Latest News for Gaines County

Boost Your Bone Strength

originally from aarp.com by Amy Paturel 7 surprising ways to increase density Get Stronger By the time we reach 50, both men and women are losing bone mass, thanks to a slowdown in the body’s bone-rebuilding process. Diet and lack of exercise can also play a role....
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10 Upscale Ways to Make Over Terra-Cotta Pots

originally from bhg.com by Stephanie Rose The container that displays plants should be as much of an art piece as the flowers or foliage within it. These creative makeovers turn thrifty terra-cotta pots into upscale vessels worthy of a prominent place in your home or...
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Yoakum County Deputy Killed in One Vehicle Rollover

Yoakum County Sheriff Deputy Jason Matthew Fann, 28, tragically lost his life on August 5 around 6 pm in the line of duty while serving the citizens of this county. While responding to a crash on state highway 214, Deputy Fann lost control of his unit and tragically...
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5 Weight Loss Tips From People Who Have Actually Done It

By Alexandra Sifferlin from health.com This article originally appeared on Time.com.  Most Americans want to lose weight, but it’s no simple feat. Just ask someone who’s done it. That’s exactly what TIME did in a recent cover story looking at new weight loss science....
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5 Genius Coconut Oil Hacks

This pantry staple has plenty of uses outside the kitchen. By Priyanka Aribindi from realsimple.com I can’t help it—I'm absolutely obsessed with coconut oil. Of course it’s great for cooking, but there have certainly been times when I've emptied my jars without ever...
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It’s not just what U.S. farmland is foreign-held, it’s what’s the intentions are

originally from agdaily.com by Brian Boyce American farmers might want to get to know their neighbors a little better in coming days if they’re interested in leasing land from foreign investors. A new online tool created by the Midwest Center for Investigative...
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LISTEN NOW: Dan Jackson & Kody Bessent on Ag Update

Listen to Dan Jackson & Kody Bessent on Ag Update on Demand. They discuss the hearing held in San Angelo with members of the House Ag Committee, issues that farmers face today and more. Click play below and get...
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LISTEN NOW: Allison Hogue on TheTownTalk Show

On The TownTalk Show Allison Hogue tells us all about her new business, The Ice Cream Truck Company. Find out what kind of ice cream she sells, how to get some and much more. Click play below to...
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Report: More cattle in Texas, U.S.

originally from texasfarmbureau.com By Jessica Domel Multimedia Editor American ranchers have been expanding their herds over the past two years, according to a new report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). There are 4.4 million more head of cattle this...
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This Trick Will Magically Turn the Shade of Your Hydrangeas

If you've ever admired a hydrangea bush blooming in all sorts of pastel shades, you'll be happy to know that the look is achieved by a simple science trick! You can actually change the color of your hydrangeas — making them pink, blue, or ethereal shades of periwinkle...
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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

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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Herbert Hicks

Herbert Hicks passed away March 7, 2017. Following a private burial at Meadow Cemetery, family and friends will gather to celebrate his life of 84 years with a memorial service today, March 9, 2017, at 1 p.m. at Bacon Heights Baptist Church in Lubbock, Texas. Visit...
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Clyde Kennedy

Graveside services for Clyde Edwin Kennedy will be held 2pm Friday, January 13, 2017 at Gaines County Cemetery in Seagraves with Pastor Wayne Fillingim officiating. Clyde passed away at his home in Brownfield January 11, 2017. He was born October 6, 1936 to O. D. and...
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JOHN J YANEZ

Graveside services for John Joseph Yanez, age 55 of Seminole, Texas will be held Friday, December 23, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. at Gaines County Cemetery with John Roybal officiating. All services are under the direction of Boyer Funeral Home. Mr. Yanez was born December 17,...
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Mickey Dale Beck

Graveside services for Mickey Dale Beck, 70, of Seminole will be held 11am Wednesday, December 21, 2016 at Terry County Memorial Cemetery with Rev. Steve Carter officiating. There will be a family visitation from 5-7pm Tuesday, December 20, 2016 at Brownfield Funeral...
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