More than 250 Brownfield residents braved the bitter cold on Thursday
night to attend the 68th annual Chamber of Commerce Banquet.
crowd of familiar and friendly faces were entertained by the singing
talents of Miss Hub City Dakota Earnest and the story telling knack of
KCBD sportscaster Pete Christy, who told several stories about his
family and career.
Another round of wintery weather wreaked havoc on the South Plains
and Permian Basin region Friday, forcing the second delay of classes in
Brownfield and the closure of schools in Meadow and other area
Snowfall totals, as of 10 a.m. Friday morning,
ranged from 5 inches in areas such as Muleshoe and Matador, to 1 inch in
A mix of freezing rain and light snow forced the late start of
classes in Brownfield, Meadow and Wellman schools and all-day closures
in some area districts.
After months of planning and preparation, the Brownfield Chamber of
Commerce is ready for its big night Thursday when the local organization
hosts its annual Banquet.
Seven months after a shooting incident in Seagraves allegedly
involving four Brownfield men, a Gaines County Grand Jury returned
indictments for two of them on Thursday, including Brownfield High
School student and standout athlete Sha’Colby Hill.