• House/vehicle burglaries a local issue

    August 1, 2015

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    Even in a small town, vehicle and home burglaries are still an issue. Terry County Sheriff Larry Gilbreath said he has seen a few issues with vehicles, but the main concern in Terry County deal with burglaries of the home. He said what seems to attract thieves the most these days are thefts of either welders or ...
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  • Brownfield band #9 overall in Texas

    July 28, 2015

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    While Terry County may be the Grape Capital of Texas, Brownfield is home to one of the best high school bands in the Lone Star State. The BHS band was recently named the ninth best band in Texas. BHS Head Band Director Dusty Balderas said the band’s version of “Rough-Riders March” by Karl L. King was chosen ...
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  • TEACHER FEATURE: Dusty Balderas

    July 19, 2015

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      Even before Brownfield High School Head Band Director Dusty Balderas was born, his life was already being shaped by music. It was the 1950’s and Dusty’s grandfather was in the Navy and looking for a fun night out on the town. Somewhere in another place and time, his grandfather heard the smooth-as-velvet trumpet sounds of the ...
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  • City Council seeks public comment concerning proposed RV park

    July 18, 2015

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      The Brownfield City Council met Thursday morning with an item on the agenda concerning the possible sale of 2.3 acres of city owned real estate located in the 300 and 400 blocks of East Lanny Ave. Brownfield City Manager Eldon Jobe told council members at one point the property had been optioned by a drilling company, ...
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  • Weeds root of the problem for local Code Enforcement

    July 16, 2015

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    The Brownfield City Council met Thursday morning with a hefty agenda that included a quarterly update from Code Enforcement Officer Kitha Tankersley. According to Tankersley, one of the biggest issues at hand happens to be the problem of weeds. “On the code enforcement side we have a lot of rain and we have a lot of weeds,” ...
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  • DPS Reminds Texans About Dangers of Leaving Children in Vehicles

    July 16, 2015

    AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) reminds Texans about the dangerous potential for vehicular heatstroke in summer months when a child is left alone in a vehicle. Every year, children die from heatstroke after being left in a vehicle or entering a vehicle unnoticed. “Children should never be left unattended in a vehicle ...
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  • Listen Now: TownTalk Show With the Hogg Maulies, ACES Program and Wellman Diner

    July 15, 2015

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    This week on the Town Talk Show we talked with Vic Goldston and Gerald Richards about the upcoming Terry County Rodeo.  Special guest Casey Maines and Rode Morrow from the Hogg Maulies also sang an original song from their album August Rain. Charlyce Arnold , Nelly Murphy and Natalie Noble stopped by to talk about free art classes ...
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  • Neugebauer adds pro-life wording to Education Reform Bill, expresses concern over Iran nuke talks

    July 15, 2015

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    Earlier this week, U.S. Rep. Randy Neugebauer released a statement concerning his push to add wording to the Student Success Act, which the House of Representatives passed last week. The pro-life wording Neugebauer worked to add into the bill is from his H.R. 463, which would restrict funding to school districts that contract with third party ...
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