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Congress has backed off "Medicare for All" for the time being. But legislators in several states are now taking up the charge.

Brownfield ISD is close to finishing its newest project, A brand new gym along with locker rooms for varsity, JV, and visiting teams. The facility also has a separate weight room for the Lady Cubs with specific labeling on the equipment and the floor saying Lady Cubs. The main gym will be finished off with a beautiful video board and scoreboard. Alongside the new gym will be an auxiliary gym. Brownfield ISD, hopes to be done with the facility in time for graduation. Jason Pearson wutg 806’s hopes to host the 806 All-Star basketball game in the new facility on Saturday, June 4 and Sunday, June 5.

May 19, 2022 - 00:00

New tech is redefining our world, and Brownfield ISD is allowing it to redefine education. Brownfield ISD is offering a course, catered to the Gifted and Talented students called CubsRise. In the class, students can study and complete projects geared towards a variety of STEM and art related topics, they call it STEAM. For example, the class offers courses on drones, podcasting, and more. The future is here, and Brownfield ISD isn’t trying to hold onto the past. That was the sentiment of Superintendent Chris Smith who originally envisioned the class.

May 19, 2022 - 00:00

Important changes that focus on better communication with the community are coming to BidCorp. Recently, a new executive director was appointed to BidCorp, Gina Kelly. She has a news and media background, so she will be updating BidCorp’s website and creating a BidCorp blog. “Which I think will be phenomenal for getting the community to know who BidCorp is,” said BidCorp Chairman Steve Carter. He continued, “That’s one thing that Gina is going to be about is getting out…through social media and saying this is what we do with the money, this is what we can and can’t do.”

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The Cubs held their own vs the #4 team in the state Shallowater when they played on Friday, May 13 and Saturday, May 14. Although The Cubs lost both games against the highly regarded Mustangs, they performed better than expected. The predicted score going into the first game of a possible 3 games series was 24-1. The Cubs had played Shallowater once previously and lost 28-1. Game 1 was not what anyone expected for the first 4 innings.

Meriah Gonzalez has committed to sign to attend McMurry University to continue her track career and most importantly her education. Gonzalez was an important part of the track team this year where she competed in 5 events. She made it to regionals in the 4x200 M Relay, 200 M Dash, Triple Jump, Long Jump, and the 4x400 M relay. Gonzalez on the hard work and feeling of being able to sign to continue her career, “It feels amazing it was a lot of hard work to get where I am now. The coaches are amazing, they really pushed me to be better. It just feels like a big accomplishment.” Congratulations to Brownfield High’s Meriah Gonzalez and her family on reaching such a great milestone and Brownfield News and Brownfield Online wish Gonzalez the best of luck.

Kaitlyn Garcia has committed to sign to attend Johnson and Wales University in North Carolina to continue her athletic career and her education. Garcia will play tennis for Johnson and Wales University. Congratulations to Kaitlyn Garcia on this amazing accomplishment. Brownfield News and Brownfield online wish Brownfield Highs Kaitlyn Garcia the best of luck in her journey to the next level of education and sport.

May 14, 2022 - 05:00

The Meadow Golf team had a successful end to its season as the team competed in the state tournament on Monday, May 9 and Tuesday, May 10 at the Plum Creek Golf Course in Kyle, Texas.