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Feb 22, 2020 - 00:00

“This is eye opening”

Feb 22, 2020 - 00:00

The City of Brownfield Water Department was called out Thursday afternoon around 12:30 p.m. to assess a water main break that was located at the alley on the west side of South Cedar, between Tate Street and Cardwell Street. According to city officials, the main water line had busted, “blew a hole and took a chunk of asphalt out of the street, and water was gushing.” The Water Dept. began to work on the leak around 1:00 p.m. and did not complete the work until 9:00 p.m., with help from several city workers from all departments in the city.

Feb 22, 2020 - 00:00

First three days of Early Voting numbers.

UPDATE: A Brownfield man who was wanted out of Odessa,TX ,Jonathan Castillo, 33, has been apprehended. Castillo was arrested on Thursday February 20th in Lubbock, TX. Odessa Police had been searching for Castillo, who was wanted for assault and kidnapping. According to Odessa police, Castillo, allegedly tried to force a 37-year-old woman into a vehicle while she was screaming. The police were called to the scene near the 4200 block of North Grandview, central Odessa at 7:45 a.m. Saturday, January, 11th, 2020.

Sports

Feb 22, 2020 - 00:00

The Lady Cubs faced the Wall Lady Hawks in Friday night’s Area round game of the playoffs. The first quarter started off just as anticipated, full of hustle and energy. At the beginning half of the quarter, the Lady Cubs and Hawks stayed within one point of each other. The Lady Cubs took the first quarter, 17-13. The second quarter was filled with the same hustle and momentum as in the first quarter. This time, though, the Lady Hawks took the lead, 32-31. The Lady Cubs fired back in the third quarter, taking the lead back 40-35. The fourth quarter was both stressful and exciting for fans, as the Lady Cubs and Lady Hawks battled towards the finish. Ultimately, the Lady Cubs took the Area championship, beating the Lady Hawks 57-49. The Lady Cubs were led by Tia Johnson with 17 points. The Lady Cubs will play the Idalou Lady Cats on Tuesday, time and place to be determined.

Feb 22, 2020 - 00:00

The Brownfield Cubs took on the Slaton Tigers for the third time this season for fourth place and playoff qualifying basketball game. The Cubs came out strong with Malachi Garza quickly getting a layup for two. Slaton would come back about a minute later and drop a 3 point shot. The Cubs would score seven more points with the Tigers dropping two more 3 point shots and endings the 1st quarter 9-9. The 2nd wasn’t much different for both squads as they finished the half tied up 15 a piece.

Feb 19, 2020 - 00:00

Girls Basketbal

Region I - 3A • Bi-District Play - Off

61 VS SPEARMAN LYNX 42

Feb 19, 2020 - 00:00

53 VS DENVER CITY MUSTANG 54

The Brownfield Cubs took on 0-13 district rival Denver City in their last district game of season. The Cubs need to win to stay alive for post season.

Opinions

Last Tuesday, just days after the Boy Scouts of America celebrated their 110th birthday, the iconic organization that became a rite of passage for millions of American adolescent boys, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The bankruptcy filing came at a time when the organization sought protection from at least 140 lawsuits for sexual misconduct by BSA volunteers and employees, and more that are coming.

Okay farmers, you may want to sharpen your pencils, because I have some valuable information for you, courtesy of Presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg.

I have a little quiz for you. Some questions may apply to your circumstances, some may not.

(1) Have you ever been interrupted / talked over?

(2) Have you ever been left off a relevant e-mail chain (or group text message)?

The MSNBC headlines screamed "Saturday Night Massacre" and "Payback", CBS called it a "Revenge Path", and to ABC News/Australia, it was "Fired for Telling the Truth." This came after President's Trump re-assigning of Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman and his brother from the NSC, and the removal of Ambassador to the EU, Gordan Sondland.

Obituaries

Feb 22, 2020 - 00:00

Margaret Joyce Norman Caswell left this world to go to her heavenly home on Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at the age of 85. Joyce was born at home, 2 ½ miles south of Woodrow on September 24, 1934 to Dolf Dean Qualls and Mary Elizabeth Gill Qualls. She married Myron Earl Norman June 16, 1953 in Chandler, Arizona. She later married Norman Leo Caswell January 31, 2010. Norman preceded her in death November 27, 2015. Joyce is survived by daughter, Vickie Biffle and husband Paul of Midland and son Kevin Norman and wife Brenda of Meadow; a sister, Helen Day of Lubbock and an aunt, Julia Walker of Odessa. Grandchildren, Bradley Bond and wife Laura of Midland, Brent Bond and wife Jennifer of Midland, Karli Biffle of Midland, Jennifer Norman of Kingsland and Tara Norman of Lubbock. 3 step-grandchildren, Kim Gordon of Abilene, Keely Loomis of Deforest, Wisconsin, and Casey Biffle of Abilene; 15 great-grandchildren, 1 greatgreat granddaughter and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceding her in death were her parents, a brother, Robert Qualls and brother-in-law, Jerry Day. Funeral services will be held at 1 P.M. Monday, February 24, 2020 at Brownfield Church of Christ Chapel with Bo Sherro officiating. Interment will follow in Meadow Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Sunday, February 23, 2020 from 2 P.M. to 4 P.M. at Brownfield Funeral Home. The family requests memorial donations to Hospice of Midland or the Children’s Home of Lubbock.

Feb 19, 2020 - 00:00

A Memorial Service for Alejandro Cuellar, 63, of Meadow will be held on Saturday, Febuary 22, 2020 at 10am at Abundant Harvest with Gerald Baldwin officating. Alejandro was born on November 9, 1956 to Tirso and Guadalupe Cuellar in Taft. He served in the Marines before becoming a truck driver.

Feb 19, 2020 - 00:00

Laura went to be with the Lord on Friday, February 14, 2020. She was born on October 15, 1928, in Norman, Oklahoma to William Newton Luther Davis and Myrtle Iva Davis. She attended school in Norman. Laura married Olen Ervin Little on July 12, 1946, in Brownfield.

Feb 19, 2020 - 00:00

Funeral services for Darrel Fred Lowrey, 70, of Plains were held at 2 pm, Wednesday, February 19, 2020, at Plains First Baptist Church with Rev. Patrick Hamilton officiating. Burial followed in the Plains Cemetery under the direction of Brownfield Funeral Home.