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08/04/2021 - 5:00am
This year’s sales tax holiday begins Friday, Aug. 6, and goes through midnight Sunday, Aug. 8. According to Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts Glen Hegar, the sales tax exemption applies only to qualifying items purchased during the sales tax...

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...


Fall Sports Begin with Early Start
08/04/2021 - 5:00am
Fall Seminole High School athletes woke before dawn Monday to kick off the first official day of practices for the coming seasons. “We have about 80 boys out this morning with a couple still on vacation,” Indian athletic director and head football...


Thinking Out Loud: Shorts
08/04/2021 - 5:00am
Racist of the Week: Classical Music Falls on its Sword We seemed to have arrived at a new formula to determine what is racist, and what isn’t. We can immediately make our task easier by assuming that everything is -- racist, that is. Take gravity...


07/31/2021 - 5:00am
August 1 to August 15 On August 3, 1958 USS Nautilus, the world’s inaugural nuclear-powered submarine, turned into the first seagoing vessel to reach the North Pole from Point Barrow, Alaska, to Iceland. According to, “Much larger than...


Jerry Paul Nichols
08/04/2021 - 5:00am
.Funeral service for Jerry Paul Nichols, 80 of Seminole will be held at 2:00 pm, Wednesday August 4, 2021 at the First Baptist Church with Rev. Joe Stewart officiating, under the direction of Ratliff Funeral Home of Seminole. Jerry passed away July...