and Coach Bryan Welps talk concussions on SportsBeat. Click the player below to listen. [playlist...
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Seagraves Football Practice Schedule

August 1-5: 6:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. August 6: 11:00 a.m. Media/Eagle Family Mixer Day August 8-11: 7:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. August 12: Scrimmage @ Slaton TBA August 13: Off August 15-17: 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. August 18: Scrimmage vs Abernathy TBA August 19-22:...
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Eagle Spotlight: Skyler Clark, Eric Granillo

Click on the link below to hear Eagle Spotlights Skyler Clark and Eric Granillo talk about qualifying for the state track...
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Listen Now:Eagle Spotlights Taylor Spiller, Maricruz Martinez, Michael Lara

Listen to TACS members Taylor Spiller, Maricruz Martinez, Micahel Lara and teacher Mrs. Geon talk about their trip to the state contest. Click on the player below to hear the full...
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Listen Now: Hannah Spiller Lady Eagle Spotlight

This weeks Lady Eagle Spotlight is Freshman Hannah Spiller. Hannah won the individual girls golf district championship at Yoakum County Golf Course. She also won first place at UIL in Literary Criticism. Click on the player below to hear her full...
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Obituaries

Tommy Joe Billings

Seagraves- Funeral services for Tommy Joe Billings, 84, will be conducted Friday, September 29, 2017 at 10:00 A.M. in the First Baptist Church with David Henning officiating. Interment will follow in the Gaines County Cemetery in Seagraves with services under the...
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Melva Settle

Melva was born on February 26, 1923 and passed away on Saturday, September 2, 2017. Melva was a resident of Seagraves, Texas at the time of passing. The family moved to Abernathy, TX where she was raised and graduated from Abernathy High...
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Evan Lloyd Steward

Evan Lloyd Steward was called home to be with the Lord on Friday, August 18, 2017. He was born to Lloyd and Lisa Steward on September 13, 1998. Evan most recently attended Coronado High School. He was well known for his contagious smile, and sweet and gentle spirit....
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Deola Copeland

Funeral services for Deola Riley Copeland, 67, of Post will be held 2 pm Tuesday, August 22, 2017 at Calvary Baptist Church with Chaplin David Jones officiating. Burial will follow in the Terry County Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Brownfield Funeral Home....
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Jason M. “Jay” Fann

Jason M."Jay" Fann, 28, of Plains passed away Saturday, August 5, 2017 in Yoakum County, Texas. Jason was born November 29, 1988 in San Antonio, Texas. He graduated from Shallowater High School in 2007. Jason attended south Plains College and graduated from the Law...
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Elida Valles

Funeral Mass for Elida Valles, 76, of Seagraves will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, August 5, 2017 in the St. Paul's Catholic Church with Father Paul Karieakatt officiating. Interment will follow in the Gaines County Cemetery under the direction of Ratliff Funeral Home...
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Jack Mock

Jack Thompson Mock died July 28, 2017, in Lubbock, Texas. He was born March 5, 1932, to a pioneer ranching family that moved to Gaines County, Texas, in 1903. He graduated from Seminole High School, then earned a B.S. degree in geology from Texas Tech in 1961 after...
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Joe Bell

Joe Dick Bell, a precious man of God, went to meet his Lord Jesus Christ on Thursday morning August 3, 2017. Joe was born September 14, 1932, to Lawrence and Myrtle Hart Bell in Lubbock, Texas. On July 19, 1957, he married his sweetheart, Carma Lee Middleton. The...
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Ronney Dossey

Memorial Services for Ronney Dossey, 67, will be held Monday, August 7, 2017 at 3:00 P.M. in the Ratliff Funeral Home Chapel. Ronney Dale Dossey was born on January 3, 1950 in Lamesa, Texas to Billie Dossey O'Neal and Albert Dossey. He left this earth in his own way...
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Cecil Byron Knox Jr. M.D.

Cecil Byron Knox M.D. passed away peacefully on March 24 in Fayetteville, Arkansas at 95 years of age. He was a beloved father, grandfather, great grandfather, uncle, physician and friend. He was born on November 6, 1921 in Throckmorton, Texas to Cecil Byron Knox Sr....
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