Latest News for Gaines County

New Ag Chief Gets First Task to Help Farmers & Ranchers

From Farm Policy Facts Just hours after being sworn in as the 31st Secretary of Agriculture, Sonny Perdue had his first assignment before him: lead a new interagency task force on agriculture and rural prosperity. This group will examine how the federal government can...
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Does the Heritage Foundation Hate American Farmers?

From: Farm Policy Facts The Heritage Foundation is cranking up its anti-American agriculture propaganda machine in an effort to destroy what remains of the farm safety net just as Congress begins the process of writing the next farm bill. "Farmers should be allowed to...
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LISTEN NOW: Sharon Pickett on TownTalk Show

On The TownTalk Show we talked to Sharon Pickett with Brownfield Art Association. Sharon told us everything you need to know about 50th Annual Spring Art Show. We also find out about the Art Association and how become a member. Click the player below to find out how...
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10 Amazing Benefits of Walking

from myfitnesspal.com Walking is not only the simplest form of exercise that almost everyone can do, it’s also a free activity that can aid in weight loss and maintenance. But walking’s benefits go even further — here are 10 more reasons to start, or keep, walking: 1....
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LISTEN NOW: Dan Jackson & Matt Rush on Ag Update on Demand

Dan Jackson invited Matt Rush on the show for Ag Update on Demand. This is a great interview between the two, talking about making every day count no matter what you face. They also discuss the three V's according to Matt. To find out what the three V's are click the...
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Our View: Stick Together & Keep Going

From: Farm Policy Facts There is nothing like a difficult reality to make clear what is important and inspire a way forward. As Winston Churchill once said, "if you're going through hell, keep going." These days, there are plenty of reasons for farmers and ranchers to...
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LISTEN NOW: Dr. Timothy Miller on TownTalk Show

Dr. Timothy Miller talks to us about Esophageal cancer. He gives the warning signs, what the cause is, how it is treated and more on The TownTalk Show. Use the player below to listen to the full...
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5 Veggies That Make Awesome Pasta Substitutes

  originally from The Leaf Portion control is a huge part of a successful weight loss journey—or, in the case of pasta, not so huge. If you grew up with heaping piles of spaghetti and rigatoni, the proper portion of pasta can seem meager, or even depressing. But...
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How Your Phone Is Killing Your Posture

from www.myfitnesspal.com by Galina and Roland Denzel Do you ever take your work to a coffeehouse? Maybe you’re at one right now, or maybe you’re at work and several people are within view. Scan the posture of those around you — how many of them do you see with their...
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West Texas Annual Agricultural Farm Forum

TownTalk Radio received the following Press Release from Workforce Solutions South Plains. Workforce Solutions South Plains Invites You to Attend the West Texas Agriculture Employers Forum WHERE: Brownfield Police Station Training Facility, 215 East Broadway (North...
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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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