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03/24/2020 - 2:45pm
Tom N. Keyes Gaines County Judge March 24, 2020 Sometimes things happen that one would prefer to keep private.  However, when a person is in a public position it is not always possible to keep personal information private.  This is one of those...

News Briefs

02/15/2020 - 5:00am
The annual Sandyland Agricultural Conference will be held Monday, February 24, 2020 at the Gaines County Civic Building located at 402 N.W. 5th Street. Registration will begin at 8:00 a.m. with the program beginning at 8:25 a.m. and concluding at...


03/18/2020 - 12:00am
The Seminole Maidens lost a close 4-3 game in Wichita Falls Saturday when the Archer City Lady Wildcats earned the tiebreaker with a single that drove in one run in the bottom of the seventh inning. The Maidens got things moving in the first inning...


Thinking Out Loud


03/28/2020 - 5:00am
Since a strange virus that began in the Far East ultimately made its way to the place that I call home, I’ve become even more of a believer in the theory of “six degrees of separation” -- that is, that every single human in the world can be...


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03/18/2020 - 12:00am
A woman walks into a party, already a bit nervous for no reason other than insecurity. Within a few seconds inside, she observes a small group whispering across the room. One glances her way and then turns back to the others with more whispers. She...


Jesse Beverly McGuire
03/28/2020 - 5:00am
Jesse Beverly McGuire, 80, of Plainview passed away on March 20, 2020. A private family memorial will be scheduled at a later date. Arrangements are under the personal care of Bartley Funeral Home. Jesse was born in Lamesa on August 31, 1939 to...