Latest News for Gaines County

Not enough volunteer advocates available to serve area foster children

While CASA volunteers were able to serve 603 foster children last year, almost 800 of these most vulnerable children were left without an advocate to speak up for their best interest. The summer months often see fewer individuals choosing to serve as volunteer...
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Denver City Chamber Director talks about July 4th Celebration and Other Events

Coach Bowman sits down with Denver City Chamber of Commerce Director, Marilyn McCurley, to talk about the upcoming 4th of July Celebration at Stuffy Moorehead Park.  You won't want to miss any of these great functions.  They also take time to discuss other Chamber...
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Gardening for Beginners: Best Foods to Grow First

As Spring approaches, I can’t help but get excited for farm-fresh vegetables. One of the best ways to save money on those beautiful veggies is to grow them yourself! However, if you are beginner gardener then you might be overwhelmed, so I wanted to talk about...
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Dry and Secondary Drowning: The Signs Every Parent Needs to Know

Most parents think the risk of drowning ends when their child exits the pool or reaches the shoreline. However, danger can linger even after a child's swim time is over. Although rare, dry and secondary drowning incidents can occur anywhere from one to 24 hours later....
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Brilliant Ways to Make Your Home Smell Fresh

Wipe out Bad Smells from Your Dishwasher with Kool-Aid If you find that your dishwasher is starting to have an odor, then get rid of it fast by running it with lemon kool-aid. It’ll be gone in no time! Essential Oils and Air Filter A great idea for naturally scenting...
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Aspirin Might Not Help Your Heart As Much As You Think

from menshealth.com by Christa Sgobba Does it really ward off heart attacks? Aspirin has a bunch of uses besides easing your run-of-the-mill headache. It’s been linked to a lower cancer risk, and it may even help clear up your acne. But what about the drug’s other...
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Brownfield Church of Christ Fundraiser for Antigua Mission Trip

The Brownfield Church of Christ is teaming up with DisciplesTrips to send a group of students and adults to Antigua for a mission trip in July. Those going on the mission trip are Neil Weems, Emma Weems, Katy Cabe, Jason Cabe, Lanna Powell and Sloane Holt. They will...
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LISTEN NOW: Representative Dustin Burrows on TownTalk Show

Representative Dustin Burrows talks about several bills that passed and some that did not pass in regular session. He hits on the big topics like healthcare, education and no texting while driving; along with what will be addressed during special session beginning in...
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New Study: Heritage Foundation’s Farm Policy Proposal Would ‘Devastate’ U.S. Farmers & Prove ‘Ineffective’ in Advancing Free Trade in Agriculture

From www.farmpolicyfacts.org The United States is "one of the most open agriculture economies in the world" and a global leader in the push for free trade, according to a new study released today that challenges claims made by one of the most vocal farm policy...
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LISTEN NOW: Mary Wilmeth on The TownTalk Show

Mary Wilmeth, from The Triple D restaurant talks about their first ever Cajun Day coming up on June 24th. Find out what they will be serving and what bands will be playing throughout the day. She also gives us a little lesson on wine and talks about where their wines...
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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

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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Martha Rreta Wells Harrison

Martha Rreta Wells Harrison, 75, passed away Friday December 9, 2016 in Abilene. A memorial service will be held at 2:00PM Saturday, December 17, 2016 at Grace Fellowship Church, 910 Cypress St., Abilene, TX with Brother Bruce Campbell officiating. Arrangements for...
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Robert E. Matthews

Graveside services for Robert Emmit Matthews of Seminole were held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, December 2, 2016 at Gaines County Memorial Cemetery. Services were under the direction of Boyer Funeral Home of Seminole. A life made rich through love and meaningful service...
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Samuel G. Nerios

Funeral mass for Samuel G. Nerios, 52, will be held Monday, November 28, 2016 at 10:00 AM in the St. Paul’s Catholic Church of Seagraves with Father Paul Karieakatt saying mass.  Services will be under the direction of Ratliff Funeral Home of Seagraves.  Interment...
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Joseph Madison Cauley

Dr. Joseph Madison Cauley, 76, of Lubbock, Texas passed away on Oct. 9, 2016, on the same October day, that his only son, Dr. Michael Madison Cauley, was brought into this earth. He was born on Dec. 29, 1939 - which he would laughingly always say he got short changed...
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Guadalupe Bueno

Funeral mass for Guadalupe Bueno be celebrated Tuesday, Oct. 11, at 11 a.m. in the St. Paul Catholic Church under the direction of Ratliff Funeral Home of Seagraves. Rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. today in the same church. Guadalupe was born on Dec. 12, 1933, in...
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