Latest News for Gaines County

Here’s What the Royal Family Eats on Christmas Day—and It’s Quite the Feast!

By: MICHELLE DARRISAW of Southern Living Of course, there's a fruitcake. Every family has their own traditions, regardless if they reside in the South or across the pond. Some people like to open one gift or a stocking on Christmas Eve. Others prefer to unwrap...

Denver City Girls Basketball Coach Placed on Leave, Possible Inappropriate Relationship With Student

TownTalk Radio has learned today that Kody Brown, the varsity girls basketball coach of the Denver City Fillies has been placed on leave for a possible inappropriate relationship with a student. According to DCISD website, Brown has been employed with DCISD for eight...

LISTEN NOW: Dan Jackson & Kody Bessent on Ag Update on Demand

Dan Jackson and guest Kody Bessent talk about several issues that Farmers and people in Agriculture are facing right now. Click the player below to hear the full interview and get in...

LISTEN NOW: Daniel Simental on BRMC HealthSpot

BRMC now offers 3D Ultrasounds. Daniel Simental, the Diagnostic Medical Sonographer at BRMC tells us all about this new service being offered. Click play below to get all the...

10 Ways to Celebrate Christmas Like Our Grandparents Did

BY: ARRICCA SANSONE from Country Living Embrace the attitude and traditions of an earlier generation for old-fashioned holiday fun. If you're weary of over-the-top consumerism and crowded shopping malls, step back to a simpler time. Our grandparents didn't max out...

7 Causes of Lung Cancer in Non-Smokers

By: Amanda Gardner from Health.com Why non-smokers get lung cancer It's not just smokers who are at risk for lung cancer—about 20% of lung tumors develop in non-smokers. However, there are enough differences between the groups to almost consider them two different...

LISTEN NOW: Town Talk Show Visited With Randy Cole of Celebrity Attractions

Listen in on our visit with Randy Cole of Celebrity Attractions. We find out about the new show lineup and talk specifically about the two Christmas shows in December. Click the player below to find out how to...

Why Is Everyone In A Hurry?

By: Eric Horton We live in an environment that almost everyone you come in contact with is in a hurry.  I was in the Hub City the other day and got honked at twice and a hand gesture was made to me once. Let me say this, if you are going to give a gesture like that,...

Give Thanks for Our Nation’s Farmers

From farmpolicyfacts.org When you sit down at the family dinner table this Thanksgiving and count your many blessings, be sure to take a moment to acknowledge the contributions of our nation’s farmers. From the corn to the cranberries, and the sweet potatoes to the...

The Forgotten Holiday of Thanksgiving

By: Eric Horton As we sit back and look around we see the leaves falling, we feel the cool crisp air, we smell perhaps the burning of the fireplace and we are geared up for the high school football playoffs and the beginning of basketball season. Yep, this is the...

Sports News

Snapshot Day

By: Justin Cabe   Time to talk redistricting, as this Friday October 27th is snapshot day across the state of Texas for public schools. Every year the Texas Education Agency (TEA) requires all Texas public schools to turn in their enrollment. This snapshot...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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....

LISTEN NOW: Darla Gleaves on SportsBeat

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

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:...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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....

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....

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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....