Sorry, you need to enable JavaScript to visit this website.


03/17/2019 - 12:00am
After a week delay, the nextphase of theTexas Department of Transportation’s (TxDOT) project on Texas Highway (SR) 214 in Gaines and Yoakum counties is set to commence. Unfortunately, of all phases of the project, this one could prove the most...

News Briefs

01/03/2019 - 10:40am
The Gaines County Library system had launched their annual Winter Adult Reading Program, which will run through Feb. 28. The winning prize in the contest is a $200 gift card. The Adult Reading Program is made possible through the support of the...


Sentinel Photo/John Carson

Maidens’ Xyla Madry (11) rounds third and heads for home after ripping a first-inning solo home run Thursday.

03/17/2019 - 12:00am
Early “jitters” dug a hole too deep for the Seminole Maidens to crawl out of Thursday in a 13-8 loss to Monahans in the opening game of the District 2-4A season at Maiden Field. The loss was the second straight for the Maidens, who dropped to 15-7...



03/17/2019 - 12:00am
I’ve made no secret here of the issues I have with academia, in its present manifestations. Not the least of these is that, after spending a king’s ransom in borrowed money to pay professional professors to profess, rather than educated educators to...


02/20/2019 - 5:00am
For the longest time I have told everyone that I miss Louisiana; I miss home. Friday morning, however, I discovered something that I miss even more than Mardi Gras and moss-laced Cypress trees. I miss my “girlfriends” and girl talk. The internet is...


03/17/2019 - 12:00am
Funeral services for Vicente Saavedra, age 94 of Seminole were held Saturday, March 16, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at Templo Nazareth (Spanish Assembly of God Church) with Pastor Porfirio Rodriguez, Sr. officiating. Burial followed at Gaines County Cemetery...