• Yoakum County Library’s Summer Reading Program a Success

    July 27, 2016

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    The 2016 Summer Reading program “On Your Mark, Get Set, READ!” has ended at the Yoakum County Library in Plains. This year’s program was a tremendous success with over 7000 people participating in the various events that were offered. Events presented this year included several book reading clubs, two coloring contests, and an ice cream party. ...
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  • Firearm Rules and Reminders

    July 20, 2016

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    by Emilio Hernandez Special to TownTalk News info@towntalkradio.com Recently, an unfortunate picture has been painted that highlights the negative effects guns has on the homeland. Here are some general rules and reminders to consider concerning firearm safety. One important consideration gun owners should have is to respect firearms in general. One component of respect is educating children about the effect ...
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  • The Trailblazer Traveling Science Experiment Coming to Brownfield

    July 20, 2016

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The TAME traveling Trailblazer is a 40-foot exhibit trailer that houses a variety of engineering and schience exhibits targeted at students in grades three through eight. The exhibit will be at the Kenedy Public Library June 9 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    The Trailblazer is a traveling science exhibit filled with hands-on activities centers on energy, aerodynamics, space science, weather and biotechnology. The Trailblazer is suitable for all ages. The Trailblazer engages students with interactive projects, in science and creates awareness of careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). This program is free and open to the ...
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  • Preliminary STAAR Results from BISD

    July 20, 2016

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    At Monday nights, July 18, BISD School Board Meeting the preliminary STAAR test results were announced. Ray Vasquez did stress that these are preliminary results and the final results are expected around August 12. The final results will determine if BISD has met standard. Third Grade Reading- 54 (58 in 2015) Third Grade Math- 59 Fourth Grade Reading- 53 ...
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  • BRMC Board of Directors Receives Mixed Report

    July 20, 2016

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    There was good news and bad news coming out of Monday’s BRMC Board of Directors meeting.  The board met Monday, July 18th, and received preliminary information regarding this year’s budget.  While there are some areas of improvement, including outpatient revenue, there are also areas of concern.   The Employee benefits looks to be well over budget ...
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  • “Paving The Way” to High Plains Winery Estates

    July 19, 2016

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    During the recent Brownfield Industrial Development Corporation meeting on July 18th, members discussed the roadway options for the High Plains Winery Estates and voted to recommend 2 individuals to the city council to be appointed to the BIDCorp board. During the financial report David Partlow, Director of BIDCorp, informed the board that the Property Improvement Program awarded two $2,500 grants: ...
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  • BISD Board Approves Purchase of New Buses

    July 19, 2016

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    During regular session on Monday evening one of the items on the agenda for the Brownfield Independent School District School Board meeting was to consider a bus lease-purchase or purchase on new school buses for the school district. Brian Paiva requested to the board the purchase of four new buses due to the fact that most ...
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  • Brownfield Lady Cubs 2016 Softball Camp

    July 15, 2016

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    The 2016 Brownfield Lady Cubs Softball Camp will start Monday, July 18th and last through Thursday, July 21st. If you want your daughter to participate this summer, registration will be held Sunday, July 17th from 4:00 – 6:00 pm at the Brownfield Softball Fields.  Walk-ups are accepted if there are spots available. It is $20 for the camp, which ...
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