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May 5, 2021 - 05:00

Brownfield Lady Cubs and coaching staff celebrate with the golden glove after defeating Tornillo in the Bi-District round at Pecos on Saturday. The Lady Cubs face Idalou in a three game series with the opener on Friday at 6 p.m. at Frenship, and the second at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday at Lubbock Christian High School. If there is a split the third game will be played at Lubbock Christian High on Saturday.

On April 27, Brownfield Board of Trustee at large member Will Hawkins sent BISD Board of Trustee President Geoff Cooper his letter of resignation. Hawkins has been on the board since 2017 and in his letter of resignation states, he has been proud of the changes the board has made.

Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar released the data on the state’s sales tax revenue for the month of April. The amount was $3.4 billion, which is a record for the monthly total and a 31.4 percent increase from last year.

The Brownfield Water and Wastewater Department work on making a new manhole on North Cub Drive. The new manhole is being made due to the new Brownfield High School building. There is no timetable on how long the project will take.

Sports

May 5, 2021 - 05:00

The Brownfield baseball team faced a visiting Littlefield team that was looking to secure the District 3-3A championship with a win. The Cubs, win or lose, knew what their future held with a playoff home and home series against Tornillo this week. For the Cubs’ Saturday, May 1 district home finale it was a chance for them to gain some momentum and confidence before they faced the District 4-3A champions.

May 5, 2021 - 05:00

PECOS – The Brownfield softball team made a long trip on Friday, April 30 to face the Tornillo Lady Coyotes in the Bi-District round of the Class 3A playoffs. The game was supposed to be a battle between district runner-up and district third place teams, but the Lady Cubs needed only five innings to advance to the Area round. Brownfield defeated Tornillo 10-0 in five innings.

The Lady Cubs softball team defeated Tornillo 10-0 in five innings at Pecos in the Bi-District round of Class 3A playoffs. The Lady Cubs used aggressive base running to score six runs in two innings. Brownfield cruised behind their pitching and defense to shutout the Lady Coyotes.

DENVER CITY – The Brownfield baseball team traveled to Denver City on Tuesday night for its district road finale. The Cubs jumped out to an early lead but a mental collapse in the sixth inning gifted the Mustangs a 13-7 win.

Opinions

May 5, 2021 - 05:00

State shows largest numerical population gain

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Health-care expansion defeated in House

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Abbott: No government mandated vaccine passports in Texas

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April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

Obituaries

May 5, 2021 - 05:00

Michael “Glen” Wooley passed from this life to the next on April 30, 2021 at the age of 62. Glen was born to JC and Dora Mae Wooley of Brownfield on February 10, 1959. He was the youngest of four children in a farming family. He accepted Christ as his personal Lord and Savior at a young age. He attended Brownfield High School and began farming in 1976. He farmed from 1976 to 1985. He then had work experience as a mechanic in Austin, moved back to Brownfield and worked in the oil field. Glen purchased Moonlight Window Tinting in 1989. He cultivated his business over many years where many of his customers became like family to him. In his later years, Glen took pride in managing the Wooley farm which originated in 1921 by the late WD Carter. Glen loved to feel the wind in his hair. He was an avid motorcycle enthusiast and seeker of fun. Riding motorcycles with his children was a favorite pastime of his. You would often find him riding his Harley to Ruidoso or hopping in his Camaro and driving up and down the Texas highways. He was known for his quick wit and sense of humor often calling himself the selfappointed Mayor of Gomez. He is preceded in death by his parents JC and Dora Mae Wooley. He is survived by his children: Tiffany Beeles and husband Shannon of Lubbock, Justin Wooley of McKinney, Adam Wooley of Lubbock, and Katie Billingsley and husband Roger of Lubbock; five grandchildren: Ashton and Tate Beeles, Addison Wooley, and Logan and Sadie Kauffman. He is also survived by his brother, Jim Wooley of Sundown;sisters, Linda Albert and husband Alvin of Wolfforth; and Freda Wooley of Austin, and several nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts, and uncles. Visitation will be Wednesday, May 5, from 4-6 p.m. at Brownfield Funeral Home. A family burial will be conducted at a later date.

May 2, 2021 - 00:00

Dr. Ernest O. Cullimore, of Brownfield, Texas, departed this life to be with his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, April 27, 2021. A celebration of Ernie’s life was held Saturday, May 1, 2021, at 10:30 am, at First Baptist Church in Brownfield.

May 2, 2021 - 00:00

Services for Evangelina Cruz, 75, of Brownfield will be at 10:00 am, Tuesday, May 4, 2021 at Calvary Baptist Church with Steve Carter officiating. Burial will follow at Brownfield Cemetery under the direction of Brownfield Funeral Home.

Apr 28, 2021 - 05:00

Anna B. Castillo passed away on April 22, 2021 in Lubbock. Memorial service will be held at 10am Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at St. Anthony Catholic Church with Father Jose Kochuparambil officiating. Anna B. Castillo was born on November 25, 1957 in Donna, TX to Primitivo and Maria Castillo. Anna was a very loving, strong, independent woman. She loved her children and grandchildren dearly. She is preceded in death by her parents, Primitivo and Maria Castillo. Anna is survived by her three children, Patricia Vazquez, Nikki Hernandez, and Lee Roy Alvarado; thirteen grandchildren, Izaiah, Justin, Darian, Nyomi, Kaylee, Jordan, Adrian, Mia, Annalee, Gabriela, Lucas, Leland, and Haylee; and twelve siblings.